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Mohammad Janahi, MD, FAAP
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Head, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Associate Professor, Clinical Pediatrics, Weill-Cornell Medical College - Qatar


Specialty:
Pediatric Infectious diseases
Department of Pediatrics
Hamad Medical Corporation

Medical Education:
MBBS:
King Faisal King Faisal University
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Residency:
Saint Luke’s / Roosevelt Hospital,
New York City, NY, USA

Fellowship: Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital,
New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics

Biography:
Dr. Mohammad Janahi received his MBBS degree from King Faisal University of Saudi Arabia and his residency training from Hamad Medical Corporation in Qatar.  He continued and completed his residency training in St. Luke's and Roosevelt hospital in New York, USA, then fellowship training in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Jersey, USA from 1996-1999.  In 1997, Dr. Janahi obtained his American Board of Pediatrics.

Currently, he is the Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Hamad Medical Corporation since November 2005 and Head of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases since 1999.  He has been treating pediatric patients with various infectious diseases for the past 15 years.  In addition, Dr. Janahi is an appointed Faculty member of Weill-Cornell Medical College in Qatar as Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics.

Research Support and Publications:
  1. Co-investigator in evaluation of latent TB infection in school-age children by performing quantiferon gold test (in progress)
  2. Co-investigator in first study of pediatric bacteremia in oncology patients in Qatar. (Pending publication)
  3. Co-investigator in Pneumococcal invasive diseases serotype prevalence after introduction of Prevnar (poster presentation in recent ESPID meeting in June 2011.)
  4. Clinical Presentation of Acute Bacterial Meningitis in Qatar.  Neurosciences, 2002 Vol.7 (4)
  5. Epidemiology of Neonatal Meningitis in Qatar. Neurosciences 2002, Vol.7 (3).
  6. Co-investigator in  Attitudes and perception among the pediatric healthcare providers towards influenza vaccine in Qatar: A cross-sectional study, Vaccine,issue 31 July 2015 pages 3821-3828




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