Zeyad Mohannad Abdulkader

Zeyad Mohannad Abdulkader
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Attending Physician, Co-director of the Pediatric Gastroenterology & Hepatology Fellowship Program Years Of Experience: 8
  • About the Physician

    Dr. Abdulkader is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist and Neuro-gastroenterology and Motility Specialist at Sidra Medicine. He attended medical school at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and trained at the Cleveland Clinic (pediatric residency) & Nationwide Children's Hospital (Gastroenterology fellowship and Advanced Neurogastroenterology and Motility fellowship).

    Dr. Abdulkader is passionate about advancing the care of children & adolescents with gastroenterological and hepatic diseases, with a particular focus on functional GI and motility disorders.


    Languages Spoken

    English, Arabic

    Years Of Experience
    • Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland (2007-2013)
    • Pediatric Residency: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Ohio, USA (2014-2017)
    • Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA (2017-2020)
    • Advanced Pediatric Neuro-gastroenterology and Motility Fellowship: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA (2020-2021)
    Areas of Interest
    • Functional gastroenterological disorders
    • Esophageal, antroduodenal and colonic motility disorders
    • Constipation and defecation disorders
    • Vomiting disorders
    Educational Interests
    • Investigating neuro-gastroenterology and gastrointestinal motility disorders in children and adolescents
    Medical Publications
    1. Abdulkader, Z.M., Woodley, F. & Lu, P.L. Extra-esophageal Manifestations of Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Updated Review. Curr Treat Options Peds (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40746-021-00229-4
    2. Abdulkader ZM, Bali N, Vaz K, Yacob D, Di Lorenzo C, Lu PL. Predictors of Hospital Admission for Pediatric Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome. J Pediatr. 2021 May;232:154-158. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.11.055. Epub 2020 Nov 28. PMID: 33259858.