Welcome to the Gulf Diabetes Specialist Center, the region’s first comprehensive medical center in Bahrain devoted entirely to the management and treatment of pre diabetes, diabetes and its related complications. We were previously affiliated with Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston since 2004, and culminated the affiliation in 2007, due to customized services expansion from merely covering diabetes to addressing other health issues affecting the community including endocrinology disorders like hormonal disturbance and diseases, thyroid diseases, cancers, osteoporosis and so on. We cover all aspects under one umbrella, starting from prevention of the condition up to treating the complication.

A leader in serving people with diabetes, we are committed to helping you or your loved one successfully manage diabetes using the latest information, technology and treatment options that are available for diabetes.

GDSC offers various facilities for the investigation and treatment of endocrine problems in adult, adolescent and pregnant mothers, to cardiovascular and kidney diseases and all the complications associated to diabetes.

Our services include a full-fledged Eye Department with an operation theatre for major surgeries, diabetic foot unit including minor surgical procedures, outpatient clinics for diabetes and endocrinology, neurology, cardiology, nutrition, osteoporosis with diagnostic DXA scan and other medical facilities include radiology, pharmacy and laboratory.

In addition to a positive, and friendly staff who promote a holistic approach to diabetes care, GDSC possess the best combination of a dedicated and well-qualified team of healthcare professionals comprising consultant endocrinologists, ophthalmologists, general and diabetic foot surgeon, neurologist, family physicians and diabetologist, dietitian, administrative and support nursing offering a wealth of expertise to help you manage your condition, prevent complications and make healthy lifestyle choices.

Leading the region towards better management of Diabetes, you have come to the right place where we provide the very best diabetes care available anywhere in the world, on your doorstep and at minimal cost. Because We Care.

Gulf Diabetes Specialist Center is the region’s first medical center devoted entirely to the treatment of diabetes and its related complications. The Gulf Diabetes Specialist Center is an outpatient medical center specifically designed to provide diabetes prevention programs and also multidisciplinary education and treatment for people with diabetes and their families. The facilities are run by specialists and cover the full range of functions from the management and treatment of adult and pediatric diabetes to metabolic disorders.


The center was opened under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Bahrain, Sh. Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa by Deputy Prime Minister, Sh. Abdulla bin Khalifa Al Khalifa. The plan was developed and implemented to achieve the main goal. Work started to secure the land and the funding and realize Bahraini Government approval for the project. GULF DIABETES SPECIALIST CENTER was opened as an affiliate of the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, USA in Jan 2004. In December, 2008, GULF DIABETES SPECIALIST CENTER, started to operate independently as it expanded services from covering diabetes only to covering all endocrinology disorders, including thyroid diseases and cancers, osteoporosis, and related disorders.


Our Mission is to prevent, treat and overcome diabetes and its complications and to improve the lives of people affected by diabetes.


Our Vision is to provide world class health care to diabetic patients and to be the leading centre of excellence for innovation in diabetes prevention, clinical care, education and research.


  • Integrity
  • Team approach
  • Personalized Treatment
  • Quality Standards
  • Confidentiality
  • Comfortable and professional environment
  • Empowering work environment