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At DermaOne, we believe that everyone who walks through our door should first be treated with a smile. You are our priority and we will always bring you in-depth knowledge, experience and skill across our entire range of medical, cosmetic, surgical, laser and spa treatments.

Dr. Nedhal Khalifa and our friendly team of skin specialists look forward to helping you on your journey towards beautiful, healthy skin.

Dr. Nedhal A. Rahman Khalifa
Dr. Sadiq Abdulla
Dr. Noor Janahi
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Dr. Nedhal A. Rahman Khalifa

Consultant Dermatologist at Derma One

With experience and expertise from around the world, Dr. Nedhal Khalifa is a leading Bahraini Dermatologist and a name you can count on.

To add to her list of qualifications, Dr. Nedhal has several firsts to her name including the first to use Biological Therapy in Bahrain and the first to organize a dedicated forum of Psoriasis: Bahrain Dermatology Forums 1 & 2. Today, Dr. Nedhal Khalifa is a key voice of several dermatological forums, conferences and international advisory boards.

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After graduating from the Arabian Gulf University in Manama, Bahrain in 1993, Dr. Nedhal decided to push her boundaries of knowledge by specialising in the field of Dermatology in London.A doctorate of Philosophy in Dermatology from Kings College, London, Dr. Nedhal Khalifa has worked alongside many pioneering names in the world of Dermatology. She completed her fellowship training in Cosmetic Dermatology and laser surgery at the surgical and laser unit of St John’s Institute of Dermatology, London.She spent a year at St. Thomas’ & Guy’s Hospital in London, rotating among various departments including General Medicine, with special emphasis on Rheumatology & Chest Medicine as well as studied a wide range of vascular and venous disorders. She also joined St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, where she worked as a Senior Registrar.Dr. Nedhal’s skill in non-invasive procedures like Botox, dermal fillers and other skin enhancement procedures has earned her tremendous accolades. While her mastery of lasers treatments in various applications, including hair removal, scar removal, skin tightening and many other procedures, means that you are always in the safest of hands.


  • College of Medicine & Medical Sciences Arabian Gulf University B.Sc. | MD 1993
  • Diploma in Dermatological Sciences (DDS) St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, UMDS, University of London | 1994
  • Masters in Clinical Dermatology (MSc) St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, UMDS, University of London | 1996
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Dermatology (Ph.D) St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, King’s College, University of London | 2003
  • Fellowship in Lasers & Surgical dermatology St. John’s Institute of Dermatology, London | 2003
  • Diploma in Health Care Management Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland | 2004


  • Assistant Professor, Medical School, Arabian Gulf University, Manama, Bahrain | 2003 – 2011
  • Canadian Accreditation Coordinator at Salmaniya Medical Complex, Manama, Bahrain | 2007 – 2011
  • Founder & owner of Derma One Clinic in Bahrain | 2006 to date
  • President & founder of Bahrain Dermatologists Association | 2005 – 2011
  • Founder of Psoriatic Patients Support Group | 2005
  • International member of the American Academy of Dermatology | 2004 to date
  • Head of Dermatology Department at Salmaniya Medical Complex, Manama, Bahrain | 2003 – 2011
  • Member of Bahrain Medical Society | 2001 to date

Dr. Sadiq Abdulla

M.B.Ch.B, CABS, FRCS, MSc Consultant Vascular & Transplant Surgeon

Following medical school at Al Mustansiriya Medical College in Baghdad, Dr. Abdulla specialised in Vascular, Thoracic & Kidney Transplant Surgery in London. He studied under the tutelage of renowned surgeons such as Prof. Kevin Burnand, Prof. Crawford Jamison, Mr. Peter Goldstrow, Mr. John Wright and Prof. Chris Rudge.

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Dr. Abdulla is a pioneer in the field of surgery across Bahrain and the Gulf. After studying medicine at Al Mustansiriya Medical College in Baghdad, Dr. Abdulla moved to London where he specialized in vascular, thoracic and kidney transplant surgery in London under renowned surgeons like Prof. Kevin Burnand, Prof. Crawford Jamison, Mr. Peter Goldstrow, Mr. John Wright and Prof. Chris Rudge.Keen to spread his knowledge in Bahrain, Dr. Abdulla was appointed Consultant Vascular, Thoracic and Transplant Surgeon and later Associate Chief at the Salmaniya Medical Center (SMC). He was also named Associate Professor at the medical school of the Arabian Gulf University.His groundbreaking efforts have set new standards. He established and developed the vascular and endovascular department at Ward 11 of the SMC and has introduced several new procedures.Dr. Abdulla’s interest in breakthrough medical technology is reflected in his mastery over the most advanced, innovative procedures to treat a range of venous, vascular and thoracic diseases. Today, Dr. Abdulla’s practice is ranked among the elite medical clinics across Bahrain and the Gulf.


  • First successful living related kidney transplant by a Bahraini national | 2000
  • First successful cadaveric transplant in the history of the country | 2001
  • First Thoracoscopic surgical procedure in Bahrain | 2002
  • Established the first diabetic foot clinic in the country, at SMC | 2007
  • Established and became first President of the Gulf Vascular Society | 2007
  • Over 1300 thoracic surgical procedures performed for different lung pathologies
  • Over 1700 vascular procedures performed, from carotid to distal bypass surgery
  • Performed one of the largest vascular access surgeries in the country

Dr. Noor Janahi

Consultant Podiatrist Derma One Medical Centre

Trust the Kingdom’s first Podiatrist for all your foot-related treatments!

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Noor Janahi is a consultant Podiatrist Practicing Podiatry in the Kingdom of Bahrain. She is the first Bahraini to achieve this degree and the first Bahraini to practice the profession of Podiatry in the country. Obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Podiatry from Edinburgh in 2005, followed by Masters in Podiatric Surgery and Doctorate in Diabetic Foot disease from Edinburgh in 2014.  Noor's work experience included practical rotations in different hospitals within the United Kingdom as well as working full time as a Senior Podiatrist in Bahrain.  She has worked individually to develop the profession of Podiatry in her country, and established the first Podiatry clinic (public and private) in Bahrain.  Her working experience involved working as an independent podiatrist as well as taking part in multidisciplinary teams with Vascular Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, General Surgery, and Plastic Surgery.  Her main interests are managing sports related foot injuries using the latest available techniques such as Ultrasound guided injections, and the prevention and management of high risk patients such as, patients with diabetic foot disease.Noor’s interest in clinical research and training development allowed her to continue her academic career and obtain a Doctoral degree in health sciences where she investigated neurological manifestations in patients with diabetic foot disease. She has a number of published articles and is continuously involved in part time teaching in universities inside and outside her country.  In 2015, she was awarded a scholarship from Harvard Medical School to be a participant at the Global Clinical Research Training Program. She is now a Harvard Medical School Research Associate.Noor has been awarded Fellowship of the faculty of Podiatric Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and is currently a Board Member of the training and education committee and an advanced clinical educator at the college.Noor has been a member of the London Foot Clinic (Podogo) since 2013 where she focused on expanding the services of the clinic to the Middle East region starting from Bahrain and the United Arabs Emirates, in order to provide such treatments for the Podiatry patients and to further promote and advance the profession within the Middle East.

Professional Associations

  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow) – Faculty of Podiatric Medicine
  • Fellowship of the Royal Society of Medicine (London)
  • Harvard Medical School Research Associate
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow) – Faculty of Podiatric Medicine
  • Member of the Faculty of Podiatry – Society of Podiatrists and Chiropodists

Our team

All our skin specialists are trained on a critical skill: Listening.Even with over 100 years of combined professional experience, we’re still curious. Not just about new cures and the latest techniques in the world of dermatology, but about you. We’re curious to listen to more about your lifestyle, your concerns and your needs. Because the better we listen, the better your skin gets. 

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At Derma One, we’re constantly looking out not just for the most effective treatments, but also for the most effective people. Send us your application and get ready to join one of the fastest growing teams of skin specialists in Bahrain.

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