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Dr Habiba Darafshian

Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Habiba Darafshian, MD, a Consultant Dermatologist certified by the Swedish Board in Dermatology, brings a wealth of expertise cultivated over 16 years in the field. Her journey began with her education and training in Sweden, culminating in a medical degree from the prestigious University of Umeå. Dr Habiba’s dedication to dermatology has allowed her to contribute her skills to esteemed hospitals across Sweden and Dubai before joining the team at Genesis Healthcare Center.

Specialising in various dermatological conditions, from clinical dermatology to cosmetic procedures, Dr Habiba’s proficiency spans full-body skin checks and mole mapping, patch testing for allergic contact dermatitis, and managing complex skin disorders using systemic and biologic treatments.

In clinical dermatology, Dr Habiba offers comprehensive care for conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, and autoimmune skin disorders. She is skilled in surgically removing skin cancer and adept in paediatric dermatology. Additionally, her expertise extends to cosmetic dermatology, including treatments like Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) for scarring, rejuvenation, and hair loss, Botulinum (Botox) for wrinkles, Radiofrequency (RF), chemical peels and laser treatments.

Dr Habiba’s professional qualifications underscore her commitment to excellence. She is certified by the Dubai Health Authority and the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare in Dermato-Venereology. Her affiliations include membership in esteemed medical associations such as The Swedish Medical Association (SMA/SLF), The Swedish Society for Dermatology and Venereology (SSDV), and the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM).

Fluency in both English and Swedish, paired with dedication and a personable demeanour, has earned her a prominent standing within the dermatological community of Dubai.

Conditions treated and procedures offered by Dr Habiba include:

Clinical dermatology:

  • Full-body skin checks and mole mapping
  • Patch testing for allergic contact dermatitis
  • Allergic contact dermatitis
  • Perioral dermatitis
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Complex skin disorders
  • Skin infections
  • Rosacea
  • Eczema (including use of systemic and biologic treatments)
  • Psoriasis (including use of systemic and biologic treatments)
  • Autoimmune skin conditions
  • Pre-cancerous skin lesions
  • Surgical removal of skin cancer
  • Paediatric dermatology
  • Acne
  • Vitiligo
  • Nail disorders
  • Hair and scalp disorders 
  • Pigmentation disorders
  • Warts
  • Skin tags and milia removal
  • Urticarias
  Cosmetic dermatology:
  • Botulinum toxin injections (Botox)
  • Radiofrequency (RF)
  • Acne scar treatments
  • Chemical peels (Dermamelan etc)
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) for scarring, rejuvenation, and hair loss
  • Laser treatments
  • Skincare advice and personalised treatment plans

If you would like to make an appointment with Dr Habiba, please get in touch.