Dr. Ahmed Alaskar

Dr. Ahmed Alaskar is a Consultant and Associate Professor, Adult Hematology & HSCT, King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs. He is also the President of Saudi Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (SSBMT) and the Executive Director, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center. Previously he assumed the position of Head Division of Adult Hematology & Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Chairman of Department of Oncology as well as the position of Director, Inpatient Services, and King Abdulaziz Medical City - Riyadh.

Dr. Ahmed Alaskar gained his MBBS in February 1989 from King Saud University, Riyadh and completed medical residency training at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada in 1995. In August 1995, he obtained his American Board of Internal Medicine and in June 1997 became Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada. Further, Dr. Alaskar completed his fellowship training in Hematology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada where he obtained his Canadian Board in Hematology, American Board in Hematology and completed further Fellowship in Leukemia and Bone Marrow Transplantation in December 1998.

Dr. Alaskar has a number of publications and involved in numerous local and national committees and member of several International Societies.