Dr. Arif Khan

Neurologist, Founder, Professor, Author, Entrepreneur, Influencer and more...

Education & Training

Dr. Arif is a British Board certified Consultant Pediatric Neurologist. He completed his General Pediatric and Pediatric neurology training in the UK.
He has trained and worked in a number of regional and tertiary hospitals in the United Kingdom. The prominent ones included Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Royal Aberdeen Childrens Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester and the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham. He was a Consultant Pediatric Neurologist at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust for 3 years. During his tenure, he was assigned as lead clinician for complex epilepsies, vagal nerve stimulation service and ketogenic diet service in Leicester.
He moved to Dubai in the year 2015 and was appointed as the Head of Children’s services at the American Center for Psychiatric and Neurology in 2015. After having completed 2 contractual years at the center, he set out to develop the first pediatric neurosciences center in the region called Neuropedia.

He founded and developed Neuropedia Children’s Neurosciences center in 2018. The center has now successfully completed 4 years of service to the regional population. Following its success, the organization has established the second branch of Neuropedia in Sharjah to serve the Northern population of the country.

More recently in Jan 2022, he founded and developed the first pediatric focused Orthotics and Prosthetics clinic in the region called Xtremity in Dubai.
Dr. Arif is an avid writer, authoring more than 40 peer-reviewed and public health publications. He has recently authored a book called Pediatrics – A clinical Handbook.

He is currently an Associate Professor (adj) of Pediatric Neurology at the Mohammed Bin Rashid University, Dubai. He has been a lecturer for medical students at the University Hospital of Leicester and has been teaching on the national training courses like Pediatric Epilepsy training course. He is an accredited examiner for the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health.

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Practice & Experience In The Field Of Neurology

Assigned as lead clinician for complex epilepsies, vagal nerve stimulation service and ketogenic diet service in Leicester

Consultant Pediatric Neurologist at the University Hospitals of Leicester from 2012 until 2015

Appointed as the Head of Children’s services at the American Center for Psychiatric and Neurology in 2015

Worked as a Consultant Pediatric neurologist in Royal NMC Hospital, Abu Dhabi.

Worked as Consultant Pediatric Neurologist at Mediclinic City Hospital, Neurospinal Hospital, and Prime Hospital in Dubai

An International Examiner for MRCPCH clinical examinations

Director of Pediatric Neuroscience at Burjeel Medical City, Abu Dhabi

Visiting Consultant at Kings college Hospital, Dubai

Author of 40+ peer-reviewed and public health publications

His Critical & Creative Works

Author of a book on pediatrics and Author of numerous peer-reviewed articles.

Producer of an intriguing docufilm
on Autism – ‘Mirande’

Instagram influencer & YouTuber, curating content for parents with a special needs child

Helping Kids With

Your Treatment Journey With Dr. Arif

Firstly, he will ask about your child’s medical history and perform a neurological examination.

He will take your child through a series of simple maneuvers to test strength, coordination, sensation, reflexes etc.

He will discuss your child’s condition with you, go over the diagnosis, explain the need for further testing, and implement a plan of action to resolve the problem.

You will also receive a detailed medical report explaining your child’s condition (This will be sent to you or could be collected at a later date)

Book your appointment with Dr. Arif