Dr Aqeel Farooque,
Expert in children's diabetes and endocrine diseases.
Dr Aqeel Farooque is a highly qualified and experienced Pediatric Endocrinologist who is passionate about helping children with endocrine-related health issues.
He currently serves as the head of the Diabetes & Endocrinology Unit at Al Qassimi Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Sharjah. This is a tertiary referral center providing care for children of the Northern Emirates, with complex endocrine-related health issues.
His clinical expertise lies in pediatric diabetes & endocrinology, and he provides consultations for a wide range of endocrine-related health problems in children, including type 1, 2, and rare types of diabetes, as well as issues related to growth, puberty, thyroid, adrenal, pituitary, sex development, calcium, and metabolic bone disorders. He also works with children who have genetic abnormalities that may cause endocrine problems.
This is conducted through:
These tests may include blood tests, imaging studies (such as X-rays, Ultrasound, MRI, etc.), and hormone stimulation tests.
Dr Aqeel will review the child's medical history, perform a physical exam, and order any necessary lab tests or imaging studies.
He makes an extra effort to provide tailored treatment plans to meet the unique needs of each child.
Once a diagnosis has been made, Dr Aqeel will work with the child and their family to develop a treatment plan. Treatment may include medications, hormone replacement therapy, lifestyle changes, or surgery in some cases.
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