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SNS President
Senior Consultant Neurologist, KFSH & RC – Riyadh

Dr Bohlega obtained his basic medical training at King Saud University and graduated in 1980. Then in 1982, he went to Canada where he underwent his training in Neurology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC. He developed specialist interest in Multiple Sclerosis, Movement Disorders and did subspecialty training in Neurophysiology.
In 1989, he joined the Department of Neurosciences at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre as a Consultant Neurologist and then was promoted as a Senior Consultant and later was appointed as Professor of Neurology at Al Faisal University.
He is the founder and a chairperson of the National Saudi Board of Neurology for ten years. Also, he is the Founder and Chairman of Saudi Multiple Sclerosis Advisory Group from 1997 through 2012. Currently, he is re-elected President of the Saudi Neurology Society (SNS) and the Ex-President of the PAN Arab Union of Neurological Societies (PAUNS). He worked as Head of Neurology then as Chairman of Department of Neurosciences. He is a member of many prestigious neurological societies like the American Neurological Association (ANA) and the British Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is the current Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the World Federation of Neurology (WFN).
He received numerous national and international awards for his clinical and academic contributions.
To date, Dr Bohlega has published more than 156 papers in a peer reviewed journal. He wrote a few book chapters. He also presented more than 200 presentations in various conferences.

Vice President

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Head Section, Neurology
Director, Neurology Residency Training Program
Consultant: Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders and Neuroimmunology
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center (Gen. Org.) – Jeddah

General Secretary

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Consultant Neurologist
Aseer General Hospital – Abha

Associate Professor of Neurology at College of Medicine in King Khalid University, a Consultant Neurologist and Interventional Neuroloradiogist and the Director of Stroke Unit in Aseer central Hospital.

Dr. Hazzani is the Secretory of Saudi Neurology Society, Vice President of both Saudi Stroke Association SSA and MENA stroke. His previous administrative position include Dean of college of Pharmacy, vice Dean for clinical affairs chairman and Director of international collaboration program, College of Medicine.

He obtained his MB, BS with honours from King Khalid University in 2001. Finished his residency at McGill University in 2008 and became a fellow of the Royal College of Physician and surgeons in Canada. He did his fellowship in Vascular neurology at Harvard University in 2009 followed by interventional neuroradiology and endovascular neurosurgery fellowship in 2010, he is fellow of academic leadership center at the Ministry of education since 2013 and a fellow at the American Academy of neurology since 2016.

His current interest includes acute therapy of stroke, academic leadership and medical education. He published more than 20 articles in high impact journals like JAMA, Stroke, neurology in the field of cerebrovascular disease and neuroscience. He is a member of many professional organizations and advisory board at national and international levels.


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Acting Director
Neurology Residency Training Program Director
Stroke Division Director
Neurology Department
Prince Sultan Military Medical City

Editor, Neurosciences Journal (2016 to date)

Graduated at King Saud University, Riyadh and completed Fellowship in Neurology in 1995 then FRCP (Edin) in 2008.

Obtained special certificates in Neuro-intensive care at Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany, 1996-1998.

Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, and Transcranial Doppler are among his special interests and did numerous presentations and researches on these subjects. Hi has done 14 publications and more than 20 international presentations.

He has been awarded King Fahd Medal for excellence in Medicine in 2017

Other affiliations and positions include the following:

• General Secretary, Pan Arab Union of Neurological Societies (2015 to date)
• Member, Board of Directors, World Stroke Organization (2008 to 2016)
• Board member, Saudi Stroke Association (2013 to 2016)
• Board member and treasurer, Saudi Neurology Society (2013 to date)
• Member of the Saudi Multiple Sclerosis Advisory Group.
• Reviewer to the Saudi Annals, Majmaah Journal Of Health Sciences and Saudi Medical Journal
• Reviewer to the Neurology Educational Activities CME Accreditation, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
• Author of “TCD Made Easy, Part 1” booklet.
• Author “Acute Ischemic Stroke Management Pocket Guide” booklet.
• Editor, First edition booklet “What do you know about stroke”, in Arabic for public.
• Author for an Arabic booklet on Multiple Sclerosis for public.
• Webmaster:
• Founder and Past President, Saudi Stroke Association (2007-2012)
• Past Head of Neurology and Neurophysiology, Prince Sultan Military Medical City (2004-2013)
• Past Chairman, Saudi Advisory Group Against Stroke (SAGAS), a founding member of the World Stroke Federation (2001-2007)
• Past Director-at Large and chairman of website committee, Former World Stroke Federation (2006-2008)
• Past Member of the Scientific Neurology committee in the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties and chairman of the examination committee. (2003-2010)
• Past Member of the Saudi national committee for hypertension.
• Past Member of the Saudi Board for Memory Disorders.
• Past Member of the Saudi-CDC establishing Committee

Board Member

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Head of Neurology Division
Assistant Professor of Neurology, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah

Graduate of King Abdulaziz University School of Medicine
Graduate of Neurology and Stroke Program at UBC, Vancouver, Canada
Graduate of Neurocritical Care at McGill, Montreal, Canada

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Associate professor and consultant Neurology
College of Medicine, Taibah University
National Guard Hospital – Madinah
Saudi Arabia

Graduated from College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Dammam where I did my post graduate neurology residency training. Later completed clinical fellowship in Epilepsy and Neurophysiology at the University of Western in Ontario, Canada. Then I worked as Consultant and Chairman of neurology Department at King Fahad specialist Hospital Dammam. Currently working as Associate Professor and Consultant Neurology at College of Medicine, Taibah University and National Guard hospital in Madinah.

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Deputy Executive Director, Medical & Clinical Affairs and
Chairman, Department of Neurosciences
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (Gen. Org.) – Jeddah Branch Saudi Arabia

He graduated in Medicine in 1988 at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is certified in Internal Medicine from Ottawa University Fellowship, Ontario, Canada in 1994 and the Board Certificate in Neurology from Royal College of Physicians of Canada in 1988 with Fellowship in Epilepsy. He holds a Physician Executive Master Degree in Business Administration (PEMBA) from the University of Tennessee in 2016.
He worked as Director in various Programs like Outreach Program at King Fahad General Hospital, Comprehensive Epilepsy Program and Chairman in the Department of Neurosciences at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (Gen. Org.) – Jeddah. He also held position from 2010 to 2014 as Chairman, Scientific Committee Board for Saudi Council Adult Neurology Training Program in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Dr. Al-Said is an active participant in many KFSHRC internal committees, as well as in external or national organizations as member or at the helm in various lead capacities.
Dr. Al-Said earned a lot of awards like Merit Award presented by Saudi Arabian Culture Mission in Canada for Academic Achievement during Adult Neurology Fellowship in 1998 and 1999 and King Abdulaziz University Research Excellence Award in 2011. He made many publications and abstracts presented in international symposia.

Board Member

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Neurologist and Epileptologist
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

-American Board of Neurology
-American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology
-American Board of Epilepsy

-Clinical Neurophysiology, EEG (Electroencephalogram) and Epilepsy Fellow, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
-Neurology Residency Program: The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
Medical School: King Abdulaziz University

Board Member

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Consultant Neurologist
Assistant Professor
OBH Organizing committee

Dr. Shosha is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Consultant Neuroimmunology & Multiple Sclerosis.

He did his Neurology residency training at king Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Riyadh. Thereafter, he did two years of Clinical & Research Fellowship at The Mayo Clinic, USA and University of British Columbia hospital, Canada. The fellowship was in Neuroimmunology, Multiple Sclerosis and NMO.

Dr. Shosha is also Fellow of The European Board of Neurology.