Dr. Julie Shah

Consultant - Endocrinology & Obesity Medicine
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Dr. Julie Shah, MD, is an Obesity Medicine Consultant and Endocrinologist at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi

With 16 years of extensive experience, Dr. Shah is an American board-certified physician in internal medicine and endocrinology and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine.

She received her Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree in Endocrinology from Pennsylvania State University, USA, and her Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Internal Medicine from the Henry Ford Health System, USA.

Dr. Shah has significant work experience in both the USA and the UAE and has been practicing endocrinology in Abu Dhabi since 2016. Dr. Julie Shah aims to provide quality, individualized and evidence-based endocrine care

She has been working in the field of obesity medicine for the last 6 years and is a tremendous asset to the Bariatric Program at SSMC. She offers medical weight loss options to patients before and after bariatric surgery, as well as to those who would benefit from weight loss.

Doctor can help with

  • Diagnosis, management and education of patients with diabetes mellitus - type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes
  • Insulin pump program, sensors and various device services in diabetic patients
  • Diagnosis and management of thyroid diseases and thyroid cancer
  • Weight management for obese and overweight patients
  • Pre and post bariatric surgery care
  • Parathyroid gland disorders
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Pituitary and adrenal gland disorders, including hormonal stimulation and suppression tests
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Metabolic bone disease


  • Member - American Association of Clinical Endocrinology (AACE)
  • Member - American Diabetes Association (ADA)
  • Member - American Thyroid Association (ATA)
  • Member – Obesity Medicine Association (OMA)

Licences and certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board – Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
  • Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM)

Training and work experience

  • Consultant, Endocrinology

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Consultant, Endocrinology

    Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, UAE

  • Consultant, Endocrinology

    PennMed Lancaster General Health, USA

  • Fellowship in Endocrinology

    Pennsylvania State University, USA

  • Residency in Internal Medicine

    Henry Ford Health System, USA


  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), Endocrinology

    Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), Internal Medicine

    Henry Ford Health System, USA
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