Dr Farzana Al Sayed

18 March 2016

Title

Consultant Neurologist, Clinical Neurophysiologist and Movement Disorders Specialist

Department

Neurology Clinic

Specialities

Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and Movement Disorders

Type of Consultations

Adults only, screening children for neurological diseases from age 10.

Surgeon

No

Background

Dr. Farzana Alsayed has graduated with first-degree of honor from Arabian Gulf University. After graduation she received extensive postgraduate training in the USA. This included internal medicine, neurology with sub-specialization in the fields of neurophysiology and movement disorders.
In addition, she was selected among her peers to serve as a chief resident in neurology in one of the leading neuroscience centres in the USA.
She has a vast experience with dealing with all ranges of neurologic disorders such as stroke, epilepsy, headaches, dementia, Parkinson’s disease and neuromuscular disorders. She has brought her experience to Bahrain and has been providing this service to her country. She has helped establish the multiple sclerosis program in Bahrain and has added significantly to this field. She has trained doctors and students of the Arabian Gulf University and the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland. She has actively participated in many conferences as a local expertise in the fields of Neurology and neurosciences.

Education

  • Arabian Gulf University

Internships

  • Salmaniya Medical Complex, Kingdom of Bahrain

Residencies

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan,USA
  • Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA

Fellowships

  • University of Massachusetts, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
  • Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA

Board certifications

  • American Board Certified in Neurology

Teaching Appointments

  • Clinical teacher at Royal College of Surgeons Bahrain Medical University

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Bahrain Neuroscience Association

Awards

  • Recipient of Kingdom of Bahrain Achievement award from His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Alkhalifa, Year 2011
  • Recipient of National Women’s Achievement award as the first female neurologist in the Kingdom of Bahrain by Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ebrahim Alkhalifa, Year 2010
  • Recipient of the Minister of Health Achievement award as the first female neurologist in the Kingdom of Bahrain by the Minister of Health, Year 2009

Special Interests

  • Stroke, Headaches, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Disease

Languages

  • Arabic and English