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 in Curriculum 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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