Fares Kokash, MD

Pediatric Neurologist
Scott & White Healthcare

Specialties
Pediatric Neurology, Pediatrics


Patient Care Emphasis
Epilepsy, Headaches, Neurogenetics


Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

  • Scott & White Appointment
    March 5, 2012


    Education
  • Damascus University School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria, MD, 1982-1988

  • Specialty Training
  • Pediatric Neurology Fellowships, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, 2007, 2002-2003, 1999-2000
  • Pediatrics Residency, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, El Paso, TX, 2000-2002
  • Pediatrics Residency, Damascus University Children's Hospital, Damascus University School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria, 1988-1991

  • Publications and Research
  • child neurology lectures to pediatric residents, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, El Paso, TX
  • Board review to pediatric residents: 5/2005, 5/2006, 5/2008, 10/2009.
  • Case scenario in neurology: Lectures to medical students since 4/15/04.
  • Brain Abscess. Carrell-Krusen Symposium, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas. February 2000
  • Rheumatologic Diseases. Providence Memorial Hospital, El Paso, Texas. October 26, 2001
  • Approaching Anemia in Children. Texas Tech Clinic, El Paso, Texas. January 29, 2002
  • Trisomies. Texas Tech University, El Paso, Texas. August 17, 2001
  • Case of Metabolic Acidosis. Pediatric Grand Rounds at Texas Tech University, El Paso, Texas. January 30, 2002
  • Neurological Examination. Texas Tech University, El Paso, Texas. May 29, 2002
  • Kokash F, Qureshi M, et al. Acute Respiratory Failure in a 2-year-old-girl. Pediatric Annals. 2010;39(11):693-696.
  • Akins R, Flather K, Ji J, Kokash F, Nair J. Case report: Goldenhar Syndrome with a rare complication: Hydrocephalus. The El Paso Physician 2009; 32(1).
  • case of polyneuropathy in patient with tyrosinemia Carrell-Krusen Symposium, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
  • case of familial giant polyneuropathy Carrell-Krusen Symposium, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

  • Professional Memberships
  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Academy of Neurology Professional Association
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Child Neurology Section, American Academy of Neurology
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Child Neurology Society

  • Languages Spoken
    English, Arabic


    Locations


    McLane Children's Scott & White Clinic - Temple
    1901 SW HK Dodgen Loop
    Temple, TX 76502
    254-724-5437
    Waco Hillcrest Medical Office Building II
    120 Hillcrest Medical Blvd
    Waco, TX 76712
    254-297-0444
    Waco Pediatric Clinic at Hillcrest
    120 Hillcrest Medical Blvd
    Office Building II, Suite 200
    Waco, TX 76712
    254-297-0400

    Appointments