Khalid Al-Kharazi

Khalid Al-Kharazi
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Senior Consultant Director/Pediatric Neurosurgery fellowship program Years Of Experience: 20
  • About the Physician

    Dr. Khalid Al-Kharazi is a senior pediatric neurosurgeon at Sidra Medicine with almost 20 years of experience in neurosurgery. He has worked in Canada, Germany, Jordan, and Yemen before joining the medical team in Qatar in 2014.

    Dr. Al-Kharazi holds certifications in neurosurgery from Canada, Germany, the UK, and Jordan. He was awarded a clinical fellowship in Pediatric neurosurgery from the University of British Columbia, BCCH Vancouver/ Canada. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, U.K. Dr. Al-Kharazi obtained the German board certificate after completing his training in Vivantes Klinikum Neukölln/ Berlin.

    Dr. Al-Kharazi and his colleagues began neurosurgical interventions that had never previously been performed in Qatar, such as a minimally invasive approach in craniosynostosis and epilepsy surgery. Dr. Al-Kharazi is a core faculty member and site Director (Sidra Medicine) of the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) Neurosurgery Residency Program. He is a member of the neurosurgery committee and an examiner in the Qatar Board of Medical Specialties (QBMS). He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from The University of Manchester (UK).


    Languages Spoken

    English, Arabic, German

    Years Of Experience
    • Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd)
    • German board (Facharzt) in Neurosurgery,
    • European Board in Neurosurgery (FEBNS)
    • MBA Manchester University
    • Jordanian Board in Neurosurgery,
    • Degree of Higher Specialization in Neurosurgery (University of Jordan)
    • M.B.B.S. Degree in medicine and surgery (University of Jordan)
    • Clinical Associate Professor
      College of Medicine/ Qatar University
    • Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
      Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar
    Areas of Interest
    • Craniosynostosis
    • Brain Tumors
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Epilepsy surgery
    • Spinal Dysraphism
    Medical Publications
    1. Presenting symptoms and time to diagnosis for Pediatric Central Nervous System Tumors in Qatar: a report from Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Service in Qatar, child nervous system Journal (2021).
    2. Spinal cord tumor presenting with neck stiffness, Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports (2021).
    3. Some recent advances in our understanding of hydrocephalus and further developments in shunt technology with improved outcomes, International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (2021).
    4. Complex Pediatric Tone and Movement Disorder Clinic: A Model for Multi-disciplinary Care in Qatar (Abstract), MDS Virtual Congress (2021).
    5. Diencephalon-Mesencephalon Dysplasia, with Dysplastic Basal Ganglia, and Midline Fusion, a Case Report of Novel Appearances, annex publisher (2019).