Saudi Scientific Society of Stroke Researchers and physicians.


Board members

Dr Saeed bin Mahdi Alghamdi


Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases Neurologist Assistant Professor of Neurology Section Head Neurology KSAU-HS King Abdulaziz Medical City Jeddah

Dr Mohammed Al-Johani

Vice President

Consultant Stroke Neurologist
Neurology Department, King Fahad Hospital, Madinah
Madinah Neuroscience Supervisor
Madinah Region Stroke lead

Dr Muhammad Alhammad

Board Member

Consultant Stroke Neurologist 
Healthcare Consultant at McKinsey & CompanyRiyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr Farah Al Eisa

Board Member

Stroke neurologist at King Fand Specialist Hospital, in Saudi Arabia, she completed her medical degree (with distinction) in 2008 at King Faisal University, Dammam, she did her neurology residency at King Fand specialist hospital at Dammam, Saudi Arabia, she completed her neurovascular fellowship at the university of Toronto, University health network, Canada, she worked at regional stroke center, where evaluating acute stroke patients, for acute thrombolysis and referral for endovascular therapy, as well as management of intracerebral hemorrhage, she also participated in the stroke prevention clinic, AVM and aneurysm clinic and in the rehabilitation setting, the center she worked in is part of major international stroke trials (ESCAPE-NA1, POINT, TEMPO-2, SWIFT-DIRECT), her latest scholarly activity was an oral abstract accepted by World Stroke Congress. Her primary research interest focus on stroke in cancer patients as well as stroke in young, where she is working on understanding the mechanism of stroke for this particular population, and individualizing a clinical approach based on the latest evidence. She is currently a board member of Saudi Stroke Society board committee. Recently appointed as a stroke lead E 1 cluster.

Dr Omar Ayoub

Board Member

Associate Professor of Neurology, Stroke, and Neurocritical Care, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah
Chairman of Neurocritical Care Chapter
Saudi Neurology Society Board member
Intermed Clinic Co-founder

Dr Hanan M Alqahtani  

Board Member

Assistant professor at King Khalid University- collage of medicine, Abha
Consultant Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiologist 
King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC) 
King Abdullah Specialist Children’s Hospital (KASCH) Ministry of National Guard for Health Affairs (MNG-HA),Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr Ali Al-Khathaami

Board Member

Dr Moayd Mohammed Alkhalifah

Board Member

Consultant Stroke Neurologist
Johns Hopkins ARAMCO Healthcare

Dr Tareq Almaghrabi

Board Member

Assistant Professor University of Tabuk
  Consultant stroke and neurointensivist 

Dr Saeed Alzahrani

Board Member

Consultant Stroke Neurologist
Head of Neurology Department, King Fahd Hospital, Jeddah
Stroke Lead at Jeddah Health
Director of the joint training program for neurology in the second cluster in the Western Region



External and Internal Frameworks

Public Relations and Awareness Committee

Hamad Alduraye - Chairman

Hamad Aldukhayel

Ali Alsaleh

Raid Albaradai

Sarah Alsubaie

Muhammad Alhammad

Neurorehabilitation Committee

Areej Alaseeri

Norah Alghusun

Haifa Alkhudair

Nabat Majrashi

Hani Alabdaly

Faisal Aseeri

Mohammed Alhammad

Active committees:

Stroke Registry Committee
Guidelines Committee
Education Committee
PR, Events and Social Media Committee

Prospective Committees:

Stroke Systems, Stroke centers and Telestroke
Membership & Fundraising committee
Endovascular Stroke Treatment Committee
Neurorehabilitation Committee
Young Stroke Physicians & Researchers Committee

Committee Rules:

Downloadable PDF link of committee rules


President: Adel A Alhazzani MD, FRCPC, FAAN
Vice President: Muhammad Alhammad, MD, MSc
General Secretary: Dr. Shireen Al-Qurashi
Treasurer: Fahad S Alajlan, MD


The Saudi stroke society is governed by the Saudi commission for health specialities bylaws for scientific societies

Committee Nomination