Dr. Said received his Medical Doctorate (MBBS) degree from University of Jordan School of Medicine in Amman and completed his Neurology residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center USA. Dr. Said then joined the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine – Maryland Center for Multiple sclerosis, for his Multiple Sclerosis fellowship. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Said practiced for many years in Wilmington, North Carolina, USA where he provided full range of adult-patient Neurology care, was an invited speaker at Grand rounds, and elected chief of Neurology. He then joined the Illinois Neurological Institute and Co-directed the Multiple Sclerosis Center. He was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine at Peoria.
Dr. Said is the recipient of the Sylvia Lawry Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship Award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and he has been published in many peer-reviewed medical journals. Currently he is an active member of the American Academy of Neurology. Prior to joining American Hospital in Dubai he was a practicing Neurologist in USA.
In addition to his clinical skills and experience, Dr. Said had an extensive involvement in clinical research trials and direct participation in Pharmacovigilance and drug development in the field of Multiple Sclerosis, Epilepsy and many other neurological conditions.
Dr. Firas El-Khatib did his basic medical training from the University of Innsbruck, Austria in 2004. He completed his German Board Certification (FACHARZT) in Neurology in 2010. Dr. El-Khatib acquired the German certificate of EMG and Nerve Conduction Study in January 2012 and certificate of EEG in June 2016.
Prior to joining us, Dr. El-Khatib worked as a Consultant Neurologist at St. Vincenz Hospital, Menden, Germany from March 2017. From April 2012 to March 2017, he worked as Consultant Neurologist and Director of EMG Laboratory at Klinikum Lüdenscheid, Germany. From August 2011 to March 2012, he worked as a Specialist for Neurology at St. Josef Hospital, Moers, Germany.