Dr. Dayel Al Shahrani

Pediatrics Subspecialties Department
Children's Specialized Hospital

Current Position
Executive Director, Clinical Care Excellence Consultant, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
General Details
Languages Spoken:
Arabic & English

Education & Board Certificates
·         Bachelors Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBBS), King Saud UniversityRiyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
·         Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Ireland, United Kingdom
·         Saudi Board of Pediatrics, Saudi Council for Health Specialties, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
·         Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
·         Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Toronto University, Toronto, Canada
·         Fellow, American Institute for Healthcare Quality
·         Lean Six Sigma King Fahad Medical CityRiyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
·         Certified Professional in Health care Quality (CPHQ)
Master of Health Administration, University of Minnesota
Expertise or Specialty
Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Research & Publications
·         Al Shahrani D, Al Dowaish A. Chediak-Higashi Syndrome (What is your Diagnosis?) Ann Saudi Med 1999; 19(2): 141-2.
·         Al Shahrani D, Al Mayouf S. Fibromyositis ossificans (What is your diagnosis?) Ann Saudi Med 2000; 20(3): 211-3.
·         Dayel A. Al-Shahrani, Ibrahim Z. Al-Mohsen, Suliman A. Al-Jumaah, SaudH. Al-Oufi Group B Streptococcal endocarditis. Saudi Medical Journal 2002, Vol. 23 (9): 11.
·         Dayel Al Shahrani, Husn H. Frayha Omar Dabbagh and Esam Al Salí First case of Neurocysticercosis in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 2003; Vol 49: 58-60.
·         Ahmed Al Jarie, Ibrahim Al-Mohsen, Dayel Shahrani and others. Pediatric gastrointestinal basidiobolomycosis. Pediatric Infect Dis J 2003;22:1007-13.
·         Al Mohsen IZ, Al Mulla NA, Al Shahrani D, Al Jumuaah SA, Frayha HH, Mustafa MM. Bacterial bloodstream infections in neutropenic children with hematologic / oncologic disorders at a tertiary care centre in Saudi Arabia. Presented at the 40th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Toronto, Canada, September 2000 (Abstract # 1434, 153 (K)).
·         Mona M. Al Asmi, MD, Hassan Y. Faqeehi, MD, Dayel A. Alshahrani, MD, Abdulrahman A. Al-Hussaini, MD. A case of pediatric gastrointestinal basidiobolomycosis
·         Mimicking Crohn’s disease A review of pediatric literature Saudi Med J 2013; Vol. 34 (10): 1068-1072