Adolescent Clinic

At Al Jalila Children’s, in addition to offering comprehensive paediatric health services for adolescents with chronic illnesses, the Adolescent Medicine clinic provides a highly specialised consultation service on the diagnosis and management of a wide variety of adolescent specific disorders. These include gynaecologic and reproductive endocrinologic conditions that afflict adolescent girls such as menstrual disorders and management, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, excessive menstrual bleeding, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and nonsurgical management of ovarian cysts, and congenital genital tract anomalies.

Services
• Comprehensive primary care including annual health care and preventive care visits for teens. (PE, vaccine update, sports physicals, sick visits)
• Management of general paediatric and adolescent medical conditions including asthma, acne, obesity etc.
• Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology services including:

    o Menstrual disorders such as menstrual cramps, heavy or irregular period
    o Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS
    o Abnormal vaginal discharge
    o Vulvovaginitis (infection or inflammation outside the vagina)
    o Ovarian cysts
    o Congenital anomalies of the reproductive system

• Puberty Evaluation
• Eating disorders
• Psychosocial issues
• Reproductive health
• Puberty and Sexual Health
• Screening for high-risk behaviours
• Transitioning of paediatric patients to adult medical home

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Dr. Ruba Rizk

Adolescent Medicine

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Dr. Alexander Klingmann

Paediatric Anaesthetist

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Dr. Mohamad Bitar

Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgeon

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Dr. Mohamad Bitar

Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgeon

Dr. Rajnish Garg

Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthetist

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Dr. Jameel Khan Thareen

Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Rajnish Garg

Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthetist

Dr. Roberto Di Donato

Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon

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Dr. Mahmoud Al Soufi

Paediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Roberto Di Donato

Paediatric Cardiac Surgeon

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Dr. Munire Gundogan

Paediatric Radiologist

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Dr. Haitham El Bashir

Paediatric Neurologist

Dr. Haitham El Bashir

Paediatric Neurologist

Dr. Pawan Kashyape

Paediatric Neurologist

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Dr. Nandu Thalange

Paediatric Endocrinologist

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Dr. Mohamad Bitar

Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgeon

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Dr. Anees Siddiqui

Paediatric Gastroenterologist

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Dr. S Subramania Krishnamoorthy

General Paediatrician

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Dr. Walid Abuhammour

Paediatric Infectious Disease

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Dr. Haitham El Bashir

Paediatric Neurologist

Dr. Zeinab Alloub

Neurodevelopment Paediatrician

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Dr. Haitham El Bashir

Paediatric Neurologist

Dr. Abdalla Ali Abdalla

Paediatric Neurologist

Dr. Pawan Kashyape

Paediatric Neurologist

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Dr. Haitham El Bashir

Paediatric Neurologist

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Dr. Darakhshanda Khurram

Paediatric Ophthalmologist

Dr. Muhammad Irfan Khan

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

The Orthopaedic Clinic

The Orthopaedic Clinic at Al Jalila Children’s is a full-fledged state-of-the-art facility that offers comprehensive orthopaedic care for infants, children, and adolescents.

The Clinic enjoys the uniqueness of being part of a full-fledged world-class paediatric hospital which means that when needed, every child will be assessed by a multidisciplinary and highly experienced paediatric consulting team that offers 360-degree evaluation and treatment under one roof, resulting ultimately in a definitive and clear medical solution.

For every condition or injury affecting your child’s bones, joints, muscles or tendons, we have a dedicated team that will work collectively to determine the best course of treatment and outcome. Children are susceptible to broken bones during their childhood and while we manage and treat all kinds of orthopaedic injuries, the Orthopaedic Clinic also cares for children with developmental issues such as cerebral palsy, in addition to managing conditions such as scoliosis, all kinds of back pain, and growing pains.

The Clinic is also at the forefront of treating a wide range of orthopaedic conditions such as:
•Acetabular Dysplasia
•Aneurysmal Bone Cyst
•Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
•Anterior Knee Pain
•Avascular Necrosis
•Back Pain in Children and Adolescents
•Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome
•Bone Metastasis
•Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injuries
•Broken Forearm
•C1 Atlas Spine Injury
•C2 Axis Spine Injury
•Calcaneovalgus Foot
•Camptodactyly
•Cavus Foot
•Cerebral Palsy Foot Disorders
•Cerebral Palsy Gait Disorders
•Cerebral Palsy Hip Disorders
•Cerebral Palsy Spinal Disorders
•Chondroblastoma
•Chondromyxoid Fibroma
•Chondrosarcoma
•Clinodactyly
•Congenital Muscular Torticollis
•Congenital Scoliosis
•Congenital Short Femur
•Congenital Vertical Talus
•Desmoid Tumors
•Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)
•Diastrophic Dysplasia
•Early-onset Scoliosis
•Enchondroma
•Ewing Sarcoma
•Femoral Anteversion
•Femoroacetabular Impingement
•Fibrous Dysplasia
•Flat Feet
•Foot, Ankle and Toe Conditions
•Genetic Cervical Spine Conditions
•General Fractures
•Giant Cell Tumor of Bone
•Goldenhar Syndrome
•Growth Plate Injuries
•Hand Fracture
•Hip Cartilage Tear (Labral Tear)
•Idiopathic Scoliosis
•Klippel-Feil Syndrome
•Kniest Dysplasia
•Kyphosis
•Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
•Larsen Syndrome
•Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease
•Limb-length Discrepancy
•Lordosis
•Lower Cervical Spine Injuries: C3-C7
•Morquio Syndrome
•Muscular Dystrophy
•Neuromuscular Scoliosis
•Nonossifying Fibroma
•Nursemaid’s Elbow
•Osgood-Schlatter Disease
•Osteoblastoma
•Osteochondritis Dissecans
•Osteochondroma
•Osteogenesis Imperfecta in Children
•Osteoid Osteoma
•Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer in Children)
•Periosteal Chondroma
•Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency
•Pseudoachondroplasia
•Rhabdomyosarcoma
•Sequelae (Consequence) of Pediatric Hip Disease
•Sever’s Disease (Calcaneal Apophysitis)
•Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
•Soft Tissue Sarcomas
•Spasticity
•Spina Bifida
•Spinal Deformities
•Spinal Muscular Atrophy
•Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasia Congenita
•Stress Fractures
•Syndactyly
•Tarsal Coalition
•Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome
•Thoracic, Lumbar and Sacral Spine Injuries
•Thumb Duplication
•Thumb Hypoplasia
•Tibial Torsion
•Trauma-related Spine Conditions
•Trigger Finger and Trigger Thumb
•Unicameral Bone Cyst
•Wrist Fractures

What makes us different?
-A dedicated walk-in clinic for fractures to facilitate faster diagnosis and treatment considering patients are children. This way, ortho injuries are attended to faster and more efficiently.
-An integrated rehabilitation team which is part of the Neurosciences Centre of Excellence at Al Jalila Children’s to assist with outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation as and when required.
-The Orthopaedic Clinic team has extensive global paediatric experience and includes American Board certified Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedician with over 20 years of experience in orthopaedic surgery, treatment of fractures and musculoskeletal disorders, complex spinal deformities, and developmental disorders such as cerebral palsy.
-The Clinic enjoys the uniqueness of being part of a full-fledged world-class hospital, which means every patient will be assessed by a multidisciplinary and highly experienced paediatric consulting team that offers 360-degree evaluation and treatment under one roof resulting in a definitive and clear medical solution.

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Dr. Susan M. Austin

Paediatric Orthopaedics and Spine Surgeon

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Dr. Basil Elnazir

Paediatric Pulmonologist

Dr. Rizwana Popatia

Paediatric Pulmonologist

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Dr. Basil Fathalla

Paediatric Rheumatologist

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Dr. Rizwana Popatia

Paediatric Pulmonologist

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)

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