Dr. Huda Abdulkader



Dr. Huda Abdulkader is a Specialist in the Department of Paediatrics at the Al Zahia branch of Medcare Medical Centre. She brings with her extensive medical and clinical experience of over two decades. She graduated from the University of Sebha, Libya with an MBChB degree and commenced her postgraduate training in the United Kingdom. She was awarded an MPhil degree from The University of Edinburgh followed by the Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH), UK. Besides, she is a member of the British Association of Childhood Disability(BACD), South West Interest in Paediatric Epilepsy (SWIPE) and the British Association of Paediatric Neurodisability (BAPN).

During the nascency of her career, Dr. Abdulkader worked as the Paediatric SHO at Sebha Medical Centre in Libya. She then moved to the UK, where she completed her MPhil and was a Research Fellow at the Simpson Centre of Reproductive Health in Edinburgh. She then completed her Paediatric Clinical Fellowship in General Paediatrics, Paediatric Oncology, Paediatric Nephrology, and Paediatric Neurology at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK. Subsequently, she worked as a Paediatric Speciality Registrar in several renowned hospitals including Community Paediatrics at St David Hospital, General Paediatrics and Neonatology at Royal United Hospital,  General Paediatrics and PICU at Bristol Children’s Hospital, with a sub-speciality interest in Neurodisability at the University Hospital of Wales and with a subspeciality interest in Neurodisability at Grange University Hospital, all in the UK.
Dr Abdulkader’s main interests are in assessing children with neurodisability and developmental delay including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), cerebral palsy, Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), feeding problems, nutrition and growth issues, and treating children with respiratory conditions such as asthma and bronchiolitis. She is proficient in managing children with gastrointestinal conditions, kidney diseases and urinary tract infections. She assesses the growth and development of newborn infants, whilst liaising with families and educating mothers about breastfeeding, paediatric nutrition, immunisation and health support. She also has a wealth of experience in education and regularly delivers training and teaching to junior doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. Dr. Abdulkader believes that evidence-based medicine is the most effective tool in clinical practice, to deliver the best-individualised care to patients. The findings from her research at the University of Edinburgh have been published and presented in well-known medical journals and academic meetings across the UK and Europe, including presentations at the European Society of Paediatric Research.

She speaks Arabic and English.

Al Zahia – Medcare Medical Centre
Years of Experience
25 years

MBChB from Sebha University, Libya,

MPhil from Edinburgh University, UK,

Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH), London, UK.

Attended and participated in the annual meeting of RCPCH.

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