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Dr. Nadia Ahmad, MD, MPH

Internal Medicine & Obesity Specialist


Dr. Nadia is a Specialist Obesity Medicine doctor and the Founding Director of the Obesity Medicine Institute (OMI) in Dubai. Born and raised in the United States, Dr. Nadia has over 7 years of experience in the new specialty of Obesity Medicine, which focuses on the science of Obesity and evidence-based treatments for this complex condition. 

Together with her multidisciplinary team, Dr. Nadia performs a thorough and holistic evaluation and generates an individualized treatment plan for each patient. She is committed to the long-term management of patients struggling with weight issues. 

Her aim is educate and empower every patient, to optimize the quality of life and achieve the healthiest weight possible.

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  • Harvard-trained, American Board certified Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine Specialist
  • MD, New York University School of Medicine in 2003
  • Residency in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2006

Professional Achievements

  • Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and faculty at the MGH Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition Institute.
  • Obesity Medicine and Nutrition fellowship program established at MGH in 2007.
  • Served as the Assistant Director of the 2013 Blackburn Course
  • Published on the medical management of obesity, the field of Obesity Medicine, and the regulation of energy balance
  • Speaker at regional and national meetings in the US and abroad.

Outside Omnicare

Dr. Nadia enjoys reading, travelling and dancing.

Obesity Medicine Doctor Dubai

Specialty / Expertise

  • Therapeutic options for weight loss, including lifestyle and nutritional approaches, pharmacotherapy and surgery
  • Skilled in the management of general obesity
  • Medication-induced weight gain
  • Genetic weight disorders
  • Pre and post-operative care of the bariatric surgical patient. 
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