Dr. Ghita HarifiM.D.

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About the Doctor

Dr. Ghita Harifi is a specialist rheumatologist with several years of international work experience. Dr. Harifi graduated from Cadi Ayad University, Morocco then completed her training and research at Strasbourg University, Sorbonne University and University de Versailles in France. She is actively involved in medical research and has published several publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Harifi is an expert at a variety of rheumatological conditions including gout, rheumatoid arthritis, tendinitis, musculoskeletal disorders, autoinflammatory and autoimmune diseases. She is one of the leading physicians to conduct musculoskeletal ultrasound in the UAE.

Education

  • Post-graduate certificate in musculoskeletal ultrasound, L’Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Sorbonne Universités, France
  • Post-graduate certificate in genetic counseling, Université de Versailles, France Read More
  • Post-graduate certificate in biostatistics and clinical research, University of Rabat, Morocco
  • Post-graduate certificate in interventional rheumatology, Strasbourg University, France
  • Medical Degree, Cadi Ayad University, Morocco
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J.G: Dr Harifi was excellent, and helped me greatly. Feb 12, 2018
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Licenses / Permits

  • Dubai Health Authority (DHA)

Awards & Publications

  • 15. [Primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy in an adolescent]. Harifi G, Younsi R, Ouilki I, Belkhou A, El Hassani S. Rev Med Interne. 2008 Apr;29
  • 14.[Primary Gougerot-Sjögren syndrome and Behçet disease: association or coincidence?]. Harifi G, Habib Allah M, Younsi R, El Hassani S. Presse Med. 2009 Sep;38
  • 13.[Severe pulmonary contusion after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy]. Samkaoui MA, Ziadi A, Harifi G, El Adib AR, Younous S. Ann Fr Anesth Reanim. 2009 Mar;28(
  • 12. [Medullary compression by Burkitt lymphoma in an adult]. Harifi G, Chérif Idrissi N, Ousehal A, Ait Ben Ali S, Belaabidia B, El Hassani S. Presse Med. 2009 Nov;
  • 11.[Trigeminal neuralgia revealing neurosyphilis]. Harifi G, Louhab N, Kissani N. Rev Neurol (Paris). 2009 Nov
  • 10. C1-C2 spondylodiscitis in an adult with SAPHO syndrome: an unusual presentation. Harifi G, Belkhou A, El Bouchti I, Ouali Idrissi M, Chérif Idrissi N, Ousehal A, El Hassani S. Rheumatol Int. 2012 Feb;32(2):
  • 9.Evaluation of the calcium intake in population of Marrakesh and its region: 1000 cases. Ait Ouazar M, Amine M, Harifi G, Ouilki I, Younsi R, Belkhou A, El Bouchti I, El Hassani S. Ann Endocrinol (Paris). 2010 Feb;71
  • 8.A novel homozygous splice site mutation in the HPGD gene causes mild primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy. Sinibaldi L, Harifi G, Bottillo I, Iannicelli M, El Hassani S, Brancati F, Dallapiccola B. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2010 Mar-Apr
  • 7. Validity and reliability of the Arabic adapted version of the DN4 questionnaire for differential diagnosis of pain syndromes with a neuropathic or somatic component. Pain Pract. 2011 Mar-Apr;11(2):
  • 6 Comparison of the calcium intake during and before Ramadan in Marrakesh, Morocco Harifi G, Amine M, Ouazar MA, Ouilki I, Belkhou A, El Bouchti I, Younsi R, Ahid S, Abouqal R, El Hassani S. East Mediterr Health J. 2010 Apr
  • 5.Primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy: a new family supporting genetic heterogeneity. Harifi G, Brancati F, Dallapicola B, El Hassani S. Joint Bone Spine. 2011 Mar
  • 4.Prostaglandin transporter mutations cause pachydermoperiostosis with myelofibrosis.Hum Mutat. 2012 Aug;33(8):1175-81
  • 3.Prevalence of chronic pain with neuropathic characteristics in the Moroccan general population. Harifi G, Amine M, Ait Ouazar M, Boujemaoui A, Ouilki I, Rekkab I, Belkhou A, El Bouchti I, Niamane R, El Hassani S. Pain Med. 2013 Feb;14(2
  • 2.Pathogenic role of platelets in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic autoimmune diseases. Perspectives and therapeutic aspects. Harifi G, Sibilia J. Saudi Med J. 2016 Apr;37(4):354-60
  • 1. Hughes syndrome and epilepsy: when to test for antiphospholipid antibodies? Noureldine MH, Harifi G, Berjawi A, Haydar AA, Nader M, Elnawar R, Sweid A, Al Saleh J, Khamashta MA, Uthman I. Lupus. 2016 May 25.

Board Certifications

  • Moroccan Board of Rheumatology

Professional Memberships

  • Emirates Society of Rheumatology
  • Moroccan Society of Rheumatology

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
د.ا: Good May 21, 2019
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J.G: Dr Harifi was excellent, and helped me greatly. Feb 12, 2018
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Licenses / Permits

  • Dubai Health Authority (DHA)

Awards & Publications

  • 15. [Primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy in an adolescent]. Harifi G, Younsi R, Ouilki I, Belkhou A, El Hassani S. Rev Med Interne. 2008 Apr;29
  • 14.[Primary Gougerot-Sjögren syndrome and Behçet disease: association or coincidence?]. Harifi G, Habib Allah M, Younsi R, El Hassani S. Presse Med. 2009 Sep;38
  • 13.[Severe pulmonary contusion after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy]. Samkaoui MA, Ziadi A, Harifi G, El Adib AR, Younous S. Ann Fr Anesth Reanim. 2009 Mar;28(
  • 12. [Medullary compression by Burkitt lymphoma in an adult]. Harifi G, Chérif Idrissi N, Ousehal A, Ait Ben Ali S, Belaabidia B, El Hassani S. Presse Med. 2009 Nov;
  • 11.[Trigeminal neuralgia revealing neurosyphilis]. Harifi G, Louhab N, Kissani N. Rev Neurol (Paris). 2009 Nov
  • 10. C1-C2 spondylodiscitis in an adult with SAPHO syndrome: an unusual presentation. Harifi G, Belkhou A, El Bouchti I, Ouali Idrissi M, Chérif Idrissi N, Ousehal A, El Hassani S. Rheumatol Int. 2012 Feb;32(2):
  • 9.Evaluation of the calcium intake in population of Marrakesh and its region: 1000 cases. Ait Ouazar M, Amine M, Harifi G, Ouilki I, Younsi R, Belkhou A, El Bouchti I, El Hassani S. Ann Endocrinol (Paris). 2010 Feb;71
  • 8.A novel homozygous splice site mutation in the HPGD gene causes mild primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy. Sinibaldi L, Harifi G, Bottillo I, Iannicelli M, El Hassani S, Brancati F, Dallapiccola B. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2010 Mar-Apr
  • 7. Validity and reliability of the Arabic adapted version of the DN4 questionnaire for differential diagnosis of pain syndromes with a neuropathic or somatic component. Pain Pract. 2011 Mar-Apr;11(2):
  • 6 Comparison of the calcium intake during and before Ramadan in Marrakesh, Morocco Harifi G, Amine M, Ouazar MA, Ouilki I, Belkhou A, El Bouchti I, Younsi R, Ahid S, Abouqal R, El Hassani S. East Mediterr Health J. 2010 Apr
  • 5.Primary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy: a new family supporting genetic heterogeneity. Harifi G, Brancati F, Dallapicola B, El Hassani S. Joint Bone Spine. 2011 Mar
  • 4.Prostaglandin transporter mutations cause pachydermoperiostosis with myelofibrosis.Hum Mutat. 2012 Aug;33(8):1175-81
  • 3.Prevalence of chronic pain with neuropathic characteristics in the Moroccan general population. Harifi G, Amine M, Ait Ouazar M, Boujemaoui A, Ouilki I, Rekkab I, Belkhou A, El Bouchti I, Niamane R, El Hassani S. Pain Med. 2013 Feb;14(2
  • 2.Pathogenic role of platelets in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic autoimmune diseases. Perspectives and therapeutic aspects. Harifi G, Sibilia J. Saudi Med J. 2016 Apr;37(4):354-60
  • 1. Hughes syndrome and epilepsy: when to test for antiphospholipid antibodies? Noureldine MH, Harifi G, Berjawi A, Haydar AA, Nader M, Elnawar R, Sweid A, Al Saleh J, Khamashta MA, Uthman I. Lupus. 2016 May 25.

Board Certifications

  • Moroccan Board of Rheumatology

Professional Memberships

  • Emirates Society of Rheumatology
  • Moroccan Society of Rheumatology

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French

Frequently Asked Questions

Dr. Ghita Harifi has the following degrees:

  • Post-graduate certificate in musculoskeletal ultrasound, L’Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Sorbonne Universités, France
  • Post-graduate certificate in genetic counseling, Université de Versailles, France
  • Post-graduate certificate in biostatistics and clinical research, University of Rabat, Morocco
  • Post-graduate certificate in interventional rheumatology, Strasbourg University, France
  • Medical Degree, Cadi Ayad University, Morocco
  • Dr. Ghita Harifi is specialist Rheumatologist. His area of expertise include Chronic Knee Pain , Rheumatoid Arthritis , Arthritis , Chronic Shoulder Pain and Chronic Muscle Weakness and etc.

    The fee depends on the type of consultation a patient needs

    Practice timings of Dr. Ghita Harifi are:

    Dr. Humeira Badsha Medical Center

    • Sunday - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Monday - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Tuesday - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Wednesday - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Thursday - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Saturday - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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    Dr. Ghita Harifi has the following degrees:

  • Post-graduate certificate in musculoskeletal ultrasound, L’Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Sorbonne Universités, France
  • Post-graduate certificate in genetic counseling, Université de Versailles, France
  • Post-graduate certificate in biostatistics and clinical research, University of Rabat, Morocco
  • Post-graduate certificate in interventional rheumatology, Strasbourg University, France
  • Medical Degree, Cadi Ayad University, Morocco
  • Dr. Ghita Harifi is specialist Rheumatologist. His area of expertise include Chronic Knee Pain , Rheumatoid Arthritis , Arthritis , Chronic Shoulder Pain and Chronic Muscle Weakness and etc.

    The fee depends on the type of consultation a patient needs

    Practice timings of Dr. Ghita Harifi are

    Dr. Humeira Badsha Medical Center

    • Sunday - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Monday - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Tuesday - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Wednesday - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Thursday - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Saturday - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM