About Waseem Alhushki
Clinic Lead Physician
Dr. Alhushki joined Cure 4 the Kids Foundation in 2013. He developed a passion for Pediatric Hematology Oncology while working at King Hussein Cancer Center. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Hematology Oncology.In 2006, Dr. Alhushki volunteered in three local missions as part of the medical team of “Operation Smile”, an organization that aims at reaching children all over the world with cleft lip/palate deformities. He also participated in designing and conducting workshops on healthy lifestyles, conflict resolution and team work in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).In 2007 he joined the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Pediatrics residency program at Wayne State University and graduated in 2010. He was also honored with the General Pediatric Clinic Outstanding Continuity Clinic Resident Award, Academic year 2009-2010.In 2010 he joined the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles’ Pediatric Hematology Oncology program. His fellowship research project focused on the role of weight loss in improving outcome for obese children with acute lyphoblastic leukemia.In addition to English, Dr. Alhushki speaks Arabic fluently, enjoys reading, playing guitar and skateboarding.