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Dr. Walid Abuhammour

Paediatrician - Infectious Disease

Dr. Walid Abuhammour

Paediatrician - Infectious Disease


Dr. Walid Abuhammour is a Consultant – Paediatric Infectious Disease, and heads the Paediatric Infectious Diseases department at Al Jalila Children’s. He is a Professor of Pediatrics at Michigan State University, USA, an Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics at the United Arab Emirates University and a visiting professor of Pediatrics at the Hashemite University, Jordan. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) as well as the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). Dr. Walid is American Board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases and has also been certified by the American Certification Board in Infection Control and Epidemiology. He earned his MBA from Oakland University, USA, with a focus on health care management.

He serves as an editor and a reviewer for many peer-reviewed medical journals. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals. Additionally, he has written several medical chapters. Dr. Walid has earned many prestigious awards for his contribution to the field of pediatric infectious diseases from medical associations such as Michigan State Medical Associating, USA. He has also received awards and recognition by Strathmore’s Who’s Who (Leadership and Dedication), and Cambridge Who’s Who – Honored member recognition.

Clinics / Department

Professional Background

Medical School

The Jordan University Medical School - Amman, Jordan


The University Of Illinois at Chicago, USA


Detroit, Michigan, USA. Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Work Experience

The Jordan University Hospital - Amman, Jordan Paediatric Consultant
Detroit Children's Hospital of Michigan, USA Consultant Pediatric Infectious Disease
Hurley Children's Hospital Flint, Michigan, USA Director, Pediatric Infectious Disease Division
Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE Consultant Pediatric Infectious Disease

Languages Spoken

English, Arabic

Achievements Career Highlights

Strathmore’s Who’s Who (Leadership and Dedication), 2002

Certificate of Recognition for outstanding efforts and lasting contribution in -Rota virus Efficacy and Safety Trial {REST} World Series of enrollment, 2003

Recognition and appreciation. Award winning public television series “Real Moms, Real stories, Real Savvy"

America’s Top Pediatricians - Consumers Research Council of America, 2007

Best Doctor-Pediatric Infectious Disease in USA

Flag Award from the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS), USA

Flag and Pinnacle Award from the Jordan University

President’s Award. National Arab American Medical Association (NAAMA)

Chair Infection Control Program, Chair Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)