khalid kakish

khalid S. kakish

khalid S. kakish MD

UBMD Neurology


Child Neurology; Epilepsy; General Neurology; Neuro-oncology; Neurology; Pediatrics

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Professional Summary:

Dr. Khalid Kakish, a Board-certified Epileptologist and Neurologist with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology and Attending of neurology at Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo Medical CTR and UBMD Neurology clinics , he is also appointed on the faculty of Medicine of University at Buffalo.
Dr Kakish has eased the anguish for thousands of patients with wide range of neurological diseases.
“My goal is to help patients with neurological conditions live in the most convenient, painless and functional way possible,” he says. “If neurologic conditions are not treated, they continue to get worse, causing physical and psychological impairments.”

As a board-certified epileptologist and neurologist, Dr. Kakish deals with all aspects of diseases of brain, nerves and muscles. His practice includes the most updated evidence based knowledge and science for treating children with various neurologic conditions.

“We do all we can to make this as easy as possible for our patients,” Dr. Kakish says. Dr. Kakish has a special interest in treating neuro-metabolic conditions, neuro-genetic conditions, Headaches, Migraine, seizure disorders, behavioral and developmental disorders,demyelinating conditions like multiple sclerosis and optic neuritis. He provides a comprehensive neurological evaluation using an onsite diagnostic EEG, EMG, and MRI that makes treatment simple and efficient.

Dr. Kakish, a graduate of Baylor college of medicine, served his Fellowship at Texas Children hospital in Houston,Texas. He is a member of The child neurology Society , Texas Medical Association and American academy of neurology. He has written and published several research papers in peer reviewed journals.


Child Neurology, Epilepsy, General Neurology, Neuro-oncology, Neurology, Pediatrics

Patients Treated:

Children, Adolescents, Adults

Additional Languages:

Fluent Arabic

Physician Gender:


Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Board Certification, American board of psychiatry and neurology
  • Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Child Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine (2014)
  • Fellowship, Adult Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine (2012)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, School of Medicine (1995)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, King Hussein Medical Center (1991)
  • Internship, King Hussein Medical Center (1987)
  • , Faculty of Medicine, University of Jordan (1986)

Awards and Honors:

  • International Research Award, Ambulatory Pediatric Association (2000)
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Tech School of Medicine (1995)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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