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Khaleej Al Arabi Branch, Abu Dhabi

800 42532 (ICLDC)
F: +971 2 404 0900

PO Box 48338
Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street
Beside Zayed Military Hospital
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Zayed Sports City Branch, Abu Dhabi

T: 800 42532 (ICLDC)
F: +971 2 404 0900

PO Box 48338
Zayed Sports City
Between entry gates 1 & 6
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Al Ain Branch, Al Ain

T:800 42532 (ICLDC)
F: +971 3 746 4900

PO Box 222464
Beside Tawam Hospital
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Dr Mohgah El Sheikh

Consultant Endocrinologist and Diabetologist

Abu Dhabi


With a proven track record in academia, patient care and leadership, Dr Mohgah El Sheikh embodies ICLDC’s commitment to clinical excellence.

Dr El Sheikh joined ICLDC as a Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology in May 2012. Her main interests are obesity, type 2 diabetes and reproductive endocrinology. She is the Medical Lead for the multidisciplinary Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Centre, a joint collaboration between ICLDC and its fellow Mubadala Healthcare provider, Healthpoint. More recently she has developed a diabetes remission service, the first of its kind in the UAE.

Prior to moving to Abu Dhabi, Dr El Sheikh was a consultant endocrinologist  in the UK for over 10 years where she established a multidisciplinary obesity and bariatric service and expanded it to become a regional referral centre. She also led numerous innovative initiatives such as the development of the virtual thyroid clinic and the endocrine e-book.

She is equally passionate about education. She was co-founder and tutor for the Reading University Certificate of Obesity Management, is co-organiser of the UAE Obesity Conference and was also involved in the development of an online primary care obesity education programme. She has authored several papers and textbook chapters including in the Oxford Handbook for Diabetes and Endocrinology, and regularly presents at both national and international conferences.

Languages Spoken: English and Arabic