Ammar Shaikhouni, MD, PhD, is a pediatric neurosurgeon at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and assistant professor of neurological surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Shaikhouni graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brown University where he also obtained his graduate and medical degrees. His research work at Brown University, and later at The Ohio State University, helped paralyzed patients gain control of assistive devices using their brain activity. This work was featured in multiple leading science journals and gained national and international attention. Based on his scholarly activity, Dr. Shaikhouni was voted as a member of multiple honor societies by his peers including the engineering honor society and the scientific research honor society. Dr. Shaikhouni’s clinical and research focus is on adult and pediatric epilepsy, movement disorders, and stereotactic surgery for gene and drug delivery.
Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/01/2019
|Fellowship||Nationwide Children's Hospital||Date Completed: 06/30/2019|
|Residency||Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center||Date Completed: 06/30/2018|
|Medical School||Brown Medical School||Date Completed: 05/01/2011|