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Laith N. Maali, M.D.

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Assistant Professor, Neurology

Associate Director, Vascular neurology fellowship, SOM-Kansas City, Neurology

Professional Background

Laith Maali, M.D., earned his medical degree from the Jordan University of Science and Technology in 2010. He completed a residency in neurology at the University of New Mexico, then completed a vascular neurology fellowship in the Department of Neurology at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University.

Dr. Maali joined the faculty of the University of Kansas Medical Center in July 2017, where his specialties are neurology and vascular neurology. His clinical practice focuses on ischemic stroke, carotid stenosis and other cerebrovascular diseases. He is board certified in neurology and vascular neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Education and Training
  • MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
  • Residency, Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Clinical Fellowship, Vascular neurology, Medical College of Georgia-Augusta University, Augusta, GA
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Boards of carotid duplex and transcranial Doppler, The American Society of Neuroimaging
  • Boards of Neurology , The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Boards of Vascular Neurology, The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

  • Maali, Laith, Hess, David., C. . 2018. Bone-Marrow-Derived Cell Therapies in Stroke: Immunomodulatory Effects. Cellular and Molecular Approaches to Regeneration and Repair, 181-195
  • Paletta, Nina, Maali, Laith, Zahran, Abdurrehman, Sethuraman, Sankara, Figueroa, Ramon, Nichols, Fenwick., T., Bruno, Askiel. 2018. A Simplified Quantitative Method to Measure Brain Shifts in Patients with Middle Cerebral Artery Stroke. JOURNAL OF NEUROIMAGING, 28 (1), 61-63
  • Bruno, Askiel, Zahran, Abdurrehman, Paletta, Nina, Maali, Laith, Nichols, Fenwick., T., Figueroa, Ramon. 2017. A standardized method to measure brain shifts with decompressive hemicraniectomy. JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE METHODS, 280, 11-15
  • Maali, Laith, Khan, Sheema, Qeadan, Fares, Ismail, Mahmoud, Ramaswamy, Davana, Hedna, Vishnumurthy., S.. 2017. Cerebral venous thrombosis: continental disparities. NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, 38 (11), 1963-1968