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Dr. Essam

Alshail

MBBS, KFUF(NS), IFAANS, MBA

EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration

Healthcare Management (Second Honor)

Major in Healthcare Management,

Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,

2018

IFAANS,

International Fellow of American

Neurological Surgery (Honorific), August

2017

Fellowship in Neurological Surgery,

King Faisal University, Accredit equivalent

to Saudi Board of Neurosurgery by Saudi

Council for Health Specialties. June 1995

MBBS

King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia,

June 1987

Personal Information

Date of Birth: August 4, 1963

Nationality: Saudi Arabian

Languages: Arabic & English

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adh6gf@r.postjobfree.com

Saudi Arabia – Riyadh

http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=146013860&trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Essam_Al_Shail?ev=hdr_xprf World-Class

Thought

Leader

Technology Champion

Adjunct Scientist

Pediatric Neurosurgeon/ Neuroscience Program Head

S I G N A T U R E S T R E N G T H S

Academic Visioning

Program Management

Interest and fascination with the brain, a renowned Neurosurgeon, committed to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education and world-class research.

A seasoned Neurosurgery specialist, leader in the field, with wealth of 25+ years of experience and expertise in some of the most serious and severe neurological conditions. Mastered managing the surgical arm and employing state-of-the-art surgical techniques for a multitude of neurosurgical conditions.

Earned a reputation as a Change Leader, entrusted to drive the era of transformation through ground-breaking projects at KFSH&RC.

Served in active leadership roles at regional, national and international pediatric neurosurgery, craniofacial, oncology and other societies and groups. Sought-after Keynote Speaker, Panelist, invited in numerous conferences to educate on advanced topics. Invited Speaker & Chairman of Scientific Committee of prestige local and international Neurosurgical Associations and annual conferences for 70+ times. Earned sculpted and solidified reputation in the field of Neurosurgery across the Kingdom.

Visionary and Innovator

Director, Office of International Affairs November 2019 - Present King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia KFSH&RC provides highly standardized scientific environment, which helps enhance clinical practices. It is one of the world top centers in rare diseases research.

Development and implementation of the Institute’s vision and strategy in managing international affairs.

Owned the vision to shape the future of KFSH&RC, empowering it to be one of the regional leaders in healthcare.

Act as an advocate for KFSH&RC and promote it internationally.

Instrumental in building KFSH&RC as an emerging Neuroscience pipeline both within Specialty and across Clinical Sciences.

Consultant Neurosurgeon May 1998 to date

Neurosurgery Division Neurosciences Department

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Providing world-class clinical leadership and management, ensured highest standard of care is provided within the leading healthcare institution in the region.

Evolving programs in Neuroscience – utilizing advanced scientific and statistical principles and digital technology.

Superintended a dedicated Neurosurgical Consultant team that consists of some of the best neurologists in KSA.

Proffering medical leadership in regulatory meetings and for the submission strategy, and contribute to the assessment of safety related issues and to regulatory dossiers.

Member of Brain Tumor Program, Department of Neurosciences

Member of Comprehensive Neurovascular Program, Department of Neurosciences

Member of Departmental Education Committee, Department of Neurosciences

Program Director of the National Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship Training Program Scientific

Leadership,

Direction &

Strategy

Entrenched in

Research &

Innovation

Hospital Management

Neurosurgery Consultancy

RG

Neuroscience/

Medical

Director

Esteemed Memberships

• Member of Establishment of King Faisal

Specialist Hospital and Research Centre

New Tertiary Care Pediatric Hospital

• Member, National Birth Defect Registry

Committee, Saudi Health Council (SHC)

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Since September

2019

• Co-Founder of Saudi Society for

Healthcare Ethics, since 2019

• Founder of Arab Pediatric Neurosurgical

Society, since 2015

• Member of Asian Australasian Society of

Neurological Surgeons (AASNS), since

2015

• Member of European Association of

Neurosurgical Societies (EANS), since

2015

• Associate member with the Children’s

Oncology Group, since 2014

• Active International Member of AANS/CNS

Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery,

since 2013

• Founding Member of Pan Arab

Neurosurgical Society Pediatric

Neurosurgery Chapter, 2013-2015

• Member of Pan Arab Neurosurgical Society

(PANS), since 2013

• Member of Gulf Neurosurgical Society,

since 2013

• Member of Saudi Association for

Neurological Surgery (SANS), since 2007

• Founding Member of Saudi Advisory Group

Against Stroke, since 2006

• International Member of American

Association of Neurological Surgeons,

since 2004

• International Member of European Society

for Pediatric Neurosurgery, since 1998

• Member of International Society for

Pediatric Neurosurgery, since 1996

• International Member of Congress of

Neurological Surgeons USA, 1992-1996

• Member of Riyadh Neuroscience’s Club

Saudi Arabia, 1988-2012

Reviewer for Peer Reviewed

Journals

1. Annals of Saudi Medicine

ISSN: 0256-4947

2. Child’s Nervous System

ISSN: 0256-7040

3. Journal of Clinical Neonatology

ISSN: 2249-4847

4 Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery

ISSN: 1319-6995

5. Saudi Journal of Medicine & Medical

Sciences - ISSN: 2518-3397

6. International Journal of Pediatrics and

Adolescent Medicine - ISSN: 2352-6467

7. World Journal of Surgical Oncology –

ISSN: 1477-7819

8. World Neurosurgery - ISSN: 2590-1397

Surveyor, Training Centres & Programs November 2019 - Present Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Leading in the regional Training Program for Neurosurgery.

Endeavored to nurture culturally competent physicians-in-training, by providing outstanding and progressive educational activities.

Supporting establishment of institutions of the highest caliber where teaching and education are totally integrated with state-of-the-art research. Founder & Vice President August 2019 - Present

Saudi Society for Healthcare Ethics, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, KSA

In pursuit of ethical excellence, founded a society to establish and promote the highest possible standards of ethical behavior and care by Health Specialist.

Endeavored to develop a think-tank/ association of self-regulation body who promote adoption of numerous policies that are recognized internationally as the global ethical standards.

Founder and President, Child Brain Health Association July 2019 - Present Ministry of Labour and Social Development, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Highly respected global subject matter expert for creating clinical services for Child Brain Health.

Founder of Charity Organization - revolutionizing Child Brain Healthcare. Endeavoring to accomplish this mission by supporting healthcare, education, and community development.

Program Director March 2015 - Present

The National Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship Training Program Academic and Training Affairs, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Mastered delivery of a world-leading programs of interdisciplinary research.

Ownership of successful growth of the portfolio of clinical projects, establishing and refining planning, review and reporting practices and tools.

Promoting state-of-the-art specialized medical technology as well as driving scientific innovation to deliver the next generation of transformational medicine for patients.

Contributing to and partnering on the development of strategic initiatives, specific Business Development activities and various organizational initiatives in Clinical Development.

Chairman of the Scientific Committee July 2013 - Present The National Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship Training Program Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Chairperson of the Committee provided advice/direction and contributed to the scientific program development.

Proposing and approving agenda and documents to be discussed by the Scientific Committee. Organizing and running the Symposium.

Adjunct Scientist December 2011 - Present

Comparative Medicine Department, Research Center

King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Employing visioning and strategic thinking to provide expert leadership and contributing ideas for new research projects within specialty area.

Publishing of research in high-quality journals.

Identifying the need of studies to be conducted and provide input to Medical Affairs strategy documents such as Scientific Platform, Publication Plan, Product and Optimization Summary.

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

1. Department of Neurosciences

Accomplishments, King Faisal Specialist

Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh,

Saudi Arabia:

Member of Brain Tumor Program,

Department of Neurosciences

Member of Comprehensive Neurovascular

Program, Department of Neurosciences

Member of Departmental Education

Committee, Department of Neurosciences

Program Director of the National Pediatric

Neurosurgery Fellowship Training Program

Head of Neurosurgery Section, Department

of Neurosciences from February 17th, 2007

till Nov. 30th 2015

• Established Neurosurgery Private

Practice Unit at Sultan Bin Abdulaziz

Humanitarian City (SBAHC) through

Advance Medical Alliance Program in

collaboration with Business Data &

Development, King Faisal Specialist

Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh,

Saudi Arabia

• Developed and revised Post Insertion of

External Ventricular Drain Management

Clinical Pathway

• Member of Establishment of King Faisal

Specialist Hospital and Research Centre

New Tertiary Care Pediatric Hospital.

Member 1st Children’s Oncology Group

Site Visit Committee

Deputy Chairman Department of

Neurosciences since October 4th, 2011-

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• Member of Integration of Neurosciences

Inpatient Clinical Services

• Alternate Member of the Committee on

Medical Staff Credentials and

Clinical/Professional Privileges

• Member of the Welcoming Team for the

Visiting Clinical Neuroscience

Delegation from Johns Hopkins.

• Chaired AdHoc Committee on

Department of

Neurosciences Workload Internal

Evaluation

2. Medical Director, Operating Room

Management Accomplishments, King

Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research

Center Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2006 to 2010

3. Associate Executive Director for Business

Data and Development, Business Program

Health Outreach and Business Affairs

Accomplishments, King Faisal Specialist

Hospital and Research Center-Riyadh,

Saudi Arabia

4. Academic and Training Affairs:

Member – Postgraduate Education

Fellowship Committee

Member – Fellowship Post Graduate

Education Committee

5. Medical and Clinical Affairs

Member – Establishment of Clinical

Research Department Work Group within

Medical and Clinical Affairs (MCA-

ED/2244/39 & MCA-ED/2381/39)

Member – Fetal Diagnosis & Therapy

Program Taskforce (MCO-DED: 754-27,

DNS: 1548-27)

Previous Professional Experiences:

Nov. 2013 – July 2017 : Coordinator of the Scientific Committee for the National Neural Tube Defect Registry, Saudi Health Council (SHC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Significantly contribute to the prevention of NTDs, and improving quality of care for NTD patients through active publication of registry findings and management approaches.

May 2010 – April 2016: Secretary of the Executive Board of Directors, Saudi Association for Neurological Surgery (SANS), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Oct. 2008 – Oct. 2016: Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Medical School, Al Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Feb. 2007 – Dec. 2015: Head of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosciences, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Nov. 2002 – Dec. 2015: Medical Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery Clinical Program, Neurosurgery Division, Neurosciences Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dec. 2014 – Sep. 2015: Chairman of Pediatric Neurosurgery Chapter, Pan Arab Neurosurgical Society, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Oct. 2011 – Oct. 2013: Deputy Chairman, Department of Neurosciences, Medical and Clinical Affairs, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, KSA

Feb. 2006 - May 2010: Medical Director, OR Management, Medical and Clinical Affairs, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Oct. 2003 - Jan. 2010: Director of KFSH&RC Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship Academic & Training Affairs, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dec. 2001 - Dec. 2004: Associate Executive Director for Business Data Development, Business Program, Heath Outreach and Business Affairs, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

July 1995 - June 1996 : Chief Clinical Fellow (Administrative), Division of Neurosurgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

In Recognition of Achievements, Bestowed with Honors and Awards -

Letter of Appreciation by the Director of Patient Relations Department for the high quality of care given to patients, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, June 22, 2016

Second Winner of Saudi Healthcare Innovation Grants Competition for the idea no. 16854108 with title Development of New Sutureless Microsurgery Device for Anastomosis of Small Blood Vessels, Saudi Health Care Innovation conference, King Fahad Medical city, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 14, 2013

Distinguished Fellow, New Westminster College, New Westminster City, British Columbia, Canada, Nov. 28, 2012

Pioneer Award for distinguished employees to recognize their loyalty to the institution. Given by the Chief Executive Officer, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, July 2006

Merit Award, H.R.H. Prince NAWF BIN ABDULAZIZ, The Director of Saudi Intelligence, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2003

Winner of the Weakest Link Game, Quality Day 2006 “Safety for All”, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2006

Merit Award, H.R.H. Prince BANDAR BIN SULTAN, The Ambassador of The Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques, Washington, D.C., USA, 1997

Merit Award, Saudi Cultural Mission, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1996

Medal of Acknowledgment, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1986

Medal of Student Social Excellence, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1985 T

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Being the finest Physician-mentors in the country, mastered teaching on litany of topics/ across robust curriculum that is ensured to cover all aspects/topics in neurosurgery. Contributed to establishing and maintaining certification, training programs and educational pathways for practitioners

October 2016 – Present: Adjunct Professor of Neurosurgery, Medical School, Al Faisal University, Riyadh, KSA

Nov 1998 to date: Director, Advanced Microvascular Hands-on Course, Microsurgery lab., Comparative Medicine Department, Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, KSA

July 2007 to date: Clinical Trainer, Saudi Board of Neurosurgery, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Dec. 2012 to date: Founder and Chair of the Scientific Committee, Saudi Pediatrics Neurosurgery Fellowship Program, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Sep. 2013 – 16: Tutor, Course on Professional Skills V (PRO355), Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

June 2003 – 07: Member, Scientific Committee of Saudi Board of Neurosurgery,

And Jan. 2014 – 16: Saudi Council for Health Specialties, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Nov. 2012 – 16: Tutor, Neuroscience Clerkship (INS 592), Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Sept. 2009 – 11: Tutor, Semester -3- Neuroscience Block, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Nov. 2009 – 10: Supervisor, Physician OR Orientation Course, Operating Room Management, Medical and Clinical Affairs, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The course is part of the general hospital orientation program provided to all new employees.

July 2008 - 10: Founding Member, AORN 101 Peri-Operative Nursing Course in King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre. This effort was in collaboration with Nursing Development & Saudization Department and Surgical Nursing Department, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The group managed to have King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre to be licensed as training center for the American Operating Room Nurses (AORN) Peri- Operative Nursing Course 101, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

April 2005-06: Faculty Member, Hands on Neuroendoscopy Course, Comparative Medicine Department, Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

June 2003-07: Chairman, Central Training Committee of Saudi Board of Neurosurgery, Saudi Council for Health Specialties, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

July 2000-02: Member, Neurosurgical Patient Education Program, Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosciences, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

This effort resulted in development of a series of Patient educational pamphlets that covered wide range of Neurosurgical diseases.

Jan - Mar 1998: Nursing Education Supervisor, Supervised: Holly Yandell MScN-NP, Primary & acute centered care, at The Hospital for Sick children during Master’s degree in Nursing, D'Youville College, New York, USA

1996-97: Tutor, Undergraduate Teaching, University of Toronto, fall and winter courses

1995-96: Coordinator, Residents Training, Organized and coordinated academic activities including resident training, Division of Neurosurgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1990-95: Trainer, Microsurgery Laboratory, Comparative Medicine Department, Research Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS - Patent Portfolio

Country Title

CH Device for connecting hollow organs, especially blood vessels, by surgery EP Device for connecting hollow organs, especially blood vessels, by surgery DE Device for connecting hollow organs, especially blood vessels, by surgery FR Device for connecting hollow organs, especially blood vessels, by surgery GB Device for connecting hollow organs, especially blood vessels, by surgery IT Device for connecting hollow organs, especially blood vessels, by surgery US Device for connecting hollow organs, especially blood vessels, by surgery US Device for connecting hollow organs, especially blood vessels, by surgery US Device for connecting hollow organs, especially blood vessels, by surgery PCT Device for connecting hollow organs, especially blood vessels, by surgery US Implantable Coupling Assembly for a Catheter Tube and a Valve Device US Implantable Coupling Assembly for a Catheter Tube and a Valve Device US Vertebral Fixation Device

US A surgical apparatus, in particular a navigation probe for localizing and treating lesions in a brain US A surgical apparatus, in particular a navigation probe for localizing and treating lesions in a brain R

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Co-Investigator: Leukocytosis and Body Mass Index Trends in Neurosurgical Patients RAC No. 2191 267

Principal Investigator: Morphometric Analysis of First Cervical Vertebra Lateral Mass in Down Syndrome Compared to Non-Down Syndrome Population: Descriptive Study RAC No. 2191 115

Principal Investigator: Correlation between Neurotransmitters Level in Cerebrospinal Fluid in Patients After Posterior Fossa Tumors Operation and Development of Cerebellar Mutism RAC No. 2191 025

Co-Investigator: A Phase II study of Reduced Therapy for Newly Diagnosed Average Risk WNT-Driven Medulloblastoma RAC No. 2181 235

Co-Investigator: Comprehensive Biochemical and Molecular Characterization of Metabolic & Non-Metabolic Disorders, RAC # 2160 004

Principal Investigator: Genomic Study of Radiation Induced Meningioma in Children, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, RAC# 2111 055

Registered Investigator: Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP) –Identity and Access Management (IAM);

(NCI investigator number: 52606, application approval on June 10, 2014) CONCLUDED RESEARCH

2018-19: Co-Investigator, ACNS0332: Efficacy of Carboplatin Administered Concomitantly with Radiation and Isotrentinion as a Pro-Apoptotic Agent in Other than Average Risk Medullablastoma/PNET Patients, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, RAC# 2181 045

2015-16: Principal Investigator, Clinical Safety Study on 5-aminolevulinic Acid in Children and Adolescents with Supratentorial Brain Tumors, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, RAC# 2151 088

2014: Co-investigator, Registry for Children & Adolescents with Cancer at KFSH&RC for the Children’s Oncology Group Program RAC# 2141 068

2013: Principal Investigator, Surgical Management of Pediatric Craniopharyngiomas; King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, RAC# 2131 050

2011-18: Principal Investigator, Genomic Analysis of Pilomyxoid Astrocytomas; King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, RAC# 2111 055 (ORA/0688/32 dated

2011-17: Principal Investigator, A typical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumors of Central Nervous System; Experience from Saudi Arabia; King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, RAC# 2111074

(ORA/0902/32 dated 24 July 2011)

2011-13: Principal Investigator, MOYAMOYA Disease: Clinical Outcome After Indirect Revascularization in Saudi Patients; King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, RAC# 2111 058

(ORA/0838/32 dated 02 July 2011)

2010-12: Co-investigator, Craniofacial Cleft Lip and Palate Registry; King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, RAC# 991030

2008-09: Co-investigator, Children with Low Grade Gliomas: Experience of KFSH&RC; King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, RAC# 2081035

2007-08: Co-investigator, Cellular and Molecular Characterization of Medulloblastoma in Saudi Patients: Correlation with Prognosis – and Therapy; King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, RAC# 2050016

2005-13: Co-Principal Investigator, Pediatric Medulloblastoma at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: A retrospective review. RAC# 2141 063

2005-12: Co-Principal Investigator, High Grade Gliomas & Giloblasma Multifime in Children: A Retrospective Review, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, RAC# 2141 048

2005-11: Co-investigator, The Survival Rate of Pediatric Patient with High-Grade Gliomas, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, RAC # 2051 063

2005-09: Co-Investigator, Central Nervous System Tuberculosis (CNSTB) in Children in Tertiary Hospital in Saudi Arabia, 14-Year Experience. RAC#2051 012

2004-05: Co-investigator, Integrated Genomic/Transcription Analysis in Saudi Patients with Multiple Sulphatase Deficiency; King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, RAC# 2040013

2003-04: Principal Investigator, Early Neurological Intervention in Spondyloepiphyseal Dysplasias RAC#2031 069

2002-03: Co-Investigator, Spinal Ependymona. RAC#2021 018

2000-13: Principal Investigator, Neural Tube Defect Registry; King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, RAC# 991029 (ORA/1006/32 dated 10 August 2011)

2000-02: Co-investigator, Saudi Arabian Normative Data for the Analysis of Language Fluency, Repetition, Comprehension, Naming; King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, RAC# 2001043.

1998-2017: Principal Investigator, Microsurgery Intensive Hands-On Course; King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, RAC# 2022 008 (ORA/1199/32 dated 24 Oct 2011)

1996-2001: Co-investigator, Adjuvant chemotherapy & Cranio-Spinal Radiation therapy for Treatment of Children with Medulloblastoma, Pilot Study; King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, KSA, RAC# 951011

1996-98: Co-investigator, Ultrasound Bubble Excitation for Doppler Measurement of Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt Flow; The Hospital for Sick Children In-Collaboration with Institute of Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1995-98: Research Coordinator, Outcome of Craniopharyngioma Treatment: Comparison of Different Treatment Modalities; The Hospital for Sick Children, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In collaboration with the Department of Surgery, Karolinska Hospital Sweden P

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1. Alshail E., Ahmed Hassan, Abdullah Adowaish and Hoda Kattan, The Cultural Reinforcers of Child Abuse, Child Abuse and Neglect - A Multidimensional Approach, Edited by Alexander Muela ISBN 978-***-**-****-5, Published by InTech, 2012

2. Murakami M, Jay V, Alshail E., Rutka J., Brain Tumors That Disseminate Along CSF Pathways and Beyond, Brain Tumor Invasion: Biological, And Therapeutic Considerations, Edited by Mikkelsen, Bjerkvig, Laerum, and Rosenblum; Published by John Wiley and Sons Inc., 1996 3. Siqueira EB, Alshail E., Hints for Trainees in Microsurgery Audiovisual Services, Photographic’s Section, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1993 PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES PUBLICATIONS

Abdulaziz Oqalaa Almubarak, Anwar Ulhaq, Abdulmajeed BinDahmash, Essam Al Shail. Spinal Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma Pediatric Neurosurgery, August 7, 2019 Published online: October 8, 2019. DOI: 10.1159/000502615

Essam Al Shail, Ahmad Al-Shenkiti, Mohammed T. Alotaibi, Khawar Siddiqui, Amani Al-Kofide. Excision of pediatric craniopharyngioma: pattern of recurrence in 35 patients at a tertiary care hospital in Saudi Arabia. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. Child’s Nervous System Volume 1/1985 - Volume 35/2019. 07 August 2019.

Abdulaziz Oqalaa Almubarak, Anwar Ul Haq, Ibrahim Alzahrani, Essam Al Shail. Lhermitte-Duclos Disease with Cervical Arteriovenous Fistula. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2019 Mar; 80(2):134-137. doi: 10.1055/s- 003*-*******. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Almubarak AO, Haq AU, Alzahrani I, Essam Al Shail. Tectocerebellar dysraphia with occipital encephalocele: a phenotypic variant of the TMEM231 gene mutation induced Joubert syndrome. Child's Nervous System. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg.journal-article. DOI: 10.1007/s00381-019-04048-9 2019 Mar;80(2):134-137. doi: 10.1055/s-003*-*******. Epub 2018 Dec 5. Lhermitte-Duclos Disease with Cervical Arteriovenous Fistula.

Fauzia Sajjad, Anwar-Ul-Haq, Sundus Ali, Hindi Al Hindi, Mohammad Anas Dababo, Amane Alkofide, Kalsoom Akhtar, Essam Al Shail. Spectrum of Skull Lesions in Pediatric Population: A Single Institutional Experience. Pak. J. of Neurol. Surg. – Vol. 20, No. 1, Jan. – Mar., 2016.

Essam Alshail and Asem Salma. Letter to the Editor: Electing the surgical approach in craniopharyngioma surgery. Journal of Neurosurgery. Jun 2016, Vol. 124, No. 6, pp. 1879-1879. EPub April 8, 2016; DOI: 10.3171/2015.12.JNS152844.

Nawal Al-Maskari, Ibrahim Hussain, Suleiman Jumaa, Essam Alshail. Case Report: Aspergillus flavus-induced Brain Abscess in an Immunocompetent Child. Sultan Qaboos University Medical Journal. May 2016, Vol. 16, Iss. 2, pp. 246-249. EPub. 15 May 2016; DOI:10.18295/SQUMJ.2016.16.02019.

Asem Salma, Maher Hassounah, Essam Alshail, Ibrahim Althubaiti. Letter to the Editor: Arachnoid cyst and the hemorrhagic complications of open decompression. Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatric. 16(5):1-2 July 2015; DOI: 10.3171/2015.1.PEDS1552

Anwar Ul haq, Essam AlShail. Moyamoya Disease: clinical outcome after indirect revascularization in Saudi patients. Abstract PF-053, Childs Nerv Syst (2015) 31:1891-1993.

Anwar Ul Haq, Essam Alshail, Hindi Al Hindi, Anas Dababo, Amane Kofide. Primary skull lesions in pediatric population: KFSH experience. Abstract FL-103, Childs Nerv Syst (2015) 31:1891-1993.

Anwar Ul Haq, Essam Alshail. Pilomyxoidastrocytoma of spinal cord: case report ad literature review. Abstract P- 036, Childs Nerv Syst (2015) 31:1891-1993.

Anwar Ul Haq, Essam Alshail, Hindi Al Hindi, Anas Dababo, Amane Kofide. Abdominal neuroblastoma with solitary presentation as increasing head circumference: case report and literature review. Abstract P-038, Childs Nerv Syst (2015) 31:1891-1993.

Ranad Shaheen, Essam Alshail, Ahmed Alaqeel, Shinu Ansari, Farah Hindieh, Fowzan S Alkuraya. T (brachyury) is linked to a Mendelian form of neural tube defects in humans. Human Genetics 134(10) · July 2015, Impact Factor: 4.82; DOI: 10.1007/s00439-015-1589-7

Essam AlShail, Edward De Vol, Ahsan Yassen, Essam A Elgamal. Epidemiology of neural tube defects in Saudi Arabia. Saudi medical journal 35(12):S68-71 · December 2014; PMCID: PMC4362098

Anwar Ul Haq, Faisal Al-Otaibi, Saud Alshanafey, Mohamed Diya Sabbagh, Essam Al Shail. Ventriculperitoneal Shunt Peritoneal Catheter Knot Formation. Case Reports in Neurological Medicine. Vol. 2013, Article ID 628493

Mohammed Al Ayed, Suliman Aljumaah, Essam AlShail. Central Nervous System & Spinal Tuberculosis in Children at Tertiary Care Center, KSA, Annals of Saudi Medicine 2013; 33(1):6-9;



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