Dr. Nabil Akkawi

Departments: Neurology and Neurosurgery Department
Languages: English, Arabic, Italian
Speciality: Consultant Neurologist
Availability: Full Time
Board Certificate: Italian Board certified in Neurology

More About The Doctor:

Neurologist in Dubai

Dr Akkawi has more than 18 years of experience in Neurology and he is the best Neurologist in Dubai working at HMS Mirdif Hospital. He completed his medical degree and residency in Neurology at the University of Brescia, Italy, and did a fellowship in stroke at the University of Miami.

He was later appointed Research Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts (UMASS). Dr. Akkawi has been a clinical Assistant Professor at Beirut Arab University, Hammoud University Medical Center, and head of the Neurology and Psychology Health Center in Lebanon.

He has many publications in peer-reviewed journals. These include prestigious journals such as Lancet, JNNP, stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, and Advances in Multiple Sclerosis. He has long-standing experience in the fields of stroke, multiple sclerosis, headache, epilepsy, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, peripheral neuropathy, and myopathy.

He is an expert in EEG, EMG, TCD, and polysomnography.

Key Services:
  • Headache treatment
  • Migraine treatment
  • Multiple sclerosis 
  • Stroke treatment
  • Alzheimer disease
  • Parkinson disease 
  • Epilepsy
  • NCS Nerve conduction study
  • EMG Electromyography
  • EEG Electroencephalogram

Professional Membership:

- European Society of Neurology

- Italian Society of Neurology

- Lebanese Society of Neurology


Doctor in Medicine and Surgery, University of Brescia, Italy Doctor in Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy