Rida Abeer

Rida Abeer is a licensed Clinical Dietitian at American Hospital Dubai, with over four years of experience in tertiary care hospitals. She provides personalized nutrition assessments to help patients achieve individual health and nutrition goals.  Ms. Rida specializes in bariatric/weight-loss surgery nutrition (sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, gastric balloon), obesity and weight management, cardiovascular diseases, and critical care nutrition.

She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics from University of Sharjah, UAE and went onto pursue her Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition from Roehampton University, London, UK.  She furthered her interest in bariatrics and critical care nutrition by obtaining the following certifications:  Bariatric Care Specialist (BCS), Surgical Review Corporation USA, - Certified Bariatric Counselor (CBC), American Association of Bariatric Counselors, - Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC), NBNSC by ASPEN. Ms. Rida also is an International Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, USA.

Spoken Languages : Arabic, English, Urdu
Types of Physician : Full-time
DHA License : Clinical Dietician
Branches : American Hospital Dubai


  • MSc Clinical Nutrition, Roehampton University, UK
  • BSc Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, University of Sharjah, UAE

Professional Associations:

  • International Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

Professional Experience:

  • Clinical Dietitian, Zulekha Hospital, UAE,
  • Honorary Research Officer, Imperial College London, UK

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Bariatric Nutrition (pre & post bariatric surgery)
  • Obesity & Weight Management
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases