AUBMC Special Kids Clinic

The AUBMC Special Kids Clinic (ASKC) is a unique, hospital-based, multidisciplinary clinic that addresses the special needs of children in Lebanon and the region. Expert pediatric neurologists team up with various physicians, therapists, and other specialists to provide early detection and coordinated comprehensive care for developmentally and neurologically impaired children. Since its inception in 2011 by Dr. Rose-Mary Boustany, ASKC has assisted hundreds of families from Lebanon and the surrounding region, with demand for services increasing at an alarming rate.

The mission of the AUBMC Special Kids Clinic is to:

Provide special kids and their families with compassionate, multidisciplinary and comprehensive state-of-the-art care in order to optimize special needs kids’ intellectual and physical development in preparation for their full integration into school and society at large.

Educate pediatricians, nurses, other allied health professionals, school administrations, teachers, and the general public about the needs of special kids and optimal ways to meet their physical, emotional and educational requirements.

Conduct research into the underlying epidemiology, genetics and cell biology of neurogenetic, neurodevelopmental and pediatric neurodegenerative diseases.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty

Name: Dr. Rose-Mary Boustany
Title : Professor of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine/Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Division Chief, Pediatric Neurology
Director, AUBMC Special Kids Clinic and Neurogenetics Program
Adjunct Professor in Pediatrics
Duke University Medical Center
Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology and American Board of Human Genetics
American Board of Human Genetics
Specialty : Pediatric Neurology, Genetics
Email: rb50@aub.edu.lb
Phone: 5640 7580
Name:Dr. Rolla Shbarou
Title : Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurology
Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics and Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology
American Board of Human Genetics
Specialty : Pediatric Neurology, Epilepsy
Email: rs07@aub.edu.lb
Phone: 5640 7580
Name: Makram Obeid
Title: Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurology
Speciality: Pediatric Neurology, Epilepsy
Email: mo21@aub.edu.lb
Phone: 7580

 

 

Staff

Name: Hala Maacaron
Title : Executive Assistant
Email: hm43@aub.edu.lb
Telephone:5640 /1
 
Name: Frida Araman
Title : Clinical Assistant
Email: fa24@aub.edu.lb
Telephone: 7580
Name: Salam Zbib Hammoud
Title : Clinical Assistant
Email: sz26@aub.edu.lb
Telephone: 7580
Name: Laudy Masaad
Title : Nurse
Email: lm12@aub.edu.lb
Telephone: 7455

 

 

Therapists

Name: Mona Krayem
Title : Speech Therapist
Email: mk180@aub.edu.lb
Telephone: 7580
Name: Ramia Nasrallah
Title : Feeding Specialist
Email: rn73@aub.edu.lb
Telephone: 7580
Name: Layla Ghossoub
Title : Speech Therapist
Email: lg15@aub.edu.lb
Telephone: 7580
Name: Norma Bou Khalil
Title : Physical Therapist
Email: nb19@aub.edu.lb
Telephone: 7580
Name: Racha Kahil
Title : Physical Therapist
Email: rachakahil@gmail.com
Telephone: 7580
Name: Sahar Saliba
Title : Psychomotor Therapist
Email: ss177@aub.edu.lb
Telephone: 7580
Name: Elias Salame
Title : Occupational Therapist
Email: es44@aub.edu.lb
Telephone: 7580
Name: Razane Saleh
Title : Occupational Therapist
Email: rs164@aub.edu.lb
Telephone: 7580
Name: Clarisse Kalassy
Title: Psychomotor Therapist
Email: ck22@aub.edu.lb
Telephone: 5640
Name: Maritherese Saade
Title : ABA Specialist/Program Coordinator
Email: ms236@aub.edu.lb
Telephone: 5642
Name: Jeannette Bejjani
Title : Senior ABA Therapist
Email: jeannettebejjani@gmail.com
Telephone: 7580
Name: Sarah Saad
Title: Senior ABA Therapist
Email: sarahsaad.s@gmail.com
Telephone: 7580
Name: Jean-Louis Ghazi
Title: Senior ABA Therapist
Email: ghazi.jeanlouis@gmail.com
Telephone: 7580