Currently, Aster DM Healthcare is one of the largest and fastest growing conglomerates in the MENA region. It covers the full spectrum of healthcare services and boasts an expansive portfolio that includes hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centre and retail pharmacies.
In 2009, Aster DM Healthcare extended their services to the Sultanate of Oman by establishing three multi-specialty hospitals and six clinics under the Aster Al Raffah name. The Aster Al Raffah Clinics operate in Sohar, Liwa, Al Khoud, Mabella, suwaiq and Amerat, while the Aster Al Raffah Hospitals are in Sohar, Ibri and Ghobra, Muscat.
The Aster Al Raffah hospital is a multi-specialty medical facility that is equipped with the latest healthcare technology and equipment. The Aster Al Raffah clinics provide primary health care services and possess highly skilled and experienced specialists who are adept at accurately diagnosing and providing treatments for both simple and complex disorders in a wide variety of specializations, thereby providing the residents of Oman with easily accessible, high quality healthcare services.
Surpassing current benchmarks constantly by continually challenging our ability and skills to take theorganization to greater heights
Treating people with utmost dignity, valuing their contributions and fostering a culture that allow each individual to rise to their fullest potential
Going beyond boundaries with empathy and care
Going the extra mile willingly, with a complete sense of belongingness and purpose while adding value to our stakeholders
Doing the right thing without any compromises and embracing a higher standard of conduct
Harnessing the power of synergy and engaging people for exponential performance and results
We have been consistent in our mission to provide quality healthcare at affordable cost at the door steps of people we serve, ever since we started the journey of “Caring Mission with a Global Vision” 3 decades back. This rhymes well with the universal healthcare philosophy of Quality, Affordability and Accessibility.
In the area of Quality we can showcase umpteen awards and certificates proving our credentials, but more importantly it runs deeper in the DNA of Aster DM Healthcare. Our teams drive the quality program as the cornerstone with a strong belief that there is no finishing line in the race for excellence.
Healthcare worldwide is becoming more and more expensive, but we try to make our services Affordable. Healthcare, though deemed as an ‘industry’ is much more than that – we strongly believe that profit should be a byproduct and not the aim in healthcare, which helps us to transcend into our core values of Compassion, Integrity and Respect. In an exercise to serve all sections of the society, we have rolled out different brands with varying price bands. We also provide support to those who are in need through our Foundations and CSR activities.
Dr. Azad MoopenMBBS, MD, FRCPFounder Chairman and Managing Director
MS. ALISHA MOOPENDeputy Managing Director – Aster DM Healthcare
Alisha Moopen is the Deputy Managing Director of our company. Having joined the company as a Director in 2013, she is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and development of the company, and notably spearheading the expansion of the group into new markets.
Alisha was recently elected by World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader to join the class of 2018. Recognizing her past work in healthcare, she has been inducted into a 5-year program with like-minded people who are committed and passionate to tackle the main challenges of the world today, with healthcare being one of them. She was also recognized as one of the Top 100 World’s Greatest Leaders in Asia and GCC in 2018. Forbes Middle East magazine has selected Alisha as one of the Top Next Generation Indian Leaders in 2018. She also won Khaleej Times’ Emerging Leaders Award 2018 for Healthcare. She is a Chartered Accountant from the ICAS (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland) and worked earlier with Ernst & Young. She graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with distinction in Finance & Accounting. Alisha’s philosophy in life is ‘Healthiness is Happiness’. She wants to enable quality healthcare across the globe through treating people with compassion, precision and excellence. She is dedicated to the cause of women empowerment and mental health. She believes in the diversity of workforce, strength in differences and focused on improving the glass ceilings at work for women. She was instrumental in launching the Women in Leadership programme at Aster DM Healthcare which empowers talented and capable female employees with training and growth opportunities, to shape them for leadership roles. She is also an active philanthropist, being a trustee of Aster DM Foundation and involved in social welfare through Aster Volunteers programme which bridges the gap between people who would like to help with those in need.
Alisha is dedicated to ensure that humanity leverages on advances in science as well as personal re-engineering of self, ranging from lifestyle choices to dealing with the external environment, to staying happy and healthy, both physically and mentally. She believes using technology can enable better health outcomes for population management through precision medicine, connected care.
DR. A. MALATHIGroup Chief Medical & Quality Officer, Aster DM Healthcare
Dr. A. Malathi is the chief medical and quality officer of our group. She was appointed to this post on February 16, 2015. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from Bangalore University and a master’s degree in Human Physiology from Bombay University. She has also completed a training programme in hospital administration from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She is experienced in the field of healthcare. Prior to joining Dr. Moopen’s Healthcare Management Services LLC, she has worked at Fortis Hospitals Limited, Manipal Health Enterprises Private Limited and Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College.
T.J WILSONExecutive Director & Group Head, Goveranance & Corporate Affairs
T. J. Wilson is a Director of our Company and the Group Head – Goveranance and Corporate Affairs, GCC. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Calicut, Kerala, India. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. In the past, he has worked with Koyenco Feeds Private Limited and Parle (Exports) Limited. He is responsible for overseeing the legal, secretarial and governance function, internal audit and large portfolio of new hospital projects. He has been a Director of our Company since April 20, 2009.