• Wednesday 23 May 2018
  • 06:12 AM

 Talal Muteb Al-Harbi

 Consultant Neurologist, Neuromuscular/Neuroimmunology/Neurogenetics

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Work Instituation:

 King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam







1. Certficate of Fellowship in Neuromuscular, Neurometabolic, and Neurogenetics, July1st 2006-June 30th 2008.
2. Certified Clinical Research Associate (CCRA) from McMaster (June 30, 2008).

3. Certificate in Electromyography from the Canadian Society of     Clinical Neurophysiologists (CSCN) June, 2007
4. American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM, April, 2007).

5. Certificate of Fellowship in Electrodiagnostic studies, Single fiber EMG, and Needle Muscle Biopsy, Dec 1st 2005-June 30th 2006.
6. Certificate of Fellowship in Myopathy and Peripheral Neuropathy, Dec 1st 2004-June 30th 2006.

7. Certificate of Fellowship in Epilepsy, EEG, and Evoked Potentials (Dec 1st 2004-Dec 1st 2005).
8. Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology from King Khalid University                                 Hospital (KKUH), King Fahad National Guard Hospital (KFNGH),   in Saudi Arabia, for 16 months (Oct, 2001-Feb, 2003).

9. King Saud University Fellowship in Neurology (February, 2003).
10. Saudi Board For Health Specialty in Neurology SBFHS  (January, 2002).

11. M.B.B.S. College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (April, 1996).

Research Area of Interest


​1. Neuromuscular disorders, neuroimmunology, neurometabolic, and  Neurogenetics

2. Demyelinating disorders (Multiple Sclerosis) and autoimmune neurological disorders.

3. Electrodiagnotic studies (NCS, EMG, RST, Motor unit counting, EEG, Evoked potentials,  single fiber EMG, post traumatic neuropathy and plexus studies).

4. Obtaining muscle biopsy by needle.

5. Clinical research in Neurological  disorders and Neuroscience.



1. Brain Abscess following Rtuximab Infusion in a patient with Pemphigus Vulgaris, Poster presented at ENS&EFNS, May 31-June 3rd, 2014, Istanbul Congress Centre, Turkey .

2.     Paraneoplastic Neuromyelitic Optica spectrum associated with Stomach Carcinoid Tumour , accepted in Hematology/Oncology Journal

3.     Paraneoplastic Neuromyelitis Optica Associated with Stomach Carcinoid Tumor  , poster presentation at XXI World Congress of Neurology 2013, September 21-21, Vienna, Austria.

4. New mutations causing Familial Parkinsonism, Ann Acad Med Singapore. 2013 Jun;42(6):307-8

5. Finasteride induced myalgia and hyperCKemia : Published in J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2008 Dec; 10(2):76-8.

6. Hypogonadism is  common in men with myopathy:
 Published in J Clin Neuromuscul Dis. 2008 Jun;9(4):397-401.

7. Advanced carcinoma gallbladder.

J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2007 Mar;17(3):175-9.

8. Impact of group psychotherapy in chemotherapy induced vomiting for treatment of advanced breast and lungs cancer. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2007 Feb;17(2):89-93.

9. Unique case of fetal hemimegalencephaly in 22 weeks gestational age. Presented as a poster case in the 16th International Congress of Neuropathology, September 13-14, 2006, San Francisco, California and Published in Brain Pathology, Volume 16 Issue s1 Page S1-S172, and September 2006.

10. Transcranial magnetic stimulation for migraine: clinical effects.
J Headache Pain. 2006 Oct;7(5):341-6.

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