Dr. Donatella Casiglia | Best Female Endocrinologist in Dubai

Dr Donatella Casiglia

Internal Medicine Specialist (Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism)

CMC Hospital – DHCC 2
English Italian



Dr. Donatella is an Italian Board-Certified Specialist Endocrinology and Diabetology with over 26 years’ experience in treating patients with complex type 1 and type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, thyroid cancer, hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodule, hypothyroidism, parathyroid disease, obesity, pituitary and adrenal disease.

Dr. Donatella Casiglia practiced in various reputable organizations in the United Arab Emirates, UK and Italy.

She earned her Medical Degree from the University of Palermo, Italy and completed her Italian Board Certification in Endocrinology and Diabetes in 1996. She worked in Milan until 2004 as Specialist in diabetes and Endocrinology. Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology and Head of Department in Orpington Hospital in UK until 2013 where she has promoted integrated, and patient centered care. She has been particularly involved in management of patient with Type 1 diabetes and lead of the Antenatal multidisciplinary team.

From 2013 to 2018 she has worked in Dubai as specialist in Diabetes and Endocrinology and member of the Multidisciplinary thyroid cancer group.



  • Dafne Doctor program
  • Specialist Degree in endocrinology and DIABETES, residency in internal medicine Italy 1991-96
  • Reserch in immunology and Diabetes 1990-91 italy
  • Medical Doctor Degree Italy 1982-1989



Environmental Risk Factors for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer (DTC)

Dr.  Donatella Casiglia and Dr Carmelo Barbaccia

EC Endocrinology and Metabolic Research 5(6) (2020): 04-12.


Mobil Health (m-health) for diabetes management.

  1. SH. Istepanian , D. Casiglia, J.W. gregory

British Jurnal of healthcare Management 2017 Vol 23 No 3


IgG anti-endothelial cell antibodies in type I diabetes mellitus;

Induction of adhesion molecule expression in cultured endothelial cells.

Triolo G., Triolo G., Accardo-Palumbo A., Carbone MC., Ferrante A., Casiglia D., Giardina E.

Clin  Exp Immunol 1998 ;111:491-496


An endocrinologist is a medical specialist who diagnoses and treats disorders related to the endocrine system, which includes glands and hormones. They commonly address conditions such as diabetes, thyroid disorders, hormonal imbalances, and metabolic disorders.

In addition to fluent English, Dr Donatella is also an Italian Speaking Endocrinologist in Dubai.

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