Dr. Hazem Awad

Paediatric Nephrologist

Dr. Hazem Awad

Paediatric Nephrologist


Senior Specialist Registrar in Pediatric Nephrology department. Graduated from Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan. Completed pediatric residency training in collaborative program between Jordan Hospital and King Hussein Cancer Center, Jordan. Has the Arab board and Jordanian board in General Pediatrics. Experience over than 10 years in management of pediatric nephrology patients including dealing with different modalities of dialysis and post kidney transplant care. Involved in multiple ongoing research studies in pediatric nephrology care and has multiple published articles.

Professional Background

Medical School

1998 - 2004
Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan


2005 - 2009
Jordan Hospital/King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan

Work Experience

2009 - 2011
Service Hospitalist (Pediatrician) at King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman, Jordan
2011 - 2017
Assistant Consultant in pediatric nephrology department at King Failsal Speciality Hospital and research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2017-To Date
Senior Specialist Registrar in pediatric nephrology department in Dubai Hospital then at Aljalila Children's Hospital ( DHA), Dubai, UAE

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

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


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


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


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


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


  6. Whole exome sequencing identifies potential candidate genes for spina bifida derived from mouse models


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


Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)
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