Dr. Salah Rashed Alfagih

Chief of Medical Staff

Age

60

Nationality

Saudi

Education

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from Baghdad University in Iraq in 1974 and Fellowship from Royal College of Surgeons in United Kingdom in 1980.

Experience

Dr. Al-Fagih served at Riyadh Central Hospital for Accident and Emergency in Riyadh from 1974 to 1978. During that period, he worked as Senior House Officer in Department of Surgery from 1974 to 1976 and as Registrar in Department of Surgery from 1976 to 1978. From 1978 to 1981, Dr. Alfaqih worked at several hospitals in United Kingdom. There he served as Registrar in Urology department at Stokemandeville Hospital in Aylesbury from 1978 to 1980, as Senior Registrar in Urology department at Royal Liverpool Hospital in Liverpool in 1980, as Senior Registrar in Urology department Royal Marsden Hospital in London from 1980 to 1981 and as Senior Registrar in Urology department at Bristol Royal Infirmary in Bristol in 1981. From 1981 to 1983, Dr. Alfagih served as Consultant Urological Surgeon at Riyadh Central Hospital before being appointed as Assistant Professor and Consultant Urological Surgeon at King Khalid University Hospital in 1983, a position that he continues to hold till today. During this period, he also served as Head of Department of Urology from 1983 to 2006 and Chairman of the Department of Surgery from 1992 to 1998.