Dr. Nagwa Khayal |Specialist Internal Medicine & Endocrinologist

Dr. Nagwa Khalil Akasha

Specialist Internal Medicine and Endocrinologist
Languages Spoken: Arabic, English Types of Physician: Full time
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Dr. Nagwa Khalil Akasha is a distinguished medical professional with over three decades of experience in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. A graduate of Ain Shams University in Egypt, she holds the prestigious title of Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (MRCP) and has further honed her expertise with a Master’s in Diabetes from the University of Cardiff.

Throughout her illustrious career, Dr. Akasha has dedicated her professional life to serving the medical community in the United Arab Emirates, both in government and private institutions. Her unparalleled commitment and extensive experience are evident in her adept management of a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Parathyroid Issues
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Hypogonadism
  • Obesity
  • Various other endocrine and internal medicine conditions

Dr. Akasha’s exceptional skills and compassionate approach have made her a trusted specialist in her field. She is committed to providing the highest standard of care to her patients, ensuring comprehensive and personalized treatment plans tailored to their specific needs.



  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.CH), Ain shams University, Egypt 1981
  • Diploma in Dyslipidemia Boston University
  • Certificate in diabetes care Warwick University, UK, 2009
  • Diploma in diabetes and Endocrinology, Westminster University, UK, 2012
  • Diabetes Diploma, Cardiff University, UK
  • Master in Diabetes Mellitus Cardiff University, UK


  • Registrar Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Al Maktoum Hospital Dubai UAE, 1989- 1996
  • Specialist Internal medicine and Endocrinology- Endocrinology unit, Dubai Hospital, DHA, 1996-2007
  • Specialist Internal medicine and Endocrinology. Belhoul European hospital and Belhoul specialty hospital, 2007-2009
  • Specialist Internal medicine and Endocrinology- Endocrinology unit, AL Zahra hospital Sharjah and AL Zahra medical center, Dubai – UAE, 2009 - 2017
  • Specialist Internal medicine and Endocrinology - Endocrinology unit, City center clinic, 2017- 2018
  • Specialist Internal medicine and Endocrinology - Mediclinic Middle East, Deira city center, 2018 - 2023


  • Member of Sudanese Medical Association
  • Member of Endocrine Society
  • Member of Emirate Diabetes Association, EDA
  • Member of Emirates Medical Association, EMA
  • Member of American Diabetes Association, ADA
  • Member of American Association of clinical endocrinologist, AACE


  • Medical management of in-patient , acute medical complications of Diabetes.
  • Running busy out-patient diabetes specialty clinics including establishing the type 1 diabetes clinic a long with the insulin pump program(SC11) and continuous glucose monitoring (CGMS).
  • Monitoring and improving the quality of medical care and diabetes management as being the quality facilitator of the diabetology unit.
  • All forms of Pituitary Disorders/ Tumors and Dysfunctions
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN syndrome)
  • Thyroid disorders: Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid), Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid), Goiter/ Nodules.
  • Parathyroid Disorders: Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism
  • Adrenal Disorders: Addison' s Disease, Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Conn's Syndrome), Cushing Syndrome, Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypogonadism including Infertility, Erectile Dysfunction
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obesity Management: Lipid Disorders, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Hirsutism
  • Calcium Mineral Disorders, Vitamin D deficiency/ Osteomalacia
  • Osteoporosis, Paget’s Disease.