Dr. LATIFA MAHMOUD EL HINNAWI

PAEDIATRICIAN
MB BCh, MD, MRCPH
ASSOCIATE SPECIALIST IN PEDIATRICS

Dr.Latifa El Hinnawi was born and raised in Sidon, Lebanon. She obtained her high school diploma from Sidon National School in 1998 with High Honor and obtained a very good grade in the Lebanese Baccalaureat / science section and was celebrated in a ceremony honouring the distinguished by the Ministry of Education in Lebanon.

She applied to Beirut Arab University (BAU) in Lebanon and studied medicine. She graduated from Beirut Arab University (BAU) in Lebanon with a Bachelor Degree in Medicine and General Surgery in 2004 with very good grade.

She did her rotational Internship in Medicine in different departments for one year from June 2004-June 2005 in Hammoud Hospital University Medical Center and in Makassed General Hospital, both are known educational medical training hospitals. Her passion was in the paediatrics field, she did most of her internship in the pediatric department in Hammoud Hospital University Medical Center and in Makassed General Hospital including general paediatrics, emergency and intensive care units.

She completed her 3 years of residency in General Paediatrics and Paediatric intensive care from July 1st 2005 to June 30 of 2008 from Beirut Arab University (faculty of Medicine) in affiliation with Hammoud Hospital University Medical Center with a degree of Speciality in Pediatrics.

She received her medical license and certified title of Specialist in Pediatrics in Lebanon after graduation and became a member of the Lebanese Order of Physicians in Beirut.

After graduation she traveled to Kuwait and joined a very prestigious hospital (Royale Hayat Hospital) from November 13 of 2008 till December 14 of 2015. In 2010, she was promoted to be the assistant of the head of Pediatric Department. During her work there, she was working with a team of pediatricians, doing rota duties in NICU, deliveries, OPD clinic, Triage and inpatient department.

She has attended regular courses for NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) and PALS (Paediatric Advanced Life Support), in addition to different local and international medical conferences.

On February 1st of 2016, she moved to Qatar with her family and joined Elite Medical Center on February 13 of 2016 till today. She is an Associate Specialist in Paediatrics with more than 10 years of experience in general pediatrics and neonatal care.

She finished her postgraduate studies and became a member of the Royale College of Paediatrics and Child Health in November 2018, MRCPCH.

She has more than 10 years of experience in:
· General Paediatrics and Neonatal Care
· Paediatric Emergencies
· Follow up of growth and development in newborns and children
· Common Childhood illnesses and infectious diseases
· Management of Asthma and Allergic Conditions, Atopy and Eczema in
 Children
· Nutrition in Newborns and Children
· Management and treatment of Childhood Obesity and failure to thrive

EXPERIENCE

More than 10 years of Experience in :

· General Paediatrics and Neonatal Care

· Paediatric Emergencies

· Follow up of growth and development in newborns and children

· Common Childhood illnesses and infectious diseases

· Management of Asthma and Allergic Conditions, Atopy and Eczema in

  Children

· Nutrition in Newborns and Children

· Management and treatment of Childhood Obesity and failure to thrive.

· Serving as Associate Specialist in Pediatrics in Elite Medical Center since

  2016

· Assistant of the Head of Pediatric Department, Royal Hayat Hospital,

  Kuwait.

· 7 years in Royal Hayat Hospital, a very prestigious hospital in Kuwait

 (NICU, deliveries, OPD clinic, Triage and inpatient department)

SPECIALIZED IN:

· General Paediatrics and Neonatal Care.

· Pediatric Emergencies.

· NICU, Deliveries, OPD Clinic.

· Observations and analyzing in growth and development in newborns

  and children.

· Various Common Childhood illnesses and infectious diseases.

· Management of Asthma and Allergic Conditions, Atopy in

  Children.

· Nutrition in Newborns and Children.

· Management and treatment of Childhood Obesity and failure to thrive.

· Chronic Constipation.

· Immunization, Eczema in Children and other skin conditions

EDUCATION

· Graduate of Beirut Arab University in Medicine and surgery, Lebanon.

· Internship in Medicine from June 2004-June 2005 in Hammoud Hospital

 University Medical Center and Makassed General Hospital .

· 3 years of residency in General Paediatrics and Paediatric intensive

 care from July 2005 to June of 2008 from Beirut Arab University (faculty

 of Medicine) in affiliation with Hammoud Hospital University Medical

 Center with a degree of Specialty in Pediatrics.

MEMBERSHIP AND TRAINING

· Medical license and certified title of Specialist in Pediatrics, Lebanese

 Order of Physicians, Lebanon.

· Member of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, MRCPCH.

· Pediatric and Neonatal intensive care training in (HHUMC),Makassed

 Hospital, Lebanon.

· Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP).

· Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS ).