Dr. Fatima Ali Mazahir

Inpatient Paediatrician

Dr. Fatima Ali Mazahir

Inpatient Paediatrician


Dr. Fatima Ali Mazahir is an Arab-board certified inpatient pediatrician at Al Jalila Children’s hospital. After obtaining her undergraduate medical degree from the prestigious Dow University of Health Sciences, Pakistan, she moved to Dubai to pursue her Pediatric Residency training under the Dubai Residency Training Program. Additionally, she is also an International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), a Member of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH), UK, and a candidate of Masters in Public Health (MPH) from Imperial College London, UK. Dr. Fatima aspires to provide highest level of holistic and evidence-based clinical care to her pediatric patients while harboring a keen interest in training post-graduate resident physicians. She is also an avid advocate of promoting environmental sustainability and mitigating climate change impacts via incorporating greener practices in healthcare and within this context, is a member of the UAE’s Climate Change Research Network and a peer reviewer for Journal of Climate Change and Health. As a lactation management enthusiast, Dr. Fatima undertakes various activities for supporting, promoting, and protecting breastfeeding practices including conducting educational webinars, clinical audits and training of IBCLE candidates. Dr. Fatima has various publications in peer-reviewed journals and have presented at multiple regional and international conferences. In her leisure time, she enjoys reading, baking and creating fuse-bead art projects.

Professional Background

Medical School

2006 - 2007
Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan


2013 - 2018
Dubai Health Authority, Dubai

Work Experience

2018 - 2021
Latifa Women and Children Hospital, Dubai, UAE
2021 - To Date
Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, Dubai,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Urdu

Achievements Career Highlights

  • Gold Medal in June 2011, from the Government of Sindh, Pakistan for securing the 3rd position in MBBS examination
  • Honorary recipient of the Golden Visa in April 2020, by the Government of United Arab Emirates, in recognition of the services provided as a front-line healthcare specialist during the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Awarded as the Best Oral Presentation for the Abstract tilted "Community Screening of High-Risk Individuals for SARS-COV-2 Infection from Dubai, United Arab Emirates" in the International Conference on COVID-19 and Public Health Systems- COVIDCON21, 2021
  • Awarded Second Best Oral Presentation for the Abstract titled “Comparative Study of Clinical Spectrum and Outcomes in Children Infected with SARS-COV-2 Versus Other Respiratory Viruses” in the 12th Arab Neonatal Care Congress – 2021
  • General Medical Council- UK- registered since August 2020
  • Chief Pediatric Resident- 2017

Research & Publications

  1. Mazahir FA, Al Saqqa A, Magzoub A, Al Sabbah MA. Rethinking the Typical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges of Kawasaki Disease. Dubai Medical Journal. 2022;5(1):23-9.


  2. Mazahir FA, Malik EM, AlJassim FM, Sultan M, Belshalat A, Abdalqader AM, Ali MM, Mazahir MA, Qamari A, Saleh M. Community Screening of High-Risk Individuals for SARS-COV-2 Infection: An Observational Study from Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


  3. Mazahir FA, Khadora MM. A retrospective analysis of congenital anomalies in congenital hypothyroidism. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2020 Sep 1;33(9):1147-53.


  4. Mazahir F. 234 Behavioral analysis of drug non-compliance in pediatric epilepsy.

  5. Mazahir FA, Khadora MM. P285 The association of congenital anomalies in patients with congenital hypothyroidism in government tertiary care centers under dubai health authority, UAE: 2000–2015, a retrospective cross–sectional study.

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)
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