Dr. Ruba is an Adolescent Medicine Consultant at Al Jalila Children’s. She is American Board Certified in both General Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics as well as a member of several Adolescent Medicine specific organizations. Dr. Rizk has presented at numerous international and national conferences as an expert in her field and, plays an integral role in resident education.
She has taken up a unique and challenging role at Al Jalila Children’s as the only adolescent medicine trained health care provider in Dubai. Her role involves caring for teenagers and young adults between the ages of 12 to 21 years, striving to provide them with quality health care encompassing their specific physical, emotional and social needs. Her clinical interests include paediatric gynaecology, reproductive health and endocrinology, eating disorders and weight management.
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Excellence in Teaching Award, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Pediatric Residency, 2008