Mohammad Fahed Abdullah

Dr. Mohammad Fahed Abdullah Consultant Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Years of Experience : 32

Nationality : Syria

Languages Known : English, Arabic

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Dr. Mohammad Fahed Abdullah is a Consultant in the field of Medical Oncology, specializing in the care of pediatric patients. He obtained his MD Diploma from the University of Aleppo, Syria, and holds American Board certifications in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. With licenses to practice in both Pennsylvania and the UAE, his expertise spans across diverse regions. From WBC disorders to platelet and bleeding disorders, hemoglobinopathies, acquired and congenital anemia, and bone marrow disorders, he demonstrates unparalleled proficiency. His dedication extends to the realm of childhood malignancies, including leukaemia, lymphomas, solid tumors(including brain tumors), and the intricacies of stem cell transplant care. Moreover, his expertise covers immunodeficiency and immune dysregulations, exemplified by conditions like ALPS and HLH. Prior to his current position, Dr. Abdullah contributed his expertise at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC)/Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi as a Consultant in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Through his commitment to advancing medical knowledge and providing comprehensive care, Dr. Mohammad Fahed Abdullah stands as a beacon of excellence in the field of pediatric oncology.

Awards & Achievements

  • American Board of Pediatric 1994
  • American board of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 1998

Research & Publications

  • Pediatric Research - PEDIAT RES April 1997
  • Impaired Erythropoietin (Epo) Response to Anemia in Term Infants Under 2 Months of Age; Reticulocyte(retic) and Haemoglobin (Hb) Levels Following Epo Administration ??? 672
  • Sreedhar P. Rao, Mohammad F. Abdullah, Fawwaz K. Yassin, Marc S. C. Cheah, Scott T. Miller
  • Journal of Pediatric Hematology/oncology January 2004 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Manifesting as Thyroid Nodules and Cardiac Involvement Yasir Iqbal, Reem Al-Sudairy, Mohammad F Abdullah, Ali Al-Omari, Stanley Crankson
  • Ann Saudi Med. Jan/Mar 2002: Intrathecal vincristine: Long-term survivor of potentially fatal chemotherapeutic error. Iqbal Y, Sudairy R, Abdullah M, Turner C
  • Ann Saudi Med. Jan/Mar 2002: Rhabomyosarcoma of the lung in a child, Case Report; Iqbal Y, Abdullah M, Jadaan S, Omari A, Tarabichi H, Sudairy R
  • Ann Saudi Med. Oct/Dec 2002: Tissue Plasminogen Activator in Pediatric Occluded Central Venous Catheter Iqbal Y, Abdelmalik A, Sudairy R, Abdullah M, Omari A, Crankson S
  • Journal of Pediatric Hem/Onc. Aug 2003 Lung mass in a child Yasir Iqbal, MD, Reem Al-Sudairy, MD, M. Abdullah, MD, Ali Al-Omari, MD,and Saud Al-Jaddan, FRCS (C)
  • Ann Saudi Med 2003; 23(3-4): 179-180. Spinal cord compression as an initial symptom of childhood ALL Iqbal Y, Sudairy R, Abdullah M, Omari A, Rafaie T
  • Ann Saudi Med 2003; 23(3-4): 167-170. Leukoencephalopathy and cortical laminar necrosis in a child receiving intrathecal methotrexate and cranial irradiation Iqbal Y, Mah JK, Palkar V, Sudairy R, Abdullah M, Omari A
  • Ann Saudi Med 2003:23(1-2): 81-86 Hepatosplenic abscessess in pediatric oncology patients receiving chemotherapy. Six years experience in a single cancer center. Iqbal Y, Shaalan M, Sudairy R, Abdullah M, Omari A, Alola S
  • Pediatric Blood & Cancer 07/2005, 45(1); 72-73 Papilledema, presenting as reversible loss of vision, in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia Yassir Iqbal, Vijay Palkar, Reem Al-Sudairy, Ali Al-Omari, M Fahed Abdullah
  • J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2019;41:e224–e226 Congenital Combined Deficiency of the Vitamin K-dependent Clotting Factors (VKCFD): A Novel Gamma-glutamyl Carboxylase (GGCX) Mutation Hebah S. Al Absi, Mohammad F. Abdullah
  • Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovscular Surgery, May 2019 Type I regressed pleuropulmonary blastoma in a 10-year-old boy Hebah Sameer Al Absi, Sofia Konstantinopoulou, Adel Adel Al Junaibi, Mohammad Fahed Abdullah, Saeeda Al Marzooqi
  • BMJ March 9 2022 GIST presenting as refractory iron-deficiency anaemia in paediatric patient Eman Al Atrash, Mohammad Fahed Abdullah, Joseph Pressey, Shyam Mohan
  • Pending publication Vitamin K–dependent Coagulation Factors Deficiency due to Unipaternal Heterodisomy of Chromosome 2 Wael Saeed, Joan Stoler, Gehad ElGhazali, Mohammad F. Abdullah

Education & Training

  • Graduation - University of Aleppo, Syria
  • MD Diploma
  • American Board in Pediatrics
  • American Board in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Pennsylvania License
  • UAE License


  • Diagnosis and Management of All Hematologic and Oncologic Disorders in Children
  • WBC Disorders
  • Platelets and Bleeding Disorders
  • Hemoglobinopathies, Acquired and Congenital Anemia
  • Bone Marrow Disorders
  • Childhood Malignancies (Leukaemia, Lymphomas, and Solid Tumors Including Brain Tumors)
  • Stem Cell Transplant Care
  • Immunodeficiency and Immune Dysregulations (ALPS, HLH)
  • Comprehensive Care of All Hematologic and Oncologic Disorders in Children


  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)
  • European Hematology Association (EHA)