Growth Disorders: The Dos and Don’ts in Short Stature Assessment
Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology
United Arab Emirates
Walid Kaplan is the Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine. UAEU. he previously held the positions of Interim Chief Medical Officer. and Chief Quality Officer at Tawam Hospital. and Assistant Professor Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Baylor College of Medicine. Texas Childrens Hospital. Houston. Texas. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and Sub-board of Pediatric Endocrinology.
Dr. Kaplan received his medical degree from the School of Medicine. Damascus University. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. and Michigan State University. and sub-specialty training in Pediatric Endocrinology at Baylor College of Medicine. Texas Childrens Hospital. Houston. Texas.
Dr. Kaplan attends regular pediatric endocrinology and diabetes clinics at Tawam Hospital. and he actively participates in the teaching activities of residents and medical students. He has special interest in the clinical implications of growth hormone. and the effect of fasting on patients with type 1 diabetes. He is a member of AACE. and the Arab Society of Pediatric and Endocrinology Diseases (ASPED).
Recorded version of this talk is not available, PDF version of the presentation is available below.
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