Sameh Morkous, MD, Child Neurology, Allentown, PA

SamehS. W.MorkousMD

Child Neurology Allentown, PA

Epilepsy, Sleep Medicine

Associate Professor of Pediatrics. Board Certified in Child Neurology, Sleep & Epilepsy Medicine, Headache Medicine Certified. Advocate , Author & Researcher

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Summary

  • I am a fellowship trained in nationally top-ranked programs and a board-certified Child Neurologist with additional fellowship training and Board Certification in Sleep Medicine and also certified in Epilepsy and Headache Medicine. I earned a comprehensive experience in outpatient, inpatient, administration, executive and philanthropic work. I performed national and international presentations and I am also a cognoscente medical expert consultant. My scholarly works include Institutional Review Board (IRB) Research; Peer Reviewed Publications in top tier medical journals; Quality Peer Reviewer for prestigious medical journals; medical associations and professional societies; Position Statements author ; American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Political Action Committee (PAC) Northeastern Region (US States) Ambassador; American Academy of Neurology (AAN) peer committee selected advocate including Neurology on the Hill and Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum. My background incorporates dual administrative experience in both Child Neurology and Sleep Medicine. I am enthusiastic about opportunities and challenges that significantly contribute and impact the medical field while passionately building long-lasting peer and patient relationships.
  • My research work impact world wide

    My scholarly work impact world wide including presentation and presentations

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFellowship, Child Neurology, 2005 - 2008
  • Forum Health - Western Reserve Care SystemResidency, Pediatrics, 2002 - 2005
  • University of Alexandria Faculty of Medicine
    University of Alexandria Faculty of MedicineClass of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2004 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2004 - 2022
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2002 - 2022
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Epilepsy
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Sleep Medicine
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Epilepsy
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Neurology-Special Qualification in Child
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Pediatrics
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Sleep Medicine
  • National Headache Foundation (NHF) Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Headache Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Recognized for National Medical Achievements for the Academic year 2017-2018 at the Annual Combined Meeting for General Medical Staff Lehigh Valley Health Network 12/2018
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP) 03/2018
  • Recognized for National Medical Achievements for the Academic year 2016-2017 at the Annual Combined Meeting for General Medical Staff Lehigh Valley Health Network 12/2017
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Raising awareness about Niemann-Pick Disease Type C Document Type: Newsletter .Submitted by Dr. Sameh Morkous, this article gives clinical clues about the presentatio...  
    Sameh Morkous, NORI News”. Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2018
  • A Pediatric Patient with Idiopathic Short Stature Who Developed Obstructive Sleep Apnea after Starting Growth Hormone Replacement Therapy. Ss M. Morkous SS. November 2...  
    Sameh Morkous, J Mol Genet Med.
  • Morkous SS. A 5-year old who is flickering her fingers while falling asleep. Annals of the American Thoracic Society, May 2017; 14(5): 803-806.  
    Sameh Morkous, Annals of the American Thoracic Society,
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Jo Ann Coryell, Alexis Gerber, Morkous S. Implementation of ASET Skin Safety Guideline by The Lehigh Valley Health Network Committee Improves Extended EEG Related Skin...
    Sameh Morkous, ASET 59th Annual Conference
  • Morkous S, Lewis O, Loplumlert J, Dunbeck K, Rosen C. Added Value of Actigraphy in Children With Suspected Narcolepsy. Journal of Sleep and Sleep Disorder Research.201...
    Sameh Morkous, Oxford Academic - Oxford Journals - Oxford University Press
  • Lewis O, Morkous S, Loplumlert J, Dunbeck K2, Rosen C; Added value of Actigraphy in Pediatric Insomnia Evaluations in Clinical Practice . Journal of Sleep and Sleep Di...
    Sameh Morkous, Oxford Academic - Oxford Journals - Oxford University Press
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Other

  • Teen battling rare brain disorder 
    Morkous S, WFMZ-TV 69 News
    1/25/2016

Press Mentions

  • First Patient Enrolled in Lehigh Valley Health Network Study of Rare Brain Disease
    First Patient Enrolled in Lehigh Valley Health Network Study of Rare Brain DiseaseMarch 26, 2016 03:21