Basim Uthman, MD
Professor and Vice Chair
Weill Cornell Medical College
Dr. Uthman, who received his M.D. from the American University of Beirut, has been a faculty member at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) since 2008. Prior to joining WCMC-Q, Dr. Uthman served as faculty member at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, Departments of Neurology, since 1991 and Neuroscience since 1996. Dr. Uthman has taught medical and graduate courses in neurology, epilepsy and electroencephalography (EEG).
Dr. Uthman’s research interests include clinical studies in the treatment of epilepsy, pharmacokinetics of antiepileptic drugs, seizures in the elderly, treatment of acute seizure disorders and status epilepticus and neurostimulation for treatment of epilepsy.