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Dr Michael Absoud

Dr Michael Absoud


Consultant in paediatric neurodisability

Specialises in autism spectrum disorder, children’s neurodevelopmental disorders and developmental epilepsy.


Dr Michael Absoud is a consultant in paediatric neurodisability and was appointed as consultant in children’s neurodisability at Evelina London Children’s Hospital in 2012.


  • Children’s complex neurodevelopmental disorders.
  • Autism spectrum disorder.
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and co-morbidities (medical and neuropsychiatric).
  • Developmental epilepsy.
  • Neurodevelopment in neurogenetic and rare diseases.
  • Psychopharmacology.
  • Behaviour that challenges in children with neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders.
  • Childhood disintegrative disorder.
  • Childhood neuroinflammatory disorders.

Procedures/ treatments

  • Medical management of conditions such as ADHD, Autism and complex neurodevelopmental disorders.
  • Diagnostics for complex neurodevelopmental disorders.

Special/ research interests

Dr Michael Absoud has a major interest in childhood complex neurodevelopmental disorders and co-morbidities in neurogenetic and acquired neurological diseases. He has been involved in clinical trial design and outcome measurement in neurodisability, via collaboration with King’s Clinical Trials Unit and Kings BRC bioinformatics unit.

His research interests include epidemiological studies and active surveillance of rare diseases as well as childhood neuroinflammatory disorders.

Practice locations

Evelina London Children’s Hospital.


Language(s)English, Arabic