Faculty in Focus

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Prof. Yaseen Arabi​



Prof. Arabi obtained his Internal Medicine Training then he was the Chief Medical Resident at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA (1992-1995). He obtained pulmonary and critical care training at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA (1995-1998). He is currently the Chairman of the Intensive Care Department, the Medical Director, Respiratory Services and Professor, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center. 

He is currently the principal investigator/co-investigator on several multicenter randomized controlled trials. He has been involved in MERS and COVID-19 research. He has >300 publications including articles in leading medical journals. He is currently a Section Editor for Intensive Care Medicine on the Editorial Boards of several journals.

He received multiple grants and awards including the Barry A. Shapiro Memorial Award for Excellence in Critical Care Management, Society of Critical Care Medicine, USA (2011).​​



Major Honors/ Awards:


 Ministry of Health Pioneer Research Award, first track - for pioneer research that let to major impact on the relevant health domains (2019)

 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Saudi Critical Care Society, Saudi Arabia (2019)

 Saudi Universities Excellence Award in Scientific Productivity per Web of Science Medical Sciences (2019)

 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Award, Saudi Arabia 10/03/1439H (29 Nov 2017)

 Distinguished Scientist Award from Almarai Award for Innovation, Saudi Arabia (2017)

 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Saudi Critical Care Management, Society of Critical Care Medicine, USA (2011)

 King Abdullah International Medical Research Center Senior Research Award, Saudi Arabia (2010)

 Al-Ghad College Medical Innovation Award, Saudi Arabia (2010)​




 
Prof. Yaseen Arabi
MD, FCCP, FCCM, ATSF​
Chairman, Intensive Care Department 
Professor, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University
Medical Director, Respiratory Services
King Abdulaziz Medical City
Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs 
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia​​