World-class Filipino doctor makes waves in Dubai

Dr. Dennis J. Rotairo, Consultant-General Medicine, uniCare Medical Centre

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This physician provides medical care to the Filipino community in the emirates. He handles and manages acute and chronic Internal Medicine and simple surgical cases in the center. 

Dr. Dennis J. Rotairo, an Internist from Philippines with more than 8 years experience to his credit and well known in his community in UAE has joined uniCare as a General Practitioner due to public demand from his community patients who longed for a doctor from their country.

In 1997, he obtained his degree in Doctor of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Sto. Tomas (UST). His work on “Thyrotoxic Heart Disease” landed him on 2nd Prize  in the 15th Annual Resident’s Paper Presentation held at University of Perpetual Help Medical Center in Laguna.

In 2005, Dr. Rotairo moved to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) enabling him to have a diversified knowledge of Arabic language and culture. He served as Resident Physician from 2005 to 2008 at the Department of Internal Medicine of Qatif Central Hospital in Qatif Eastern Province. He transferred to Dubai in 2010 as Consultant for General Medicine at the Manila Star Medical Center in Satwa, Dubai. Then, he joined Al Diyafa Modern Medical Center (ADMMC).

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Right photo shows Dr. Rotairo with Consul General Frank Cimafranca

Dr. Rotairo’s story was included in a coffee table book Precious Gems in a Desert of GoldRead More: ‘Desert of Gold’ features Filipino leaders in UAE in Rappler. -Back to Home

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IMG_3984THE BLOGGER. Ulysses Espartero is a journalist, historian and book author who traces his roots from two Philippine jewels – Laguna and Antique.  While in Dubai, he enjoyed his expat life documenting the struggles and victories of migrant workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council states. In 2014, he released Precious Gems in a Desert of Gold, the first and only coffee table book about Filipino achievers in the United Arab Emirates. Connect with him on facebook.



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