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Dr.Fahad alsaab

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The Education & Promotion Section of the Eastern Region plays a vital role in creating a research environment by providing learning opportunities for researchers and medical professionals.

This section supports multidisciplinary medical and scientific research activities including workshops, conferences and symposia. The Research and Promotion section is also committed to creating a research environment that develops and retains world-class health and scientific researchers. The ultimate goal of our section is to foster a culture of collaboration and partnership with both public and private health sectors and academia at national and international levels.


MBBS: College of Medicine & Medical Sciences, King Faisal University, Dammam, KSA, 1999

Residency: McGill Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Residency Program 2003-2007

Fellow: Royal Collage of Surgeon and Physician of Canada, June 2008


Head of Promotion & Education of Research in King Abdullah International Medical Research Center- Eastern Region May 2011-current

Consultant Otolaryngology Head & Neck surgery, Surgery department, King Abdul-Aziz Hospital

Deputy Chairman Department of Surgery

Program Director, Otolaryngology Head & Neck surgery, Surgery department, King Abdul-Aziz Hospital

Assistant Professor (Hon), King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa, KSA

Deputy Chairman of ENT training committee of the Eastern Region, Jan 2011- current

Scientific Council member of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Saudi Commission of Health Specialties Dec 2014- current

Current Research work

Association between Chronic Sinusitis and Reflux: A Control Prospective Study
Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children
Hearing assessment of children with sickle cell disease
Occupational Noise Induced Hearing loss in Military field

The main functions of the Research and Education Promotion Section in the Eastern Region are to conduct research-related educational activities, such as educational courses and lectures. Some of the courses that are regularly conducted are an Introduction to Clinical Research, ICH-Good Clinical Practice, Statistics in Medical Research Course and Research Methodology.

This section also plans and conducts an annual research day, research workshops and conferences by inviting prominent researchers of regional, national and international level. A Research Intensive Summer Course is presented in collaboration with KSAU-HS College of Nursing in Eastern Region.

Eastern Region - Education and Promotion Section