Dr. Arif Khan

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Specialty: Neurology

Hospital: Burjeel Hospital, Dubai

Dr. Arif Khan is the Consultant Pediatric Neurologist at the Burjeel Hospital, Dubai.

Dr. Arif Khan is a British Board-certified consultant pediatric neurologist. Completing his general pediatric training in the UK, he trained as a senior registrar in three major tertiary University hospitals including the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and the University Hospitals of Leicester and the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham.

Dr. Arif Khan was awarded CCT (Completion of certified training) in Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology by the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, following which he took up his consultant pediatric neurologist role in the University Hospitals of Leicester. He was a consultant pediatric neurologist at the University Hospitals of Leicester from 2012 and was the lead clinician for complex epilepsies, vagal nerve stimulation service and ketogenic diet in the region.

Dr. Arif Khan is an avid writer, authoring more than 40 peer-reviewed and public health publications. He has presented numerous posters at national and international meetings.

He has extensive experience in the management of various childhood neurological conditions such as epilepsy and seizure disorders, headaches and migraines, sleep disorders, neuromuscular conditions, movement disorders, neonatal neurology, cerebrovascular stroke, Cerebral Palsy, neurometabolic conditions, neurogenetic conditions, neurobehavioral conditions, autism, and ADHD.

Work Experience:

Over 10 Years.

Speciality Interests:

  • Complex epilepsies
  • Ketogenic diet
  • Vagal nerve stimulation
  • Spasticity management
  • Qualification:

  • MBBS
  • DCH
  • CCT(UK)
  • Professional Memberships:

  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health
  • Core member of the European Pediatric Neurology Society
  • Member of the British Pediatric Neurology Association.
  • International Certification:

  • Lecturer for medical students at the University Hospitals of Leicester
  • Teaching on the National training courses for Pediatric Epilepsy.