Core competencies

  • Intensive diabetes management, including insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose sensors (glucose monitoring) in both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  • Obesity, metabolic disorders, effects of bariatric surgery on the endocrine system, nutrition, lipid disorders, diet and exercise counselling
  • Thyroid dysfunction, autoimmune polyglandular syndromes, thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer
  • Disorders of calcium metabolism, parathyroid disorders
  • Pituitary and adrenal disorders
  • Endocrine hypertension, resistant hypertension
  • Reproductive endocrinology (polycystic ovary syndrome, primary ovarian insufficiency, ovarian failure, amenorrhea, hirsutism), male and female hypogonadism
  • Endocrine conditions in pregnancy
  • Metabolic bone diseases (osteopenia and osteoporosis), vitamin D and calcium metabolism
  • Hypoglycemic disorders and neuroendocrine tumours


Dr. Alsaeed qualified in medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin in 2007. She trained in Internal Medicine, Diabetes & Endocrinology at university hospitals in Galway and Dublin. Subsequently, she joined the Endocrinology Department at Dubai Hospital, DHA in 2015 where she had been actively involved in the clinical management of a broad range of endocrine diseases in an inpatient and outpatient setting.
Her main interest lies in diabetes and thyroid disorders, as well as in obesity management. She is certified by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists in neck ultrasonography and fine needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules (ECNU). She is also certified by the World Obesity Federation as an obesity management provider. She is a member of The Emirates Diabetes Society, The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and The Endocrine Society.
Dr. Alsaeed has co-authored several publications in the field of diabetes and technology, thyroid disease and obesity management.
*Independent Doctors(ID): Defined as individuals not employed by Mediclinic Middle East who are granted the privilege to treat patient at MCME facilities, in either inpatient or outpatient settings, as applicable.



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