22 May 2019
Sidra Medicine has joined the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®). Named “Best in the Nation” for surgical quality by the Institute of Medicine,...
18 April 2019
Sidra Medicine has successfully performed a series of hip preservation surgeries on young patients using the modified Dunn procedure. A recent surgery was performed on a young girl who presented with...
17 February 2019
Traditional medicine is the foundation of today’s modern healthcare in Qatar, with the field evolving rapidly in recent decades. Qatar National Library’s exhibition, “Healthcare in Qatar: Development...
24 January 2019
Strategies for achieving enhanced recovery of patients after gynecological surgery were explained at the latest Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) Grand Rounds by one of the college’s former...
30 December 2018
Sidra Medicine has successfully operated on a four year old patient, born with congenital facial palsy. The child, Ozair could not move the left side of his face because of the underdevelopment of...
28 December 2018
A 54-year-old man regained his mobility after a successful total knee replacement (TKR) surgery performed by Dr Emmanuel Tolessa at Aster Hospital, Doha. Dr Tolessa, a senior orthopaedic consultant...
22 November 2018
Up and coming young Qatari physician, Dr. Aisha Ahmad Yousuf has successfully completed the first robotic hysterectomy surgery performed at Sidra Medicine. Dr. Aisha Yousuf is the first Qatari and...
18 November 2018
A doctor at Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (WCM-Q) wants to bring an innovative form of surgery for ovarian cancer to Qatar in the hope of improving survival rates among women.   Dr. Arash Rafii...
12 October 2018
Sidra Medicine has successfully conducted Qatar’s first conjoined twins' separation surgery recently.  Twin boys Tamim and Hamad, who were joint at the liver and lower sternum, were operated...
22 September 2018
Qatar’s only dedicated Burns Unit, located at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Al Wakra Hospital, received 7,900 patients at its outpatient clinics last year. Staff also cared for 108 patients with...
14 April 2018
Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Department of Dietetics and Nutrition received over 2,000 patients last year seeking weight loss support. The Department offers a variety of services, including a...
30 January 2018
A new program that helps children to understand their illness and adjust to being in hospital has been introduced at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Al Wakra Hospital. The play therapy program is...

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