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The Middle East Spine Society (MESpine), founded in 2010, is a scientific and educational association with worldwide members. The main objects of the Society are the study and advancement of the art and science of spine surgery and research into the cause... More 

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Saleh Baeesa

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Academic Position: Professor and Consultant of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  

Date/Place of Birth: July 10, 1964, Jeddah, Kingdom of Arabia

Citizenship: Saudi Arabian Language: Arabic and English

Work Address:  Division of Neurological Surgery, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, P.O. Box 80215, Jeddah, 21589, Saudi Arabia. Fax: +966-12-6408469, Tel. No.: +966-12-6408346 (Surgical Secretary), +966-12-6408111 (Hospital Operator)  Mobile: +966555690832, Email: sbaeesa@kau.edu.sa
 
QUALIFICATIONS, CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

1988: Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MB, ChB), King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  

1997: Fellowship of the royal college of surgeons of Canada in Neurosurgery (FRCSC), Canada 1998: Fellowship, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, ON., Canada

1998: American Board of Neurological Surgery (BE)

2002: Saudi Counsel for Health Specialties License (02-R-M-4054)

2011: Professional accreditation certificate of Neurosurgery by the Saudi Council for Health Specialties

2013: European Spine Diploma

MEMBERSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

1997: Fellow- The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada  

1999: Fellow- The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)  

2000: Active Member- The North American Society of Spine Surgery (NASS)  

2000: Active Member- The Saudi Chapter of Epilepsy  

2007: Full Member- Saudi Association of Neurological Surgeons (122)  

2007: Silver Member – AOSpine international  

2009: Member - World Society of Endoscopic and Navigation Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery 2010: Member- Saudi Epilepsy Society  

2010: Member- Walter E. Dandy Neurosurgical Society (USA)

2014: Saudi Arabia's Ambassadors, Walter E. Saudi Arabia chapter of Dandy Neurosurgical Society

2014: Member- Congress of Neurological Surgeons (USA)

2016: Member- Section on disorders of the spine and peripheral nerves of AANS and CNS (USA) 

 

ACADEMIC CAREER PROGRESSION

1990-92: Demonstrator, department of surgery, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah.

1998-99: Senior Registrar, department of surgery, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah.

1999-2006: Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, department of surgery, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah.

2007: Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, department of surgery, college of medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah.

2014: Professor of Neurosurgery, department of surgery, college of medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah. 

 

HONORS AND CAREER AWARDS

1993-96: Merit Awards, presented by the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission in Canada for academic achievements during Neurosurgery training.

1997: Awarded a Certificate of Teaching Excellence for senior residents, University of Ottawa, Canada.  

1997-98: Merit Award presented by the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission in Canada for academic achievements during 

Pediatric Neurosurgery fellowship.

2008: Recognition for promotion to associate professor of neurosurgery at the faculty of medicine, King Abdulaziz University.  

2008: The best paper award "Surgical outcome of pituitary apoplexy” in the 2nd annual conference of Saudi Association of Neurological Surgeons (14th-15th, May) Riyadh, KSA.

2013: Best surgeon award, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center.  

2013: Best researcher award for most published researches of the year 2012, Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University.

2015: Recognition award for promotion to professor of neurosurgery at the faculty of medicine, King Abdulaziz University.

2016: Best paper award “A Unique Integrated System to Discern Pathogenesis of Central Nervous System Tumors” of the 10th annual meeting of the Saudi Association of Neurological Surgeons (March 1-3, 2016), Riyadh, KSA.  

2016: Recognition award for active researches and publications of Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University.

2016: KAU Award of scientific research for publication in ISI journals.  

2017: Best paper award “A Unique Integrated System to Discern Pathogenesis of Central Nervous System Tumors” of the 10th annual meeting of the Saudi Association of Neurological Surgeons (March 1-3, 2017), Riyadh, KSA.  2017: Best paper award Comparison of the Accuracy of Lumbar Pedicle Screw Insertion Using Intraoperative Computed Tomography-Guided Navigation System and Conventional Fluoroscopy Method: A Prospective Clinical Study. 1st Saudi Spine Society meeting (December 17-19, 2017), Riyadh, KSA.