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Dr. Hazem Awad

Paediatric Nephrology

Dr. Hazem Awad

Paediatric Nephrology

Biography

March/2017 until now Senior Specialist Registrar – Pediatric Nephrology - Dubai Hospital (DHA) – Dubai/ U.A.E Sep/2011 – March/2017 Assistant Consultant in Pediatric Nephrology Department At King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (Riyadh –KSA) During my job as assistant consultant in pediatric nephrology department, I used to assess, diagnose & manage different stable and unstable nephrology patients, including the use of CRRT, conventional hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. In addition, I used to deal with almost all dialysis complications whatever the type & I have good experience how to manage. I used to assess, support and manage CRF patients & other nephrology diseases. I used to assess & manage post renal transplant patients with different complications. 2009 – 2011 Service Hospitalist (Pediatrician) in pediatric department at King Hussein Cancer Center – Amman, Jordan During my job as hospitalist at KHCC-pediatric department, I used to assess and manage different stable and unstable cancer patients and how to deal with oncologic & pediatric emergencies. I used to take senior calls in hospital with all responsibilities covering PICU, Pediatric Floor & Emergency room. In addition, I was involved in writing chemotherapy courses for different diseases & I am expert in doing procedures like bone marrow aspirate & biopsies & to give intrathecal chemotherapy. 2005-2009 Residency in Pediatrics at a combined Program between Jordan Hospital, Jordan University Hospital & King Hussein Cancer Center. During my residency, I did rotations within the inpatient pediatric wards at KHCC dealing with oncology patients (Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Brain & Solid Tumors) & Different Hematological Disorders (Thalassemia, Sickle Cell Disease ...). While covering the Drop-in clinics we dealt with children with acute illnesses as dehydration, fever, febrile neutropenia, infectious complications, sepsis, electrolyte disturbances, gastroenteritis, pancreatitis, seizures, and respiratory disturbances as pneumonia, reactive airway disease, and bronchiolitis. Not to mention all oncological emergencies And I developed good skills in procedures related as Bone Marrow Aspirate & Biopsy and giving intrathecal chemotherapy, spinal taps, bladder catheterization, etc… During my pediatric ICU rotations, I learned how to care for patients with: Respiratory Failure, Septic Shock, Oncological & Fluid & Electrolyte emergencies, how to manage patients on mechanical ventilation with both non- invasive (BiPAP, CPAP) and invasive ventilation (Conventional & High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation). I became familiar with lung protective ventilation strategies permissive hypoxemia, permissive hypercapnia, and using lower tidal volumes. I have learned also how to place central venous lines, arterial lines and how to intubate patients electively or in urgent situation. I am comfortable with providing conscious sedation anesthesia for procedures and all means for advance pediatric resuscitation, as I became a provider and instructor in PALS. During my rotations at Jordan Hospital, I received to healthy and sick newborns in addition to general pediatrics as inpatients and outpatient and emergency room exposure. I am able to resuscitate newborns according to the Neonatal Advanced Life Support (NALS) recommendations, intubate, and insert Umbilical Venous and Umbilical Arterial Catheters and doing exchange transfusion. In addition, I did rotations in general pediatric ward assessing & managing different pediatric cases in different specialties including emergency interventions. At Jordan University Hospital, I worked in outpatient clinics (in elective rotations) (Infectious disease, Neurology, Nephrology, Respiratory and Newborn clinics) And Emergency Room, managing different emergencies (status asthmaticus, status epilepticus, hypovolemic shock, severe respiratory distress etc…) I also did elective rotations in pediatric Cardiology, Anesthesia, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, surgery and infectious diseases. I was Chief Resident at KHCC from July 2008 until June 2010 As a Chief Resident, I was responsible for organizing on-call schedules, educational activities, residents’ rotations and I was an active member of the pediatric department Quality Assurance Committee. Education: I was involved in attending and as chief resident in organizing and supervising several didactic and educational activities in different pediatric topics as lectures, Case of the month, Journal Club, Mortality & Morbidity, Topic of the month, Hematology seminar, PREP Questions & Pediatrics in Pictures. Since last 2 years of pediatric residency until the year 2011 while working as hospitalist at KHCC, I have been the senior in House during Night Calls at PICU and the first responder to all pediatric emergencies. 2004- 2005 Rotating Internship: At Jordan Hospital

Professional Background

Medical School

1986-2002
AL-MANHAL

Residency

2005-2009
Arab Board in General Pediatrics
2005-2009
Jordanian Board in General Pediatrics

Work Experience

2009-2011
Service Hospitalist (Pediatrician) in pediatric department at King Hussein Cancer Center – Amman, Jordan
2011-2017
Assistant Consultant in Pediatric Nephrology Department At King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (Riyadh –KSA)
2017-To Date
March/2017 until now Senior Specialist Registrar – Pediatric Nephrology - Dubai Hospital (DHA) – Dubai/ U.A.E

Languages Spoken

Arabic

Achievements Career Highlights

  • October, 2010 Arab Board in General Pediatrics
  • August, 2010 Jordanian Board in General Pediatrics
  • July, 2018 Basic Life support (BLS) provider
  • March, 2016 Basic Life support (BLS) provider
  • October, 2013 Basic Life support (BLS) provider
  • June 2011 Basic life support (BLS) provider
  • October, 2019 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider
  • June, 2011 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider
  • July, 2008 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider
  • July, 2008 Neonatal Resuscitation program (NRP) provider
  • February, 2006 Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider

Research & Publications

  1. Whole-Exome Sequencing Identifies Causative Mutations in Families with Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30143558/

  2. Reverse phynotyping facilities disease allele calling in exome sequencing in patients with CAKUT

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34906515/

  3. Clinical Significance of IgM Deposition in Pediatric Minimal Change Disease

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31890840/

  4. Recessive Mutations in SYNPO2 as a Candidate of Monogenic Nephrotic Syndrome

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33615072/

  5. Share A truncating NRIP1 variant in an Arabic family with congenital anomalies of the kidneys and urinary tract.

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34525250/

  6. Clinical presentations and outcomes of influenza infection among hematology/oncology patients from a single cancer center: pandemic and post-pandemic seasons.

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25134648/

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)

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