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VenoCare - One Stop Vein Clinic in Dubai

Meet Our Exceptionally Experienced Vascular Surgeons
Providing you with High Quality Care

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Dr. Samir Issa, Medical Director

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

  • Vascular consultation

  • Coloured duplex scan

  • Endovenous Laser / RF Varicose veins treatment

  • Spider vein treatment by sclerotherapy/ Facial Veins treatment by RF technology

  • Venous insufficiency

  • Hemodialysis and Chemotherapy access

  • DVT/ SVT management

  • Peripheral Vascular diseases/ Non invasive vascular lab

  • Diabetic foot management

Dr. Samir Issa is a certified practitioner in General Surgery and in surgeries involving Vascular, Endo Vascular and Organ Transplants. He has been working as a Vascular Surgeon Consultant at the VenoCare Vascular Surgery Clinic with many hospital affiliations in UAE since 2014.
He has worked as a Consultant in Hepatobiliary Surgery and Organ Transplant (liver and kidneys) and as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon in Al Habib Medical Center Riyadh in KSA. Practiced as Consultant of Vascular Surgery for the last several years in major hospitals of Saudi Arabia where he performed a large number of Varicose Veins
Treatments and operative vascular surgery procedures. 


Dr. Samir is a noted member of the teaching staff in the University of Alberta – Edmonton, Canada, the University of Aleppo – Syria, and the Al Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He has had several significant key publications in organ
transplantation and vascular surgery.


Dr Ioannis Vlachakis

Specialist Vascular Surgeon

  • Varicose veins and venous ulcers with minimal invasive endovenous Laser ablation EVLT

  • Spider and thread veins treatment by foam sclerotherapy

  • Angiogram and Angioplasty for Peripheral vascular disease

  • Specialized in treatment of venous diseases such as venous ulceration, venous eczema and vein thrombosis

  • Vascular access for Hemodialysis patients: AV Fistula creation/ removal, Perma Catheter insertion/ removal​

  • Dr. Ionnais has a total of 12 years of experience and is certified in Vascular Surgery and Venous Ultrasound. His subspecialist interests cover the treatment of varicose veins, venous ulceration and venous eczema-related diseases. It also covers aesthetic varicose veins microsurgery with modern endovenous ablation techniques, including laser and radiofrequency plus foam sclerotherapy and microsclerotherapy plus the new Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) and venous stenting. 


Dr Firas Daoud

Specialist Vascular Surgeon

  • Varicose veins management by Endovenous Laser Ablation, Ligation and stripping and  Phlebectomy

  •  Spider veins treatment by RF veinwave and microsclerotherapy injection

  • Vascular access for hemodialysis patients/ permacatheterization/Av fistula creation

  • Other vascular procedures such as Angioplasty, PVD management, and Diabetic foot management 


He specializes in endovenous laser ablation for the treatment of varicose veins. Dr. Firas David is a physician with licenses to practice in Syria, France, and Saudi Arabia where he performs large number of vascular and endovascular surgeries. His specialties include vascular surgery, sclerotherapy, permacath insertion and removal, hemangioma excision, wound management of the foot and ankle, ligation and stripping, endovascular surgery, spider vein treatment by microsclerotherapy and laser treatment of varicose veins.

Dr Nikolaos Patelis, MD, MSc, PhD, FACS

Dr Nikolaos Patelis, MD, MSc, PhD, FACS

Specialist Vascular Surgeon

  • Vein pathology (varicose veins, venous ulcers, spider and thread veins) with Laser ablation (EVLA), foam sclerotherapy, Radio Frequency ablation or MOCA.

  • Diagnosis and treatment of deep vein pathology with the use of novel methods (IVUS & venous stenting)

  • Diagnosis and minimally invasive treatment of arterial pathology

  • Pelvic congestion syndrome diagnosis and treatment

  • Aortic pathology with minimally invasive treatment (EVAR/TEVAR)

  • Erectile dysfunction diagnosis and treatment

  • Carotid stenosis surgery and minimally invasive treatment (CAS)

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Dr. Bahaa Arefai Refai

NEW Vascular Surgeon Specialist from Spain

  • Meticulous and highly-motivated Vascular Surgeon trained in both open and endovascular surgery with special interest in innovative and new-tech therapies. Committed to delivering high-quality surgical care to minimize recovery time.
    Core expertise:

  • Vascular Repair

  • Vascular sonography

  • Endovascular techniques • Research and education

Dr.Bahaa Arefai is a vascular and endovascular Surgeon who gained his Board Certificate from University Hospital of Tarragona-Spain where He has been working for the last 10 years. Dr.Bahaa also holds a European Board Certificate and he acted as a member of Programme Committee of the European Society of Vascular Surgery and participated as chairman and speaker in different international meeting. Dr.Bahaa has experience in treating arterial and venous diseases using the last technology and a minimal invasive approach. He provides treatment for diabetic foot, ischemia, aortic disease, varicose veins and spider veins.

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Dr. Saher Arour

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

  • Vascular and endovascular interventional surgery

  • Expert at the endovascular treatment of aortic dissections and aneurysms involving the thoracic (TEVAR ie. Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair) and abdominal aorta.

  • Surgical repair of aneurysms affecting the aorta in the abdomen and pelvis.

  • limb salvage surgeries and angioplasty, 

  • endovascular open treatment of the carotid artery and atherectomy for chronic total arterial occlusion (CTO).

Dr Saher Arour was the head of vascular and endovascular surgery department, City Hospital Soest, Germany.

  • MD in General and Visceral Surgery. He is certified as a senior consultant in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery from Germany

  • Endovascular Surgeon and Specialist by the German Society for Vascular Surgery (DGG). 

  • He has qualified as a Medical Wound Therapist by the German Society of Wound Therapy (DGfW), and holds a Certificate of Heart Pacemaker, Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) and Cardiac Resynchronization (CRT) Therapy awarded by the German Society for Cardiology (DGK e.V).

Dr. Arour treats a variety of conditions such as venous disease, varicose veins, ischemic diabetic foot ulcers or gangrene. He also performs AV access procedures for renal failure patients, dialysis – catheter.

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