Dr. Shabeer Nellikode
MD & Founder, Universal Hospitals
The summit is never crowded, as only a few are able to reach it and Dr. Shabeer Nellikode, Founder and Managing Director of UBC World and Universal Hospital – has painstakingly reached the zenith of his field.
Dr. Shabeer Nellikode, is considered to be one of the youngest pioneers of innovative entrepreneurship based in the GCC. This entrepreneur, visionary, and a well-known philanthropist, has been a source of inspiration for all. Since his entry into the Middle East as a Consultant Neurologist, Dr. Nellikode has continuously put his effort to serving humanity; without any doubt being acknowledged by Governments, Organizations, and Educational Institutions alike. Dr. Nellikode has received multiple prestigious awards, certificates, plaques, and appreciation for both his business acumen and philanthropic efforts in the GCC as well as India. With his decades-long experience, he is constantly upgrading the level of Neuroscience worldwide and make healthcare services more affordable.
EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION:
Having done his MBBS from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Dr Shabeer Nellikode went on to earn degrees like MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology) and DC (Neurology) from different esteemed and celebrated universities in India and abroad.
A MAN OF MANY ROLES
With a knowledge bank as vast as his, he has successfully carried out significant duties in different organizations. Believing that he was born to service the mankind, he is ever ready to play his part to the best through several important positions. Apart from being the Founder & MD, Consultant Neurologist and treating other disorders at Universal Hospitals and Clinics, UAE, Dr Nellikode also serves as Director in Life Line Hospitals, Abu Dhabi, and MD at prestigious setups like Universal Business Corporation, Petroglobal Technologies, Abu Dhabi, and several others.
Dr Shabeer Nellikode is considered to be one of the youngest pioneers of innovative entrepreneurship based in the GCC. His journey from India to the Gulf is an inspiration for all.
Apart from authoring/co-authoring handsomely selling books like Immunomodulation – Our Experience with Immunoglobulin, Phantom Phenomenon and Treatment with Transcranial Magnetic Simulation, A Novel Classification for Caudate Haemorrhage and many more, Dr Shabeer Nellikode has presented more than a dozen papers at different national and international research programmes and has been appreciated by the elite class of the medical corridor.
From International Workshops to Annual Conferences, he has made his presence felt with the help of his boundless knowledge and appealing oratory skills. His wonderful speaking skills have brought him opportunities to speak to some really esteemed audience. Dr Shabeer has been invited to speak in
various forums like Greater Malabar Initiative, Entrepreneurship in the Middle East; ISB Leadership Summit, Indian Institute of Management and the list is long.
With specialization in Stroke, Epilepsy, Neuroradiology and other neurological disorders he is considered as a well-respected Neurologist by the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi and called for Second Opinions by the International Patient Center of HAAD for complex and recurrent cases. Having spent his life in different parts of India and the UAE, Dr Shabeer is a polyglot with a firm grip on languages like English, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Tulu, Hindi, Arabic and Telugu.
Dr Shabeer’s constant efforts to polish up neurological study have also earned him many awards and accolades. He has been awarded with the 50 Most Talented Healthcare Leaders of the Middle East Award, Reporters International Business Reliability Award, Best Entrepreneur Award appreciation from H. E. Abdulla Mahyan – Chairman of Sharjah Healthcare City towards excellence in the UAE Healthcare sector, appreciation from H.E. Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi (Deputy Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center) and H.E. Yousif Alobaidli (Director of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center) for the support provided during the holy month of Ramadan, recognition from Sheikh Khalid bin Tanaf al Menhali for yeoman service in UAEand the Kairali Special Achievement Award.
Dr Nellikode is not only counted among one of the best neurologists in the world, he is also known to fulfill his social responsibilities with a mission to uplift the downtrodden and those in need of Medical Care.
Dr. Nellikode, continues to show his interest in providing charitable healthcare campaigns in the GCC and India, with a view to provide for the community and the underprivileged, financially supporting educational institutions and old age homes for the less fortunate. Regular Medical Consultation Camps and Awareness talks including Health & Safety training sessions are held to reach out to the general population.He has also been instrumental in educating people at the Local Mosque about Basic Resuscitation and Life Support.
If we flip through the pages of Dr Shabeer’s life, we would realize that dreams can come true if we continuously strive to realize them and once we become successful we should keep the hard work on without forgetting the path we have come along. ‘Service to Mankind is service to God.’ Dr Shabeer Nellikode lives a life inspired by this message.