Visiting Consultants

Internationally renowned clinicians to provide medical treatment in Qatar

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is welcoming a host of visiting consultants from various medical specialties. The visits are part of our effort to provide patients with additional access to international experts and to continue to enhance the quality of healthcare services in our hospitals.

How to get an appointment with a visiting consultant

If you would like to book an appointment with one of the visiting consultants, please discuss this option with your existing doctor. If your doctor agrees that an appointment with a visiting consultant would be appropriate, they will then provide you with a referral.

Once you have a referral you can then refer to the visit schedule below. This includes contact details for visiting consultant appointment queries should you need to discuss your appointment.


 
Visiting Consultants*

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.
  • Dr. Emil Dediol, a maxillofacial surgeon with Ribnjak Polyclinic, Zagreb, Croatia, will visit from 15 to 22 July, conducting patient consultations.
  • 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.
  • 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.