The National Obesity Treatment Center under the auspices of the Qatar
Metabolic Institute is a patient-centered clinic for comprehensive
weight management. Located in Hamad Bin Khalifa Medical City, building
311, the Bariatric and Medical Weight Management Service delivers
holistic, multidisciplinary care for patients with obesity and
complications such as diabetes.
Staffed by doctors, nurses,
dieticians, and physiotherapists, the National Obesity Treatment Center
centralizes and coordinates the care of patients seeking healthier
weight. All patients entering the medical or surgical programs of care
within the National Obesity Treatment Center complete a comprehensive
clinical evaluation of which is reviewed and used by the treatment team
and the senior consultant to develop a personalized treatment plan which
may include surgery, endoscopic (balloon) procedures or medical weight
management. All plans emphasize healthier eating and incorporate
physical activity goals. Follow-up visits are structured and compulsory
for all patients that enter into the weight management programs at the
National Obesity Treatment Center to ensure their success.
goals of the National Obesity Treatment Center are in line with the
National Health Strategy and emphasize effective, compassionate care for
the prevention of weight-related diseases.