Dr. Ali Alzahrani
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
Professor of Medicine
Ali S. Alzahrani is a Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at Al Faisal University in Riyadh. He obtained his Medical Degree from King Saud University in 1990. This was followed by Residency in Internal Medicine at KFSH and RC (1991-1995) and Clinical and Research Fellowship at the John Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, USA during the years 1995-1998.
He has been a Consultant Endocrinologist at KFSH and 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 become a Scientist and Head of the Molecular Endocrinology Division in the Department of Molecular Oncology, Research Center in addition to his Consultant Endocrinology position. Most recently, he has been appointed as a Deputy Executive Director, Research Center at KFSH & RC, Jeddah.
Dr. Alzahrani is also proactive in several editorial boards of famously known medical publications. He was the Editor-in Chief of the Annals of Saudi Medicine and an Editorial Board Member of the British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Medicine. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Diabetes & Endocrine Practice, the official publication of the AACE Gulf Chapter. Additionally, he is also an Editorial Board member of the prestigious official journal of the American Thyroid Association, THYROID. He has more than 70 peer-reviewed articles, more than ninety regional and international presentations and has conducted more than ninety 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.