Manal Fahham

Dr. Manal Fahham Specialist Neurologist

Years of Experience : 27

Nationality : Dominica

Languages Known : English, Arabic, French

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Dr. Manal Fahham has more than 27 years of experience as a Specialist Neurologist in different facilities in the UAE and Saudi Arabia. She began her career in Saudi Arabia 20 years ago and established the neurology department at Saudi Airlines Medical Center in 2005. She moved to Dubai in 2011, and she established a neurology department in one of the private hospitals in UAE. She completed her MD at Damascus University in 1987 and her Specialty Certificate in Neurology at Damascus in 1995. She has vast experience in diagnosing neurological disorders that present with psychiatric symptoms. In addition, she is interested in health-related public education. Her areas of expertise include,

  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Acute and transient strokes
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Epilepsy and non-epileptic seizures
  • Parkinson’s disease and tremors, neurodegenerative disease
  • Movement disorders
  • Peripheral nerve involvement and neuropathic pain
  • Inflammatory disease, meningitis, encephalitis.
  • Memory disturbance, alzheimer’s and other dementias
  • Sleep disorders
  • A wide range of episodic neurological disease
  • Guillain barre syndrome
  • Botox management of migraine
  • Neurophysiology – EMG (NCS), SSEP, EEG, and long-term video EEG monitoring
  • Polysomnography (sleep study)


  • Honor Certificate European on EEG in the Diagnosis and Management of Epilepsy from Prof. Walter Van Emde Boas
  • Honor Certificate European on Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy from the Course Directors Prof.J. Frensh & Prof.E. Perucca
  • Member of American Academy of Neurology and European Federation of Neurology Society
  • Lecturer and Participant in the “Continuous Medical Education Program” Held by Erfan and Bagedo Hospital and Saudi Medical Center, Jeddah- KSA