Dr. Sanja Mulabegovic

Specialist Paediatrician, Infectious Diseases & Dermatology

Degrees: MD, DCH – UK, MRCPCH – UK, PGD PID – UK
Department: Paediatrics
Branch: Nakheel Mall, Palm Jumeirah

Dr. Sanja is a Specialist Paediatrician with over 20 years of experience in her field. She brings a wealth of experience and international certifications to the Dubai London Clinic team.

A graduate from the Novi Sad Medical University, her postgraduate qualifications from reputed European institutions include the Diploma in Child Health from The Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow, MRCPCH from The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of United Kingdom, and a Master’s degree in Paediatric Infectious Diseases from University of Oxford. Dr. Sanja published her doctor’s dissertation on the Prevention of Invasive Pneumococcal Diseases and Herpes Zoster Virus Infections, as part of her postgraduate studies at Oxford University. A member of the European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases and is registered with the General Medical Council in the United Kingdom.

Over the two decades of practicing at major Paediatric Hospitals, Outpatient Specialist Clinics, Intensive Care Units and Emergency Departments, she has been treating various acute and chronic medical conditions, thus was involved in the training of new doctors. She was also part of the Accident and Emergency team at Al Wasl Hospital, where she received the Employee of the Year Award in 2006.

During her tenure at Al Wasl Hospital Dr. Sanja practiced at the Bronchial Asthma Clinic and gained valuable experience in treating a broad range of respiratory conditions like Asthma, Eczema and Allergies.

Apart from her main interest being general Paediatric she is sub-specialised in Infectious Diseases and is experienced in Paediatric Dermatology.

General Paediatrics
  • Well baby clinic (premature, new-born babies)
  • Breast feeding consultations
  • Formula milk, special milk formulas, introduction of solids and nutritional advice
  • Gastroesophageal reflux and infantile colic
  • Growth, development and weight related issues (obesity or underweight)
  • Vaccine safety, mandatory and optional vaccinations, worldwide schedules
  • Behaviour related issues (bedwetting, toilet training, tantrums, adjustment to new sibling)
  • Adolescent health (assessment of puberty, behaviour issues)
  • Allergy screening
  • Food intolerance testing
  • Recognition and management of all acute and chronic medical conditions
  • Allergic rhinitis, sinus problems, chronic cough, asthma, respiratory medicine
  • Endocrine, gastroenterology, neurology, cardiovascular, related problems recognition and referrals
  • Screening and treatment of all types of anaemia
  • Body aches and pains
  • Headaches
  • Chronic abdominal pain in children
Respiratory problems
  • Chest infections
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic cough
  • Repeated throat and ear infections
Infectious diseases
  • Recognition, diagnosis and treatment of common and rare Tropical Infective Diseases in children
  • Travellers advice and vaccines
  • Use of antibiotics
  • Pregnancy and Infectious Diseases exposure, foetus safety
  • Infant screening for infectious diseases acquired during pregnancy
  • Recognition and treatment of common and uncommon infectious diseases
  • Recognition and treatment of worms and parasites
  • MRSA eradication program and treatment options
  • Breast feeding safety
Paediatric dermatology
  • Recognition and treatment of all types of rashes (virus, bacteria, fungus)
  • Eczema, reaction to milk formula and treatment options
  • Removal of warts
  • Recognition and treatment options of Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Diaper rash treatment options
  • Allergic rash investigation and treatment
  • Birth marks
  • Ringworm, athlete foot
  • Scalp and hair related issues
  • Nail related problems
  • Doctor of Medicine, Medical University of Novi Sad, Serbia
  • Diploma of Child health- The Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow – UK
  • MRCPCH- The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of the UK
  • Master’s Degree in Paediatric Infectious Diseases – the University of Oxford – UK
  • Member of ESPID, the European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Fully registered in GMC, the General Medical Council of United Kingdom
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