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Head Medical are currently recruiting for a Consultant Diagnostic Radiologist to join a very large state-run corporation in Qatar.

You will be responsible for providing an X-ray, ultrasound and radiology diagnostic consultation and reporting service to medical services, employees and dependants.

Experience & Skills required

  • You must have a Western Board/CCT and have a minimum of 3 years' experience post Board/CCT
  • You must be a registered Consultant
  • You must be able to provide certificates of good standing
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in the field of Diagnostic Radiology within a Healthcare setting
  • Ability to read and write English fluently (essential)
  • Arabic and additional languages are an advantage


Dukhan is a city in the western municipality of Al-Shahaniya in the State of Qatar. It is approximately 80 kilometres west of the capital (just over and hour's drive), Doha.  Dukhan was founded when oil was first discovered in the region, and its purpose has not changed since. Oil infrastructure is scattered throughout the city, and nearly everyone who lives in the area works for Qatar Petroleum.

Qatar provides a safe and family-friendly expatriate lifestyle. There are fabulous shops, restaurants, museums, cultural events, world-class universities and social and sporting clubs and facilities. The country is located on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula, and with an area of 11,437 sq. km it’s fairly small in land mass (roughly half the size of Wales). In 2010, Qatar had the world's highest GDP per capita, while the economy grew by 19.4%, the fastest in the world. The main source of Qatar’s wealth is its vast reserves of natural gas which have made it one of the richest countries in the world.

Qatar is pressing ahead with ambitious social, economic and infrastructure development plans and will invest tens of billions of pounds in developing its infrastructure over the next 10 years. Rapid population growth is driving demand for accommodation (both residential and commercial) and medical and education services.

How Head Medical can help

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK’s specialist in international medical recruitment and we’ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Carol today.

carol@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5273

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