Iqbal Saeed Sheikh

  • Staff Physician Family Medicine
  • Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, AE
  • Nov 26, 2020
Full time Physicians and Surgeons

Personal Summary

Family Medicine Specialist with more than 13 year experience as General Practitioner and overall experience of 25 years in different specialties' of medicine including Emergency and General Surgery. These skills, I have used collectively to manage the health of patients in the general population worldwide and in variety of discipline both individually and as part of team.

SKILLS

• Provide best care to patient due to prodigious work experience in different specialties of medicine.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
• Finish all tasks professionally and punctually.
• Conscientious, reliable, responsible & enthusiastic.
• Self-motivated with ability to work well in term environment.
• Positive attitude with willingness to learn.

Work Experience

Staff Physician Family Medicine
Feb 2014 - Oct 2018 Affiliated with Johns Hopkins University

, UAE
• Deliver the best comprehensive care to patients by identifying all the problems presented by the patient, including undifferentiated problems, early states of illness, acute problems, chronic diseases, psychological problems, and rehabilitation needs without using unnecessary investigations.
• In addition to diagnosing and treating illness, also provide preventive care, including routine check-ups, health-risk assessments, immunization, screening tests, and personalized counseling on maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
• Treated all pediatric diseases according to latest guidelines.
• Performed Antenatal care, monitoring of pregnancy, identification of high risk pregnancy, women education esp. contraceptive method.
• Confidently treated all kind of life threatening conditions like such as Acute MI, Status Asthmatic and Acute heart failure.
• Because of good surgical training able to handle not only traumas, but also every other imaginable acute and non-acute surgical problem like laceration or fracture bone.
• Independently perform a wide diversity of procedures (central lines, lumbar punctures, chest tubes, ultrasound, etc.).
• As a trauma team member and team leader developed leadership qualities by help of team members.

Staff Physician
Jan 2011 - Feb 2014 Family Medicine

North West Armed Forces Hospital Attach to Tabuk University
• Acquire the skilled knowledge of dealing with ambiguity and uncertainty in the care of patients with a full range of acute and chronic problems, with particular stress on patient-centered clinical method.
• Learn to use the diagnostic strategy for undifferentiated problems without unnecessary investigations.
• To diagnose prevalent diseases, to eliminate possible serious diseases, also collaborate effectively with other health care providers to optimize care.
• Treated common pediatric illnesses and pediatrics' infections according to latest NICE guidelines.
• Focused primarily on growth and development assessments, immunization and preventive care medicine
• Participated in women's health education, particularly contraception methods.
• Performed prenatal assessments including monitoring of pregnancy and fetal development.
• Involved in early detection and management of high-risk pregnancies.
• Incorporate methods of self-assessment and quality assurance in clinical practice.
• Apply clinical based evidence protocols in daily practice.
• Involved in continuous education program by attending seminars and group discussions.

CLINICAL EXTERN
Sep 2010 - Oct 2010 ELECTIVE

Under the supervision of Drs. Boyden and Nicoletti
• Learned the role of a family physician in providing health care to every individual seeking medical care in the context of the family/ community, taking into account the cultural, socioeconomic and psychological background
• Learned to deliver the best comprehensive care to patients by identifying all the problems presented by the patient, including undifferentiated problems, early states of illness, acute problems, chronic diseases, psychological problems, and rehabilitation needs
• Learned the important aspect of establishing a consolidated relationship between the physician and the patient and to recognize the autonomy of the patient/family in the provision of care, especially in the plan for management
• Gained valuable knowledge of disease prevention and surveillance, health promotion and chronic disease screening in the Canadian health care system

Staff Physician-Family Medicine
Aug 2005 - Aug 2010 Lahore General Hospital

General Hospital, Teaching Hospital Attach to University Of Health Sciences, Lahore Pakistan.
• Learned the role of a family physician in providing health care to every individual seeking medical care in the context of the family/ community, taking into account the cultural, socioeconomic and psychological background
• Take full history, perform a physical exam, and obtain the tests that will elucidate the cause of the patient's complaint. Upon doing so, either treat the patient or refer him/her to the appropriate follow up care.
• Learned the important aspect of establishing a consolidated relationship between the physician and the patient and to recognize the autonomy of the patient/family in the provision of care, especially in the plan for management
• Gained valuable knowledge of disease prevention and surveillance, health promotion and chronic disease screening in the health care system
• Treated patients of all ages residing in under-developed rural areas that were continuously threatened by epidemic disease
• Educated patients about hygiene, diet, exercise and disease prevention.
• Worked as member of "Disaster Control Management" team to cover many epidemic diseases like gastroenteritis, meningitis and insect bites.
• Understood the role and significance of Family physician in medical field not only treating patients for common diseases but also in preventing disease by promoting health education.

Resident- General Surgery
Jan 1995 - Aug 1996 Attach to Post Graduate University Of Health Sciences

Lahore Pakistan.
Jan 1995-Aug 1996 Resident- General Surgery

Intern- Internal Medicine
Oct 1992 - Oct 1992 Attach to Post Graduate University Of Health Sciences

Lahore Pakistan.
Oct 1992-March Intern- Internal Medicine

Intern- General Surgery
Dec 1991 - Jun 1992 Lahore General Hospital

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Lahore, Teaching Hospital Attach to University Of Fatima Jina, Lahore Pakistan.

Clinical Externship
Apr 2007 - Oct 2007 Rouge Valley (Centenary) Hospital

Under the supervision of Dr. David Sliwowicz
• Gained knowledge about the Canadian health care system, especially in the fields of medical ethics, palliative care and screening of high-risk patients
• Took patients' medical histories and discussed their concerns with the supervising physician
• Developed a treatment plan for each patient and presented it to supervising physician for review
• Attended hospital rounds and home calls.

Staff Physician
Jul 2002 - Jun 2005 Emergency Medicine
Resident- Orthopedic Surgery
Sep 1996 - Mar 1999 Turabah General Hospital
Specialist Family Medicine
Nov 2018 - Nov 2020 Ambulatory Health Services
  • Provide high-quality primary health care services to the community, in keeping with best-practice standards.
  • Respond to medical/ health problems presented by patients including history taking, diagnosis, investigation, treatment, and referral as appropriate.
  • Provide management of long-term conditions in line with international guidelines and pathways.
  • Provide appropriate health promotion and preventative health care advice to all patients attending the practice.
  • Review health maintenance of patients and order diagnostic tests like bone scan, Pap smear, mammography, and other tests if appropriate and in line with national guidelines.
  • Perform school and Adult annual screening.
  • Provide Homecare services to the selected patients
  • Provide after hours, on-call, and hospital services as rostered. 

Education

Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada - Medical Council of Canada
- Nov 2018
Post-Graduate Certificate - ROYAL CVOLLEGE OF GENERAL PRACTITIONERS
- Mar 2013
License - Examination
- Aug 2006
M.B.B.S - MEDICAL
- Nov 1991 ISLAMIA UNIVERSITY