Dr. Sankar is a specialist in endocrinology and diabetes. He completed his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Warwick and, with a keen interest in education and training, has since shared his extensive experience around the world. He has presented in national and international meetings and has set up specialist thyroid clinics, joint thyroid clinics and adolescent growth and endocrine/diabetes clinics in the UK, as well as establishing an insulin pump service and carb counting patient education programme, also in the UK. He was the Royal College Tutor for the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, and Local Core Medical Training Director for the zone.
One of the founders and the Managing Director of Medstar, Dr. Burud hails from a family of successful entrepreneurs who have been working in the Middle East for over five decades. Apart from being a qualified specialist in internal medicine and having practiced medicine for more than 12 years, his entrepreneurial leanings motivated him to partner his love for medicine with his passion for business, and so Medstar was born. Dr. Burudis dedicated to driving Medstar’s first day-care surgery centre to profitable heights with the aim of opening up more centres just like it all over the UAE and the Middle East in the near future. He works closely with Medstar’s doctors, nurses, information science technicians and other technical staff to ensure that the clinic is providing world-class service in a safe and state-of-the-art environment. A firm believer in equality, human rights and opportunity for all, Dr. Burud considers social responsibility to be paramount and advocates his philosophy at Medstar.
Aside from being an anaesthesia specialist with 12 years experience, Dr. Tarun Bhagchandani also provides Medstar with overall medical expertise, particularly with regards to the development of strategic clinical research programmes in line with international strategy and providing support when it comes to local registration and marketing. Dr. Tarun who has worked across India and the Middle East in both hospitals and day-care surgeries, including at Dubai’s Rashid Hospital Trauma Centre as a specialist registrar also assists with clinical research development, participating in conferences and joining the relevant medical committees to analyse medical issues affecting the region and the globe, and ensuring that the appropriate structures, systems, competencies and values are developed at Medstar. Dr. Tarun is also responsible for liaising with key opinion leaders, government officials and healthcare officials, and helps to ensure that significant developments in the medical field are being identified and monitored.