Faisal Ibrahim, MD

Assistant Professor

    About me

    Dr. Faisal Ibrahim obtained his medical school training followed by Weill Cornell affiliated residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Neurology in Doha, Qatar before moving to the United States, where he completed a residency in Neurology at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and a fellowship in Epilepsy at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

    Dr. Ibrahim is a fellowship-trained neurologist specializing in epilepsy.  Dr. Ibrahim's expertise includes comprehensive management of epilepsy in adults, video (electroencephalography) monitoring, ambulatory EEG reading, presurgical evaluation, cortical mapping and invasive EEG monitoring for patients with medically refractory epilepsy and managing neuromodulation devices (Responsive Neuro-stimulation, Vagus nerve stimulation and Deep Brain Stimulation.

    Dr. Ibrahim is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and in epilepsy.  He is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society.

    Dr. Ibrahim has been elected as a fellow of the European Academy of Neurology and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom (MRCPUK).

    He is the recipient of honors academic and research awards.  Dr. Ibrahim has authored several publications on all aspects of Neurology and epilepsy.



    Education & training

    Board Certifications
    American Board of Epilepsy
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
    European Board of Neurology
    Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom -Arab Board of Health Specializations in Internal Medicine
    Medical School
    MBBS, OIU, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sudan
    MD, Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell affiliated HMC, Doha, Qatar
    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL Neurology Residency Program - 2021
    Weill Cornell, HMC, Doha, Qatar, Internal Medicine Residency Program- 2011
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Epilepsy Fellowship 07/2021-06/2022
    Weill Cornell, HMC- Neurology Fellowship 08/2012-07/2015


    Certificate of Recognition -Globe of Excellence 2015
    Excellence in Acute Stroke Service, Doha, Qatar
    Best Clinical Research Award - HMC, Doha, Qatar 2016
    AAN Leadership Scholarship - 2020