The Outpatient Clinics

(A) General Outpatient Clinics

Hejab Al-Ajmi (Chairman and consultant)

Qasem Alsaleh (consultant)

Meshal Al-Ghareeb (Consultant)

Hesham Hanafi (Consultant)

Hamad Al-Abdel-Razaq (Specialist)

Eman El-Masry (Specialist)

Raafat M. H. Harbi (Specialist)

Hanin Al-Raqam (Senior Specialist)

Mohammed Al-Otaibi (Senior Specialist)

Shamayel Al-Snafi (Seniror Specialist)

Huda Al-Saffar (Seniror Specialist)

Najla Al-Kharafi (Specialist)

Atlal Lafi (Specialist)

Dalal Al-Mutairi (Specialist)

Humoud Al-Sabah (Senior Registrar)

Fahad Bu Haimed (Specialist)

Ghadaer Al-Alawi (Specialist)

Anwar Al-Smait (Senior Registrar)

Abeer Al-Arboud (Senior Registrar)

Nadia Al-Naqui (Senior Registrar)

Magdi Fathallah (Registrar)

Khalid Omar (Registrar)

Tareq Karam (Registrar)

Amr Abdel-Salam(Registrar)

Mai Abdel-Nabi (Registrar)

Wageeh Waheeb (Registrar)

Ali Jamil (Registrar)

Khaled Rushdi (Registrar)

Samer El-Alami (Registrar)

Nasreen Hassan (Registrar)

Nashwa Mohammed (Registrar)

 

(Note: that some of above mentioned doctors have assignments in specialty clinics or specialty units on certain days besides working in outpatient clinics)

(B)Specialty Clinics

1- Pediatric Dermatology Clinics
Arti Nanda (Consultant)

Hanin Al-Raqam   (Specialist)

Nadia Al-Naqui  (Senior Registrar)

Rana El-Noon (Registrar)

Abdalla El-Arini (Registrar)

Mai Omar (Registrar)

 

2- Bullous Diseases Clinic
Qasem Alsaleh (Consultant)

Arti Nanda (Consultant)

Eman El-Masri (Specialist)

Jihan Raji (Registrar)

   

3- Contact Dermatitis and Patch Testing Clinic

Meshal Al-Ghareeb (Consultant)

Atlal Lafi  (Senior Registrar)

Jihan Ragi (Registrar)

 

       

4- Psoriasis Clinic

Qasem Alsaleh (Consultant)

Hesham Hanafi  (Consultant)

Hanin Al-Raqam   (Specialist)

Huda Al-Saffar (Specialistr)

Magdi Fathallah (Registrar)

 

5- Alopecia Areata Clinic

Arti Nanda (Consultant)

Raafat M. H. Harbi (Specialist)

 

6- Hair Disorders Clinic

Ibrahim Al-Aradi (Consultabnt)

 

7- Connective Diseases Clinic

Shamayel Al-Snafi (Specialist)

 

8- Mycosis Fungoides Task Force

Hejab Al-Ajmi (Consultant and Chairman)

Qasem Alsaleh (Consultant) 

Arti Nanda (Consultant)

Humoud Al-Sabah (Senior Registrar)

Ihab Nour-Eldin (Registrar)

Jihan Ragi (Registrar)

Mohammed Taha (Registrar)

Ahmed Fekri (Registrar)

Assistant Registrars Abeer Al-Haifi, Athari Al-Fadli, Al-Hanouf Al-Kandari, Jumana Haidar, Omar Al-Quinaee, Fatma Abdulla, Shaima Al-Khlaifi

 

Outpatients waiting hall

(outpatient clinics waiting area)

The outpatient clinics contain:

(a) General outpatient clinics. These include 18 clinics running on daily basis.

According to the norms of outpatient clinics in dermatology set by the Dermatology Council in Kuwait, a "unit" is formed of 3 registrars and one senior dermatologist. Each registrar examines and treats 30-40 patients daily. The senior dermatologist is responsible for consultations from the registrars in his units besides examining and treating 15-20 cases daily. According to this, there are 2 units in the outpatient clinics in the center.

The overall average number of patients seen in the outpatient clinics is 240 patient per day. These patients are seen on referral basis at prefixed appointments. Emergency cases are accepted at any time from anywhere even without referral.

(b) Specialty clinics. These work once, twice or three times per week. These clinics include: a) the pediatric clinic run by one consultant, one specialist and 4 registrars and  b) the bullous diseases clinic (including pemphigus clinic) run by 2 consultants, 1 specialist, and 1 registrar and  c) contact dermatitis and patch testing clinic run by a consultant and a registrar  d) psoriasis clinic which deals mainly with difficult to treat problem cases of psoriasis and is run by one senior specialist, one Specialist, 2 Senior Registrars e) alopecia areata clinic run by 1 consultant and 1 registrar that takes care of problem cases of alopecia areata and carries out treatment with different modalities including topical immune sensitizers like Diphencyproproperone, g) hair disorders clinic is run currently by one consultant and deals with different hair disorders including: Androgenic Alopecia in males and females, Hirsutism (non-endocrine in origin), Primary Hair Disorders, Alopecia Areata patients who failed in the standard therapy, and Acute and Chronic Telogen Effluvium h) connective diseases clinic is run currently by one specialist i) mycosis fungoides task force that has been formed recently. It is composed of the 3 Consultants,1 senior specialist,  the dermatopathologist of As'ad Al-Hamad Dermatology Center, and 3 registrars working in the Phototherapy Unit. This task force is responsible for care of all mycosis fingoides cases registered in Kuwait. According to a circular from the Under-Secretary of Ministry of Health all cases of mycosis fungoides to be pooled in As'ad Al-Hamad Dermatology Center under direct care of the task force. Other specialty clinics will be opened soon.

A computer network is available in the center and, after being upgraded it consists of one  file server, a CD Server that holds up to 7 CDs, and 50 workstations. Patient general information , patient filing, and appointments are dealt with through the computer in the Reception Section.

Several programmes are also used by the different units and Labs in the center. Through these programmes (which have been programmed by the chairman of the center), patients electronic medical files are created and linked for use in the general outpatients clinics, specialty clinics, and specialty units like Phototherapy, Dermatopathology, Dermatomycology, Dermatoimmunology, and Dermatosurgery units. Read more about the Computer Network of the Center.

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