Posted on February 06, 2018

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will welcome a number of visiting consultants from various medical specialties during the month of February.

The visiting consultants are as follows:

  • Dr. Javid Gaziev, an oncology and hematology specialist and Clinical Director of the International Center for Transplantation in Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Anemia in Rome, Italy, will visit from 3 to 9 February;
  • Professor Michel Chammas, a plastic surgery specialist and Head of the Department of Surgery at the University Hospital of Montpellier in Montpellier, France, will visit from 3 to 9 February;
  • Dr. Jean-Jacques Abitbol, an orthopedic specialist and co-founder of the California Spine Group in San Diego, California, USA, will visit from 9 to 12 February;
  • Dr. Tony Tannoury, an orthopedic surgeon with the Boston Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, will visit from  9 to 12 February;
  • Dr. Ahmed Al Bahraini, a general surgery specialist with the West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust and East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust in Hertfordshire, England, UK, will visit from 10 to 18 February;
  • Dr. Daniel Davies, an internist in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA who is affiliated with Portsmouth Regional Hospital and specializes in geriatrics and the assessment and management of delirium in the elderly, will visit from  10 to 16 February;
  • Dr. Erik Wilson, Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery at the UT MIST Center for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery and a fellowship trained laparoendoscopic general surgeon from Bellaire, Texas, USA, will visit from  11 to 16 February;
  • Professor Andreas Kulozik, Medical Director of the Department of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology and Immunology at the Heidelberg University Hospital in Heidelberg, Germany, will visit from  24 February to 1 March; and
  • Professor Nuhad K. Ibrahim, an oncology and hematology specialist with the Department of Breast Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, USA, will visit from 25 February to 2 March.

Other experts are scheduled to visit throughout the year as part of HMC’s focus on hosting highly-respected physicians and surgeons from around the world. Hosting visiting international consultants who are experts in their field is in line with HMC’s commitment to providing specialized medical services to the people of Qatar. Members of the public wishing to book an appointment with one of the visiting consultants are advised to discuss this option with their physician. If your doctor agrees that an appointment with a visiting consultant is appropriate, they will provide a referral.

For more information, and the full listing of visiting consultants, visit