Chief Regulatory Officer (CRO)
Dubai Healthcare City
Dr. Ramadan AlBlooshi is the Chief Regulatory Officer (CRO), Dubai Healthcare City Authority. He heads Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Regulatory (DHCR), the independent regulator of the Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) free zone, a health and wellness destination.
DHCR is responsible for the licensure of all healthcare professionals and healthcare operators and setting and maintaining international best practices in healthcare delivery and patient care.
Prior to joining in October 2014, Dr. AlBlooshi was the Director of the Health Regulation Department at Dubai Health Authority where he played an instrumental role in establishing clinical governance in the emirate. He was also tasked with leading medical tourism strategy and setting up policies in healthcare practice in both government and private sectors.
His journey into governance was preceded by clinical roles – three years as internist with the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, and two years as a gastroenterologist at Rashid Hospital.
In his career, he has demonstrated expertise in areas including registration and regulation of facilities and professionals; inspection of healthcare facilities; customer care; polices and standards; complaints management; health informatics; and medical
Dr. AlBlooshi holds a Masters’ degree in business administration (MBA) from the Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, and in Science (gastroenterology) from Queen Mary University, London, UK. In addition, he holds an Executive Diploma in Public Administration from the National University of Singapore.
He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI). He is also a participant of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Programme for Leadership Development (MBRPLD), an innovative leadership program designed to develop future national leaders capable of promoting the sustainable development of Dubai.
Outside work, Dr. AlBlooshi enjoys traveling and water sports.