Professor Ali Alzahrani (KSA)
Immediate President of the Gulf Chapter of AACE
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Professor of Medicine, Alfaisal University, Riyadh
Dr. Ali S. Alzahrani is a Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at Al Faisal University in Riyadh. Dr. Ali Zahrani obtained his Medical Degree from King Saud University in 1990. This was followed by Residency in Internal Medicine at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH & RC) during the period 1991-1995 and Clinical and Research Fellowship at the John Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, USA during the years 1995-1998. He has been a Consultant Endocrinologist at KFSH & RC since 1998. During the period 2010 to 2011, Dr. Alzahrani was a faculty member and visiting Scientist at the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in John Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, United States of America. Since his return late in 2011, he has been in a position of Scientist and Head of the Molecular Endocrinology Division in the Department of Molecular Oncology, Research Center in addition to his Consultant Endocrinologist position.
Dr. Alzahrani is proactive in several editorial boards of famously known medical journals. He was the Editor-in Chief of the Annals of Saudi Medicine. He is an Editorial Board member of the official journal of the American Thyroid Association, THYROID. Dr. Alzahrani has more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, more than 100 regional and international presentations and has conducted more than 150 lectures nationally and internationally as an invited speaker. Dr. Al Zahrani’s academic interests are clinical and molecular research in the areas of thyroid cancer and endocrine genetics.