About Dr. Tholfkar Al-Baaj

Dr. Tholfkar Al-Baaj is a renowned Consultant in Family Medicine. He started his journey by being one of the top 10 graduates in his medical school and then had his training and certification from one of the most prestigious Universities in Canada. Prior to joining Al-futtaim Healthcare as the Group Medical Director, he worked for many years in both clinical and leadership positions in major teaching hospitals and medical centers in Canada. He was also appointed as a Clinical Faculty at the prestigious University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada (one of the top 20 universities in the world).  

Area of Expertise: Healthcare Management, Optimization of Clinical Operations, HIS Systems and Innovative Healthcare Technologies, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Clinical Policy and Procedures, Clinical Pathways, Algorithmic Evidence-based Medicine, Tele-health and Six Sigma Methodologies.


Hobbies: Kickboxing, Reading and Exploring the World.


Awards/Recognitions: Recognition from Labrador-Grenfell Health Authority in Canada for Exceptional Clinical Performance. Recognitions from The College of Family Physicians of Canada for being an examiner for the Certification Examination in Family Medicine and from the Medical Council of Canada for being an examiner for the Qualifying Examination Part 2. Awarded a top Family physician in Coquitlam, Canada in 2016.