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The Minister's CV

ABDULLAH ABDULAZIZ M. AL RABEEAH, MD, FRCS(C)
 
CURRENT POSITION:        
        February 2009 to Present
        Minister of Health, Kingdom of Saudi
        Arabia 

         July 2003 to February 2009
         Chief Executive Officer
         National Guard Health Affairs
         King Abdulaziz Medical City-Riyadh
         P.O. Box 22490
         Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia

         May 2005 to February 2009 President
         King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
         King Abdulaziz Medical City- Riyadh 
         P.O. Box 22490
         Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
 
DATE OF BIRTH: 23 February 1955

MARITAL STATUS: Married
 
I. EDUCATION:
   MEDICAL SCHOOL AND DEGREES: King Saud University
                                                    M.B.B.S. - July 1979
 
   INTERNSHIP: King Khalid University Hospital
                     01 September 1979 to 31 August 198
 
   CERTIFICATION: MSc, FRCS(C)
 
   PEDIATRIC SURGERY FELLOWSHIP: Teaching Fellowship
                  01 July 1986 to 31 December 1986
                  Pediatric Surgery Fellow
                  University of Alberta Hospital
                 Edmonton, Alberta
                 01 January 1987 to 31 December 1987
                 IWK Hospital for Children, Dalhousie
University
                 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
 
   LICENSURE: Licensed to Practice Medicine since 1981
                      Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
 
   ESTABLISHMENT OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY UNITS:
                 Participated in Establishment of Pediatric Surgery Unit
                 King Khalid University Hospital
                 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
                 Established Pediatric Surgery Unit with International Standards
                 King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center
                 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
                 Established Pediatric Surgery Unit with International Standards
                 King Abdulaziz Medical City-King Fahad National Guard  Hospital
                 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
                  Established Pediatric Surgery Unit with International Standards
                 King Abdulaziz Medical City-King Khalid National Guard Hospital
                 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
 
   EDUCATIONAL & OTHER ACTIVITIES: 
  • Chairman of the Riyadh Pediatric Surgery Club (1993 to present)
  •  Instructor, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Course (1986 to present)
  • Organizer of FRCS Part I Course for 1989 & 1990.
  • Organizer and Instructor of Arab Board Course for 1990, 1991 & 1992.
  • Director, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Courses for 1991 & 1992.
  • State Faculty Status, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) 1993.
  • Organizer and Chairman of the Panel Committee - First Annual Symposium on Trauma and Burns, 2-4 May 1993, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh.
  • Chairman of the Organizing Committee - Symposium on Saudi Pediatric Surgery, 1993, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee - Symposium on Emergency  Medical Services in Saudi Arabia, 1993, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee - Symposium on Pediatric GI/Hepatology / Nutrition, 1994, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center.
  • Visiting Professor - IWK Children’s Hospital 22-23 Sept. 1994, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • Session Chairman, First Annual Research Conference of the Department of Surgery, 19 April 2001, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee – 8th Congress of the Arab Association of Pediatric Surgeons & International Symposium on Pediatric Surgery, 2002, Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee – 8th Congress of the Arab Association of Pediatric Surgeons & International Symposium on Pediatric Surgery, 2002, Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Session Chairman, Recent Advances in Neonatal Medicine & Surgery Symposium, 27 February, 2005, Security Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  • Session Chairman, 1st KFAFH International Pediatric Surgery Symposium, 25 February 2006, Intercontinental Hotel, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
  • Visiting Professor - 12 May 2010, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany.
INVITED SPEAKER: 
  • Kuwait Medical Association 11th Scientific Conference & 3rd Gulf Medical Association Conference, Kuwait, 21-23 December, 2003, “Conjoined Twins – Experience in Saudi Arabia”.
  • Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Yemen Health Field, Yemen, 5-8 July 2004, “Corrosive Ingestion and Their Impact in Children”.
  • Cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Yemen Health Field, Yemen, 5-8 July 2004, “Conjoined Twins – Experience in Saudi Arabia”.
  • The 4th International Pediatric Symposium on Recent Advances in Pediatrics, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 7-19 March 2004, “Corrosive Ingestion and Their Impact in Children”.
  • Egyptian Pediatric Surgical Association (EPSA) Annual Meeting, Cairo, Egypt, 15-17 December 2004, “Conjoined Twins – Experience with 26 Sets in Saudi Arabia”.
  • Egyptian Pediatric Surgical Association (EPSA) Annual Meeting, Cairo, Egypt, 15-17 December 2004, “Persistent Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia of Infancy - Experience with 63 Cases”.
  • Recent Advances in Neonatal Medicine & Surgery Symposium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 27-28 February 2005, “Persistent Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia of Infancy - Experience with 63 Cases”.
  • Saudi Pediatric Surgical Symposium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 8-9 March 2005, “Health Services in Saudi Arabia with Special Emphasis on Pediatric Surgery”.
  • 2005 Annual Meeting, Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (CAPS), Quebec City, Canada, 22-25 September 2005, “Conjoined Twins Past, Present and Future”.
  •  1st International Pediatric Airway Surgery Course, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 11-12 February 2006, “Corrosive Ingestion and Their Impact in Children.”
  • 1st KFAFH International Pediatric Surgery Symposium, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 25-28 February 2006, “Corrosive Ingestion and Their Impact in Children”.
  • Académie Nationale de Chirurgie, Paris, France, 12 April 2006, “Conjoined Twins Past, Present and Future”.
  • 2nd Saudi Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 21-22 May 2006, “Conjoined Twins Past, Present and Future”.
  • The Regional Scientific Conference for Giftedness, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 26-30 August 2006, “Our Children between Gift, Challenge and Care”.
  • The First Saudi European Medical Meeting, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 16-18 September 2006, “Conjoined Twins Past, Present and Future”.
  • The 7th Annual International Neonatology Symposium, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 15-18 April 2007, “Conjoined Twins, Past, Present & Future” & “Neonatal Surgery in Saudi Arabia”.
  • Saudi Students Club, Cairo Egypt, 22-25 May 2007, “Conjoined Twins, Past, Present & Future”.
  • 2nd Annual Meeting of Saudi Society for Pediatric Surgeons, Taif, Saudi Arabia, 12 June 2007, “Caustic Injuries in Children”.
  • Saudi Society for Pediatric Surgery Conference, Damman (Al Khobar) Saudi Arabia, 27 – 29 November 2007, “Persistent Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia of Infancy (PHHI): Experience in Saudi Arabia”.
  • Dar Al Yaoum for Media, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 27 November 2007 “Advance Health Services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.
  •  Islamic University – Al Madinah Al Monwara, Saudi Arabia  – 15 January 2008.
  • “Conjoined Twins, Past, Present and Future”.
  •  Saudi Science Club – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  - 16 January 2008 “Conjoined Twins Separation Surgery”.
  • USA Congress representatives at National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 17 February 2008 – “Conjoined Twins, Past, Present and Future” 
  • King Fahad University, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia 27 February 2008 – “Challenges in Health Care Research.”
  • King Faisal University, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia 12 March 2008 – 2nd Medical profession Day.
  • University of Jazan, Saudi Arabia 24 March 2008 – 1st Cultural event Umalqura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia 26 May 2008 – “Conjoined Twins Ethics and Challenges”.
  • 1st International Neonatolgy Conference, Jeddah 17 November 2008 – Conjoined Twins – Saudi Arabia Experience Commission for the Promotion of Virtue & Prevention of Vice 20 December 2008 - Events that will not be forgotten
  • High Risk Pregnancy Symposium, 1 February 2009 – Conjoined Twins Separation - Saudi Arabia Experience
  • Royal Saudi Embassy, Cairo 4 February 2009– Conjoined Twins Separation –  Saudi Arabia Experience Royal Saudi Embassy, (Cultural Department), Paris, France 6 February 2009 – Health Services in Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Ministry of Health’s delegation to 62nd Session of the World Health Assembly,
    Geneva, Switzerland – 18-22 May 2009
  •  Riyadh Military Hospital, Riyadh 9 – 10 November 2009, Pre-Symposium Workshop “ARM with MAS Live Surgery Workshop”
  • Riyadh Military Hospital, Riyadh 11 – 12 November 2009, International Symposium on Pediatric Surgery Update and Workshop – “Conjoined Twins Separation – KSA Experience”
  •  King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh 17 – 30 January 2010, 3rd International Conference for Advanced Child Health Care - “Conjoined Twins Separation – 20 years Experience from the Kingdom of Humanity”
  • Heidelberg University, Germany, 12 May 2010-  “Conjoined Twins Experience in Saudi Arabia – 1990-2010”
  • Saudi Ministry of Health’s delegation to 63rd WHO World Health Assembly, Geneva, Switzerland – 17 May 2010
  • Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical City, Michigan,  21 – 22 May 2010, Strides Along the Road to Pediatric Care, 53rd Annual Clinic Days – “Conjoined Twins Experience in Saudi Arabia – 1990-2010”
  • Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical City, Michigan,  21 May 2010 – “A Vision for Healthcare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”
  • University of Harvard, Boston, Massachusetts, 24 May 2010 – “Challenges of Health Reform in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”
  • Astana Medical University, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 23 June 2010 – “Conjoined Twins Experience in Saudi Arabia – 1990-2010”
  • Chairman speaker and delegated envoy for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz for the 1st International Conference for Mass Gathering Medicine, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 23 – 25 October 2010. (Jeddah Declaration)
  • Cornell University (Weill Cornell Medical College),  New York, USA ,  20 December 2010 – “Conjoined Twins Experience in Saudi Arabia 1990 – 2010”
  • First Global Ministerial Conference on Healthy Lifestyles and NCD Control (WHO), Moscow, Russia – 27 – 29 April 2011
  •  Al Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, 15 May 2011, Success Story  – “Experience of a Team and Success of the Nation”
  • Hilton Hotel, Jeddah, 05 June 2011, Social Development Forum – “Sustainable Health Developments”
  • Omni Center, Atlanta, 07 December 2011 - US-Saudi Business Opportunities Forum (Plenary Discussion: Health and Medical Services - Delivering Top Quality Care)  Overview of Saudi Health Reform – “Healthcare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”
  • Children’s National Medical Center, NW Washington, D.C., 08 December 2011 – “Conjoined Twins Experience in Saudi Arabia 1990 – 2011”
  • Saudi Ministry of Health’s delegation to 65th WHO World Health Assembly, Geneva, Switzerland – 21 May - 26 May 2012
  • Chairman speaker and delegated envoy for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz for the International Conference on Healthy Lifestyles and Non-Communicable Diseases in the Arab World and the Middle East – held in Riyadh, KSA – 10 – 12 September 2012
  • 59th Session of the WHO Regional Committee (EMRO), Cairo  – Non-Communicable Diseases in the Arab World and the Middle East  and Riyadh Declaration –  3 October 2012.
  • Early Childhood Conference, Princess Noora University, Riyadh, KSA, 12 November 2012
  •  “Conjoined Twins Experience in Saudi Arabia – 1990 – 2012”  - 7th Dubai International Conference for Medical Sciences – 11 December 2012
  •  Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia Conference, Marriott Hotel, Riyadh, KSA, 12 December 2012 – “Health and Humanity”
  •  Saudi Health Exhibition and Congress 2013, Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre, 12 May 2013
  • Chairman speaker and delegated envoy for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz for the 2nd International Conference for Mass Gathering Medicine, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 21 – 23 September 2013
  •  4th Session  of the Islamic Conference of Health Ministers, Jakarta, Indonesia –         22-24 October 2013
  •  60th Session of the WHO Regional Committee (EMRO), Muscat, Oman – 27-29 October 2013
  • Guest of Honor, Al Baha Award for Excellence and Innovation, Al Baha ,Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - 16th December 2013
 

II. ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:

    FACULTY APPOINTMENTS: 
  •         Honorary Professor
            Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
            University of Liverpool
            01 September 2011 to 01 September 2014
  •         Assistant Professor
            King Saud University
            Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
            01 January 1988 to 1995
    PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS:
  •         President
            King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
            King Abdulaziz Medical City-Riyadh
            May 2005 to February 2009
  •         President 
            KAMC Academy for Health Sciences
            King Abdulaziz Medical City-Riyadh
            March 2004 to March 2005
      
  •         Chief Executive Officer
            National Guard Health Affairs
            King Abdulaziz Medical City-Riyadh
            July 2003 to February 2009
  •         President
            College of Nursing and Allied Medical Sciences
            King Abdulaziz Medical City-Riyadh
            July 2003 to March 2004
  •         Vice- President
            College of Nursing and Allied Medical Sciences
            King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh
            August 2002 to July 2003
  •         Deputy Chief Executive Officer
            National Guard Health Affairs
            King Abdulaziz Medical City
            July 1995 to July 2003
  •         Consultant Pediatric Surgeon
            King Abdulaziz Medical City-Jeddah
            July 1995 to Present
  •         Co-Chairman, Medical Council
            King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh
            December 1994 to July 1995
     
  •        Director, Residency Training Program
            Department of Surgery
            King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh
            June 1994 to June 1996
  •         Consultant Pediatric Surgeon
            King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh
            01 January 1991 to Present
  •         Acting Chief of Staff
            King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh
            01 August 1990 to 30 September 1990
  •         Consultant Pediatric Surgeon
            King Abdulaziz Medical City-Riyadh
            01 April 1990 to Present
  •         Director of Surgical Residency Program
            King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh
            01 April 1989 to 01 January 1991
     
  •         Consultant Pediatric Surgeon
            King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh
            01 January 1988 to 01 January 1991
COMMITTEES: 
Saudi Council for Health Specialties
    • Chairman, Board of Trustees, Saudi Council for Health Specialties (2009 to present)
    • Chairman, General Pediatric Surgery Training Program (2001 - 2004)
    • Member, Scientific Council for General Surgery (1994 -1996)
 National and International Committees and Councils
    • President, Executive Board, Arab Health Ministers’ Council (2011-2013)
    • Chairman, Ministry of Health (MoH) Executive Board
    • Chairman, MoH International Advisory Board
    • Chairman, MoH National Advisory Board
    • Chairman, Health Services Council
    • Chairman, National Health Insurance Council
    • Chairman, National Commission on Smoking Prevention
    • Chairman, Board of Directors, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center (General Organization)
    • Chairman, Medical Cities and Specialized Centers (Board of Directors)
    • Chairman, National Committee for the Care of the Mentally ill and their families
    • Chairman, Prince Salman Prize for Disabled Children
    • Member, GCC Health Ministers (Executive Board)
    • Member, Civil Service Council (2010 to present)
    • Member, King Abdullah Nuclear and Renewable Energy City Council (2010 to present)
    • Member, Board of Trustee of King Abdullah’s Mawhiba, Executive Committee for the King Abdulaziz and His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity
    • Member, Board of Trustees of King Abdullah University for Science and Technology, Jeddah
    • Member, Board of Trustees of Prince Salman Centre for Disability Research
    • Member, National Commission on Drug Control
    • Member, Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA)
    • Member, Committee for the Selection of King Faisal International Prize for Medicine
    • Member of the Board, Prince Salman Centre for the Disabled Children Association
    • Member, High Council for Higher Education (2003 to 2009)
    • Member, Review of National Salary Systems for Physicians, Technicians & other Healthcare Professionals in the KSA (2003 to 2009)
    • Member, Review of Private Practice by Government Employed Physicians (2003 to 2009)
    • Member, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center Council (Board of Directors) (2005 to 2008)
    • Member, King Fahad Medical City Operations Committee (2002)

National Guard Health Affairs – Ministry of National Guard

    • Co-Chairman, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences Council (2005 to 2009)
    • Chairman, Health Affairs Council (2004 to 2009)
    • Chairman, KAMC Academy for Health Sciences High Council (2004 to 2005)
    • Chairman, National Guard Health Affairs Executive Committee (2003 to 2004)
    • Chairman, Manpower Review Committee (2002 to 2004)
    • Chairman, College of Nursing and Allied Medical Sciences (CNAMS) Scientific Council (2001 to 2004)
    • Chairman, Task Force to Review Term Appointments of Senior Medical & Operational Staff (2002)
    • Chairman, Visiting Professors Program Committee (2001 to 2003)
    • Chairman, Task Force to Review Primary Healthcare Centers Requirements (2001)
    • Chairman, Primary Healthcare Centers Executive Committee (2001 to 2003)
    • Chairman, Al Rawdah Royal Clinic Ad Hoc Committee (2000 to 2003)
    • Co-Chairman, Executive Commissioning Approval High Committee (2000 to 2003)
    • Chairman, Central Region Executive Management Committee (2000 to 2002)
    • Chairman, Committee to Establish Center of Medical Sciences, Education and Training (1999 to 2001)
    • Chairman, Corporate Structure Task Force Committee (1999 to 2001)
    • Chairman, Laboratory Review Committee (1999 to 2000)
    • Chairman, Planning Committee for the 100th Year Anniversary Festival of Saudi Arabia (1999)
    • Vice-Chairman, National Guard Health Affairs Executive Committee (1998 to 2003)
    • Chairman, Information Systems Committee (1998 to 2003
    • Chairman, Total Quality Management Committee (1998 to 2003)
    • Member, National Guard Health Affairs Ad Hoc Committee to Review National Salary System for Physicians (1998)
    • Chairman, Selection for Key Staff for Supplies and Contract Division Task Force (1998)
    • Chairman, Eastern Region Projects Subcommittee (1997 to 2001)
    • Chairman, Projects Committee (1997 to 2000)
    • Chairman, King Abdulaziz Medical Centers Cornerstone Ad Hoc Committees (1997 to 1998)
    • Chairman, Hajj Committee (1996 to present)
    • Chairman, Search Committee (1995 to 2004)
    • Chairman, Scholarship Training Committee (1996 to 2003)
    • Chairman, Physician Salary Determination Committee (1996 to 2002)
    • Chairman, Patient Care Executive Committee for National Guard Hospitals (1996 to 1999)
    • Chairman, Hospital Medical Quality Improvement Committee for National Guard Hospitals (1996 to 1997)
    • Chairman, Central Budget Allocation Committee (1995 to 2004)
    • Chairman, SANG Bonus Review Committee (1995 to 2003
    • Co-Chairman, Joint Management Council (1995 to 2003
    • Chairman, Confidential Review Committees (1995 to 2000)
    • Chairman, Regional Advisory Council (1995 to 2000) 
    • Member, Medical Credentialing, Privileging and Promotions Committee (1995 to 1998)
    • Chairman, Advisory Board (1995 to 1997)
    • Chairman, Review of Medical Staff Salaries for National Guard Hospitals (1995 to 1996)
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center
    • Member, Board of Director’s Council (2005)
    • Chairman, Ad Hoc Group to Review Physicians’ Evaluations (1995
    • Co-Chairman, Manpower Review Committee (1995)
    • Member, Search Committee (1994 to 1996)
    • Member, Task Force Group of Research Advisory Council (1995)
    • Member, Ad Hoc Peer Review Group (1994)
    • Member, Clinical Protocol Committee (1992 to 1995)
    • Chairman, Surgical Residents Educational Committee (1992 to 1995)
    • Chairman, Nutrition Committee (1992 to 1995)
    • Member, Tissue Committee (1992 to 1995)
    • Member, Working Group to Study Laparoscopy (1992 to 1995
    • Member, Equipment Purchase Requisition Committee (1991 to 1993)
    • Member, Tertiary Day Care Short Stay Committee (1991 to 1993)
    • Co-Chairman, Medical Executive Council (1994 – 1996)
                                                                               
King Khalid University Hospital
    • Member, Disaster Committee - 1990
    • Chairman, Nutrition Committee - 1990
    • Chairman, Outpatient Committee - 1990
    • Chairman, Resident’s Selection Committee – 1989

III. PUBLICATIONS
 ABSTRACTS AND SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES:
  1. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Meeting, Vancouver - September 1985.  “The Effect of TPN on Biliary Lipids in the Neonate”.
  2. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, September 1987. “Neurenteric Cysts - A Spectrum”.
  3. Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, September 1987. “Paraesophageal Hernia after Nissen’s Fundoplication:  A Major Complication in Pediatric Patients".
  4. Symposium on Anorectal Problems at Security Forces Hospital, February 1989. “Posterior Sagittal Approach for High Imperforate Anus : King Khalid University Hospital Experience.”
  5. Gastroenterology Annual Meeting - Hepatobiliary Surgery, Dammam, 1990. “Congenital Anomalies of the Biliary Tract”
  6. First Annual Pediatric Symposium, October 1990, Medina.  “Update on Neonatal Emergencies” and “Surgical Aspects of Neonatal Jaundice”.
  7. Fasting: Its Effects on Health and Diseases, December 1990. “Effect of Hyperalimentation and Fasting on Biliary Lipids”.
  8. Fifth Saudi Annual Pediatric Symposium at Security Forces Hospital, 1991. "Esophageal Atresia: KKUH Experience” and “Diaphragmatic Eventration
  9. Second Annual Pediatric Symposium, October 1991, Medina. "Corrosive Injuries in Saudi Children” and “Mediastinal Cysts - Experience”.
  10. Trauma Symposium, December 1991, Medina. “Intravenous Fluids and Trauma".
  11. Third Annual Pediatric Symposium, October 1992, Medina. “Hyperinsulinism in Infants - Experience with 15 Cases.”
  12. Fourth Saudi Hepato-Gastroenterology Symposium, February 1993, Security Forces Hospital, February 1993.  “Congenital Diseases of GI Tract.”
  13. Update in the Management of the Injured Child (Multi Disciplinary Approach) Symposium, 13-15 April 1993, Security Forces Hospital, Riyadh. "Initial Management of the Pediatric Trauma" and "Esophago-Tracheal Fistula Secondary to Foreign Body Trauma in Four Children".
  14. Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons Meeting, Australian Association of Pediatric Surgeons Meeting, 9-14 May 1993, Cairns, Australia. "Persistent Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia of Infancy - Experience with 20 Cases" and "Successful Separation of Xiphoomphalo-ischiopagus Tripus Twins and Review of Six Other Sets".
  15. Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons Annual Meeting, 13-15 September 1993, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. “Esophago-Tracheal Fistula Secondary to Foreign Body Impaction in Four Children."
  16. 4th International Congress of the Arab Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 26-28 October 1993, Dubai, U.A.E.  "Persistent Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia of Infancy - Experience with 20 Cases" and "Successful Separation of Xiphoomphalo-ischiopagus Tripus Twins and Review of Six Other Sets."
  17. 4th International Congress of the Arab Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 26-28 October 1993, Dubai, U.A.E.  “Tracheal Fistula Induced by a Foreign Body in 4 Children”.
  18. First National Symposium on Pediatric Otolaryngology, 24-25 November 1993, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. “Lymphangioma of the Head and Neck: KFSH Experience”.
  19. 26th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 19-21 September 1994, Toronto, Canada. “Persistent Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia of Infancy: Experience with 28 Cases" and "Conjoined Twins: Experience with Eight Sets".
  20. 7th Annual Pediatric Symposium, 4-6 December 1994, Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. “Persistent Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia of Infancy:  Experience with 28 Cases”.
  21. 5th Gastoenterology and Hepatology Symposium, 6-8 December 1994, Saudi Gastoenterology Association, Al-Khozama Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. “Persistent Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia of Infancy: Experience with 28 Cases”.
  22. 27th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 2-4 September 1995, Vancouver, BC, Canada. “The Split Notochord Syndrome: Therapeutic Options”.
  23. 5th Congress of the Arab Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 11-13 October 1995, Alexandria, Egypt.   “The Split Notochord Syndrome:  Therapeutic Options”.
  24. 5th Congress of the Arab Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 11-13 October 1995, Alexandria, Egypt.  “Nissen Fundoplication for Gastro-Esophageal Reflux in Children”.
  25. 6th International Congress of the Arab Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 21-23 October 1997, Manama, Bahrain. "An Unusual Bile Duct Injury in a Child Following Blunt Abdominal Trauma".
  26. 30th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 25-28 September 1998, Toronto. “An Unusual Bile Duct Injury in a Child Following Blunt Abdominal Trauma”.
  27. 30th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 25-28 September 1998, Toronto. “Mesenteric Fibromatosis, Case Report and Review of the Literature”.
  28. 32nd Annual Meeting of the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 09-13 May 1999, Bejing, China.  “Caustic Ingestion in Children - Experience with 51 Cases”.
  29. 31st Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, 23-26 September 1999, Montreal, Quebec.  “Unusual Presentations of Bronchogenic Cysts”.
  30. 3rd International Pediatric Symposium, 04-06 November 2000, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  “Conjoined Twins – Experience in Saudi Arabia”.
  31. Pediatric Surgery Club Meeting, 05 March 2000, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia “An Unusual Cause of Ascites in an Infant”.
  32. Armed Forces Hospital, 2000, Al Haida, Taif, Saudi Arabia.  “Persistent Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia of Infancy (PHHI); Experience in Saudi Arabia”.
  33. 8th Congress of the Arab Association of Pediatric Surgeons and International Symposium on Pediatric Surgery, 06-10 October 2002, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  “The History of Health Services in Saudi Arabia with an Emphasis on Pediatric Surgery”.
  34. 4th International Pediatric Symposium on Recent Advances in Pediatrics, 07-10 March 2004, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. “Corrosive Ingestion and Their Impact in Children”.
  35. 2005 Annual Meeting, Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (CAPS), 22-25 September 2005, Quebec City, Canada. “Conjoined Twins Past, Present and Future”.
  36. 1st International Pediatric Airway Surgery Course, 11-12 February 2006, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  “Corrosive Ingestion and Their Impact in Children.”
  37. 1st International Pediatric Airway Surgery Course, 11-12 February 2006, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  “Tracheoesophageal Fistula”
  38. 1st King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital International Pediatric Surgery Symposium, 25-28 February 2006, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.  “Corrosive Ingestion and Their Impact in Children.”
  39. Académie Nationale de Chirurgie, 12 April 2006, Paris, France.   “Conjoined Twins Past, Present and Future”.
  40. 2nd Saudi Surgical Society Annual Meeting, 21-22 May 2006, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  “Conjoined Twins Past, Present and Future”.
  41. 1st Saudi European Medical Meeting, 16-18 September 2006, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.   “Conjoined Twins Past, Present and Future”.
  42. The Regional Scientific Conference for Giftedness, 26-30 August 2006, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, “Our Children between Gift, Challenge and Care”.
  43. 7th Annual International Neonatology Symposium, 15-18 April 2007, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, “Conjoined Twins, Past, Present & Future” & “Neonatal Surgery in Saudi Arabia”. 
  44. Saudi Students Club, 22-25 May 2007, Cairo Egypt, “Conjoined Twins, Past, Present & Future”.
  45. 2nd Annual Meeting of Saudi Society for Pediatric Surgeons, Taif, Saudi Arabia, 12 June 2007, “Caustic Injuries in Children”. 
  46. Saudi Society for Pediatric Surgery Conference, 27 – 29 November 2007, Damman (Al Khobar) Saudi Arabia, “Persistent Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia of Infancy (PHHI): Experience in Saudi Arabia”.
  47. Dar Al Yaoum for Media, 27 November 2007, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, “Advance Health Services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.
  48. Islamic University, 15 January 2008, Al Madinah Al Monwara, Saudi Arabia, “Conjoined Twins, Past, Present and Future”.
  49. Saudi Science Club, 16 January 2008, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, “Conjoined Twins Separation Surgery”.
  50. USA Congress Representatives, 17 February 2008, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, “Conjoined Twins, Past, Present and Future”.
  51. King Fahad University, 27 February 2008, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, “Challenges in Health Care Research.”
  52. 1st Cultural Event, 26 May 2008, Umalqura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, “Conjoined Twins Ethics and Challenges”.
  53. 1st International Neonatolgy Conference, 17 November 2008, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, “Conjoined Twins – Saudi Arabia Experience”.
  54. High Risk Pregnancy Symposium, 1 February 2009, Saudi Arabia, “Conjoined Twins Separation - Saudi Arabia Experience”.
  55. Royal Saudi Embassy, 4 February 2009, Cairo, Egypt, “Conjoined Twins Separation - Saudi Arabia Experience”.
  56. Royal Saudi Embassy, 6 February 2009, Cultural Department, Paris, France, “Health Services in Saudi Arabia”.
  57. International Symposium on Pediatric Surgery Update and Workshop, 9-12 November 2009, Riyadh Military Hospital, Saudi Arabia, “Conjoined Twins Separation – KSA Experience”.
  58. 3rd International Conference for Advanced Child Health Care, 17-30 January 2010, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, “Conjoined Twins Separation – 20 years Experience from the Kingdom of Humanity”.
  59. University of Heidelberg, 12 May 2010, Heidelberg, Germany - “Conjoined Twins Experience in Saudi Arabia – 1990 -2010”.
  60. Strides along the Road to Pediatric Care, 53rd Annual Clinic Days, 21 – 22 May 2010, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical City, Michigan, USA - “Conjoined Twins Experience in Saudi Arabia – 1990-2010”.
  61. Strides along the Road to Pediatric Care, 53rd Annual Clinic Days, 21 May 2010, Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical City, Michigan, USA - “A Vision for Healthcare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”.
  62. University of Harvard, 24 May 2010, Boston, Massachusetts, USA  – “Challenges of Health Reform in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”
  63. Astana Medical University, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 23 June 2010 – “Conjoined Twins Experience in Saudi Arabia – 1990-2010”.
  64. 3rd World Congress of Pediatric Surgery, New Delhi, India:  October 2010.  Pediatric Surgery International- “Bowel Anomalies in Conjoined Twins”. 
  65. Cornell University (Weill Cornell Medical College) New York, USA, 20 December 2010 – “Conjoined Twins Experience in Saudi Arabia 1990 – 2010”.
  66. Islamic Association – Islamic Fiqh Council, Makkah, KSA, 26 December 2010 – “Conjoined Twins Discussion (Are conjoined twins one person or two?)”
  67. Partnership Forum, Al Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, KSA, March 2011 – “Enhancing Science and Strategic Health Policies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through the Establishment of the Saudi National Institutes of Health (SNIH)”
  68. Success Story, Al Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University*, Riyadh, KSA, 15 May 2011 – “Experience of a Team and Success of the Nation”
  69. US-Saudi Business Opportunities Forum, Overview of Saudi Health Reform (Plenary Discussion: Health and Medical Services - Delivering Top Quality Care), Omni Center, Atlanta, GA, 07 December 2011 - “Healthcare in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”
  70. Children’s National Medical Center,  NW Washington, D.C., 08 December 2011 – “Conjoined Twins Experience in Saudi Arabia 1990 – 2011”
PAPERS:
  1. Al Rabeeah A, Thurston O and Walker K.  The Effect of TPN on Biliary Lipids in the Neonate.  Canadian J. Surg 1986; 29: 289.
  2. Al Rabeeah A, Cattral M. and Siegenberg J.  Unusual Presentation of Pancreatic Pseudocysts.  Canadian J. Surg 1987; 30: 281.
  3. Al Rabeeah A, Giacomantonio M and Gillis DA.  Paraesophageal Hernia after Nissen Fundoplication.  A Real Complication in Paediatric Patients. J. Ped. Surg. 1988; 23 (8): 766.
  4. Al Rabeeah A, Gillis DA, Giacomantonio M and Lau H.  Neurenteric Cysts - A Spectrum.  J. Ped. Surg. 1988; 23 (8): 752.
  5. Al Rabeeah A, Galliani A, Heifetz S, Giacomantonio M and Lau H. Torsion of Neonatal Ovarian Cysts.  Ped. Path. 1988; 8: 143.
  6. Heifetz S, Al Rabeeah A, Brown BStJ and Lau H.  Fetus in Fetu: A Fetiform Teratoma.  Ped. Path. 1988; 8: 215.
  7. Lacson A, Al Rabeeah A, Gillis DA, Salisbury S and Grantmyre E.  Secondary Massive Ovarian Edema with Meig's Syndrome. Am. J. Clin. Path. 1989; 91 (5): 597.
  8. Al Samarrai A, Jawad A, Crankson JS, Al Rabeeah A.  Experience with Hirschsprung’s disease in King Khalid University Hospital.  Ann. Saudi Med. 1989; 9(6): 627S.
  9. Al Rabeeah A, Al Samarrai AYI, Jawad A, Al Bassam A.  Posterior Sagittal Approach for High Imperforate Anus: King Khalid University Hospital Experience.  Ann Saudi Med. 1989; (9)6: 626S-627S.
  10. Izzidien Al Samarrai AY, Jawad AJ, Al Rabeeah A, Patel J and Yohanan MD. Cystic Hygroma in Saudi Arabia Children.  J.R. Coll. Surg. Edin. 1990; 35: 178.
  11. Al Eissa YA, Kambal AM, Al Rabeeah AA, et al.  Osteoarticular Brucellosis in Children.  Ann Rheum Dis. 1990; 49: 896-900.
  12. Jawad AJ, Khattak A, Al-Rabeeah A, Zakzouk SM, Ur-Rahman N, Izzidien Al-Shammai AY, Z Kinderchir. Congenital Nasopharyngeal Teratoma in Newborn: PMID Case Report and review of Literature1990, 45(6): 375-8
  13.  Al Fawaz IM, Kambal AM, Al Rabeeah A et al.   Septicaemia in Febrile Neutropenic Children with Cancer in Saudi Arabia. J. Hosp. Infect. 1991; 18(4) : 307-312.
  14. Khattak AM, Al Rabeeah A, Jawad A, Al Bassam A, Al Samarrai AYI.  Esophageal Atresia: KKUH Experience.  Ann. Saudi Med. 1991; 11(1): 120-121.
  15. Jawad A, Al Rabeeah A, Al Samarrai AIY.  Diaphragmatic Eventration: King Khalid University Hospital Experience.  Ann. Saudi Med. 1991; 11(1): 120.
  16. Al Bassam A, Al Rabeeah A, El Abdin HA.  Melanotic Neuroectodermal Tumor of Infancy:  Case Report.  Saudi Dental J 1992; 4(2): 60-62.
  17. Ahmad R, Sami K, Horowitz P and Al Rabeeah A.   A Bifurcated Endobronchial Tube in the Management of Laryngotracheoesophageal Cleft Repair.  British J. Anesth., 1993; 70: 696-698.
  18. Abdullah AMA, Abdullah MA, Yohannan MD, Al Herbish AS, Al Rabeeah A, Cheriyan M.  Infantile Intestinal Lymphanglectasia and Chylous Ascites in Saudi Arabia.  Ann. Saudi Med. 1993; 13: 306-309.
  19. Abdullah AMA, Abdullah MA, Al Eissa YA, Yohanan MD, Al Herbish AA, Al Rashed S, Al Rabeeah A.  Infantile Cholestasis in Saudi Arabia.  Pakistan Ped. J. 1993; 17(1): 1-6.
  20. Jawad AJ, Al Rabeeah A, Al Mezrakchi AM, Al Jurayyan NAM, Yohanan D.  Lower Limb Ischaemia Complicating Transcatheter Embolization of Arteriovenocaliceal Fistula.  Saudi Med. J. 1993; 14(3): 252-254.
  21. Al Bassam A, Al Rabeeah A, Al Fawaz I, Al Samarrai A.  Possible Pneumococcal Vaccine Associated Thrombocytopenia in a Child.  Emirates Med J 1994; 12(3): 261-263.
  22. Jawad AJ, Al Samarrai Al, Al Rabeeah A, Al Rashed R, Shuber M.  The Management of Esophageal Strictures in Children.  Ann Saudi Med. 1995; 15(1): 43-47.
  23. Al Jaraliah AS, Al Herbish AS, Al Rabeeah A and Suliman N.  Primary Hyperparathyroidism in an Infant:  Case Report with Review of the Literature.  Ann Saudi Med. 1995; 15(3): 278-279.
  24. Al Rabeeah A, Al Ashwal A, Al Herbish A, Al Jurayyan N, Sakati N and Abobakr A.  Persistent Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia of Infancy:  Experience with 28 Cases.  J. Ped. Surg. 1995; 30(8):  1119-1121.
  25. Al Jurayyan NAM, Patel PJ, Al Herbish AS, Abdullah MA, Abo-Bakr AM, Al Rabeeah AA, Jawad AA and Al Samarrai Al.  Ambiguous Genitalia:  Comparative Role of Pelvic Ultrasonography and Genitography.  Ann Tropical Paeditr 1995; 15(3): 203-207.
  26. Al Jurayyan NAM, Al Herbish AS, Abo Bakr A, Al Rabeeah AA, Al Samarrai AI, Jawad AJ, Patel PJ, Abdullah MA.  Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia in a Referral Hospital in Saudi Arabia:  Epidemiology, Pattern and Clinical Presentation.  Ann. Saud. Med. 1995; 15(5):  447-450.
  27. Hugosson C, Al Rabeeah A, Al Rawaf A, Bakheet S and Banjar H.  Congenital Bilobar Emphysema.  Ped. Radiology 1995; 25(8): 649-651.
  28. Al Samarrai AY, Jawad AJ and Al Rabeeah A. Esophageal Stricture Experience. Submitted to J.R. Coll. Surg. Edinb, Annals of Saudi Medicine, 1995; 15 (1).
  29. Fouda Neel K, Ahmed S, Al Bassam A and Al Rabeeah.  Superior Ectopic Thoracic Kidney.  Ped. Surg. Int. 1996; 11(2-3): 172-173.
  30. Shebib S, Al Rabeeah A, Rifai A and Telmesani A.  Spontaneous Bile Duct Perforation Associated with Fatty Liver in an Infant.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol-Nutr 1996; 23(4): 466-469.
  31. Herbish Abdullah S, Al Jurayyan Nasir AM, Abo Bakr Abdullah M, Abdullah Mohammed Ahmed, Al Husain Muneera, Al Rabeeah Abdullah, Patel Pravinchandra J, Jawad Akram, Samarrai Asal I.  Sex Reassignment:  A Challenging Problem – Current Medical and Islamic Guidelines.  Ann. Saudi Med 1996; 16 :(1): 12-15.
  32. El-Desouki M, Mohamadiyah M. Al Rabeeah A, Othman S, Al Jurayyan N.  Hepatobiliary Scintigraphy in the Distinction between Biliary Hypoplasia and Biliary Atresia.  Saudi J Gastroenterol. 1998 4(1): 8-12
  33. Jawad AJ, Kurban K, El Bakry A, Al Rabeeah A, Seraj M, Ammar A.  Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy for Cholelithiasis during Infancy and Childhood:  Cost Analysis and Review of Current Indications.  World J Surg 1998; 22(1):  69-73.
  34. Al Bassam A, Al Rabeeah A, Fouda-Neel K, Mahasin Z.  Leiomyoma of the Esophagus and Bronchus in a Child.  Ped. Surg. Int. 1998; 13(1): 45-47.
  35. Al Bassam A, Al Rabeeah A, Fouda K, Al Ashwal A, Ozand PT.  Implantable Central Venous Access Devices in Children with Metabolic Disease.  Metabolism 1998; 47(8): 900-2.
  36. Banjar Hanaa H, Kfoury Hala and Al Rabeeah Abdullah.  Case Report: Spontaneous Regression of Pulmonary Lymphagio-Haemangiomatosis.  Emirates Med J 1998; 16(2): 109-112. 
  37. Rifai A, Shebib S and Al Rabeeah A.  New Findings on Imaging a Spontaneous Perforation of the Extrahepatic Biliary Tract in an Infant:  Case Report. Submitted to Am.J. Roentgenology. Accepted for publication March 1998
  38. Al Bassam A, Hassab H, Al Olayet Y, Shadi M, Al Shami G, Al Rabeeah A, Jawad A.  Hydatid Disease of the Liver in Children.  Ann Tropical Paeditr 1999; 19: 191-196.
  39. Al Bassam A, Al Rabeeah A, Al Nassar S, et al.  Congenital Cystic Disease of the Lung in Infants and Children (Experience with 57 Cases).   Eur. J. Ped. Surg. 1999; 9:364-368.
  40. Borghol M and Al Rabeeah A.  Entrapment of the Appendix and the Fallopian Tube in Peritoneal Dialysis in Catheters in Two Children.  Accepted for publication in J. Ped. Surg. 1999.
  41. Bin Yahib Soliman, Al Rabeeah Abdullah, Al Sammarrai Asal.  An Unusual Bile Duct Injury in a Child Following Blunt Abdominal Injury.  J. Ped. Surg. July, 1999.
  42. Al Jadaan Saud, Al Rabeeah Abdullah.  Mesenteric Fibromatosis, Case Report, and Literature Review.  J. Ped. Surg. July, 1999.
  43. Al-Qattan and Al-Rabeeah A.  Similarities Between a Conjoined Nail and the Palmer Nail Syndrome.  J. Hand Surg 2000; 25B:1 8-10.
  44. Crankson Stanley J, Fischer James D., Al Rabeeah Abdullah A., Jadaan Saud A.  Pediatric Thoracic Trauma.  Saudi Med. J. 2001; 22(2): 117-120.
  45. Al Rabeeah Abdullah.  The History of Health Care in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with Emphasis on Pediatric Surgery.  Saudi Med. J. 2003.
  46. Crankson S J, Al Rabeeah AA, Fischer J D, Al Jadaan SA, Namshan M A:  Idiopathic intussusceptions in infancy and childhood.  Saudi Med J. 2003; 24 Suppl. S18-24
  47. Al Rabeeah Abdullah.  Conjoined Twins Past, Present and Future.  J. Ped. Surg. 2006; 41: 1000-1004
  48. Al Rabeeah Abdullah. Jumeaux Siamois – Passé, Présent et Futur.  Accepted for publication – E-Mémoires de L’Académie Nationale Chirurgie, August, 2006.
  49. Borghol M and Al Rabeeah A.  Acute Abdomen in the Immune Compromised Child.  Submitted to Br. J. Urol.
  50. Crankson S J, Al Jadaan S A, Namshan M A, Al Rabeeah AA, Oda O;  The immediate and long-term outcomes of
          Newborns with congential diaphragmatic hernia – Pediatr Surg. Int. 2006 22(4):335-40: Epub 2006
  51. Al Abdalwahab Ahmed, Al Namshan Mohammed, Al Rabeeah Abdullah:  Neo esophageo – pericardial fistula in a
    child with a retrosternal gastric tube esophageal replacement - Submitted to Dr. J M La Barge – Seminars in Pediatric Surgery, October 2008.
  52. Hasosah Mohammed Y., Abdul-Wahab Ahmed A., Bin-Yahab Solaiman A., Al Rabeeah Abdullah, Rimawi Mahmoud M., Eyoni Yousif A. and Satti Mohamed B.:  Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome: Extensive small bowel vascular lesions responsible for gastrointestinal bleeding – Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, accepted for publication March 2009.
  53. Ebrahim Shahul H., Al Rabeeah Abdullah A., Store Jonas G., Marc-Allain Widdowson, Memish Ziad A., Gezairy Hussein A.:  Viewing the Hajj and the 2009 Pandemic H1N1 though a “foreign policy lens” – BMJ 2009; 339: b5397, January 2010.
  54. Al-Shanafey S, Al-Hosaini R, Al-Ashwal A, Al Rabeeah A.:  Surgical Management of Severe Neonatal Hyperathyroidism:  One Center’s Experience – J Pediatr Surg. 2010 45(4): 714-7.doi:10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2009.08.005
  55. Kamal Khalid, Al Rabeeah Abdullah et al.: Conjoined Twins* - eMedicine’s Pediatric Journal (from WebMD), April 2010 (* obtained 25,059 webpage views WEF January – December 2010).
  56. Al Rabeeah Abdullah, Zamakhshary Mohammed et al.: Hepatobiliary Anomalies in Conjoined Twins – JPS, submitted November 2010 and due for publication May 2011.
  57. Memish Ziad, Al Rabeeah Abdullah: Jeddah Declaration on Mass Gatherings Health - The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Volume 11, Issue 5, Pages 342 - 343, May 2011
  58. Al Rabeeah, Abdullah; Al Jadaan, Saud; Oda, Omar; Al Namshan, Mohammed; Crankson, Stanley; Zamakhshary, Mohammed: A Minimally Invasive Option for the Treatment of Persistent Postoperative Esophageal Leak – Annals of Pediatric Surgery, April 2011, 7 (2):94-96  
  59. Zamakshary, Mohammed; Oda, Omar; Al Rabeeah, Abdullah; Al Jadaan, Saud; Al Namshan, Mohammed; Crakson, Stanley; Hasosah, Mohammed; Al Johani, Othman; Abdulwahab, Ahmed: A Valid treatment Option for Isolated Congenital Microgastria – Annals of Pediatric Surgery, July 2011, 7 (3):114-116
  60. Memish Ziad and Al Rabeeah Abdullah:  Health Conditions for Travel to Mecca (Hajj) 1432 (2011) – JIPH Vol.4, Issue 3, Aug 2011.
  61. Memish Ziad and Al Rabeeah Abdullah: Health Conditions for Travelers to Saudi Arabia for the Umra and Hajj Pilgrimage to Mecca: Requirements for (2012) (1433) – JIPH Vol. 5, Issue 2, April 2012.
  62. Al Rabeeah A, Memish ZA, Zumla A, Shafi S, McCloskey B, Moolla A, Barbeschi M, Heymann D, Horton R:  Mass Gatherings Medicine and Global Health Security – Lancet 2012; 380(9836):3-4. Doi 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61073-3
  63. Memish Ziad and Al Rabeeah Abdullah: Health conditions of travelers to Saudi Arabia for the pilgrimage to Mecca (Hajj and Umra) for 1434 (2013) – Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health (2013) Vol. 3: 59-61, April 2013
  64. Memish ZA, Zumla AI, Al-Hakeem RF, Al-Rabeeah AA, Stephens GM. N Engl J Med.  May 29 2013  Family Cluster of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronoavirus Infections
  65. Assir Abdullah, McGeer Allison, Perl  Trish M, Price  Conniie, Al Rabeeah Abdullah A. et al:  N Engl. J Med. 13-06742:  June 2013:  Hospital Outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome  Coronavirus (MERS-CoV
  66. Assiri Abdullah, Al-Tawfiq Jaffar A, Al-Rabeeah  Abdullah et al: Epidemiological, demographic, and clinical characteristics of 47 cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus disease from Saudi Arabia: adescriptive study – Published online July 26, 2013. www.thelancet.com/infection [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ S1473-3099(13)70204-4]
  67. Cotton Matthew, Watson Simon J, Kellam Paul, Al-Rabeeah  Abdullah A et al: Transmission and evolution of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in Saudi Arabia: a descriptive genomic study – Published online September 20, 2013 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(13)61887-5]
  68. Memish Ziad A, Al-Tawfiq Jaffar A, Al-Rabeeah  Abdullah: Hajj: preparations underway – Published online October 11, 2013 [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(13)70079-2]
  69. Memish Ziad A, Al Rabeeah Abdullah:  Public health management of mass gatherings: the Saudi Arabian experience with MERS-CoV -  December 2013 (http:www.who.int/bulletins/volumes/91/12/en/index.html)
  70. Memsih Ziad A., Assiri  Abdullah, Almasri  Malak, Alhakeem  Rafat F, Turkistani  Abdulhafeez, Al Rabeeah Abdullah A et al: Impact of the Hajj on pneumococcal transmission – Article submitted for publication
  71. Memish Ziad, Al-Tawfiq Jaffar, Makhdom Hatim, Al Rabeeah Abdullah et al: Screening for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection in hospital patients and their health care worker and family contacts – Article submitted for publication
  72. Memish Ziad, Cotton Matthew, Watson Simon, Zumla Alimuddin, Makhdoom Hatem, Palser Anne, Ong Swee Hoe, Al Rabeeah Abdullah et al: Spread circulation and evolution of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - Article submitted for publication (mBio01062-13R1)          
BOOKS & BOOK CHAPTERS:
  1. Al Rabeeah Abdullah A. My Experience with the Conjoined Twins (Arabic).  Riyadh: Al Obeikan Co., Research and Development, 2009. Print.
  2. Al Rabeeah, Abdullah A. My Experience with Conjoined Twins – Abridged Version (English). 1st Edition. Riyadh: AlObeikan Co., Research and Development, 2009. Print. 
  3. Al Rabeeah, Abdullah A. My Experience with Conjoined Twins – Abridged Version (English) 2nd Edition. Riyadh, 2013. (In process)
  4. Al Rabeeah, A., Conjoined Twins: “Surgical Considerations” in “Pediatric Anesthesia: Basic Principles – State of  the Art – Future” ; Bissonnette, B., PMPH-USA, Connecticut, 2011, 1867-1876. Print.

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:
  1. Experience with 150 Cases of Esophageal Atresia.
  2. Comparison between External and Implantable Central Venous Access in Pediatric Oncology Patients.
  3. Open Lung Biopsy in Immune Compromised Children - Its Value in Influencing the Management.
  4. Experience with Acquired Tracheoesophageal Fistula.
  5. Experience with Implantable Venous Access.
IV. OTHER
 SPECIAL AWARDS 
  • Order of Military Medical Merit, U.S. Army Medical Department, USA, November 2000
  • King Abdulaziz First Degree Medal, November 2002Achievement
  • Award, Embassy of Malaysia, Riyadh, 2002
  • King Abdulaziz Excellence Degree Medal, November 2003
  • Best Graduate, King Saud University, Riyadh, June 2004
  • Achievement Award, Embassy of the Philippines, Riyadh, 2004
  • Achievement Award, Embassy of Egypt, Riyadh, July, 2005
  • Achievement Award, Embassy of Poland, Riyadh, March 2005
  • Achievement Award, The Children’s Foundation, Poland, April 2005
  • Felix Award, Gazeta Wyborcza, Republic of Poland, August 2005
  • Medal of Merit, Commander Class, President of Poland, August 2005
  • Achievement Award, Embassy of Morocco, Riyadh, March 2006
  • Distinguished Surgeons Award, 2nd Saudi Surgical Society Annual Meeting, May 2006
  • The Commemorative Medal, Polish Academy of Sciences, Polska
  • Academia Nauk, Warsaw, June 2007
  • Al Moftahah Award for contribution to the Nation, August 2007
  • Meritorious Award – The General Board of Polish Medical Doctors
  • Association, Warsaw, January 2008
  • Thanks and Appreciation Award by Prince Mohammed bin Fahd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for Humanitarian Work,  June 2010
  • Visiting Professorship Award by the University of Heidelberg, Federal Republic of Germany, 12 May 2010
  • Visiting Professorship Award by the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical City, Michigan,  21 May 2010
  • Visiting Professorship Award by the University of Harvard, Boston, Massachusetts, 24 May 2010
  • Honorary Professorship Award by the Scientific Council of the Astana Medical University and the Academic Council of the National Research Medical Center, Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 23 June 2010
  • Fellowship through Distinction, The Faculty of Public Health (FPH), Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom, London, UK, 07 February 2011
  • Mary Kingsley Medal - Highest  Honours  Award, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK, April 2011
  • *First Sash Distinction Award, Al Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, 15 May 2011
  • Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences (for outstanding medical personalities in  the Arab World)  Dubai, U.A.E,10 December 2012

OTHER AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS
  • Obtained the First position at the MBBS Degree in 1979
  • Distinction Degree during the Internship Training September 1979 to 31 August 1980
  • Given the Best Research Paper Prize for the Year in 1985, University of Alberta, Canada
  • The Best Teaching Chief Resident - Surgery in 1986, University of Alberta, Canada
  • The Best Teacher of the Year Award for the Year in 1989, College of Medicine, King Saud University
  • Appreciation, Editorial Board Member, Saudi Medical Journal 1999-2006
    Special Recognition by Medscape Reference for being an Active Author /Contributor of “Conjoined Twins” in eMedicine journal - obtaining 25,513 page views - January 2010 to November 2011. 
V. MEMBERSHIPS:
    • Saudi Gastroenterology Association
    •  Saudi Pediatric Association
    • Saudi Society for Medical Education
    • Saudi Council for Health Specialties
    • Canadian Surgical Association
    • Canadian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (CAPS)
    • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada  (RCPSC)
    • Faculty of Public Health of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FPH-RCPUK)
    • Contributing Author – eMedicine’s Pediatric Journal (from WebMD) (2010 to present)
    • Executive Editorial Advisory Board – Journal of Infection and Public Health (2009 to present)
    • Editorial Board – Saudi Medical Journal (2000 to present)
    • Editorial Board - Journal of Saudi Gastroenterology Association 
    • Council Member and Treasurer, Arab Association of Pediatric Surgeons (1996 to 2002)
    • Academie Nationale de Chirurgie, Paris, France
    • Editorial Board – Journal of Infection and Public Health
 
VI. COMMISSIONING OF MAJOR PROJECTS
  1. Ministry of National Guard (National Guard Health Affairs)
     Dr. Rabeeah was involved in establishing and commissioning major projects at NGHA, the most prominent among them is the King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS).
  2. Ministry of Health
     Dr. Rabeeah was involved in establishing and commissioning more than 150 hospitals, 5 medical cities and more than 1400 primary health care centers that has a significant impact in the health care reform of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  3. King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre
         Dr. Rabeeah was involved in establishing and commissioning major projects and centers of 
         excellence at KFSHRC both in Riyadh and Jeddah.
VII. National Programme for Conjoined Twins
  • Head of Surgical and Multidisciplinary Team for the Saudi National programme for Conjoined Twins.
  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Experience             
    • Eighty-one (81) sets reviewed referred from 17 countries.
    • Thirty-one sets (31) sets successfully separated

 
 
 
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