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  • Country of residence: Jordan
  • Gender: Male
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Name: Khader N. Mustafa
Sex: Male
Marital Status: Married
Nationality: Jordanian
Board certification Rheumatology recertification 11/3/2014
Address: Jordan University Hospital
P.O. Box 13046
Jordan 11942
Email: -
Telephone Number: 962 – 5353666 X 2784 work
962 – 6 – 5350397 Home
962 – 79 –5220506(Mobile)
Fax: 5353388
Current Position: Since August1995
Professor in Internal Medicine
Consultant Rheumatologist –Chief of Division
Jordan University Hospital
The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Education: 1981 – MBBS University of Jordan /Amman – Jordan
Post doctoral training:
- 1981 – 1982 Rotating internship –The University of Jordan
- 1982 – 1986 Residency in Al – Islamic Hospital
- 1986 – 1990 Residency training – Arab Board / Doha-Qatar
- 1990 – 1992 Internal medicine residency training St Joseph’s Hospital
New Jersey ,USA
- 1992 – 1995 fellow ship Rheumatology Case Western Reserve University
Metro Health medical center Cleveland – Ohio.
- 1994-1995 fellow ship Clinical laboratory immunology, Case Western
Reserve University Metro Health medical center Cleveland – Ohio.
- 1995 – 1996 Senior clinical instructor case western Reserve University
Licensure and certification:
- 1990 FMGMS
- 1992 American Board of Internal Medicine
- 1995 American Board of Rheumatology
Professional societies:
- Jordan medical society
- American college of Rheumatology
Major Committee Assignments:
- 1996 – 2000 Director of Internal Medicine Residency Program
- Head of the scientific / Executive Rheumatology Committee of the Jordan
Medical council.
- Examiner in the Jordan Board of Internal Medicine specialty and
Rheumatology specialty.
1.Low prevalence of malignancy in patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
in Jordan.
Mustafa KN, Al-Heresh AM, Khataybeh OY, Alawneh KM, Khader YS.
Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2015 Aug 31. [Epub ahead of print]
2.Musculoskeletal disorders of the hand in type 2 diabetes mellitus: prevalence and its
associated factors.
Mustafa KN, Khader YS, Bsoul AK, Ajlouni K.
Int J Rheum Dis. 2015 Aug 10. doi: 10.1111/1756-185X.12617. [Epub ahead of print]
3.. Methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase genotypes frequencies: association with the
toxicity of and response to methotrexate in rheumatoid arthritis patients.
Saleh MM, Irshaid YM, Mustafa KN.
Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2015 Feb;53(2):154-62.
4. Association of MDR1 C3435T and RFC1 G80A polymorphisms with methotrexate
toxicity and response in Jordanian rheumatoid arthritis patients.
Samara SA, Irshaid YM, Mustafa KN.
Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Sep;52(9):746-55.
5. N-acetyltransferase-2 genotypes among patients with rheumatoid arthritis attending
Jordan University Hospital.
Oqal MK, Mustafa KN, Irshaid YM.
Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2012 Sep;16(9):1007-10.
6. Thiopurine S-methytransferase gene polymorphism in rheumatoid arthritis.
Elawi AM, Irshaid YM, Ismail SI, Mustafa KN.
Arch Med Res. 2013 Feb; 44(2):105-9.
7. Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with idiopathic inflammatory
myopathies from Jordan 1996-2009.
Mustafa KN, Dahbour SS.
Clin Rheumatol. 2010 Dec;29(12):1381-5.
8. Clinical and radiological features of Takayasu's arteritis patients in Jordan.
Mustafa KN, Hadidy A, Sweiss NJ.
Rheumatol Int. 2010 Sep;30(11):1449-53
9. Ocrelizumab: a step forward in the evolution of B-cell therapy.
Kausar F, Mustafa K, Sweis G, Sawaqed R, Alawneh K, Salloum R, Badaracco M,
Niewold TB, Sweiss NJ.
Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2009 Jul;9(7):889-95.
10. HLA-B27 Prevalence in Arab Populations and Among Patients with Ankylosing
Mustafa KN, Hammoudeh M, Khan MA.
J Rheumatol. 2012 Aug; 39(8):1675-7.
11. Psoriatic spondyloarthropathy with secondary amyloidosis.
Ahmed Q, Chung-Park M, Mustafa K, Khan MA.
J Rheumatol. 1996 Jun; 23(6):1107-10.
12. Takayasu's arteritis in Arabs.
Mustafa KN.
Clin Rheumatol. 2014 Dec; 33(12):1777-83.
13. Validation of the Arabic version of the revised Fibromyalgia Impact
Questionnaire (FIQR_A) on Jordanian females with fibromyalgia.
Abu-Dahab S, AbuRuz SM, Mustafa K, Sarhan Y.
Clin Rheumatol. 2014 Mar; 33(3):391-6.
14. Spinal cord infarction in giant cell arteritis associated with scalp necrosis.
Mustafa KN, Hadidy A, Joudeh A, Obeidat FN, Abdulfattah KW.
Rheumatol Int. 2015 Feb;35(2):377-81.
15. Polyarthritis with chondronecrosis associated with osteonecrosis, panniculitis and
Mustafa KN, Hadidy A, Shoumaf M, Razzuki SA.
Rheumatol Int. 2010 Jul;30(9):1239-42.
16. Anomalous inferior vena cava drainage to the left atrium with successful staged
repair in a 32-year-old woman with arthritis.
Al-Ammouri I, Shomali W, Alsmady MM, Abu Abeeleh M, Mustafa K, Massad I,
Bustami B, Saleh S.
Pediatr Cardiol. 2010 Aug;31(6):912-4.
17. Renal biopsy findings in lupus nephritis.
Mustafa KN, Aladily TN, Shomaf MS, Wahbeh AM.
Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2011 Jul;22(4):815-7..
18-Linda Hushaw, Ray Sawaqid, Khader Mustafa, Fariha Kauser, Rafah Salloum, D
kyle Hogarth, Amit R Patel, Nadera J Sweiss. Pulmonary hypertension and
sarcoidosis .PVRI Review. 2009; 3: 191-93
19-J. L. Nelson1 et al.13th IHWS Disease Component Joint Report, The 13th
International Histocompatibility Working Group for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Joint .Report Immunolobiology of the Human MHC.Proceedings of the 13th
international histocompatibility Workshop and conference.
Editor John A.Hansen1;GL (2004); 87604:1-8
20-Mustafa k, Khan MA: Recognizing and managing reactive arthritis.
J Musculoskeletal med 1996, 13 (# 6): 28 – 41
21-Khan MA, Mustafa KN, Ayoubi. N. Epidemiological approach to inflammatory
bowel disease in spondyloarthropathy. Clin Exp Rheumatology 12: 99, 1994

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