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Consultant in oral and maxillifahial surgery

Riyadh, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
June 16, 2019

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Dr Randa AlFotawi

BDS, FDS RCS(Edin), MSc, PhD








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University of Glasgow



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Assistant Professor



OMFS consultant(SCHS)

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Oral and maxillofacial surgery


BDS; 1993-1994 from K .A. U., KSA Jeddah.

FDS RCS; 1995-1998 from the Royal College of Surgeon in Edinburgh, UK.

MSc ; 2010 in oral and maxillofacial surgery, Glasgow Dental School, MVLS, Glasgow University, UK.

PhD; 2015 in bone bioengineering (Regenerative medicine), Glasgow Dental School, MVLS University of Glasgow.


I have got the following Clinical exposure:

1995 Internship training in National Guard Hospital in Jeddah in dept of Oral &Maxillofacial dept with Dr Sarit K Ghose. Followed by Oral &Maxillofacial Centre in K. F.H in Medina with Dr Abdulall Ali (Kartom University), and then I spent the rest of the internship period in General dentistry.

1995. General dentistry in health center, MOH in Madinah ALmunorrah. During this year I passed part I FDS RCS Edinburgh.

1996-1997, Resident in Oral & Maxillofacial Dept. at the main hospital and the major trauma center in Al Medina Almunorrah region, which is the K. F. H. under Dr Samir Kateery (BDS. K.S.U, MS, and PhD) and Dr Tajdeen K (Lagos University).

1998-1999. I have joined the Residency program(OMFS, OM) at R. K.H. in Riyadh as part of requirement for PART II FDS RCS(Edin)

2000-2004. Joined as Specialist in Oral Surgery, Dental dept. Prince Sulman Hospital in Riyadh.

2002-2003 I had part time in RMC for a year, under Dr Medhat Hossaini (DDS, MD.BDS, MS, and PHD).

9/2003-2004. I attached to Dental Faculty, K.S.U as clinical instructor under DR Nasser Nooh (chairman, assistant professor K.S.U.)

2005-2007 I had moved to Dental facility, KSU, dept of OMFS as specialist registrar, KSA.

2008-2010 MScs in OMFS from University of Glasgow, UK. The clinical exposure during the course covering orthognathic surgery, oncology in Southern General Hospital, Glasgow. Whereas Trauma and TMJ surgery at Monkland General Hospital, Lanarkshire. Skin cancer and Minor oral surgical procedure was in Falkrik and Dumfries &Galloway Royal infirmary Hospitals

2013 attached as summer internship to Oral and Maxillofacial Dept, / Research Centre, Dental collage, University of Hong Kong

2010-2014 I was awarded a PhD in OMFS, from MVLS, Glasgow University, UK. During that period I had Clinical exposure mainly in Dentofacial deformity management in Southern General Hospital and the minor surgery list was covered under sedation or GA in Stobhill Hospital

Currently I am Assistant Professor oral and maxillofacial Surgery, Dental Faculty

2019 I have upgrade my clinical rank to consultant(SCHS) in oral and maxillofacial surgery

Current Research Interests and publication

Bone regeneration using bone bioengineering and stem cells research in relation to bone regeneration.

Oral health awareness from oral surgery point of views

Inter-Disciplinary research

The following publication also address the area of interest

AL-Fotawi M. Muthurangan, A. Siyal, S. Premnath. A. Mahmmod. New procedure in bone engineering using induced adipose tissue. Journal of investigative Surgery. press)

Randa Alfotawi*, Abdulrahuman AlHowikan, Alia Alfadhel, Sangeetha Premnath, Jamilah Tawahri, Anfal Alhamid, Shaima Bahammam. Assessment of New Induction Program on The Level of Patient Anxiety During Third Molar Surgery: A Randomized Trial.(In press)

H. Fouad I, Randa AlFotawi Othman Y. Alothman, Basheer A. Alshammari, Musaad Alfayez, Mohamed Hashem and Amer Mahmood. Porous Polyethylene Coated with Functionalized Hydroxyapatite Particles as a Bone Reconstruction Material . Materials 2018, 11, 521; doi:10.3390/ma11040521

Alfotawei R, Alfayez M, Mahmood A. In Situ tissue engineering using an induced muscle graft to reconstruct critical size bone defect. Journal of biomaterial &tissue engineering 2017;11: 1114-1121

Alfotawi R, Premnath S, Philip M .Assessment of the referral system for surgical removal of third molars at Dental faculty, King Saud University. Internattional Dental Journal: doi:1111/id.12321,2017

Aftab Ahmed KhanEraj Humayun Mirza, Jamaluddin Syed, Abdulaziz Al-Khureif, Amer Mehmood, Pekka K. Vallittu, and Randa Alfotawi. Single and Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Fillers in Poly(methyl methacrylate)-Based Implant Material . Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Vol. 7, 798–806, 2017

Al Rez M, ALothman O, Foud M,Mahmood A. Alfotawi al. Stromal Cells Attachment, Proliferation and Nano-Mechanical Behavior of High Density Polyethylene/Carbon Nanotubes/Nanoclay as Artificial Hip and Knee Joint Bearing Material. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters 8(10):846-852,2016

Randa Alfotawi, Ashraf F. Ayoub K. Elizabeth Tanner, Matthew J. Dalby, Kurt B. Naudiand Jeremy McMahon. A Novel Surgical Approach for the Reconstruction of Critical-Size Mandibular Defects Using Calcium Sulphate/Hydroxyapatite Cement, BMP-7 and Mesenchymal Stem Cells-Histological Assessment . Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Vol. 5, 1–16, 2016

Ashraf Ayoub, Randa Alfotawi. Biomaterials for Oral and Craniomaxillofacial Applica Deb S(ed). Vol.17 Frontiers of Oral Biology (London, Karger publisher, 2015).

Randa Al-fotawi, Kurt Naudi, Matthew J Dalby, K Elizabeth anner, Jeremy D McMahon and Ashraf Ayoub. Assessment of cellular viability on calcium sulphate/hydroxyapatite injectable scaffolds. Journal of Tissue Engineering 4: 2041731413509645, 2013.

Randa Al-fotawi, Ashraf Ayoub, Neil Heath, Kurt Naudi, Matthew J. Dalby, J McMahon.2014. Radiological assessment of bioengineered bone in a muscle flap for reconstruction of a critical-size mandibular defect. PLoS ONE 9(9): e107403. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0107403.

Randa Al-fotawei,Di Silvio Lucy. Kurt Naudi, Matthew J. Dalby, J McMahon. Ashraf Ayoub. The use of Tri-Calcium Phosphate (TCP) and stem cells for the regeneration of osteoperiosteal critical-size mandibular bony defects, an in vitro and preclinical study. Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery.doi 10.1016/j.jcms.2013.12.006

Randa Alfotawei, Ashraf Ayoub. Reconstruction of maxillofacial bone defects: Contemporary methods and future techniques. American Journal of Advances in Medical Science 01/2014; 2(1):18–27.

Randa Alfotawei. Ameloblastic fibro-odontoma: A case report in the anterior maxilla. Saudi Dental Journal 21(1): 2009

Teaching Experience

I was involved undergraduate dental student in the followings:

2003- 2008 clinical instructors for 493,311,411

2005 I taught General anatomy for dental assistant diploma`s (female)

2014 I contributed infection control topic for 211 at BUC and GUC

2015 I taught pharmacology of local anesthesia for 211 at BUC and GUC

2017- tell date, Course director 311, 312 Clinical Oral surgery

2017-2018-I have completed the new faculty program., DSD, KSU, Riyadh

2018- I have completed program “Improving student motivation”, DSD, KSU, Riyadh

2018-2019 Course& Clinical contributors, Collage of Dentistry, PNU

2019- attend Faculty training program for collage of Dentistery, DSD, KSU, Riyadh

Awards & Prizes

The following awards were obtained:

Certificate of Merit for the best publication for year 2016 from AMERICAN SCIENTIFIC PUBLISHERS for the Journal of Biomaterial and Tissue Engineering

Post Graduate Research Award, Denat faculty, KSU, first prize 2016

King Saud University award for scientific Excellence 2015.

Student award for scientific Excellence, Saudi Cultural Bureau, London 2014

Student award for best poster presentation at, Saudi minds in action, SIC 04, Manchester, UK.

CMI Level3 Award in First Line Management (QCF), University of Glasgow, UK


The following membership were obtained :

Pan-Arabia Association for OMFS AT 2007

A fellowship of RCS in Edinburgh.

ICOI since 2001.

Saudi dental implant and osteointegration club since 1998.

SDS. since 1990.

UKSB, UK, 2010.

SDS 2008-2019

IAOMS, International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Courses, conferences and external-ship

The following activates were under taken:

2019 ICOMS Rio De Jeniro

2018 Cleft Surgery: 15 years experience at PSMMC, Riyadh. KSA

2018 AO 3 course in oral and maxillofacial trauma management, Egypts

2017, attend course” New Concepts & Innovations in the Diagnosis and Management of Dentofacial Malformations Hands-On Training, Dubai

2017 Update in oral and maxillofacial Pathology, Riyadh, KSU

2017 ICOMS International conference of oral and maxillofacial surgery, HK(Presenter

2016. The 26th Saudi dental society international dental conference

2015 ICOMS International conference of oral and maxillofacial surgery, Australia(Presenter)

2013 - ICOMS IN Barcelona, Spain

Summer 2013 joined University of Hong Kong department of oethopaedics and Traumatology and oral and maxillofacial surgery.

2012 Diploma in Professional Development in Effective leadership managing Peaople., University of Caledonia, Glasgow, UK.

2011 the second academic forum for Saudi female students in UK, Coventry, UK.

2010 The complementary therapies in dentistry fact or fiction?, at The Royal College of Physicions and surgeon of Glasgow.

2010 Saudi minds in action, SIC 04, Manchester 10.

2010 Implantology Course, Nobel Biocare, PGDE, Glasgow, UK.

2010 “Introduction to cell culture principles and Techniques., XCellR8, Manchester.

2010 poster presentation at UK Society of Biomaterial, Glasgow, UK.

2009 Cleft lip Session/TC white lecture. RCS, Glasgow, UK.

2007 Pan Arabia Association for OMFS the Orthognathic Surgery Course in Makkah, KSA.

2007 S.O.R.G Course on cleft lip& palate. In Riyadh, K.S.A.

May 2007 synthesis CMF-Seminar on Distraction Osteogenesis with practical hand-on training in Riyadh, KSA.

2005 SDS annual scientific and IADR Saudi Arabian section meetings in Riyadh 10-13 Jan 2005, K.S.A.

2004 “orthodontic and surgical considerations of interiorly Distraction Osteogenesis course (contemporary concepts and principles). SDS, KSU, MOH, IADR IN K.S.A.

2004 TMJ Dysfunction and Oro facial Pain, SDS.KSU, MOH.IADR in K.S.A.

2003 Workshop in cleft lip and palate, KFSH. K.S.A.

2002 Advanced course in Implantology, Bone Grafting &Sinus Lifting.

MOH, and K.S.A.

2001 a 27-credit hrs in ORAL&MAXILLOFACIAL surgery, KFSH, K.S.A.

1999 Guided Bone Regeneration, Radiology and Implant course.

1999 STERI-OSS dental implant course, KFH.K.S.A.

1997 implant course of Sulzer Calcitek, MOH, and K.S.A.

Papers Presentation

The following papers were presented:

Pemphigus vulgarus, A case report and literature review, presented in 15 th SDS meeting. 2005.

Ameloblastic fibro odontoma, case report and literature review, presented in 18 th SDS meeting.2007.

Reconstruction of critical size defect of the mandible using MSC and TCP, SIC 04, Manchester2010.

A poster presentation in United Kingdom Society of Biomaterial(UKSB), 2013, Birmingham, UK

Oral presentation at UKSB 2012, Nottingham, UK

Oral presentation at Glasgow Orthopaedic Research Initiative, 2011, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.

2015 ICOMS International conference of oral and maxillofacial surgery, Australia(Presenter)

2017 ICOMS International conference of oral and maxillofacial surgery, HK(Presenter)

2019 ICOMS International conference of oral and maxillofacial surgery, Barazil (present two papers

Participate at YOUTH RESEARCHER FORUM with workshop entitle “Critical Appraisal for Scientific papers”, GUC, KSU, Riyadh,


I have got the following as an elective course:

2019 join Editor board at Research and Advances: Biomedical Science and Technology

2016- 2019 Reviewer in International Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery, Saudi Dental Journal, Journal of Investigative Surgery

2014 - a Chartered Management Insatiate level 3 Awarded in first line management QCF, University of Glasgow.

2013- Leadership workshop, organized by Quality side, at Caledonian Glasgow, UK

2015 Diploma in interior design from British academy of interior design IDI.

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