Pediatric Orthopedics

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Dr. Ahmed Hassoun

Dr. Ahmed Hassoun

Consultant Endocrinologist Specialized in Diabetes, Osteoporosis & Metabolic Disorders

  • Qualification: MD, Fellow of American College of Physicians (FACP), Fellow of American College of Endocrinology (FACE)
  • Languages Spoken: English, Arabic

Credentials:

  • American board certified in Internal Medicine
  • American board certified in Endocrinology
  • Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism – Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Internal Medicine Residency – Brown University, Rhode Island, USA

Professional Experience:

  • Dubai Diabetes Center – Chairman of Research & Medical Education
  • Joslin Diabetes Center - Dubai- – Director of Research & Medical Education
  • Zayed Military Hospital – Chief of Endocrinology
  • American Hospital – Consultant Endocrinology, Established the Endocrinology Services
  • Mayo Clinic – Staff Endocrinology A. Consultant

Dr. Hassoun has 8+ years of medical experience from the United States, including experience from one of the most prestigious medical institutions, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Professional Associations:

  • 1st President of American Association of Clinical Endocrinology – Gulf Chapter (AACE – GC)
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Endocrine Society - USA
  • Emirates Medical Association - UAE
  • UAE Endocrinology Club (Founding Member)
  • Emirates Diabetes Society (Former Board Member)
  • National Diabetes Control Committee (Former Member)

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Metabolic Bone disease/ Osteoporosis: Hyper- & Hypocalcemia, and Hyper- &  Hypoparathyroidism & Metabolic Kidney Stone
  • Diabetes Services: Updated medical management, Intensive Insulin Therapy, Insulin Pump, Diabetes and Pregnancy, Diabetes Self-Management Program, Diabetic foot ulcer
  • Hypoglycemic disorders
  • Hypertension: Secondary & Endocrine Hypertension
  • Lipid Disorders Services
  • Obesity & Morbid Obesity (Bariatric Medicine) Services
  • Thyroid Disease & Tumors services include: nodule(s), goiter, hyper and hypothyroidism, thyroiditis, and malignancies.
  • Typical Male Gonadal Disorders include: impotence, gynecomastia, Klinefelter's syndrome, Kallmann's syndrome, infertility, hypogonadism
  • Typical Female Gonadal Disorders include: amenorrhea, oligomenorrhea, hirsutism,  infertility, galactorrhea, sexual dysfunction, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), hyperprolactinemia, menopause, estrogen replacement therapy
  • Typical Adrenal Disorders include: Cushing's syndrome (hypercortisolism), Addison's disease (hypoadrenalism), Hyperaldosteronism, Pheochromocytoma, Incidentally found adrenal masses, Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Adrenal cancer
  • Typical Pituitary Disorders include: Pituitary hormone dysfunction & tumors
  • Diabetes Insipidus of different causes
  • Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (GEP-NETS) & Carcinoid Tumors

State-of-the-art diagnostic modalities available include:

  • Dynamic endocrine testing
  • High resolution imaging (MRI, CT)
  • Bone Mineral Density
  • High-Resolution Thyroid Ultrasound & Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy

Contact

Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery

PO Box: 114448, Dubai - Sheikh Zayed Rd, United Arab Emirates

Email: [javascript protected email address]
Phone: +971 4 407 0100
Fax: +971 4 407 0101