Existing patients of the Adolescent Clinic will continue to be seen at the Outpatient Clinic. The doctors at the Outpatient Clinic will admit patients to the hospital as necessary
The doctors at Hamad Medical Center will refer patients to the hospital as necessary
Provides flexible, responsive and complete health care for teenagers aged 12-18 and their families who need help with eating disorders, co-morbid mood disorders, complex healthcare needs, and transition to adult health care as well as teen aged 10-18 with behavioral disorders.
Our services are confidential for youth ages 12 to 18. We offer specialized health and social programs. These services include confidential health screenings and counseling, support of youth with eating disorders, complex health care needs and disabilities, teen with high risk behaviours, in addition to teens with neurobehavioral and developmental disorders. At the Teen Clinic we are committed to helping teens in Qatar cope with illnesses, stay healthy and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Eating Disorders Program
Adolescents with diagnosed or suspected anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or Avoidant/ Restrictive Food Intake Disorder in whom other causes of weight loss or failure to gain weight have been ruled out.
High Risk Teen Program
Adolescents with multiple risk factors, especially those referred from Pediatric Emergency, Gynecology and the Child Advocacy Program, with increased vulnerability to further problems and/or psychosocial disorders including mild to moderate depressive disorders and anxiety disorders and/or complex school issues).
Teen Neurodevelopmental/ Behavioural Program
Adolescents mild to moderate Neurodevelopmental Disorders (Autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, learning disorders, Adolescents with Disruptive, Impulse Control and Conduct Disorders).
Teen Chronic Illness/ Disability Program
Adolescents mild to moderate Depressive and Anxiety Disorders due to chronic medical conditions, adolescents with chronic medical conditions or disability with needs regarding adjustment to diagnosis, adherence to treatment plan, transition to adult care, body image issues related to illness or treatment, primary gynecological care and menstrual suppression options in teens with chronic illnesses, substance use and/or gender issues affecting a coexisting medical condition.