Dr. Salwa Nassif Azar

Dr. Salwa Nassif Azar

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Specialist Endocrinology
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
English, Arabic, French
3+ years

Core Competencies

  • Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes (adults, gestational)
  • Obesity and metabolic syndrome
  • Disorders of bone and calcium homeostasis
  • Thyroid diseases and tumors
  • Adrenal gland diseases and tumors
  • Pituitary gland diseases and tumors
  • Secondary hypertensive disorders
  • Female hormonal disorders (including polycystic ovarian syndrome, hypogonadism)
  • Male hormonal disorders (including hypogonadism erectile dysfunction)

Brief Profile

Dr. Salwa Azar is an Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolic Disorders Specialist. She has completed her studies in Lebanon and pursued a higher degree in Paris. Among her notable achievements, is the fact that she was appointed as clinical instructor at LAUMC- Saint John’s Hospital in Lebanon where she provided both in- and out-patient care as well as clinical teaching for rotating medical students and endocrinology fellows.

She is a member of the Lebanese Society for Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Lipids and has participated in numerous MOPH-organized awareness campaigns. She has also co-authored several research papers; some of which have been published. Her focus mainly is on treating people with obesity and metabolic syndrome as well as its complications.


  • Doctor of Medicine, Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences, Lebanon, 2015
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences, Lebanon, 2018
  • Endocrinology Fellowship, Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences, Lebanon, 2020

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