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Ammar Kheder, MD, MRCP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Epilepsy Service
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
Education:
MD (Medicine)
Damascus University, 2001.
MRCP (Medicine)
Royal College of Physicians, 2010.
MRCP (Neurology)
Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians, 2013.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern - Medicine, Surgery, OBGYN, Pediatrics, Damascus University Teaching Hospitals, 2000-2001.
Observership - Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, 2003-2004.
Specialty Trainee - Acute Medicine, Wirral University Teaching Hospital, 2008-2009.
Specialty Trainee - Emergency Medicine, Wirral University Teaching Hospital, 2009-2009.
Specialty Trainee - Critical Care, Wirral University Teaching Hospital, 2009-2010.
Specialty Registrar, Sheffield Teaching Hospital - NHS Foundation, 2010-2013.
Epilepsy and Neurology Fellow, Harvard Medical School, 2013-2015.
Advanced Epilepsy and Neurophysiology Fellow, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2015-2016.
Certifications
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, USA, 2013.
General Medical Council, United Kingdom, 2014.
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Selected Publications

Jenkins L, Cosgrove J, Ekberg K, Kheder A, Sokhi D, Reuber M: A brief conversation analytic communication intervention can change history-taking in seizure clinic. Epilepsy Behav 52(Pt A): 62-7, Nov 2015.

Kheder A, Hoggard N, Hickman SJ.: Neurological red flag: the numb chin. Pract Neurol. Pract Neurol 14(4): 258-60, Aug 2014.

Kheder A, Bianchi MT, Westover MB: Burst suppression in sleep in a routine outpatient EEG. Epilepsy Behav Case Rep 2(1): 71-4, Feb 2014.

Kheder A, Scott C, Olpin S, Hadjivassiliou M: Niemann-Pick type C: a potentially treatable disorder? Pract Neurol Dec 13(6): 382-5, Dec 2013.

Kheder A, Nair KP: Spasticity: pathophysiology, evaluation and management. Pract Neurol 12(5): 289-98, Oct 2012.

Lee DZ, Kheder A, Forbes M, Craven I, and Hadjivassiliou M: Use of body-CT and PET-CT in the investigation of paraneoplastic neurological syndromes: retrospective audit of practice in a regional neuroscience unit in the UK. Neuro Oncol 14(Suppl 6): vi65-vi85, Oct 2012 Notes: doi: 10.1093/neuonc/nos229.

Kheder A, Currie S, Romanowski C, Hadjivassiliou M: Progressive ataxia with palatal tremor due to gluten sensitivity. Movement Disorders 27(1): 62-3, Jan 2012.

Kheder A, Sharrack B, Bowen J: Variations in grading referral letters from Primary care to a Neurology department. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 83(1), 2012 Notes: Included in Abstracts from the Association of British Neurologists Annual Meeting 2011; doi:10.1136/jnnp-2011-301993.72.

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