Dr Laura Elena Tepelus

Occupational Medicine Specialist

Dr. Laura Elena Tepelus, the founding member & Managing Director of MediSense Clinic, got her DHA license as the first Occupational Medicine Specialist in UAE, in January 2005. 

She also holds Master Degree in Clinical and Occupational Toxicology since 2007. Dr., Laura is an offshore – OGUK (formerly UKOOA) certified doctor since 2011, certified for conducting Norwegian offshore medicals since 2014, and approved Bermuda seafarers medical provider since 2018 and she completed Aviation Medicine post graduated course in 2012. 

She is also a BLS/ ACLS – AHA certified provider, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 140001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 Internal Auditor and Medical Expert.

Prior establishing Medi Sense Clinic along with the other partners in December 2021, Dr. Laura was working with Occupational Health International Clinic, a dedicated occupational medicine clinic in Dubai, as Medical Director and Occupational Medicine Specialist for more than 11 years, establishing the bases of a very well organized center, with high quality level of occupational health and general medical services, supporting clients from different industries, and with services offered to more than 100 corporate clients. 

Before that, Dr. Laura took part and initiative in developing the first Occupational Health Department in Cedars – Jebel Ali International Hospital in Dubai, where she practiced her specialty for almost 8 years.

Dr Laura has a total of more than 20 years of experience in Occupational Medicine, Off-shore Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Adult Vaccination and Travel Medicine, Family Medicine and General Medical services in reputed medical centres in UAE, as well as in Europe. 

She is a member of the Romanian Medical College of Doctors, member of Gulf Occupational and Environmental Medicine Group, the Infection Control Network Committee, Dubai, member of Emirates Medical Association (EMA), she was Vice-president of Occupational Medicine Society UAE in 2019, and she is also member of DHA Special Purpose Group (SPG).

Her areas of professional interest include: occupational medicine, clinical and industrial toxicology, industrial hygiene, preventive medicine, vaccination and travel medicine, offshore and aviation medicine, stress management, infection control, implementation of quality, health and safety related standards in all her areas of work.

Owing to her previous experience and passion for her work, her main inters being the patients’ health, safety and wellbeing, she is able to serve the requirements of industry with utmost care, high quality standards and high level of efficiency.