Dr. Mohamed Al Shehri

Pediatrics Subspecialties Department
Children's Specialized Hospital

Current Position
Medical Director, Children’S Specialized Hospital
General Details
Languages Spoken:
Arabic & English

Education & Board Certificates
·         MBBSCollege of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA
·         Diploma of Child Health (DCH), University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
·         Arab Board of Pediatrics.
·         Saudi Board of Pediatrics.
·         Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, KSA
·         Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship, University of Toronto, the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Expertise or Specialty
Consultant pediatrician and pediatric infectious diseases, practice specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Viral, Bacterial, and Fungal Infection in neonate, infant, children and adolescent with special interest in mycology and managing infection in immunocompromised host.

Research & Publications
·         Haemophilus influnzae A . Case series. By Dr Roaa AlZailai &A. Alawfi, Dr. Dayel A Shahrani, Dr. Mohamed Al Shehri, Dr. Tariq Al Fawaz
·         BK Viruse in nontransplant pts . Case series . Dr. May Al Barak, Dr. Tariq Al Fawaz, Dr. Mohamed Al Shehri, Dr. Dayel Al Shahrani. JPID
·         Case report and Literature review of Yersinia invasive infection – Dr. Tariq Dr shehri and Dr Dayel
·         Inherited IL-12P40 Deficiency Genetic, Immunologic, and Clinical features of 49 patients from 30 kindred’s . Medicine .Volume 92, Number 2,March 2013– Dr. Shehri and Dr. Tariq together with international contributors.
·         Dominant- negative STAT1 SH2 domain mutations in unrelated patients with mundelian susceptibility to mycobacterial diseases. Human mutation, 2012 Sept 33(9):1377-87.– Dr. Shehri and a Japanese Researcher.
·         The prevalence of respiratory viruses among health care workers serving pilgrims in Makkah during the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic. Travel Med Infect Dis 2012 Jan;10(1):18-24.– Dr. Shehri’s Contribution with MOH.
·         The Antibiotic Resistance and Prescribing in European Children Project. A Neonatal and Pediatric Antimicrobial Web-based Point Prevalence Survey in73 Hospitals Worldwide , Antimicrobial Reviews – Dr. Alshehri shared in surveillance (acknowledged)
·         Bacillus CalmetteeGue´rin vaccine related lymphadenitis in children: Management guidelines endorsed by the Saudi Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (SPIDS) Nagi Elsidig, Dayel Alshahrani, Mohammed Alshehri, Mohammed Alzahrani, Sami Alhajjar, Suliman Aljummah,Ibrahim Bin Hussain, Mohammad Alshaalan, Fahad Alzamil, Abdularahman Alodyani, Fahad Aljobair. International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (2015) 2, 89e95.
·         BCG related complications: A single center, prospective observational study; Tariq S. Alfawaz*, Mohammed Alshehri, Dayel Alshahrani; Pediatric Infectious Diseases Section, Children Hospital, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (2015) 2, 75e78.
·  Osteomyelitis Cause by Rare Organism (Anaerobes); Dr. May AlBarrak, Dr. Layla Al Awdah, Dr. Dayel, Dr. Shehri, Dr. Tariq Al Fawaz