Dr. Tarik Elhadd

Senior Consultant Endocrinologist
Hamad Medical Corporation
Doha, Qatar

Tarik A. A. Elhadd qualified from the Faculty of Medicine, Khartoum University, Sudan and then pursued higher medical training in the UK. In 1995, he obtained an MRC research fellowship at Dundee University, Scotland, followed by an MD with a theme of endothelial dysfunction in diabetes. He completed specialist training in General Internal Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology with CCST at the Professorial Department of Endocrinology at North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent, England.

In 2000, Dr. Elhadd was appointed to the first Consultant post in the UK at Dudley Group of Hospitals in West Midlands, England. Between 2003-2006, he held the post of Consultant Endocrinologist at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, followed by the post of Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at Ayr Hospital, Scotland. In 2009, he was appointed to a personal chair at the University of Medical Sciences and Technology in Khartoum, Sudan. He subsequently held several consultant posts in the UK before moving to Hamad Medical Corporation in October 2014.

Dr. Elhadd served as a peer reviewer for several journals, including the Diabetic Medicine, Annals of Saudi Medicine, Endocrine Practice and Clinica Acta Medica. He currently serves as the Associate Editor of the Sudan Medical Journal. He has been invited to speak at several professional endocrine and diabetes meetings. Additionally, he has authored and co-authored more than 50 articles in peer reviewed journals and several book chapters.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of London and Edinburgh, a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology and a member of several European and American professional associations. He sits in several hospital committees including HMC, IRB Committee, DSMP Committee at Weil Cornell Medical College, Doha and Medical Scientific Committee of the Endocrine Section at Qatar Metabolic Institute, HMC. Dr. Elhadd is a Board Member of the Gulf Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.