Rana Al Shami


Attending physician Years Of Experience: 20
  • About the Physician

    Dr. Rana is an Attending physician in the Pediatric Neurology Division at Sidra Medicine since 2017.
    She is a member of pediatric neurology team and faulty member for the neurology fellowship program in sidra together as clinical faculty in Qatar university. Dr. Rana is a member of pediatric neurology team: covering outpatient clinics (total of 6 clinic/week) during the clinic week, covering all consultation from sidra inpatient and ED department during on call duty service. Dr. Rana takes care of PICU /NICU neurology cases while covering intensive care service week according to Sidra Medicine’s schedule in the department, reporting the EEG record for patient referred for EEG
    Dr. Rana is a faculty member for the neurology fellowship program in sidra: responsible of scheduled didactic teaching of the pediatric neurology fellows.

    Languages Spoken

    English, Arabic

    Years Of Experience
    • Medical College, University of Baghdad
      Graduated in 1993
    • CAPB Arab Board in Pediatrics
    • Training in Pediatric Neurology
      Medical City, Baghdad
    • MRCPCH
    • European Training Advisory Board
      British Pediatric Neurology Associatio
    • Hamad Medical Corporation
    Areas of Interest
    • Epilepsy Education
    Educational Interests
    • Responsible of the school nurse educational program about epilepsy among school aged children in collaboration with PHCC
    Medical Publications (selected publications for last 5 years)
    • The role of imaging in pediatric patient with chronic headache in relieving the stress of the parent. Laila Subhi Baker, Sondos Altaraqji and Rana AL-shami.-2020.absract accepted in BPNA conference in 1/2021, Volume 63,
    • Incidental neuroimaging findings among pediatric age group with non- acute headache.
      Laila Subhi Baker, Sondos Altaraqji, Ali mohamed and Rana AL-shami. Abstract accepted in BPNA conference in 1/2021Volume 63, Issue S1Special Issue:British Paediatric Neurology Association, Abstracts of the Annual Meeting, 6–8 January 2021, Virtual Pages: 1-108 January 2021.
    • SYNGAP1 Mutation in absence Epilepsy with eyelid myoclonia: a literature Overview and A Case Report from Qatar. Rana AL-Shami, Sondos Altaraqji, Khalid Sidahmed, International Journal of Case Reports,(ISSN:2572-8776) 2021.
    • Deletion of 15q26.1 region with absence epilepsy respond to valproic acid: A Literature Overview and A case report from Qatar. International Journal of Case Reports,(ISSN:2572-8776),2021.
    • Are pediatric patients with epilepsy at higher risk for COVID-19
      Retrospective analysis from Sidra Medicine, Doha-Qatar, International Journal of Central Nervous System Disease, (DOI:10.28933/IJCNSD).2021.