Prof. Hassib Narchi       
       
Professor of Paediatrics & Consultant Paediatrician
Department of Pediatrics
Phone: 971 3 7137 414
Fax: 971 3 7672022
Email: hassib.narchi@uaeu.ac.ae


College of Medicine and Health Sciences

United Arab Emirates University
P.O.Box 17666, Al-Ain
United Arab Emirates
DegreeUniversityYear
MDFrench Faculty of Medicine, St Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon1979
Postgraduate Diplomas, Certificates, and FellowshipsYear
Dipl Prev Pediatrics, Université René Descartes Paris VI, Paris, France1980
MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, UK1983
FRCP, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Glasgow, UK1996
FRCPCH, Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health, London, UK1997
MSc Epid, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Univ. of London, UK2002
M Med Ed (Distinction) University of Dundee,UK2010
AppointmentYear
Consultant Paediatrician, Saudi Aramco Medical Services Organisation, Saudi Arabia1987-1999
Consultant Paediatrician, Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, UK2000-2006
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Division of Reproductive and Child Health-Paediatrics, The University of Birmingham, UK2000-2006
Research Interest
All aspects of general paediatrics All aspects of neonatal and perinatal medicine. Epidemiology. Evidence-based medicine. Systematic reviews. Medical education.  
Selected Publications
Aburawi EH, Narchi H, Souid AK. Persistent wandering atrial pacemaker after epinephrine overdosing -- a case report. BMC Pediatrics 2013, 13:1 doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-1. 
Khodaghalian B, Tewary KK, Narchi H. PFAPA with facial swelling- A new association? Indian J Pediatr. 2012. 
Narchi H, Ghatasheh G, Al Hassani N, Al Reyami L, Khan Q. Comparison of underlying factors behind parental refusal or consent for lumbar puncture. World J Pediatr 2013. In press. 
Narchi H, Ghoneim DM, Skinner A, CogginsP. Texture Analysis of Periventricular Echogenicity on Neonatal Cranial Ultrasound Predicts Periventricular Leukomalacia. J Perinat Neonat Med 2013. In press. 
Narchi H. Pediatric examinations content validity comparison: in-house versus NBME examination. Medical Science Educator 2013;23(2). 
Narchi H, Ghatasheh G, Al Hassani N, Al Reyami L, Khan Q. Why Do Some Parents Refuse Consent for Lumbar Puncture on Their Child?
A Qualitative Study. Hosp Pediatr 2012; 2(2): 93-98 
Narchi H, Ghoneim DM, Skinner A, CogginsP. Texture Analysis of Periventricular White Matter Hyperechogenicity on Neonatal Cranial Ultrasound Scans and Risk of Periventricular Leukomalacia (abstract). Pediatric Research (2011) 70, 697–697. 
Morbidity in large for gestational age neonates unidentified by standard growth charts. Narchi H, Skinner A, Williams B. . Paediatrics ME 2009; 14(1): 16-18, 20-22 
Benign afebrile cluster convulsions with gastroenteritis: an observational cohort study. Narchi H. BMC Pediatrics 2004, 4:2. 
Does vesicoureteral reflux increase the risk of antibiotic resistance in paediatric urinary tract infections? Narchi H, Al Marah M. Paediatrics ME 2008;13(4):91-94. 
First and recurrent pediatric urinary tract infections: do they have different antibiotic susceptibilities? Narchi H, Al-Hamdani M. J Chemother. 2008;20(4):472-7. 
Renal power doppler ultrasound does not predict renal scarring after urinary tract infection. Narchi H, Donovan R. Scot Med J 2008; 53(4):7-10 
Sickle cell anemia and fecal Salmonella carriage: a case-control study. Narchi H, Kulaylat N. Int Pediatr. 2003;18(1):58-60 
Value of complete blood count in sickle cell disease vaso-occlusive crisis. Kulaylat N, Narchi H. Int Pediatr 2002;17(1):28-30. 
Case-control study of diet and sun exposure in adolescent rickets. Narchi H. Ann Trop Paediatr. 2000;20:217-221. 
Febrile convulsions: When is a lumbar puncture indicated? Narchi H. J Pediatr Neurol 2007; 5(2):87-92. 
Risk of hypertension with multicystic kidney disease: a systematic review. Narchi H. Arch Dis Child 2005; 90: 921-924. 
Longitudinal study of vitamin D status in the 1st 6 months of life. Narchi H, Kochiyil J, Zayed R, Abdulrazzak W, Agarwal M. Ann Trop Paediatr. 2011;31(3):225-30.  
Overweight and obesity in pregnancy do not adversely affect neonatal outcomes: new evidence. Narchi H, Skinner A. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2010;30(7):679-86.  
Uropathogen resistance to antibiotic prophylaxis in urinary tract infections. Narchi H, Al-Hamdani M. Microb Drug Resist. 2010 Jun;16(2):151-4.  
Maternal vitamin D status throughout and after pregnancy. Narchi H, Kochiyil J, Zayed R, Abdulrazzak W, Agarwal M. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2010 Feb;30(2):137-42.  
Infants of diabetic mothers with abnormal fetal growth missed by standard growth charts. Narchi H, Skinner A. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2009 Oct;29(7):609-13.  
Foetal Hydronephrosis and Urinary Tract Anomalies: Third Trimester Versus 20-week Scan. Narchi H, Donovan R. Journal of Pediatric Sciences. 2010;2(2):e34  
In a preterm infant, does blood transfusion increase the risk of necrotizing enterocolitis? Agwu JC, Narchi H. Arch Dis Child 2005; 90: 102-103. 
Is an intravenous fluid bolus of albumin or normal saline beneficial in the treatment of metabolic acidosis in a normovolaemic newborn? Narchi H. Arch Dis Child 2004; 89(9): 884-885. 
Assessment and Management of Hypertension in Children and Adolescents: Part A- Epidemiology, Clinical Evaluation and Prognosis. Narchi H. Journal of Medical Sciences 2011; 4(1): 1-13 
Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus- Narchi H, Amirlak I. Current Pediatr Rev 2007; 3:225-232. 
Comparison of erythrocyte indices to differentiate between iron deficiency and alpha-thalassaemias in children with microcytosis and/or hypochromia. Narchi H, Basak RB. East Mediterr Health J. 2010 Sep;16(9):966-71.  
Small for gestational age neonates--are we missing some by only using standard population growth standards and does it matter? Narchi H, Skinner A, Williams B. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2010 Jan;23(1):48-54.  
Churg-strauss syndrome without respiratory symptoms in a child. Basak RB, Narchi H, Bakir M, Joshi S, Conca W. Indian J Dermatol. 2011 Jan;56(1):84-6 
Antibiotic resistance trends in paediatric community-acquired first urinary tract infections in the United Arab Emirates. Narchi H, Al-Hamdan MA. East Mediterr Health J. 2010 Jan;16(1):45-50.  
Assessment and Management of Hypertension in Children and Adolescents: Part B – Investigations and Management. Narchi H. Journal of Medical Sciences 2011; 4(1): 14-24 
Renal tubular acidosis. Amirlak I, Narchi H, Al-Gazali L. Current Pediatr Rev 2007; 3:103-107 
Symptomatic rickets in adolescence. Narchi H, El Jamil M Kulaylat N. Arch Dis Child. 2001; 84(6):501-3. 
Risk of long term renal impairment and duration of follow up recommended for Henoch-Schönlein purpura with normal or minimal urinary findings: a systematic review. Narchi H. Arch Dis Child 2005; 90: 916-920. 
Are routine urine cultures helpful in the management of asymptomatic infants or preschool children with a previous urinary tract infection? Narchi H, Jones KV. Arch Dis Child 2005; 90: 103-104. 
Risk of Wilms tumour with multicystic kidney disease: a systematic review. Narchi H. Arch Dis Child. 2005;90: 147-149  
Application of Volume Guaranteed Ventilation in the newborn. Chedid F, Narchi H, Musharraf I, Rahmani A. Perinatology 2008, Vol10 (6): 186 – 193. 
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