Dr. Mona Al Jufairi

Dr. Mona Al Jufairi

Assistant Prof. / Bahrain

Dr Mona Ali Abdulla Al Jufairi
Assistant Professor Arabian Gulf University
Senior Neonatology Pediatric Consultant
Arab Board Representative of Pediatric Department in SMC


Dr Mona Ali Abdulla Al Jufairi qualified from King Faisal University in 1990 with her MBBS, followed by Board certification from The Arab Board for Medical Specialization in Pediatric in March 1997. She undertook her Neonatology Training and Perinatal Medicine Fellowship in 2002 at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center – Riyadh – Saudi Arabia, and is additionally an NRP and PAL Instructor. She has worked as a Pediatrician for 28 years, and practiced Neonatology for the past 15 years.

She also has the following experience:

  • Pediatric Arab Board Representative from November 2014 – Present
  • Training Coordinator in Pediatric Department from 2006 – September 2009
  • Saudi Board Representative until 2010
  • NRP and PAL instructor in ITO -Bahrain
  • Head of NICU May 2010- November 2016
  • Member of Breast Feeding Committee since 2010
  • Member of newborn screening committee since 2008
  • Member of ethics committee since 2014

In addition, she has a wealth of Clinical Publications including:

  • Prediction of Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Newborns, Bahrain Medical Bulletin, Vol. 39, No. 2, June 2017
  • Bilirubin Course among Newborns with Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Enzyme Reduced Activity, Bahrain Medical Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 3, September 2016
  • Transcutaneous Bilirubin Measurement Correlation with Total Serum Bilirubin in Healthy Newborns, Bahrain Medical Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 4, December 2016
  • Urinary bladder perforation in v. low birth weight (Ref: Journal of Perinatal Medicine March 2002)
  • Incidence of RDs in preterm bet. 34 wk – 37 wks G.A& role of tocolytics in King Faisal Specialist Hospital between 1996 – Dec 1999) (Ref: Dr. Saleh Al Oliyan – KFSH & Rc,presented in 11th Arabian Pediatrics Associations Conference in Bahrain 2nd-5th Dec.)
  • Incidence of inborn errors of metabolism in Kingdom of Bahrain from 1996-2006 : presented in 1st GCC metabolic disorder ( Dr Emtethal Al-Jishi )
  • Euthanasia from Islamic from view-presented in 6th Doha Conference of Inter-faith Dialogue
  • Participated in a research about acute gastroenteritis, in Bahrain   between Jan 1995 – Dec 1995 (Reference: Dr. Qassim Aradati)
  • Conducting a research about outcome of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia in Bahrain in the last 10 years (Ref Dr. Nader Dawani)