Dr Adeel Riaz is an experienced family physician and healthcare manager trained in the United Kingdom. He is currently based in the Midlands, UK, and works as Portfolio GP. He completed his training in family medicine from West Midlands deanery in England and than worked as a general practitioner in the National Health Service. During his role as a family physician he had an opportunity to work in various urban and suburban practices and in inner city hospitals. As he had a special interest in internal medicine, he attained the Membership of Royal College of Physicians in addition to his Membership of Royal College of General Practitioners and Diploma in Cardiology.
Dr Adeel Riaz relocated to the prestigious King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia in 2013 when he was recruited by Dr Soliman Fakeeh Hospital Jeddah to work as a Consultant Family Physician at KAUST Health. He was later appointed as the Chief of Staff of the medical center to lead the clinic operation and to deliver world class health care service to the local community. Under his leadership KH developed into a modern holistic ambulatory care center offering range of primary and secondary care services. Dr Riaz led a team of around 180 staff including more than 30 full time and part time western trained Consultants. He also led his team to the first Joint Commission International Accreditation in September 2016, which is not only a seal of approval for quality of patient care but also considered a great achievement for an organization which was only 3 years old.
In 2018, Dr Adeel Riaz with his extensive clinical and managerial experience decided to relocate back to United Kingdom to work as a family physician in NHS. He currently offers his services to NHS patients and is also working on a new and exciting project on digital health, that is expected to be launched in August 2019.