Dr. Ruba Rizk

Adolescent Medicine

Dr. Ruba Rizk

Adolescent Medicine

Biography

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.

Clinics / Department

Professional Background

Medical School

1999-2003
Beirut, Lebanon American University of Beirut Doctor of Medicine

Residency

2005-2008
Cleveland, OH, USA Children’s Hospital at Cleveland Clinic Foundation Pediatrics

Fellowship

2008-2011
New York, NY, USA Children’s Hospital at Montefiore/Albert Einstein College of Medicine Adolescent Medicine

Work Experience

2013-2015
Abu Dhabi, UAE Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Consultant

Languages Spoken

Arabic, English, French

Achievements Career Highlights

Excellence in Teaching Award, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Pediatric Residency, 2008

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)