Consultant Endocrinologist and Diabetologist
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.
Prior to moving to Abu Dhabi, Dr El Sheikh was a consultant endocrinologist at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in the UK for over 10 years. There, she established and was director of a highly successful multidisciplinary bariatric and obesity service. She is equally passionate about education. She was co-founder and tutor for the Reading University Certificate of Obesity Management. She was also involved in the development of an online primary care obesity education programme in conjunction with MD Briefcase. She has authored several papers and textbook chapters including in the Oxford Handbook for Diabetes and Endocrinology, and has presented at both national and international meetings.
Languages Spoken: English and Arabic