Sanja Mulabegovic Dr.

Fluent in written and spoken English and Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian, conversational in Arabic and Russian

Core competencies

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

Infectious diseases in children:

  • Recognition, diagnosis and treatment of common and rare tropical infectious 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 conditions in children:

  • 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

Respiratory conditions in children:

  • Chest infections
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic cough
  • Repeated throat and ear infections
  • 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


Bosnia and Herzegovina / Serbian
With over two decades of practising in the United Arab Emirates, Dr. Sanja brings a wealth of experience and international certifications to the Mediclinic team.
Dr Sanja’s graduated from the Novi Sad Medical University and 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 the United Kingdom, and a Master’s degree in Paediatric Infectious Diseases from the University of Oxford. As part of her postgraduate studies at Oxford University, Dr. Sanja published her doctor’s dissertation on the Prevention of Invasive Pneumococcal Diseases and Herpes Zoster Virus Infections. Dr Sanja is a member of the European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases and is registered with the General Medical Council in the United Kingdom.
With 25 years of practising at major paediatric hospitals, outpatient specialist clinics, intensive care units and emergency departments, Dr Sanja is proficient in treating various acute and chronic medical conditions, as well as 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 worked at the Bronchial Asthma Respiratory Clinic and gained valuable experience in treating a broad range of respiratory conditions, recognition and diagnosis of asthma, eczema and allergies.

Dr Sanja’s expertise spans across a broad range of skills including diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases, recognition and treatment of tropical diseases, insect bite diseases and the rare parasite related diseases. Furthermore, Dr Sanja provides infectious diseases related advice, both during pregnancy and after delivery, including neonatal screening.

She has experience in paediatric dermatology from very early infancy through childhood and adolescence. Special considerations are required for immature immune systems and later on hormonal changes in adolescence as well as internal problems, representing on the skin that warrant targeted investigations.


MD, bachelor degree, completed medical studies at University of Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, Serbia
Postgraduate qualifications:
Diploma in Child Health, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
MRCPCH UK (member of The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health)
Postgraduate Diploma in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, master degree, University of Oxford, UK
Full registration in the General Medical Council of UK (GMC reference number 7039410)
2011: Became a member of ESPID, the European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases
2012: PENTA/ESPID Paediatric European HIV Training (12 weeks online course and 5 days residential course in Rome, Italy)
Diploma for professional ear piercing


Mediclinic Al Sufouh

Dubai, UAE
Knowledge Village, Block 10

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