Dr. Yousef Al Saleh

Division Head and Consultant Endocrinologist, Associate Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Yousef Al Saleh graduated in 1991 from King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He completed 3 years of residency training in Internal Medicine at King Faisal Specialist hospital and King Abdulazeez Medical City (KAMC) in Riyadh. He completed the membership of the Royal College of Physicians (London), MRCP (U.K.) in 1994 and the Arab Board of Medicine in 1996. Subsequently he completed his Fellowship Training in Endocrinology and Diabetes at the University of California, San Diego in 1998. He re-joined KAMC as a Consultant of Medicine and Endocrinology since then. He is also appointed as Associate Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at King Saud University for Health Sciences.

Dr. Al Saleh is currently the Division Head of Endorinology at the Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He was elected as the President of the Scientific Council of Medicine at the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties in Jan 2011. The council is responsible for all Board Training and Certification in Internal Medicine in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Al Saleh is the establishing Secretary General of the Saudi Osteoporosis Society and served that job from 2009 to 2011 and currently he is the Vice President of the said society. He also founded the Saudi Fellowship of Diabetes launched in Jan 2016. He is a fellow of the American College of Endocrinology and member of many hospital and national committees. He has 21 publications in peer reviewed journals in the field of diabetes and endocrinology particularly on aspects of diabetes, metabolic syndrome and Vitamin D in Saudi Arabia. Lately, this year (2015) he published the first ever Saudi National Guidelines on Osteoporosis and is currently putting the latest touches on a book for patients with Diabetes.