Dr. Raziya Adam Kadwa

Paediatric Neurology

Specialty: Paediatrics

Practice Locations: NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi

Dr. Raziya Adam Kadwa has graduated (MBBS) from Govt Medical College, Thrissur and completed master’s degree (MD) in Paediatrics from the prestigious Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. She further completed DM Paediatric Neurology (3-year program) from PGI Chandigarh. She is trained in managing simple and complex neurological problems and developmental disorders seen in newborns and children.



Her research work includes:




  • Sensory processing abnormalities in children with autism

  • Early predictors of Cerebral palsy in children with birth asphyxia

  • Sedation practices in children

  • Sleep disorders in children

  • Publications on: Moyamoya disease, NCC, Stroke in children, Guillain-Barre syndrome, neurometabolic disorders, infantile-onset epilepsy, genetic disorders etc.



She has received prestigious Fukuyama award (2015) and has presented scientific papers in various national and international conferences. She is also an active member of a nation-wide multicentric study on prevalence of sleep disorders in children. She is passionate about teaching and has been a faculty in various workshops and national conferences.



Dr. Raziya is currently a member of Paediatric Neurology (subchapter of IAP), International Child Neurology Association (ICNA), Association of Child Neurology (AOCN) and Young Epilepsy Society (YES).



She is Editorial Board member of Journal of Clinical Neurology and Neurosciences and reviewer in many scientific journals.



She has contributed to formulation of national guidelines of Social and Legal Aspects in Childhood Epilepsy (SOLACE) and national guidelines in management of NCC.



Areas of interest




  • Epilepsy

  • Neurometabolic disorders

  • Neuromuscular disorders

  • Stroke in Children

  • Neonatal Neurology

  • Childhood headache

  • Cerebral Palsy and other Neurodevelopmental disorders



Dr. Raziya speaks English, Hindi, Malayalam, Gujrati and Urdu  


Practice Locations

NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi
NMC Royal Hospital, Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi

16th St., Khalifa City - A, PO Box 35233, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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