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Department of Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatric Medicine provides excellence in inpatient and outpatient clinical care, graduate and postgraduate education and training, clinical and translational research, and community outreach/education for children and their families in Qatar.

We offer a comprehensive range of advanced pediatric medical services for children with medium-to-high complexity conditions in a multidisciplinary manner. We use advanced technology in a digital hospital environment of tertiary and quaternary care.

We work very closely with Hamad Medical Corporation and, for our educational activity, also collaborate with Weill Cornell Medical College – Qatar and Qatar Medical School.

Research activities are coordinated with the Sidra Research Center and also with Hamad Medical Corporation and Weill-Cornell Medical College – Qatar.

Our pediatric care – and beyond

Our exceptional caliber of faculty, medical staff, advanced nurse practitioners, nurses, and allied health professionals will advance the highest quality and safety of clinical care for children 0-18 years of age.

At Sidra, we provide the timely diagnosis, efficient evidence – and/or – best practices-based medical care and follow-up of patients, leading to their recovery and optimized health status as quickly as possible.

As part of an ongoing commitment to the community, we offer educational programs and training for medical care providers in the country and in the region.



Dr. Ziyad Hijazi
Chair of the Department of Pediatrics


  • Sunday - Thursday
    07:00 am - 03:00 pm

  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Plaza Level, 1st, 2nd and 4th Floor
Divisions and Services
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Adolescent Medicine

Healthcare for teenagers aged 12-18 and their families

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Allergy & Immunology

Children with all allergic and immunological conditions. In addition, a program to manage atopic dermatitis

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Medical, interventional and surgical care with heart diseases

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Provides care for children and adolescents with all forms of congenital and acquired disorders of the skin, nails, hair and mucus membranes

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Developmental Pediatrics

Provides care for children with Neurodevelopmental disorders including learning difficulties

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Endocrinology and Diabetes

Care of continuum of endocrinopathies, including diabetes mellitus, disorders of growth and puberty, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, thyroid disorders, calcium disorders and obesity.

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Gastroenterology / Hepatology / Nutrition

Care for children with gastrointestinal diseases such as aero-digestive conditions and allergic gastrointestinal disorders

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General Pediatrics

Care for children with complex needs

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Genetics & Metabolic Disease

Clinical evaluation, assessment, genetic testing, counseling and treatment

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Hematology Oncology

Hematologic disorders or diseases related to blood

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Infectious Diseases

Care to infants and children with acute and chronic infectious diseases

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Support for preterm and term neonates born with life threatening conditions

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Renal disease, peritoneal- and hemodialysis and renal transplantation.

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Deals with nervous system and neurological disorders

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Pulmonology / Sleep Medicine

Deals with lung diseases

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Rehabilitation Medicine

Serves children with rehabilitation needs secondary to acute and/or chronic illness and injury.

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Children with rheumatologic and inflammatory diseases affecting the joints or connective tissues