Dr. Nidal Obaidat, MB ChB, MSc.

Consultant Dermatologist/ Dermatopathologist

Personal Information
Date of Birth: June 16, 1968.
Place of Birth: Irbid, Jordan.
Nationality: Jordanian.
Marital status: Married with three children.
E-mail: nobaidat@yahoo.com
Correspondence address: P.O.Box 3174, Amman 11953, Jordan.




Present Position
Consultant Dermatologist/ Dermatopathologist,
Department of Dermatology,
King Hussein Medical Center (KHMC),
The Royal Medical services,
Amman, Jordan
Summary of Medical Qualifications
• Clinical Fellowship in Dermatopathology at University of Toronto, Canada: July 2005-July 2006.
• Master degree in Clinical Dermatology (with distinction) from St John's Institute of Dermatology, University of London: October 2001-September 2002.
• Jordanian Board in Dermatology and Venereology, March 2000.
• Full registration with the Jordan Medical Association since 1995.
• Provisionally registered with the General Medical Council (UK) since 1994.
• MB ChB from University of Glasgow, UK in June 1994.
Postgraduate Medical Practice & Training
• Consultant in dermatology at KHMC since March 2007.
• Specialist in dermatology at KHMC March 2000 – March 2007.
• Senior House Officer in Dermatology at KHMC: January 1997-December 1999.
• Senior House Officer in General Medicine at KHMC: January 1996- December 1996.
Clinical Abilities
• Very good at interacting with patients, colleagues and the staff.
• The training and clinical experience at KHMC and St John's Institute of Dermatology provided me with an overall good knowledge in the field of clinical dermatology.
Dermatopathology experience
• Currently teaching dermatopathology to dermatology residents in the Royal Medical Services, King Abdulla University Hospital (KAUH), and at Jordan University Hospital (JUH).
• I also help out in dermatopathology consultations with colleague pathologists at KHMC, JUH and KAUH.
• The dermatopathology training and clinical experience at KHMC (both as a resident and specialist) and at St John's Institute of Dermatology was further sharpened by a full year fellowship program at University of Toronto where I was working with a dedicated full-time dermatopathology professor.
• During the fellowship year I was solely responsible for the provisional histopathological diagnosis of all skin specimens coming to the University of Toronto histopathology department, covering over 3000 skin biopsies over the whole year.
• Our work covered the full range of dermatologic diseases, including inflammatory dermatoses, immunobullous diseases, graft versus host disease, and skin tumors (melanocytic, epithelial, adnexal, soft tissue, etc.).
MB ChB, Glasgow University, UK, September 1989- July 1994.
Pre-Medical School Education
• GCE (A-Level Certificate) September 1987- June 1989, Davies’s College/ Brighton/ UK with 3 A grades in Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics.
• High School: General Secondary Education Certificate (GSEC) in Jordan June 1986, with an average of 94.3%.
Arabic: Mother language.
English: Fluent.
Scientific Publications:
1. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis: Experience at King Hussein Medical Center.
Mohammad J. Tawara; Awni Abulail; Nidal A. Obaidat; Haiathem Q. Abu Al haija; Ayman S. Alqa’qaa’.
Accepted for publication in Journal of the Royal Medical Services.
2. Orf Infection: A Clinical Study at the Royal Medical Services Hospitals
Mohammad J. Tawara, Nidal A. Obaidat.
Journal of the Royal Medical Services, December 2010; 17(4): 41-46.
3. Vulvar apocrine adenocarcinoma: a case with nodal metastasis and intranodal mucinous differentiation.
Alsaad KO, Obaidat N, Dube V, Chapman W, Ghazarian D.
Pathol Res Pract. 2009;205(2):131-5. Epub 2008 Oct 7.
4. A proliferating composite adnexal tumour of the penis: report of the first case.
Obaidat NA, Ghazarian DM.
J Clin Pathol. 2007 May;60(5):567-9. No abstract available.
5. Adenocarcinoma in situ arising in a tubulopapillary apocrine hidradenoma of the peri-anal region.
Obaidat NA, Awamleh AA, Ghazarian DM.
Eur J Dermatol 2006;16(5):576-8.
6. Skin adnexal neoplasms--part 1: an approach to tumours of the pilosebaceous unit.
Alsaad KO, Obaidat NA, Ghazarian D.
J Clin Pathol. 2007 Feb;60(2):129-44. Epub 2006 Aug 1. Review.
7. Skin adnexal neoplasms--part 2: an approach to tumours of cutaneous sweat glands.
Obaidat NA, Alsaad KO, Ghazarian D.
J Clin Pathol. 2007 Feb;60(2):145-59. Epub 2006 Aug 1. Review.
8. Cryotherapy for the management of genital warts in pregnancy: a five-year observational study
Odeibat, Hussein M.; Obaidat, Nidal A.; Awamleh, Ahlam A.; Al Zboone, Ahmed A.; Khalifeh, Fatima
Journal of the Royal Medical Services, 2007; 17 (3): 26-30
9. Bilateral multiple axillary apocrine hidrocystomas associated with benign apocrine hyperplasia.
Obaidat NA, Ghazarian DM.
J Clin Pathol. 2006 Jul;59(7):779. No abstract available
10. Netherton’s Syndrome: A Case Report
Nidal A. Obaidat, Faten Al-Awaysheh, Rahmeh Fayez
Jordan Medical Journal, Vol 39, No 2 (2005)
11. Lymphomatoid Papulosis: A Case Report.
Nidal Obaidat, Anwar Masri, Ahlam Awamleh
Jordan Medical Journal, Vol 40, No 2 (2006)
12. A potential relation between telogen effluvium and iron deficiency in adult females
Obaidat, Nidal A.; Rawashdeh, Basel T.; Wreikat, Abdul Razzaq A.; Awamleh, Ahlam A.
Journal of the Royal Medical Services, 2005; 12 (1): 26-66.





















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