Dr. Hesham Gadelkarim is an Internist and the Head of Internal Medicine Department at International Modern Hospital. He is a highly skilled practitioner from Egypt with nearly 30 years of experience. Dr. Hesham has done his MBBCh from the Faculty of Medicine at University of Alexandria, Egypt in 1986. Subsequently he completed his Masters in Internal Medicine from the same facility in 1994.
In Egypt, Dr. Hesham has practiced at several premiere hospitals and clinics like University Hospital of Alexandria, Elsaba Hospital and the Karmos Insurance Hospital in Alexandria. Following his practice in Egypt, Dr. Hesham spent 5 years in KSA, where he was the Medical Director at Rahima Al Ahli Dispensary in Ras Tanoura and a Chairman in the Ras Tanoura Asthma Club. He has been practicing in the UAE since 2009 at various speciality hospitals. Dr. Hesham is an active and important member of the Saudi Gastroenterology Association. He also frequently takes part in radio talks and newspaper articles. Some of his most memorable appearances are from Al Arabiya News and Al Shorouk Channel where he spoke in several Medical Talk Shows.
Dr. Hesham is well versed with a broad set of medical conditions ranging from infectious diseases and localized infections to chronic illnesses like asthma and diabetes. As an Internist he is capable of preventing, diagnosing and treating a majority of medical issues experienced by adults. Dr. Hesham has had brief but focused experience in general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, intensive care and radiology. As part of an internist’s practice it is vital to be thorough with the entire human physiology. His expertise encompasses preventive care, infectious disease management, management for chronic illnesses like high blood pressure, diabetes, autoimmune issues and, geriatric care for elder populations and the illnesses encountered by them.
Rheumatology and Endoscopy are two areas where Dr. Hesham has had condensed experience in the past. He is able to manage cases of osteoporosis, scleroderma, lupus, joint and muscle aches and related disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Lastly, he is efficient in guiding, overseeing and performing a wide range of endoscopic procedures for various body parts.
His goal and expectation from his career has always been the betterment of his patients’ lives. Together with the medical staff and team at IMH he is consistently delivering top tier healthcare to the patients he sees.
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