Welcome New Physicians

ProHealth Partners proudly welcomes new members to our medical group. Since 1995 we have continued to seek out and add exceptional new physicians and medical practitioners to our group in order to consistently provide an excellent standard of care to our patients.

Previous New Physician:

Naser M. Elbalalesy, M.D.
Board Certified in Neurology with
Special Qualifications in Child Neurology

Sherif Labatia

"We carry a miraculous thing over our shoulder called The Brain. The more we know about it, the more we realize there is much more to learn."

Medical Licensure and Board Certification:
Board Certified by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology Medical Licensure and Board Certification

Education & Training:
Postgraduate Medical Education Fellowship
Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology
F.E. Dreifuss Comprehensive Epilepsy Program
University of Virginia Medical Center
Charlottesville, Virginia

Residency
Pediatric Neurology
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, Mississippi

Pediatrics
Overlook Hospital and Medical Center
Summit, New Jersey; affiliated with Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons, New york, NY

Undergraduate Medical Education
Tanta University School of Medicine and Surgery
Tanta, Egypt

Professional Experience:
Clinical Experience (Over 12 years)
CHOC Children's Hospitals and Clinics in Orange County and Mission Viejo, CA:

  • General and Epilepsy Inpatient Services
  • EEG – EEG/Video Monitoring
  • General Neurology and Epilepsy Clinics
  • Headache Clinic
  • Joint Neuro-metabolic Clinic

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching the Pediatric Residents at CHOC Children's Hospital and Clinics
  • Teaching the Adult and Pediatric Neurology Fellows at UC Irvine School of Medicine and at CHOC Children's Hospitals and Clinics
  • Grand Rounds and Lectures: Topics included:

    • Neonatal Seizures
    • Childhood Epilepsy
    • Childhood Epilepsy Management
    • Anti-Epilepsy Drugs
    • Pediatric Stroke
    • Vertigo
    • Coma in Children
    • Some Didactic Neuroanatomy Lectures

Publications:

  • C0-Author: Whole Exome Sequencing Reveals Compound Heterozygous Mutations In SLC19A3 Causing Biotin-Thiamine Responsive Basal Ganglia Disease (BTBGD).
    Presented on 09/03/2013 at: International Congress of Inborn Errors Of Metabolism (ICIEM) 2013 at Barcelona, Spain.
  • Co-Author: A homozygous mutation in KCTD7 links neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis to the ubiquitin- proteasome system. Am J Hum Genet. 2012 Jul 13;
    91 (1): 202-8.doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2012.05.023.
    Epub 2012 Jun 28.

Honors

  • Joined CHOC Hospital In Orange County (now CHOC Children's Hospital), the Premier Children's Hospital in Orange County, in January 2002 based on the Outstanding Status (O1 Visa) and the dire need of this premier hospital of the narrow field of Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy.
  • Qualified in October 2001 for O1 Visa which is offered by the State Department to Foreign Nationals with Outstanding Abilities in Science or Arts.

Office Language:

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Hobbies & Interests:

I am happily married to my lovely wife Amira, and a proud father to our two gorgeous and multitalented daughters, Sarah and Selma. I enjoy family time watching family and educational movies, playing chess with Selma, my younger daughter, and discussing real life issues with Sarah, my older one! When I have the chance, I love biking, playing ping pong, and swimming with my family. Occasionally, I try to remember my violin skills!

Hospital Affiliations:

CHOC Children's Hospital in Orange
CHOC Children's Hospital in Mission Viejo
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital
Saint Joseph Hospital & Medical Center
UC Irvine Medical center

Office Locations:

1st Location
17822 Beach Blvd., #373
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Phone: (714) 848-3333
Fax #: (714) 698-1652
Clinic Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Days: Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday & Friday (varies)

2nd Location
27871 Medical Center Road, # 140
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Phone: (714) 848-3333
Fax #: (949) 218-4137
Clinic Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Days: Friday( varies) & Saturday

Visit our Website : www.elbalalesyneuro.com