Medical Director, UAE at Al Borg Medical Laboratories

Ola Elgaddar is an associate professor of Chemical Pathology, Alexandria University, Egypt, and the Medical Director of Al Borg Medical Laboratories in the UAE.

Ola Elgaddar

After obtaining her bachelor of medicine and surgery from Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine, she started her fellowship in the Chemical Pathology department in the Medical Research Institute teaching hospital. She obtained a master degree, then a Ph.D. in Chemical Pathology. She joined Al Borg Medical Laboratories in 2017 as the UAE Medical Director.

Dr. Elgaddar started her career in management with a certified professional in healthcare quality from the National Association of Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), followed by a master in business administration and a green belt in lean six sigma methodology.

She has a long experience in setting and monitoring quality systems in all healthcare settings with a special interest in medical laboratories. She is a quality consultant and trainer who integrates an academic background with a strong practical experience to deliver the required knowledge and skills to staff working in medical laboratories applying for accreditation, or to those labs that are accredited already and working on improving their quality systems.

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