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Lecture Invitation

To: All Members, Riyadh Neuroscience Club.

It is our pleasure to invite you for the upcoming meeting of the club. This month we have a special Presentation by a special Lecturer in nice place


CarotidEndarterectomy; where are we now?


By a distinguished guest speaker


M. Christopher Wallace, MD., MSc., FRCSC., FACS.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Date: Tuesday, 5th March 2013


Venue: Ritz Carlton Hotel


Time: 8:00pm Reception

           8:30 pm Scientific Program


Thank you for being on time

Calendar and Events

Related Meetings


Last Related Meetings


  • 12th Asian Oceanian Congress of Child Neurology

    14-18 September 2013

    King Faisal Hall, Riyadh

    Congress website: http://aoccn2013.com

    Call for abstracts: http://aoccn2013.com/abstract



  • The Saudi Association of Neurological Surgery (SANS) is holding its5th annual meeting jointly with the 3rd congress of the Gulf Neurosurgical Society (GNS)

    24-26 May 2011 in Riyadh at Marriott Hotel.

    The theme of the Conference is "TOWARDS

    website www.sans-gns.com

  • Saudi Stroke Association 4th General Assembly Meeting and new board elections, on Tuesday , Jan 5, 2010 in large auditorium of King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, 7-9 pm
    For more information and regulation of the elections, please visit: http://www.ssa.org.sa/getdoc/83adecd2-be34-424b-9864-c93d73434287/4th-General-Assembly.aspx


  • 2-4 June 2009

2nd Basic Neuroscience Course

Riyadh Military Hospital

Department of Neurosciences

P.O. Box 7897, Riyadh 11159

Saudi Arabia

Phone No. +966 1 4777714 x 25419

Fax No. +966 1 4777194

Letter . Program


  • 7th March 2009

Pediatrics Neuro-Oncology Workshop

King Fahad Medical City





  • 10-12 February 2009

17th Saudi Annual Neuroscience

Al Madina Al Monawarah




  • 23-25 November 2008

the first International Pediatric Neurology Conference

King Fahad Medical City

  • 3-6 November 2008

7th Pan Arab Neurosurgery Conference

Military Hospital

  • 14-15 May 2008

Second Annual Meeting - Saudi Association of Neurological Surgery will be held on Wednesday & Thursday 14th & 15th May 2008 (9-10 Jumada I 1429) at King Fahad Cultural Center – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

For More information See the links below:

Poster . Abstract form . Registration form

  • 22 - 23 April 2008

The First King Fahad Medical City International Neuroanesthesia Conference will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of April 2008.

For more information see the links below:


Registration Form . Final program

  • 12- 13 February 2008

Brain Gilomas Workshop, Hope for Future,

conducted by Department of Neurosciences in King Faisal Specialist hospital and Research Center . invited speaker Dr Abhijit Guha, Toronto Western Hospital , Canada

  • 20 - 24 January, 2008

16th Saudi Neuroscience Symposium, 1st Annual Meeting Saudi Stroke Association, 8th Annual Meeting of the Saudi Chapter of Epilepsy & Workshop, 1st Commission on East Mediterranean Affairs Course, 6th Gulf Neurology Meeting

The themes of this meeting are Epilepsy, Radio surgery and Skull Base Surgery and will be of great interest to all concerned with Neurosciences.

Invited Speakers:Prof. Jean Regis, France, Prof. Tetsuo Kanno, Japan, Prof. Yoko Kato, Japan, Dr. Mitsuhiro Hasegawa, Japan, Dr. Douglas Orr, USA , Prof. Falk Oppel, Germany, Dr. Bengt Karlsson (Sweden/USA), and others




Last Riyadh Neurosciences Meetings

  • 10th April 2012, “Patient Selection For DBS In Parkinson Disease”

Dr. Jawad A. Bajwa


Program Director for Adult Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration.
National Neuroscience Institute.
Department of Neurology.
King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh,


  • 13th March 2012, “Writing a successful Medical Book”


    Remi Nader, MD, CM, FRCS(C), FACS, FAANS

    Adjunct Clinical Professor, William Carey University
    Clin. Assistant Prof. of Neurosurgery, Tulane University
    Affiliate Faculty, Dept. of Neurosurgery, University of Mississippi,
    Skull Base, Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine Specialist 

  • 21st  December 2010, Moyamoya Disease

Essam Al-Shail, MD

Section head, Division of Neurosurgery

 Department of Neurosciences

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • 15 June 2010, 

    1.    Intraoperative Electro-corticography

    Dr. Shobhit Sinha

    Director, Epilepsy Program


    2.    Use of Navigation in Spinal Surgery


    Dr. Khalid Almusrea

    Consultant Neuro & Spinal Surgery


    Department of Neurosciences,

    King Fahd Medical City.

    Invitation letter

  • 16th March 2010, Surgery for Pituitary Adenoma By

Professor, Edward R. Laws, MD, FACS

Director of the Neuro-Endocrine/Pituitary Program,

Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and WomenÂ’s Hospital Boston, USA.


  • 9 February 2010, The Use of Intrathecal Baclofen for Spasticity, by

    Prof. Michael Hendrik Jan Vloeberghs

    Clinical Associate Professor

    Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery

    Nottingham University Hospital

     United Kingdom


  • 3rd  November  2009, Brainstem Tumors By 

     Professor Evangelos Markakis

    Professor, Pediatric Neurosurgery

    George August University

    Gottengen, Germany

 Professor Evangelos Markakis

Dr Abdulraheem, Alkhani, Markakis and Bohlega (left to right)

  • 14th April 2009, King Khalid University Hospital  

  • 10th March 2009, Updates in Management of Brain Glioma By Distinguished Guest Speaker

Dr. Ronaldo F. Del Maestro

William Feindel Chair in Neuro-Oncology

Director, Brain Tumor Research Centre

Professor, Division of Neurosurgery and oncology

Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital

McGill University , Montreal, Canada


  • 13 January 2009, The Role of Intensive Neurologist By

Dr Ammar AlKawi

Consultant Neurology , interventional Radiology

Department of Neurosciences

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center

Dr Zuhair Alkawi(left) and Dr nAmmar Alkawi (right)

  • Friday 30th May 2008, Management of Alzheimer Disease By

Professor Murat Emre, MD

Professor and Consultant Neurology
Department of Neurology
Istanbul Faculty of Medicine

Istanbul University, Turkey

  • Tuesday, 20th May 2008, Surgery for Intractable Seizures in Children. By Professor Jose Montes,

Professor and Consultant Neurosurgeon
Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery Division
Associate Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery
McGill University, Montreal
Quebec, Canada

  • Tuesday, 8th  April 2008: King Fahad Medical City

  • Tuesday 8th January 2008: Vascular Malformation of the Brain , Distinguished Guest Speaker: Prof. Norbashi, Boston, USA  Venue: Riyadh Intercontinental Hotel




From The President


It is my pleasure to present you this new developed website of the Riyadh Neuroscience club. I hope this website will have the power to persist and improve in the near future.

Going through these pages, you will find some new information that would indeed require your esteemed participation. Your comments and suggestions on how to improve the website are most welcome as this will serve as the channel of communication not only among the members but to all interested parties.

Before I close, I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a belated Happy and Prosperous New Year 2008 and 1429. I look forward to future collaborations in order to meet our goals and missions.

Dr. Ahmed Alkhani
Riyadh Neuroscience Club
  • We are pleased to announce that Riyadh Neurosciences Club Meeting was granted accreditation (no:661/3/2004 dated 7/2/1425) by Saudi Council for health Specialties (SCHS) for one hour per meeting as to date.
  • Presenters are requested to give their diskette/cds for the website to the secretary.

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