Suhail Alkilani, MD, specializes in Hospital Medicine, a medical field that focuses on caring for patients in a hospital setting. He is board certified in Family Medicine. A graduate of the University of Aleppo medical school in Syria, Dr. Alkilani completed his family practice residency at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Northwest Campus, where he was named Resident of the Year his senior year and ranked first in the in-training residency exam for two consecutive years. He also received the Resident Teacher Award in 2013 from the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. Following his residency Dr. Alkilani completed a one-year fellowship in Hospital Medicine at St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck. His experience includes being a volunteer provider at Minot's free clinic and among underprivileged populations of rural Syria.
A physician with a primary professional focus on hospital medicine is a hospitalist. Hospitalist activities may include patient care, teaching, research, and leadership related to hospital care.