WESAM TALAL ABUZNADAH

MB CHB (MD) MED FRCS(C) FACS RPVI

  • Education

    • 2012: Fellow in the Art and Science of Surgery,American College of Surgeons (USA)
    • 2009: Certification in Vascular Surgery, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Canada)
    • 2008:Fellow in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Postgraduate Medical Education, University of Calgary (Canada)
    • 2008:Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation,The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (USA)
    • 2007: Certification in General Surgery,The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Canada)
    • 2007:Fellow in Vascular Surgery,The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Canada)
    • 2006: Certification in General Surgery,Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University (Canada)
    • 2004:Master of Education inCurriculum Studies,Mount Saint Vincent University (Canada)
    • 2000:Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery,King Abdulaziz University (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Professional Experience

    ACADEMIC POSITION

    • 2010 – Present: Assistant Professor, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, College of Medicine – Jeddah, KSAU-HS (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
    • 2010 – Present:National Educator For Advance Trauma Life Support Courses in Middle East & North Africa, Region 17 MENA, Committee on Trauma, American College Of Surgeons (USA)

    ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION

    • 2013 – Present: Associate Dean, Academic & Student Affairs,College of Medicine – Jeddah, KSAU-HS (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
    • 2012 – 2013: Founding Chairman, Department of Medical Education,College of Medicine – Jeddah, KSAU-HS (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
    • 2011 – 2014: Head, Research Promotion & Education,King Abdullah International Research Center – Western Region (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
    • 2010 – 2014: Program Site Director, Masters in Medical Education Degree, KSAU-HS (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
    • 2010 – 2012: In-charge, Department of Medical Education,College of Medicine – Jeddah, KSAU-HS (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
    • 2010: Founding Member of College of Medicine – Jeddah, KSAU-HS (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

    CLINICAL POSITION

    • 2008 – Present: Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs, Jeddah (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
    • 2006 – 2008: Vascular Fellow,University of Calgary, Calgary (Canada)
    • 2001 – 2006: Surgical Resident, Dalhousie University,Halifax (Canada)
    • 1999 – 2000: Surgical Resident,King Khalid National Guard Hospital, Jeddah (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
    • 1998 – 1999: Compulsory Internship, King Khalid National Guard Hospital, Jeddah (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Publications

    • AlSofyani MA, AlHarthi AS, Farahat FM, Abuznadah WT.Impact of rehabilitation programs on dependency and functional performance of patients with major lower limb amputations. A retrospective chart review in western Saudi Arabia.Saudi Med J. 2016 Oct;37(10):1109-13. doi: 10.15537/smj.2016.10.16033. Click Here to View Full Text

    • Aljoudi SB, Alsolami SS, Farahat FM, Alsaywid B, Abuznadah W. Patients’ attitudes towards the participation of medical students in clinical examination and care in Western Saudi Arabia. J Family Community Med. 2016 Sep-Dec;23(3):172-8. doi: 10.4103/2230-8229.189133. Click Here to View Full Text

    • Alghamdi Saad, Seefeldt M, Abuznadah W. Need Assessment for Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP) at College of Medicine – Jeddah, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences. 2015 Oct. Click Here to View Full Text
    • Bakhaidar M, Jan S, Farahat F, Attar A, Alsaywid B, Abuznadah W.Pattern of drug overdose and chemical poisoning among patients attending an emergency department, western Saudi Arabia.J Community Health. 2015 Feb;40(1):57-61. doi: 10.1007/s10900-014-9895-x. Click Here to View Full Text

    • Fnais N, al-Nasser M, Zamakhshary M, Abuznadah W, Dhukair SA, Saadeh M, Al-Qarni A, Bokhari B, Alshaeri T, Aboalsamh N, Binahmed A. Prevalence of harassment and discrimination among residents in three training hospitals in Saudi Arabia.Ann Saudi Med. 2013 Mar-Apr;33(2):134-9. doi: 10.5144/0256-4947.2013.134. Click Here to View Full Text

    • Bajammal S, Zaini R, Abuznadah W, Al-Rukban M, Aly SM, Boker A, et al. The need for national medical licensing examination in Saudi Arabia. BMC Med Educ. 2008 Nov 25; (8):53. Click Here to View Full Text

    • Moore R, Nutley M, Cina CS, Motamedi M, Faris P, Abuznadah W. Improved survival after introduction of an emergency endovascular therapy protocol for ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. J Vasc Surg. 2007 Mar 45;(3):443-50.Click Here to View Full Text

    • Zamakhshary M, Abuznadah W, Zacny J, Giacomantonio M. Research publication in pediatric surgery: a cross-sectional study of papers presented at the Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons and the American Pediatric Surgery Association. J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Jul;41(7):1298-301.Click Here to View Full Text
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