Our Medical Team


 

Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology

Dr Nasreen Al Sayed
Medical Director

Title

  • Consultant Endocrinologist and Lipidologist
  • Medical Director

Department

  • Diabetes and Endocrinology

Specialities

  • Clinical diabetes, thyroid disorders, parathyroid disorders, osteoporosis, lipid disorders, and polycystic ovary syndrome and hirsutism

Types of Consultation

  • Adults and Children over the age of 12

Surgeon

  • No

Background

Dr. Nasreen Al-Sayed graduated from Arabian Gulf University, college of Medicine in Bahrain. She is American Board Certified. She completed her residency training in Internal medicine at Sinai-Grace Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA and Fellowship training in Endocrinology and Diabetes at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA. Dr. Al-Sayed is also American Board Certified in Clinical Lipidology and is the first physician to have board certification in lipids in Middle East. Dr. Al-Sayed is a fellow of American College of Physicians. She is a member of many Diabetes and Endocrine Associations such as the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, The American College of Physicians, The National Lipid Association and has several research publications.
Additionally, Dr. Al-Sayed has a special interest in clinical diabetes, thyroid disorders, parathyroid disorders, osteoporosis, polycystic ovary syndrome and hirsuitism. She is first physician in Middle East with experience in treating resistant cases of hypoparathyroidism with parathyroid hormone. She has also teaching experience and served as an Assistant Professor at Arabian Gulf University, College of Medicine & Medical Sciences.

Education

  • Bachelors Degree of basic medical sciences, Arabian Gulf University, College of Medicine
  • M.D with distinction from the Arabian Gulf University, College of Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Clinical Lipidology

Internships

  • Salmanyia Medical Centre, Bahrain

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine resident, Sinai-Grace Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center

Fellowships

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
  • Fellow of American College of Endocrinologists (FACE)
  • Fellow of American College of Physicians (FACP)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board Certified in Clinical Lipidology

Teaching Appointments

  • Assistant Professor at Arabian Gulf University, College of Medicine & Medical Sciences

Professional Society Memberships

  • Member, Bahrain Medical Society
  • Member, American College of Physicians.
  • Member, American Diabetes Association
  • Member, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Member, The National Lipid Association
  • Member, the Steering Committee in Gulf Registry for Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Member, Board of Directors of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists-Gulf Chapter
  • Member, Board of Directors of the Royal Hospital for Women-Bahrain

Awards

  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist-Gulf Chapter Award recognition

Special Interests

  • Diabetes, Thyroid, Lipid disorders and polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Clinical Research
  • Community awareness programs
  • Hospital administration

Languages

  • Arabic and English
Dr Jaffar Abbas
Consultant Family Physician

Title

Consultant Family Physician and Diabetologist

Department

Diabetes and Endocrinology

Specialities

Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, and Diabetology

Type of Consultations

Adults & children after the age of 9 years.
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Surgeon

No

Background

Dr. Jaafar Abbas has graduated with first-degree honors from Jordan university (the Master Program between 2006- 2008) at national Center for diabetes endocrinology & Genetics.
He Finished His MBBch  from university of Alexandria  ( 1991-1997) , After graduation he finished one year internship program at salmaniya  Medcial complex in 1998 & after that He passed successfully the Bahrain Medical licensure Exam.
He received extensive postgraduate training in Bahrain during his Residency program, this included internal medicine, family medicine between (1999-2002), accordingly he got The Arab Board certificate In family Medicine & Joint Board certificate (RCSI-ICGP).
He had good experience in dealing with all cases related to diabetes disease ( Type1 Dm ,Type 2 Dm & gestational Diabetes mellitus) , & had participated and attended many local & international conferences in Endocrine & diabetes.

Education

MB,B,CH from University of Alexandria, Faculty of Medicine, Egypt
Training in Diabeteology at the National Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Genetics in Amman, Jordan
Higher Diploma in Diabetology, from Jordan University, Jordan
Master’s in Diabetology from Jordan University, Medical school, Jordan

Internships

Salmaniya Medical Complex Bahrain

Residencies

FPRP, Two years fellowship training in the field of Diabetes

Teaching Appointments

MUB-RCSI (Medical University of Bahrain)

Professional Society Memberships

Member, Bahrain Medical Society

Awards

Best published research in Journal Of Bahrain Medical society (1-26) April 2015

Languages

Arabic and English

Appointment

Dr Lubna Mohamed Hasan Kamaluddin
Specialist Diabetologist

Title

Specialist Diabetologist and Endocrinologist

Department

Diabetes and Endocrinology

Specialities

Endocrinology

Type of Consultations

Adolescents and Adults

Surgeon

No

Background

  • Dr Lubna Mohamed Hasan Kamaluddin Worked at Salmaniya Medical Complex in the Internal Medicine Department, since her graduation from Arabian Gulf University, treating patients with different diseases including all specialties in general medicine: (Cardiology, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Respiratory medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Infectious diseases, Hematological disorders, Neurology, Nephrology, along with Endocrinology and Diabetes)
  • Has experience in treating inpatients and outpatients with Diabetes and Endocrine diseases, including management of patients with:
    • Diabetes mellitus both types 1 and 2
    • Gestational diabetes
    • Insulin pump management
    • Diabetes during the holy month (Ramadhan)
    • Hyperlipidemia and hypertension
    • Diabetes insipidus
    • Disturbances in thyroid and parathyroid hormones.
    • Disturbances in pituitary gland hormones
    • Disturbances in adrenal gland hormones
    • Polycystic ovary syndrome
    • Obesity
    • Vitamin D deficiency and osteoporosis.
  • Achieved the Arab Board Certificate in Internal Medicine.
  • Achieved Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes from Cardiff University, UK.
  • Achieved Masters in Healthcare Ethics and Law from Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Involved in teaching medical ethics and law at the Royal College of Surgeons, Bahrain.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Basic medical sciences, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain.
  • Doctor of Medicine, MD. Arabian Gulf University, Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetes, Cardiff University, United Kingdom.
  • Masters in Healthcare ethics and Law, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland.

Internships

Internship Rotation, SMC, ministry of Health Bahrain.

Residencies

Resident in Internal Medicine Department, Salmaniya Medical Complex, Bahrain.

Board Certifications

Certificate of Arab Board in Internal Medicine.

Teaching Appointments

  • Involved in clinical teaching at Arabian gulf university
  • Involved in teaching medical ethics and law at the Royal College of Surgeons in Bahrain.

Professional Society Memberships

Member, Bahrain Medical Society

Languages

Arabic and English

 

Department of Ophthalmology

Dr Mazen M. Senjab
Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist

Title

  • Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist
  • Refractive and Corneal Surgeon
  • Keratoconus Specialist
  • Oculoplastic and Lacrimal Specialist
  • Squint Specialist
  • MBBCH, MSc, CABOphth, PhD, FRCOphth (London)

Department

  • Ophthalmology

Speciality

  • Cornea, Vision correction (Refractive surgery), Keratoconus management, Cataract, Cosmetic eyelid surgeries and Tear system diseases (Oculoplasty), and Squint

Type of Consultations

  • Adults, Teenagers, and Children

Surgeon

  • Yes

Background

  • Professor of Ophthalmology in Damascus University until 2013
  • Chief of Squint and Plastic Surgery Department in Damascus University Hospital until 2013
  • Lecturer at both International and Regional Scientific Conferences
  • Global Expert in Corneal Topography
  • Medical Researcher
  • Author of Medical Books

Extensive experience in:

  • Vision correction by LASIK and PRK
  • Modern managements of Keratoconus by corneal cross linking, intra corneal rings, intra ocular lenses, corneal grafts and lamellar keratoplasty
  • Cataract removal by Phaco under topical anaesthesia without sutures
  • Congenital and Acquired Eyelid diseases
  • Cosmetic and Plastic Eyelid surgery
  • Lacrimal system diseases and Tear Canals Obstruction
  • Childhood and Adulthood Squint

Education

  • M.B.B.C.H degree in 1993 from Aleppo University, Syria (Top Ten of alumni)
  • Certificate of Ophthalmology Specialist in 1996 from Ministry of Health, Syria
  • Master degree (MSc) in Ophthalmology in 1997 from Damascus University, Syria (Highest Degree and the 1st degree of alumni)
  • CABOphth in 1998 from the Council of Arab Board of Ophthalmology (Highest Degree and the 1st degree of alumni)
  • PhD in Orbit and Plastic Surgery in 2009 from Damascus University in collaboration with Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK (Highest Degree)
  • FRCOphth from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, UK
  • Certificate in Medical Research and Biostatistics in 2008 from the Syrian American Medical Association (SAMA)

Internships

  • Damascus University, Damascus, Syria
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK

Residencies

  • Damascus University, Damascus, Syria

Fellowships

  • Damascus University, Damascus, Syria
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK

Board Certifications

  • Certified by Syrian Ministry of Health License
  • Certified by Saudi Commission of Health Specialties
  • Certified by Bahrain National Health Regulatory Authority

Teaching Appointments

  • Professor of Ophthalmology, Damascus University
  • Supervisor of Masters Degree, Damascus University
  • Scientific and Clinical Supervisor, Damascus University Hospital
  • Senior lecturer in Faculty of Medicine, Damascus University and the Hospitals of the Ministry of Health, Syria

Professional Society Memberships

  • Member of the Syrian Society of Ophthalmology (SOS-SY)
  • Member of the Syrian American Medical Association (SAMA)
  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Member of the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS)
  • Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS)

Special Interests

  • Writing Medical Books
  • Publishing research
  • Teaching videos for ophthalmologists
  • Founder of Senjab Virtual Academy

Languages

  • Arabic and English
Dr Samer J. Bashir
Consultant Ophthalmologist

Title

  • Consultant of Retinal Surgery and Laser

Department

  • Ophthalmology

Specialities

  • Suture-less cataract extraction (Phaco)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Intra Vitreal Injections and Lasers
  • Fundus Fluorescein Angiography (FFA)

Type of Consultation

  • All ages

Surgeon

  • Yes

Background

Dr. Samer Bashir is a highly trained Consultant Ophthalmologist and Retinal Specialist under the Department of Ophthalmology. He has many years of experience in Ophthalmology and specializes in retinal surgery and treatment.
He started retina practice in Bahrain since 2005 as a retina specialist in Dr. Haifa Eye Center for four years where he introduced the IntraVitreal injections technique to the kingdom.
He then joined Bahrain Defence Force Hospital (BDFH) to establish the retinal surgery branch in its Eye & laser department. He handled the retina clinic for three years during which many complicated as well as routine retina surgeries were cured. It’s worth mentioning that referral of retina cases to outside centers from BDFH stopped during his presence.

Fellowships

  • Fellowship of Royal Colleges of Surgeons (FRCS) of Glasgow in Ophthalmology

Professional Society Memberships

  • Member, European VitreoRetinal Society (EVRS)

Languages

  • Arabic and English

 

Department of Podiatry and Foot Health

Dr Yousry Al-Sayed Abd Al-Aziz
General and Diabetic Foot Surgeon

Title

  • General and Diabetic Foot Surgeon

Department

  • Podiatry and Foot Health

Specialities

Dr. Yousry Al-Sayed Abd Al-Aziz’s specialist interests include preventive measures to avoid foot complications and to screen high risk feet, surgical treatment of neuropathic foot ulcers which is the precursor of limb amputation, surgical treatment of skin complications, surgical treatment of foot gangrene aiming at avoiding major amputation and to reduce tissue loss, management of Charcot foot, surgical treatment of bed sores, and surgical treatment of complicated wounds.

Type of Consultation

  • Adults Only

Background

Dr. Yousry Al-Sayed Abd Al-Aziz has joined the Gulf Diabetes Specialist Centre as a general and diabetic foot surgeon in May 2014.He  started his first diabetic foot clinic at Al-Yusuf Hospital, Al- Khobar, Saudi Arabia. He worked for the past four years at Noor Specialist Hospital in Bahrain and with more than 25 years of experience in his field.
Dr. Yousry Graduated from the leading medicine school in Egypt, ‘Kasr Al-Aini’ Faculty of Medicine Cairo University in 1981. He continued seeking his specialization and master’s degree in General Surgery from the same University and successfully earned it in 1986. He then decided to join ‘Freie university Hospital’ in Berlin in 1999 as a visiting surgeon to gain more experience, he completed laparoscopic surgery training program in New Delhi, India in 2002.
In 2007 Dr. Yousry joined Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Rosalind Franklin University, Chicago, USA; where he obtained his international fellowship.
Dr. Yousry started his career by practicing medicine for 12 years in ‘Helwan University Hospital’ in Cairo, Egypt. In 1994 he joined ‘Al-Yousif Hospital’, Al-Khobar, KSA where he treated diabetic foot patients with the policy ‘we fight for every limb’. His policy along with his excellence and dedication to every patient, allowed him to obtain astonishing healing results and build a reputation across the gulf region as a leading Diabetic foot surgeon.
Dr.Yousry started the first private clinic in Bahrain aiming and dedicated only for treating diabetic foot complications and wound management in August 2010. His clinic aimed to reduce tissue and limb loss in Bahrain and Gulf region. Furthermore he wanted to change the prognostic concept for diabetic foot patients to a better optimistic future look where we all know that we should do our best to avoid amputation.

Education

  • Dr. Yousry Graduated from the leading medicine school in Egypt, ‘Kasr Al-Aini’ Faculty of Medicine Cairo University in 1981 and master degree in 1986.

Internships

  • Gastro-Intesinal Endoscopy Program, Kasr Al-Aini University Hospital (1989-1990)
  • Laparoscopic Surgery Training Program, New Delhi, India (2002)

Residencies

  • Muneera General Hospital (1984-1985)
  • Cairo University Hospital (1985-1986)
  • Hilwan University Hospital (1987)
  • Visiting Surgeon, Freie University Hospital, Berlin, Germany (1999)

Fellowships

  • Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Rosalind Franklin University, Chicago, USA

Board Certifications

  • MBBCh , MSc General Surgery

Publications

  • Diabetic Foot Infections, Time to Change the Prognostic Concept, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, September/October 2009 • Vol 99 • No 5.
  • Simple Inexpensive Technique for Delayed Closure of Diabetic Foot Wound, accepted and presented  at the Multidisciplinary International Limb and Amputation Prevention Conference  (MILAN) 22nd-23rd Feb. 2013.

Professional Society Memberships

  • Egyptian Medical Syndicate

Languages

  • English and Arabic

 

Department of Neurology

Dr Farzana Al Sayed
Consultant Neurologist

Title

Consultant Neurologist, Clinical Neurophysiologist and Movement Disorders Specialist

Department

Neurology Clinic

Specialities

Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and Movement Disorders

Type of Consultations

Adults only, screening children for neurological diseases from age 10.

Surgeon

No

Background

Dr. Farzana Alsayed has graduated with first-degree of honor from Arabian Gulf University. After graduation she received extensive postgraduate training in the USA. This included internal medicine, neurology with sub-specialization in the fields of neurophysiology and movement disorders.
In addition, she was selected among her peers to serve as a chief resident in neurology in one of the leading neuroscience centres in the USA.
She has a vast experience with dealing with all ranges of neurologic disorders such as stroke, epilepsy, headaches, dementia, Parkinson’s disease and neuromuscular disorders. She has brought her experience to Bahrain and has been providing this service to her country. She has helped establish the multiple sclerosis program in Bahrain and has added significantly to this field. She has trained doctors and students of the Arabian Gulf University and the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland. She has actively participated in many conferences as a local expertise in the fields of Neurology and neurosciences.

Education

  • Arabian Gulf University

Internships

  • Salmaniya Medical Complex, Kingdom of Bahrain

Residencies

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan,USA
  • Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA

Fellowships

  • University of Massachusetts, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
  • Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA

Board certifications

  • American Board Certified in Neurology

Teaching Appointments

  • Clinical teacher at Royal College of Surgeons Bahrain Medical University

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Bahrain Neuroscience Association

Awards

  • Recipient of Kingdom of Bahrain Achievement award from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Alkhalifa, Year 2011
  • Recipient of National Women’s Achievement award as the first female neurologist in the Kingdom of Bahrain by Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ebrahim Alkhalifa, Year 2010
  • Recipient of the Minister of Health Achievement award as the first female neurologist in the Kingdom of Bahrain by the Minister of Health, Year 2009

Special Interests

  • Stroke, Headaches, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Disease

Languages

  • Arabic and English

 

Department of Cardiology

Cardiologist

Cardiologist

 

Department of General Surgery

Dr Mohammed Abdul-Saboor Ezz-Alarab
Consultant General

Title

  • Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon
  • Department General Surgery

Specialities

  • Surgical and laparoscopic management of benign and malignant gastrointestinal diseases with special interest to colonic, rectal surgery
  • Abdominal wall hernias
  • Thyroid, parathyroid, and breast benign and malignant diseases.

Type of consultation

Adults and children 12 years old and above

Surgeon

Yes

Background

Dr Mohammed Abdul-Saboor Ezz-Alarab graduated from Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Egypt in 1980 and received his master’s degree in surgery from Faculty of Medicine, Ain-Shams University, Egypt. He has a long professional experience of 35 years. He started his career as an Intern at Assiut University Hospitals, then as Resident in the Surgical Departments, he was then promoted to specialist in General Surgery at Agouza Police Hospital in Cairo. In 1993 he joined the Surgical department of Salmanyia Medical Centre as a senior resident and was then promoted to Chief resident. He is now a consultant general and laparoscopic surgeon in Gulf diabetes Specialist Centre after working under the same title in Noor specialist Hospital. Also a senior lecturer in the Arabian Gulf University in Bahrain.

Education

  • M.B.B.CH. Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Egypt 1980
  • Master In Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ain-Shams University, Egypt
  • Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • Certificate of the Arab Board of Medical specialization

Internships

  • Internship at Assiut University Hospitals. Egypt, from 1979-1980

Residencies

  • Resident in the Surgical Departments, Agouza Police Hospital, Cairo till he passed Master Degree Surgery Exam in 1986.

Fellowship

  • Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)

Board certifications

  • Certificate of The Arab Board of Medical Specializations in Surgery ( CABMS )

Teaching Appointments

  • Senior lecturer in Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain

Professional Society memberships

  • Membership of the Royal College of surgeons in Ireland ( MRCSI ) .
  • Membership of Egyptian Association of Surgeons
  • Membership of Bahrain’s Association of Surgeons.

Languages

  • English and Arabic

 

Department of Radiology

Dr Jameel Almozan
Head of Radiology

Title

  • Head of Radiology Department
  • Consultant Radiologist

Department

  • Radiology

Type of Consultation

  • All Ages

Surgeon

  • No

Background

As a Specialist Radiologist, he’s worked in numerous Iraqi Hospitals until 1999. Afterwards, he was a Consultant Radiologist and Head of the Department of Radiology at Al-Kindy Medical College Baghdad, a lecturer at Al-Kofa Medical College, as well as a visiting Consultant Radiologist at Baghdad Medical City, Baghdad Institute of Radiology and Gastroenterology and Hepatology Center.
His field of interest is MRI modality studies (which he specialised in during a course at the Professor Holst Centre, Holland in 2004), in addition to copious experience in CT, Ultrasound, Doppler, Digital Fluoroscopy, and Biliary Interventional Studies.
He’s presented studies and scientific papers at multiple National & International Conferences.

Education

  • MBChB Surgery & Medicine
  • DMRD Radiology
  • FICMS Radiology Board

Fellowships

  • Fellow of Iraqi Community of Medical Sciences
  • Corresponding Member European Society of Radiology ESR

Board Certifications

  • Board of Radiology FICMS

Teaching Appointments

  • Al-Kofa Medical College
  • Al-Kindy Medical College
  • Baghdad Medical College

Professional Society Memberships

  • Iraqi Medical Association
  • European Society of Radiology
  • Bahrain Medical Society
  • Iraqi Society of Radiologists
  • Bahrain Osteoporosis Society
  • Iraqi Society of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • Iraqi Infertility Society

Languages

  • Arabic and English

 

Department of Nutrition

Nutrition Specialist

Nutrition Specialist