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Dr. Entesar AlHammadi

Paediatric Nephrologist

Dr. Entesar AlHammadi

Paediatric Nephrologist


Dr Entesar has over 21 years of experience both in local and international medical institutions. Started her career back in 2000 at al Qasmi Hospital as an intern, she went on to establish herself as an ambitious self-motivated pediatric resident at the hospital till 2005. Driven by her insatiable thirst for knowledge and career development within the pediatric realm, Dr Entesar traveled to Halifax, Canada, to continue her successful residency endeavor. Soon enough, Halifax’s renowned Dalhousie University made her its chief pediatric resident between 2007 – 2008, followed by a Pediatrics Nephrology fellowship in Hospital for sick Children, Toronto Canada ,July2008-Sept2010, and was named chief fellow of Pediatrics nephrology fellows in 2009 -2010. Dr Entesar Is the founder of Pediatrics nephrology club which is under Emirates medical association of Nephrology ,Dr Entesar academic history is equally impressive. She holds A Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Jordan University of Science and Technology, She also achieved the American board of pediatricians, Canadian board Pediatrics and Canadian board of Pediatrics Nephrology and Masters in health care management from Royal college of Surgeons in Ireland, Currently she was program director of Arab board residency program in DHA for the period 2013-2021 and she is now the director of academic affair and deputy medical director at AlJalila and the chairperson of standing committee of child protection committee in Dubai, chairperson of Pediatrics Service Line DHA , Chairperson of University Student and Resident Research CommitteeAND adjunct assistant professor at Dubai Woman college and MBRU.

Professional Background

Medical School

Jordan University of Sciences and Technology


Canadian Board of Pediatrics, IWK health center, Nova Scotia, Canada (Dalhousie University)


Canadian Board of Pediatrics Nephrology, Sick Kids hospital, Toronto, Canada (University of Toronto)

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

Achievements Career Highlights

  • Attributed to the strategic planning of disease
  • Management and prevention programs
  • Provided leadership and direction related to the role of telemedicine
  • Established relationships with academic institutions for research purposes
  • Identified and evaluated potential business agreements aligned with hospital’s strategic vision
  • Created patient care plans for new services
  • Took part in case management and utilization review activities
  • Interacted with administration and medical personnel
  • Assisting with physician recruitment, interacting with payers and insurance companies, managed care plans, and employers
  • Designed and implemented information systems and clinical documentation software

Research & Publications

  1. Spectrum of steroid-resistant and congenital nephrotic syndrome in children: the PodoNet registry cohort

  2. Risk factors for loss of residual renal function in children treated with chronic peritoneal dialysis

  3. A Multicenter Study Evaluating the Discontinuation of Eculizumab Therapy in Children with Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

  4. Practice of Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome Management amongPediatric Nephrologists in the GCC Countries

  5. Relapsing and refractory peritoneal dialysis peritonitis caused by Corynebacterium amycolatum

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)
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