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Arif Khan, Dr. (ID*), MBBS, DCH, MRCPCH, FRCPCH, CCT, MSc Epilepsy
Paediatric Neurology
Consultant Paediatric Neurologist
Mediclinic City Hospital, Dubai
+971 4 4359999




Languages spoken 




Dr. Arif Khan is a British Board certified consultant paediatric neurologist. Completing his general Paediatric 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. He was awarded CCT (Completion of certified training) in Paediatrics and Paediatric Neurology by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, following which he took up his consultant pediatric neurologist role in the University Hospitals of Leicester.

He was a consultant paediatric 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. 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 was a lecturer for medical students at the University Hospitals of Leicester and has been teaching on the National training courses for Paediatric Epilepsy. His professional memberships include Fellowship of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, core member of the European Paediatric Neurology Society and member of the British Paediatric 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.  


Special interests

Complex epilepsies

Ketogenic diet

Vagal nerve stimulation

Spasticity management


*Independent Doctors(ID): Defined as individuals not employed by Mediclinic Middle East who are granted the privilege to treat patient at MCME facilities, in either inpatient or outpatient settings, as applicable.


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