Rheumatology Consultant & Physician in General Medicine MD, ABIM, FRCPC


American Board in the Specialty of Internal medicine & Rheumatology
Canadian Board in the Specialty of Internal Medicine & Rheumatology
Fellow of The Royal College of Canada


  • Management of Rheumatic diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and lupus.
  • Management of gout and other metabolic diseases
  • Management of Rheumatic diseases during pregnancy
  • Management of osteoarthritis
  • Management of back pain
  • Management of sport related injuries
  • Management of osteoporosis and Vitamin D deficiency
  • Management of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome

About the Doctor

Dr. Aqeel A Muhanna, MD, FRCPC, is a Rheumatology Consultant in the Department of Medicine at Mubarak Al Kabeer General Hospital and is the Head of the Rheumatology Unit. He received his Doctor of Medicine (M.D) from Kuwait University, faculty of medicine in 2001. He completed his residency program in the specialty of internal medicine at the University of British Columbia in 2007. Then he completed his Fellowship in Adult Rheumatology at the same university in 2009. After this he joined the University of Toronto where he completed his fellowship programs in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Psoriatic arthritis.

Dr. Aqeel works in the Rheumatology Unit at Mubarak Al Kabeer teaching hospital. Dr. Aqeel shows big interest in education. He is the direct supervisor of different residency programs including General Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Physical therapy and Rehabilitation, Hematology, Neurology and Family Medicine. He is also a clinical tutor of the medical students of the Faculty of Medicine.

Dr. Aqeel is involved in clinical research with his colleges in the Faculty of Medicine. His main interest is in SLE, Psoriatic Arthritis, and Rheumatoid arthritis. He is very active in educating the public and physicians from different specialties in Medicine about Rheumatologic diseases and their burden on the society.