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LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Surgery

The Diabetic Foot Clinic

The Diabetic Foot Clinic at LAU Medical Center- Rizk Hospital aims to protect and care for the feet of patients with diabetes. The Clinic is a comprehensive resource that provides the highest quality care for acute and chronic foot complications of patients with diabetes.

Foot care is a critical part of treating diabetic patients, as they are two to five times more likely than other individuals to develop foot problems such as ulcers, infections, and Charcot’s osteoarthropathy and painful neuropathies. According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 60 percent of all lower-limb amputations occur in people with diabetes. Clinical Services

The Clinic offers assessment, specialist treatments including ulcer debridement, wound dressing, offloading treatment, total contact casting, negative pressure wound therapy and patient education.

The team includes foot & ankle orthopedic surgeons, vascular surgeons, endocrinologists, family medicine doctors and wound care nurses.

Major surgeries are performed in the operating room facilities of LAU Medical Center -Rizk Hospital dedicated to foot and ankle reconstruction and re-perfusion.

State-of-the-Art Testing

The Diabetic Foot Clinic is backed by state-of-the-art imaging services and lab testing, including: X-rays, CT-Scan, and MRI, and MRA, Noninvasive vascular lab testing and peripheral angiography.

Contacting the Clinic

The Diabetic Foot Clinic is based on the Ground Floor (Level 1) in Building C
The service operates everyday from Monday and Wednesday between 8.00 am and 3.00 pm.
To book an appointment or referring patients to the service, call the Diabetic Foot Clinic Reception on +961 1 200 800 Ext:6136

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