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Suhail Al-Rukn

Suhail Al-Rukn


Professor Suhail Alrukn is an esteemed figure in the field of neurology and stroke care, recognized for his outstanding contributions to the medical community and his significant impact on stroke management and awareness in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

As the Director of the Stroke Program at Rashid Hospital and a prominent faculty member at Dubai Medical College, Dr. Suhail Alrukn has dedicated his career to advancing stroke care and education. His major interests lie in acute stroke management, stroke prevention, and raising stroke awareness across the MENA region.

Dr. Alrukn's commitment to stroke care extends beyond his clinical work. He is the current President and Co-founder of MENA Stroke, the largest stroke organization in the Middle East and North Africa. Under his leadership, MENA Stroke has played a pivotal role in enhancing stroke care, research, and public awareness in the region.

Throughout his career, Dr. Alrukn has received numerous regional and international awards in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the field. Notably, he was honored with the prestigious "2022 Ron Haddock International Impact Award" by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. This award highlights his global influence and the positive impact he has made on stroke care and prevention worldwide.

Professor Suhail Alrukn's dedication, leadership, and unwavering commitment to improving stroke outcomes and awareness make him a respected and influential figure in the field of neurology, both regionally and internationally. His work continues to inspire and benefit countless individuals affected by stroke in the MENA region and beyond.