Posted on June 27, 2018

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will welcome a number of visiting consultants from various medical specialties during the months of July and August.

The visiting consultants are as follows:  

  • Dr. Alexander Lyon, Consultant Cardiologist and Clinical Lead for Cardio-Oncology Services, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK, will visit from 8 to 11 July, conducting patient consultations and surgeries.
  • Dr. Emil Dediol, a maxillofacial surgeon with Ribnjak Polyclinic, Zagreb, Croatia, will visit from 15 to 22 July, conducting patient consultations and surgeries;
  • Dr. Nicholas Barrett, a critical care medicine consultant at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London, England, UK, will visit from 23 to 25 July, conducting patient consultations and surgeries.
  • Dr. Helmuth Billy, a highly-experienced Bariatric and Metabolic Specialist from Ventura Advanced Surgical Associates in Thousand Oaks, California, USA will visit from 29 July to 5 August, conducting patient consultations and surgeries. Dr. Billy is also the Director of the Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. John’s Regional Medical Center, Oxnard, California, USA;
  • Dr. Ahmed Nassar, a specialist orthopedic surgeon will visit from 5 to 9 August, conducting patient consultations and surgeries.

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