Dr Hakkak is well respected  Cardiologist with 16 years of experience in the field. As a patient oriented healthcare professional she is a strong advocate of a team approach in patient care. 

Following in the footsteps of her father Hajj Hassan Hakkak who is one of the pioneers and active member of  the Ahlul Bait Center in Pomona, Dr Fatima has been active in Community affairs, and in particular at the Ahlul Bait Center,  ever since her arrival to California form the East Coast.  A strong proponent of unity and greater understanding among faiths,  Dr Fatima has engaged in numerous intra-faith initiatives and is equally active in interfaith activities in the area.