Mhd Wael Alrifai, MD

Mhd Wael Alrifai, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Neonatology
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
Neonatology
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
11111
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9545
Phone
(615) 343-6518

Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
M.D.
Damascus University School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria
M.S.
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Internship
Internship-American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Residency
Pediatric Residency-University of South Alabama
Fellowship
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship-Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Clinical Interests

Applied Clinical Informatics; Clinical Decision Support; Neonatology

Research Information

Dr. Alrifai is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics, a board-certified neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and a board-certified clinical informaticians in the Department of Biomedical Informatics. He holds a master's degree in applied clinical informatics. Dr. Alrifai is a VUMC HealthIT clinical director for pediatrics. He designed electronic health records clinical content for VUMC neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and multiple NICUs in the state of Tennessee. Dr. Alrifai's research focus is in the area of clinical decision support (CDS) for neonatal care. He designed and published clinical trials in the evaluation of clinical information systems in neonatal care, and has ongoing trials in the evaluation of CDS tools.