Dr. Muhammad Athar Khalily
Consultant Paediatric Neurology
|Timing||9:00 am – 5:00 pm|
Dr. Muhammad Athar Khalily recently joined Northwest Teaching Hospital as a Consultant in Paediatric Neurology. He is the first FCPS Pediatric Neurologist in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He has done FCPS Paediatric Neurology, FCPS (Gen. Paeds), MRCPCH (UK), MRCP Paeds (Ireland), MRCPS (Glassgow, Scotland), and DCH (UK). He has experience treating and managing patients with Epilepsy, Neurometabolic Disorders, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Myopathies, Neuropathies, Demyelinating and Autoimmune Disorders, and Developmental Disorders, including children with ADHD, Autism, Speech and language disorder.
He did his MBBS from Ayub Medical College in 2009. He completed his training in General Paediatrics from CPSP Pak/Royal College of Physicians in Ireland in 2016 and worked in Ireland as a non-consultant Hospital Doctor from 2014-2016. On his return, he worked as an Assistant Professor, Paediatrics in Women Medical College Abbottabad for 6 months and Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar for about 2.5 years. He completed his second fellowship (FCPS Paediatric Neurology) at Children’s Hospital and the University of Child Health Sciences, Lahore, in 2021.
Dr. Muhammad Athar Khalily’s interests are inclined toward Epilepsy and Neurometabolic/Neurogenetic Disorders. His expertise lies in performing and interpreting EEG, Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography (NCS/EMG), and Visual Evoked Potential (VEP). In addition, he is responsible for training his junior doctors, colleagues, and students while his research has made its way to many renowned journals. He aims to start Paediatric Neurology Services and establish Epilepsy and Neurometaboic clinics in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.