Endocrine Hypertension

Date: June 11, 2020 @ 20.30-21.30 (Time Zone: GMT+3, Saudi Arabia)

Presented by: Dr. Ali Alzahrani

Moderated by: Dr. Nasreen Alsayed

2020/06/11 20:30:00

Dr. Ali Alzahrani
Consultant Endocrinologist, Professor of Medicine
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Alfaisal University
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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Dr. Ali S. Alzahrani is a consultant endocrinologist at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & RESEARCH Centre and a Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at Alfaisal University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  He obtained his Medical Degree from King Saud University in 1990. This was followed by Residency in Internal Medicine at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH & RC) during the period 1991-1995 and Clinical and Research Fellowship at the John Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, USA during the years 1995-1998.  He has been a Consultant Endocrinologist at KFSH & RC since 1998.   During the period 2010 to 2011, Dr. Alzahrani was a faculty member and visiting Scientist at the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in John Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, United States of America.  Since his return late in 2011, he has been in a position of Scientist and Head of the Molecular Endocrinology Division in the Department of Molecular Oncology, Research Center in addition to his Consultant Endocrinologist position.

Dr. Alzahrani is proactive in several editorial boards of famously known medical journals. He was the Editor-in Chief of the Annals of Saudi Medicine.  He was an Editorial Board member of the official journal of the American Thyroid Association, THYROID and currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Diabetes and Endocrine Practice.  Dr. Alzahrani has more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, more than 100 regional and international presentations and has conducted more than 150 lectures nationally and internationally as an invited speaker. Dr. Al Zahrani’s academic interests are clinical and molecular research in the areas of thyroid cancer and endocrine genetics.

Dr. Nasreen Alsayed
Consultant Endocrinologist and Lipidologist
Gulf Medical and Diabetes Center
Manama, Bahrain

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Dr. Al-Sayed graduated from Arabian Gulf University, college of Medicine in Bahrain. She is American Board Certified. She completed her Residency training in Internal medicine at Sinai-Grace Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA and Fellowship training in Endocrinology and Diabetes at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA. Dr. Al-Sayed is also American Board Certified in Clinical Lipidology and a fellow of American College of Physicians and fellow of American College of Endocrinologists. She has worked as assistant professor at Arabian Gulf University and is currently at Gulf Diabetes Specialist Center in Bahrain. Dr. Al-Sayed is a member of the National Lipid Association and other Diabetes and Endocrine Associations and has several research publications. She is a member of Board of Directors of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist, Gulf Chapter and a member of expert panel for Middle East Familial Hypercholesterolemia guidelines and FH Gulf registry. She is the National Lead investigator for FH in Bahrain.

Dr. Alsayed participated with expert panel and published first consensus recommendation for management of plasma lipid disorders for Middle East 2016. She has other several publications in the endocrine field.

  • 20.30-20.35

    Presented by Dr. Nasreen Alsayed

  • 20.35-21.15

    Endocrine Hypertension
    Presented by Dr. Ali Alzahrani

  • 21.15-21.30


  • Endocrinologists
  • Pediatricians
  • Internist
  • Diabetologists

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