Al Soor Specialist Clinic

Our Team

Dr. Balan Vijay Kumar

MBBS, DPM, MD (Psychiatry)

Specialist ‘A’ Psychiatrist

Dr. Balan Vijay Kumar completed his MBBS from Goa Medical College, Goa in 1985, and MD (Psychiatry) from Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi in 1991.

Subsequently he worked as Senior Resident at NIMHANS (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India), Lecturer at Christian Medical College, Vellore; and as Assistant Professor at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India. He has been working in the UAE since 1998.

His areas of interest include Psychopharmacology and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

Languages Spoken: English, Hindi, Malayalam & Tamil.

Dr. Elizabeth Kurian

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry)
Specialist ‘A’ Psychiatrist

Dr. Elizabeth Kurian did her MBBS from Kottayam Government Medical College, Kerala in 2004; and completed her MD in Psychiatry from St John’s Medical College, Bangalore in 2009.


Following this, she worked as Assistant Professor at Pushpagiri Medical College, Kerala. She has been practicing in the UAE since 2013.


Languages Spoken: English, Hindi & Malayalam

Dr. Thenral Munusamy

MBBS, MD (Psychiatry), MRCPsych
(UK) Specialist ‘A’ Psychiatrist
(MOH: D71184)

Dr. Thenral Munusamy completed her MBBS from Thanjavur Medical College, Tamil Nadu in 2004. She completed her MD (Psychiatry) from Stanley Medical College, Chennai in 2009. She is also a member of The Royal College of Psychiatry UK (MRCPsych (UK)) since 2022.

After her postgraduate training, she had worked as Assistant, and later as Associate Professor, at Shri Sathya Sai Medical College, Tamil Nadu. She has been practicing in the UAE since 2021.

Her areas of interest include General Adult Psychiatry, Women and Adolescent Mental Health, and Mental Health Awareness.

Languages spoken – English, Tamil & Hindi.

Dr. Jeena Fiji


General Practitioner
(MOH: D18737)

Dr. Jeena Fiji did her MBBS from Terna Medical College, Mumbai in 2000, and Diploma in Psychiatry from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital and Medical College (Sion Hospital), Mumbai in 2003.

She has been practicing in the UAE since 2011. Her areas of interest include Adult Psychiatry, Stress Management as well as Learning and Behaviour Issues in Children.​

Languages Spoken: English, Hindi & Malayalam

Dr. Mohamed Farook Parambath Kandy

M.Phil. (Clinical Psychology),

 PGDGC, Psy.D. Clinical Psychologist
(MOH: T71281)

Dr. Mohamed Farook Parambath Kandy completed his M.Phil, in Clinical Psychology in 2016 from SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Kanchipuram, Tamilnadu, India. He also obtained doctorate (Psy.D.) in 2021 with specialisation in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Substance Abuse from Sweekaar Academy of Rehabilitation Sciences under Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.

As part of Psy.D, he has done internships at Punyakoti Health Centre for Behavioural Medicine, Hospet, Karnataka and Institute of Mental Health and Neuroscience (IMHANS) Kozhikode, Kerala.

He has over 20 years of experience in the field of mental health. His areas of interest include various of psychotherapies like Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindful Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Dialectic Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mentalization Based Therapy (MBT), and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapies. He also has extensive experience in individual, couple and family therapies.

Languages spoken: English, Malayalam and Tamil

Lakshmi Vipin Krishnan

MSC (Clinical Psychology)

 Clinical Psychologist
(MOH: T46611)

Lakshmi Vipin Krishnan completed her BA (Psychology) from Christ College, Bangalore in 2005, and MSc (Clinical Psychology) from Montfort College, Bangalore in 2007. Since then, she has been working as a Clinical Psychologist.

She has worked with various NGO’s, Special Needs Centres, Schools and Clinics in India and the UAE.

Her clinical expertise includes various Psychotherapies (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy) and Psychological Assessments.

Languages Spoken: English, Hindi & Malayalam