Dr. Abdul Jabbar
Internal Medicine – Endocrinology
Dr. Abdul Jabbar is a Consultant Internal Medicine and Endocrinologist, who has qualified as a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians London (FRCP), and Fellow, American College of Endocrinology (FACE). He has undergone training in endocrinology at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London.
Dr. Jabbar has more than 30 years of experience in Diabetes, Obesity and Endocrinology and is a visiting Professor at the Aga Khan University. He held the post of Head of Diabetes and Endocrine Section there and has been the President of Pakistan Endocrine Society and an examiner for FCPS (endocrinology) by CPSP. He is an adjunct faculty at the Mohammed bin Rashid University of Health Sciences, Dubai.
Dr. Jabbar works mainly in the management of diabetes and other endocrine disorders. He helps patients to manage type 1 and type 2 diabetes in adolescents and adults including uncontrolled complex cases with or without complications (diabetic kidney disease, diabetic neuropathy and foot ulcers, diabetic retinopathy, diabetes and cardiovascular complications). He guides on diabetes and pregnancy/preconception management: gestational diabetes and pre-existing type1 and type 2 diabetes in pregnancy. He also advises on hypoglycaemia, including hypoglycaemic unawareness management.
Dr. Jabbar treats a wide variety of endocrine disorders. These include obesity management, including evaluation for bariatric surgery. Treating thyroid disorders, including hypo and hyperthyroidism, thyroid lumps and cancers. All types of pituitary disorders including evaluation of pituitary function using dynamic tests multiple endocrine neoplasia (men1 and men2 a/b). He treats parathyroid gland disorders: primary, secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism, polycystic ovarian syndrome leading to acne, excessive hair growth, irregular menstruation, or insulin resistance. He also treats adrenal disorders, adrenal incidentalomas, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, primary hyperaldosteronism, pheochromocytoma, cushing's syndrome, and Addison’s disease. He is an expert on male reproductive and hormonal disorders, delayed puberty and related disorders, pregnancy and endocrine disorders management. He advises patients with neuroendocrine conditions such as carcinoid syndrome, insulinomas, pheochromocytomas/ paragangliomas, hypertension, lipid disorders, osteoporosis, calcium, and sodium balance disorders, unexplained fatigue and dizziness or postural dizziness.
Dr. Jabbar enjoys teaching, research and travel. He can speak English, Gujrati, Hindi, Sindhi, and Urdu.
Endocrine Training, Sr. Bartholomew's Hospital, London