Dr. Arif Khan is the founder of Neuropedia, which is the first comprehensive children’s neuroscience center in the region.
Dr. Arif Khan is a British Board certified Consultant Pediatric Neurologist. After 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, University Hospitals of Leicester and the Queens Medical Center, Nottingham. He was awarded CCT (Completion of Certified Training) in 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.
At University Hospitals of Leicester, he was the lead clinician for complex epilepsies, Vagal nerve stimulation and ketogenic diet in the region.
Dr. Arif Khan moved to the Middle East in 2015 and was appointed as the Head of Children’s services at the American Center for Psychiatric and Neurology. He helped developed a children’s neuroscience team at the American Center and worked as a Pediatric neurologist in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. After completing his contractual period with the American Center in 2017, he joined Mediclinic City Hospital in Dubai and The Royal NMC Hospital in Abu Dhabi. He currently continues to provide his services and expertise to these institutions.
Dr. Arif Khan is an avid writer, authoring more than 40 peer-reviewed and public health publications. He has been conducting presentations in various academic seminars and conferences. He was a lecturer for medical students at the University Hospitals of Leicester and has been teaching on the National training courses for Pediatric Epilepsy. His professional memberships include Fellowship of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, core member of the European Pediatric Neurology Society and member of the British Pediatric Neurology Association.
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, neurobehavioural conditions, autism and ADHD.
Dr Arif has been an excellent colleague from whom to ask for help for my patients who need neurological opinions. He is always very efficient, thorough, kind to the families and he makes sure he communicates with me so I am up to speed with his findings and recommendations. He has a superb team available which he co-founded, and I am very fortunate to have such a colleague available in Dubai.