Published On: Thu, Nov 9th, 2017

New Internist employed at St. Maarten Medical Center

Dr. SiddiqiCAY HILL — The St. Maarten Medical Center welcomed a new Internist-Nephrologist to their medical staff on October 30th, 2017.

Dr. Laima Siddiqi-Nadery obtained her MD and PhD degree from the University Medical Center Utrecht. There she recently completed her specialty training in Internal Medicine and Nephrology.

After completing her training, Dr. Siddiqi – Nadery chose St. Maarten as her ideal place of work. “Providing optimal care, despite practicing with limited facilities is a challenge that I always wanted to go for. I am here to give a hand, make the team of SMMC stronger and help those in need, on this beautiful island” Dr. Siddiqi said.

In addition to specialization in Internal Medicine and Nephrology, Dr. Siddiqi has a PhD degree on therapy resistant high blood pressure and prevention of cardiovascular damage.

“My message to the people of Sint Maarten is: I cannot treat my patients alone, I need the cooperation and help of my patients. I am here to help, so let’s do it together!” Dr. Siddiqi said.

With the services of Dr. Siddiqi-Nadery, the SMMC will increase care in the field of Internal Medicine and Nephrology.

Patients who wish to see the new Internist are to make an appointment at the Outpatient department 543 1111 ext. 1300. Appointments can be made from Mondays-Fridays between 8:00– 16:30. SZV patients are further required to obtain a referral letter from their family doctor before visiting the Internist-nephrologist.


In photo: Dr. Laima Siddiqi-Nadery