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Khalid                         Kakish

Khalid S. Kakish MD

UBMD Neurology

Specialties

Child Neurology; Neurology

 

Overview

Professional Summary:

Dr. Khalid Kakish, a Board-certified 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 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.

Specialties:

Child Neurology, Neurology

Additional Languages:

Fluent Arabic

Physician Gender:

Male


Location and Insurance

Insurance Accepted:
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Better Health Plan, Inc. (HMO)
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Coventry
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Independent Health Medisource
  • Lifetime Benefit Solutions / RMSCO
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Nofault
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • NYS Medicaid
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • POMCO
  • Preferred Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Sisters Health Care
  • Sisters Health Care Empire Plan
  • Todays Options
  • Tricare
  • TriCare/Champus
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Veterans Administration
  • WellCare
  • Workers Comp

Credentials

Board Certifications:
  • Board Certification, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry and 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, Chief Resident (1995)
  • Pediatric Residency, Pediatrics, King Hussein Medical Center (1991)
  • Internship, King Hussein Medical Center (1987)
  • MBBS, 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

Research Profile:

This UBMD clinician teaches at the University at Buffalo's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Learn more about this clinician’s research and teaching activities. View credentials, publications, professional involvement and more.