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Hospital names Khadr as chief of Pediatrics

New Britain [April 03 2012] - The Hospital of Central Connecticut has named Nagwa Khadr, M.D., F.A.A.P., as its new chief of Pediatrics.

Khadr, board-certified in pediatrics, joined the hospital March 12, having most recently been chair of the Pediatrics Department at McLaren Medical Center-Macomb, Mount Clemens, Mich. She was also a clinical professor of pediatrics at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, Mich.; and a staff pediatrician at Detroit Medical Center Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit.

Khadr earned her medical degree from Faculty of Medicine Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; completed an internship at Ain Shams University Hospitals, Cairo; and was a senior house officer (general medicine resident) at Charing Cross Hospital, London. She completed her pediatrics residency at Henry Ford Health System/Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit.

Khadr is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a member of the American Medical Association and the American College of Physician Executives. In 2007 and 2008 she was listed among America’s Top Pediatricians and in the respective year’s Guide to America’s Top Pediatricians.

Khadr’s was also a senior staff pediatrician at Henry Ford Health System/Henry Ford Hospital; pediatrician for Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and World Health Organization; and assistant to the Saudi Medical Attaché in London.

Her areas of interest include children’s welfare; general pediatrics problems and disorders from birth to age 21; infectious diseases; asthma and allergies; ear, nose and throat problems; attention deficit hyperactivity disorders; and preventive medicine and immunizations.

Contact: Kimberly Gensicki, 860-224-5900, X6507

Nagwa Khadr, M.D., FAAP

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