Dr. Amal Abdalqader

Specialist Paediatrician

Dr. Amal Abdalqader

Specialist Paediatrician


Dr. Abdalqader is a specialist paediatrician who joined Al-Jalila Children's Hospital in 2021. Prior to that, she has been working in Latifa Women & Children Hospital since 2013 and gained a considerable experience in paediatric inpatient and emergency care with special interest in all aspects of Hospital Medicine. After earning her MD Degree from Al-Quds University Medical School in Jerusalem, Dr. Amal joined the faculty as a teaching assistant in basic sciences along with her work as a paediatric resident in Augusta Victoria Hospital in Jerusalem. She then moved back to Dubai to be enrolled in the paediatric residency program in Dubai Health Authority and pursue a career as a dedicated paediatrician holding two postgraduate degrees, the Arab Board of Pediatrics & Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health (UK) in addition to the the European Board of Paediatrics Certfificate. Dr. Amal has also been involved and interested in research work, quality improvement projects, in addition to developing clinical guidelines of the department. Medical education and clinical teaching is an another area of interest at which Dr. Amal aims to promote excellence.

Professional Background

Medical School

1996 - 2003
Al-Quds University Medical School, Jerusalem, Palestine


2008 - 2013
Dubai Residency Training Program: Latifa Children & Women Hospital & Dubai Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Work Experience

2005 - 2006
Paediatric Resident, Augusta Victoria Hospital, Jerusalem
2006 - 2006
Teaching Assistant, Al-Quds University Medical School
2008 - 2013
Paediatric Resident, Dubai Health Authority, Dubai, UAE
2013 - 2021
Specialist, Latifa Women & Children Hospital, Dubai
2021 - To Date
Specialist, Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, Dubai

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

Achievements Career Highlights

  • DHA Paediatric Consultant License, July 2020
  • Certificate of European Board of Paediatrics, November 2020

Research & Publications

  1. Community Screening of High-Risk Individuals for SARS-COV-2 Infection: An Observational Study from Dubai, United Arab Emirates


  2. A Rare Cause of Bone Marrow Failure Syndrome and Immunodeficiency


Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

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