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Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine

Journal of Infectious Diseases & Preventive Medicine
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-8731

+32-28-08-6657

Abdullah Al Wahbi

Abdullah Al Wahbi

Abdullah Al Wahbi, MBBS, FRCS, ABS, FACS, MCS
Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery
King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Biography

Dr. Abdullah Al Wahbi is Graduated in 1991 and completed a year of Internship with Degree of Honor.In 1992, he Joined King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - a level I trauma center- as a resident in the Arab Board for General Surgery- five years training program. In 1995 he received a Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh, UK) - in the 3rd year of residency. In 1997, he was awarded as Resident of the year award. In 2001 established a Diabetic Foot Program, a multidisciplinary Program in prevention and management of diabetic foot complications. Contributed in a book chapter about diabetic foot in the Arab world (UK) and published few articles. Actively involved in the treatment of patients with renal failure requiring vascular access surgery, with extensive experience in primary, secondary and complex vascular access procedures and also in the use of implantable access ports. In 2005  Best Tutor Award.In 2007,he became Assistant Professor Surgery, King Saud University for Health Sciences (KSU-HS).Currently he is working as Associate Professor Surgery, King Saud University for Health Sciences (KSU-HSU).
 
Dr. Abdullah Al Wahbi has extensive clinical and operative experience in all areas of vascular surgery including the management of varicose veins, chronic venous disease and leg ulceration, management of all major arterial problems like aortic aneurysms, carotid artery disease, and peripheral vascular disease.

Research Interest

Interest in managing vascular complications of diabetes like peripheral vascular disease and diabetic foot ulcers.

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