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Saud Alhusaini, MD


Saud Alhusaini, MB BCh, MSc, PhD, is a neurologist in the Movement Disorders Program at Rhode Island Hospital.

He earned his medical degree and a master of science (neuroscience) degree at Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland, and a PhD in neuroimaging/neurogenetics at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI).  

Dr. Alhusaini served his internal medicine internship at McGill University Health Center and his adult neurology residency at Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, both affiliated with McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He completed a clinical and research fellowship in movement disorders at Yale-New Haven Hospital/Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, and a clinical fellowship in adult neuro-oncology at Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, California.

Honored with the 2018 Andre Barbeau Memorial Prize for Basic Neuroscience Research from the Canadian Neurological Society, Dr. Alhusaini has contributed numerous peer-reviewed research articles to the scientific literature and has presented internationally. His research interests focus on the genetic underpinning of brain structure changes related to epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, and other neuro-degenerative conditions. More recently, he developed an interest in the interface between movement disorders and oncology.

Dr. Alhusaini is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the Canadian Neurological Society, the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, and the Society for Neuro-Oncology.



Neurology, Rhode Island Hospital
Ambulatory Patient Center (APC Building) (directions)
Rhode Island Hospital, APC 5
5th Floor
Providence, RI 02903


  • Medical School:  Trinity College
  • Fellowship:  Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship:  Yale School of Medicine
  • Internship:  McGill University
  • Residency:  McGill University