Dr. Ali M. Al Khathaami
Executive Director, Quality & Patient Safety
Ministry of National Guards Health Affairs, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Ali Al Khathaami, MBBS, MPH, FRCPC is Executive Director of Quality & Patient Safety & Neurologist at King Abdulaziz Medical City, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is a Professor of Neurology at the College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh. Dr. Al Khathaami was appointed as President of the Saudi Stroke Association in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2013.
He received his Medical Degree from King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 1997 and continued his training in Internal Medicine Residency Training at the Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City in Riyadh from 1998-2002. Further completing his Neurology Residency Training Program at the University of Calgary, Canada in 2006 and Stroke Fellowship in cerebrovascular diseases in 2007 at the University of Calgary. He also earned a Master Degree in Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the College of Public Health & Health Informatics in 2011.
Dr. Al Khathaami has pioneered the establishment of state of the art Comprehensive Stroke Program in the Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs in 2008 which is currently running and will be accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI), which centered around to provide the advanced care for stroke patients.