Before you continue
By clicking “Accept All”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts.
Dr. Daniah Kurdi

Dr. Daniah Kurdi

Pediatric Neurologist / Epileptologist
Pediatric Neurologist / Epileptologist
Arabic, English

Brief profile

Dr. Kurdi is a dedicated pediatric neurologist with a focus on the diagnosis and management of epilepsy in children, from newborns through to adolescents. She expertly handles a spectrum of epilepsy cases, ranging from the mild to the most severe. Dr. Kurdi is proficient in arranging and interpreting electroencephalograms (EEGs) to aid in the diagnostic process. Beyond her clinical responsibilities, she serves as an Assistant Professor at King Saud University, where she imparts her knowledge to medical students and over seesthe training of medical residents in the field of Pediatric Neurology.

Key competencies

  • Diagnosis and follow-up of neonatal neurological disorders  
  • Diagnosis and follow-up of cerebral palsy  
  • Diagnosis and follow-up of infantile hypotonia  
  • Developmental delays in children  
  • Syndromes and genetic diseases related to the nervous system  
  • Benign convulsions in children, such as febrile seizures  
  • Treatment for infantile spasms  
  • Treatment of absence epilepsy
  • Focal or generalized motor epilepsy  
  • Intractable epilepsy cases
  • Assessment of various types of involuntary movements  
  • Assessment of electroencephalography (EEG) in children frombirth  
  • Headaches of various types in children  
  • Immune diseases of the nervous system  
  • Diagnosis of spinal muscular atrophy  
  • Diagnosis of muscular dystrophy


  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), King Saud University 2009
  • Master of Public Health from St. Joseph University inPhiladelphia, United States 2012
  • EEG Diplomate from The Canadian Society of ClinicalNeurophysiologists 2019
  • Neurology Specialist Certification by the Royal College ofPhysicians and Surgeons in Canada 2021
  • American Board of psychiatry and Neurology – Certificate in Child Neurology 2022
  • Pediatric Epilepsy fellowship from WesternUniversity in London Ontario. 2022