Posted on November 06, 2017

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

The visiting consultants are as follows:

  • Dr. Marc Ferrante, Assistant Professor at KU Leuven and Gastroenterology Specialist at the University Hospitals Leuven, in Leuven, Belgium, will visit from 10 to 13 November;
  • Dr. Antonio Torres, Professor of Surgery at the Complutense University of Madrid and Chief of the General, Digestive and Thoracic Surgery Service at the Clínico San Carlos Hospital in Madrid, Spain, will visit from 10 to 15 November;
  • Dr. Duncan Whitwell, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon at the Nuffield Orthopedic Centre NHS Trust in Oxford, England, will visit from 11 to 13 November; 
  • Dr. Jeremy Cobbold, Consultant Hepatologist and Gastroenterologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and the Manor Hospital, Oxford, England, will visit from 18 to 22 November;
  • Dr. Patrik Velander, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Skåne University Hospital in Lund, Sweden, will visit from 18 to 24 November; and
  • Dr. Hossein Gharib, Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Specialist in Rochester, Minnesota, USA, will visit from 30 November to 7 December.

Hosting visiting international consultants who are experts in their field is in line with HMC’s policy to provide 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