Having a child is one of the most significant experiences that a person could ever have. If you and your spouse are planning to have kids or expecting to have a baby soon, then you should also begin looking for an OB-GYN, who can help you prepare for a healthy pregnancy and childbirth.
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Here in Doha, there are many excellent OB-GYNs, including Filipino doctors. If you prefer to have a fellow kabayan as your doctor, don’t worry because today’s article features a couple of obstetrician-gynecologists from the Philippines, who are now based in Qatar.
Directory of Filipino OB-GYNs in Doha, Qatar
An obstetrician-gynecologist, also referred to as “OB-GYN” for short, is a doctor who specializes in female reproductive health, including pregnancy and childbirth. Notably, there are some OB-GYNs who also specialize in other related concerns, such as hormonal problems, contraception, infertility, and menopause.
As mentioned earlier, there is quite a number of highly-trained OB-GYNs in Qatar. But if you prefer to consult someone who speaks the same language and understands your culture, then you could get in touch with one of the following Filipino doctors here in Doha:
1. Dr. Princess Lizardo
Dr. Princess Lizardo is an Associate Specialist-Obstetrics and Gynecology at Al Safa Medical Polyclinic. She completed her doctorate degree and training in the Philippines, where she had worked as an Obstetrics and Gynecology Consultant since 2010. Eventually, since 2017, she has worked as an Obstetrics and Gynecology Associate Specialist here in Qatar. You can reach her through the following contact information:
Clinic/Hospital: Al Safa Medical Polyclinic
Address: P.O. Box 30253, 39 Al Kinana Street, Al Nasr, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 44428701 / +974 44427372 / +974 44322448
Timings: 7:00 am to 11:00 pm (Daily)
2. Dr. Flordeliza Pavia
Dr. Flordeliza Pavia is a Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Apollo Clinic Qatar. She completed her doctorate degree and post-graduate education in the Philippines, at the Angeles University Foundation Medical Center (AUFCM) and the Medical Center Manila/Howard Hubbard Medical Center, respectively.
Notably, Dr. Pavia has been a member of the Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society (POGS) since 2001. She has also been a member of the Filipino Medical Association in Qatar since 2012, and has even served as the Vice President of the said group.
Clinic/Hospital: Apollo Clinic Qatar
Address: Al Mansoura, Doha, Qatar
Telephone: +974 4441 8441
Timings: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm (Saturday to Thursday) / 7:00 am to 11 am and 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm (Friday)
DISCLAIMER: The above list is presented for information-sharing purposes only. For more details about each OB-GYN and clinic/hospital, please contact them via telephone, email, or through their official websites and social media pages.
Getting through pregnancy and childbirth may seem overwhelming at times; fortunately, OB-GYNs are always here to help. By consulting an OB-GYN early in your pregnancy or even during your planning stage, you and your spouse can look forward to an exciting time until your little one arrives!
Of course, as early as now you should also be thinking about who to consult as soon as your baby arrives. Which is why we have gathered a list of Filipino pediatricians, who are also based here in Qatar. Do check it out!