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Beirut, Beirut Governorate, Lebanon
Posted:
April 03, 2018

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WADIH BAAJOUR

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SUMMARY

I am a licensed Neurologist/ Internist with a specialty in adult and pediatric epilepsy from the American University of Beirut. I graduated from Beirut Arab University with a Medical Degree in 2004 and have been working as a medical professional since. My practice includes treatment of CNS/PNS disorders: multiple sclerosis, stroke, neurocognitive disorders, movement disorders, pain disorders and mood disorders with a special interest in epilepsy and sleep disorders. HIGHLIGHTS

- Quality assurance awareness

- Strategic planning expertise

- Honest medical professional

- Empathetic and courteous

- High emotional intelligence

- Passionate and dedicated employee

- Interest in research

- Fluent in Microsoft Office

- Bilingual in Arabic and English

CLINICAL/WORK EXPERIENCE

Epilepsy Clinical Rotations:

09/2017 - 12/2017: EEG/Epilepsy course

Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA

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07/2017 - 09/2017: EEG/ Epilepsy course

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA

04/2017- 05/2017: Epilepsy rotation in Freiburg Epilepsy center, Freiburg, Germany

Fellowship Program:

06/2014 – 06/2017: CLINICAL AND RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN EPILEPSY AND SLEEP MEDICINE, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon

- Evaluate all aspects of epilepsy in adults and children, clinical neurophysiology, and sleep medicine, including long term EEG monitoring, WADA test and cortical mapping.

- Independently score and interpret polysomnography and multiple sleep latency tests.

- Lecturer and member of three journal clubs held weekly, including weekly multidisciplinary refractory epilepsy conference with the neurosurgery team.

- Take part of the daily discussions of new onset epilepsy cases enrolling in NOEL trial (New Onset Epilepsy in Lebanon). Work Experience:

SPECIALIST, Prince Mohammed Bin Abd Alaziz Hospital, Riyadh, KSA

- Implanted evidence and diagnosis based upon guidelines of common medical illness, especially strokes, multiple sclerosis, WADIH BAAJOUR

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pain syndromes, acute cardiac conditions, diabetic ketoacidosis, and other medical conditions in KSA.

- Participated in programmatic planning, developed specific evidence-based health policies and procedures for common medical conditions.

- Established and managed daily morning report with presentation and discussion of all admitted medical cases.

- Evaluated all neurology outpatient, emergency department, and medical floor cases.

02/2013 – 05/2013: NEUROLOGIST AND INTERNIST

HOSPITALIST, Clemenceau Medical Center (affiliated with JOHN HOPKINS Medicine International, USA), Beirut, Lebanon

- Provided leadership in the multidisciplinary rounds by implementation of integrated interprofessional models of care delivery and evaluation of patients to clinical staff, which consisted of: physicians, hospitalists, clinical pharmacists, nurses and dietitians.

- Ensured strict compliance within the medical professional policies and procedures.

- Evaluated all medical and neurologic conditions. Residency Program:

07/2008 – 06/ 2011: NEUOLOGY RESIDENCY, Rafik Hariri University Hospital, Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon

- Exposed to complicated neurology cases in a tertiary care center.

- Diagnosed and managed various neurological disorders.

- Established weekly neurology journal club and neuroscience didactic lectures.

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- Mentored and taught internal medicine and junior neurology residents.

07/2008 – 06/2011: INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY, Sahel General Hospital, Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon

- Performed accurate physical examinations, evaluations, diagnoses, treatments, follow-up, and consultation; developed comprehensive plan of care.

- Completed necessary documentation in a timely manner.

- Presented daily lectures on interesting cases to medical staff. Internship:

07/2004 – 06/2005: CLINICAL ROTATION IN THE

DEPARTMENTSOF MEDICINE, SURGERY, OBSTETRICS AND

GYNECOLOGY, EMERGENCY AND PEDIATRICS, Sahel

General Hospital, Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon Clinical Rotations and Observerships:

11/2013: CLINICAL OBSERVERSHIP IN THE

CEREBROVASCULAR DEPARTMENT, Cleveland Clinic,

Cleveland, Ohio, USA

- Attended stroke alert cases with implementation of the NIH stroke scale score in every patient.

- Attended interventional neurological procedures as diagnostic angiograms and aneurysmal coilings as well as thrombolytic therapy of stroke.

- Followed-up stroke patients in the Neurointensive Care Unit on a daily basis.

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09/2012 – 01/2013: CLINICAL ROTATION IN THE

NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE, University Hospitals Case Medical center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

- Clinical rotation in the Neuromuscular Center

(NCS/EMG/Autonomic lab).

- Attended outpatient clinics including Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) clinic as well as inpatient clinical rotation.

- Coauthor of a chapter about Myotonic Dystrophy published in Dr Katerji book (Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice, 2nd edition, New York, Springer, 2014).

08/2012: CLINICAL OBSERVERSHIP IN THE INTERNAL

MEDICINE DEPARTMENT, Medstar Union Memorial

Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

- Daily clinical rotations in the Emergency Department and medical floor.

- Presented lectures of clinically important topics such as: latest guidelines regarding blood pressure control in acute ischemic stroke.

- Participated in discussion of cases that reflect medical literature. 04/2012 – 07/2012: CLINICAL ROTATION IN

NEUROFEEDBACK, Private Clinic (supervised by Dr. Florence Larrain), Miami, Florida, USA

- Explored applications of neurofeedback in the field of neuropsychiatry in common disorders, depression, pain syndromes and ADD/ADHD.

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09/2011 – 02/2012: CLINICAL ROTATION IN

NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, Rafik Hariri University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon

- Performed and applied comprehensive nerve conduction studies

(NCS) and electromyography (EMG).

07/2011 – 08/2011: CLINICAL ROTATION IN STROKE UNIT, Saint Mary Medical Center, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

- Attended stroke alert cases with follow-up from the time of arrival to Emergency Department.

- Attended interventional neurological procedures as diagnostic angiograms and aneurysmal coilings.

- Participated in clinical rounds and conducted a literature review in unusual cases.

05/2009: CLINICAL ROTATION IN NEURORADIOLOGY

DEPARTMENT, Rafik Hariri University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon

- Understanding of basic brain and spinal neuroimaging.

- Differential diagnosis of various brain and spinal lesions based on the Osborn book: Diagnostic Neuroradiology.

04/2008: CLINICAL ROTATION IN CARDIOLOGY

DEPARTMENT, Rafik Hariri University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon

- Mastered EKG interpretation.

- Developed a detailed diagnostic and therapeutic approach to acute cardiac conditions.

- Attended cardiac catheterization and echocardiography procedures. WADIH BAAJOUR

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04/2005: CLINICAL ROTATION IN INTERNAL MEDICINE

DEPARTMENT, Makassed General Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon

- Improved knowledge in diagnostic and therapeutic approach of various medical conditions.

ACADEMIC WORK

2009 – 2012: LECTURER OF “NEUROLOGICAL DISEASES”

COURSE, Global University, Beirut, Lebanon

- Responsible for preparation and implementation of learning material for physiotherapy students reflecting approach to neurological patients, rehabilitation, localization of neurologic diseases, neuromuscular diseases and stroke.

- Ability to maintain high standards of achievement, discipline and punctuality amongst students.

- Managed students by providing guidance and feedback to help them strengthen his/her skills and knowledge base.

- Contributed to the intellectual life and debate of an academic organization for a well established teaching institution. PUBLICATIONS/POSTERS

1- The Myotonic Dystrophies (book chapter) Neuromuscular Disorders in Clinical Practice, 2nd edition, New York, Springer, 2014. Termsarasab P; Baajour W; Thammongkolchai T; Katirji B. Kaminski HJ. Ruff RL.

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2- A comprehensive analysis of the Financial Burden of Diabetes Mellitus at Rafik Hariri University Hospital: The Economic Implications from the Public Sector Perspective in Lebanon: International Journal of Diabetes and clinical research. 12/2015, 2:5. Echtay A; Chehabeddine M; Abi Gerges R; Baajour W; Kakoun N; Charif M; Jambart S.

3- Rapidly progressive quadriparesis secondary to liquorice

(souss) toxicity: TÉTRAPARÉSIE RAPIDEMENT PROGRESSIVE PAR INTOXICATION À LA RÉGLISSE (SOUSS). Le Journal médical libanais (The Lebanese medical journal) 60 (2): 117-9, 08/2012. Korri H; Awada A; Baajour W; Baaine M; Nasreddine W.

4- Economical Burden of Diabetes Complications in Lebanon: Diabetes prevalence and disease management of the patient population at the Rafik Hariri University Hospital (RHUH). Poster in Pan Arab Congress of Endocrinology, Beirut, Lebanon, 10/2011. Echtay A; Chehabeddine M; Abi Gerges R; Baajour W; Jambart S.

USMLE EXAMS

- Step 1 [result of 99% (230)]

- Step 2 CK [result of 83% (240)]

- Step 2 CS

- Step 3 [result of 78% (201)]

- ECFMG Certificate

LICENSES/CERTIFICATES

- License of Medical Practice in Lebanon

- License of holding the title of Medical Specialization (Neurology) in Lebanon

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- Diploma of Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP)

AWARDS

- Certificate of Achievement, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio (USA) EDUCATION

1998- 2004: BACHELOR DEGREE OF MEDICINE AND

SURGERY, MD 1998 – 2004, Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon



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