Dr. Khaled Al Kattan

VP for Finance and Administration and Dean

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Professor Khaled Al-Kattan

Professor Khaled Manae AlKattan is the Dean of College of Medicine at Alfaisal University and a Consultant and Head of Thoracic Surgery at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center. He aims to achieve continuous progress for the University. He envisions a higher ranking, a more student-centred approach and conducting more research programs for the University.

His vision resulted in signing a 3 year contract for a separate building for the College of Medicine which will have a curriculum based, user-friendly design. He also oversees the process that students go through to successfully reach residency programs, Ph.Ds etc. He feels extremely proud of his allegiance to the University and College of Medicine in particular.

Dr. Khaled Al Kattan possess a vast academic background. He graduated with an MBBS degree from King Saud University in 1984, attained his F.R.C.S (part 1 & 2) from Edinburgh (1987-88). He has completed several professional trainings and has obtained extensive experience in Thoracic surgery over the course of his academic career from 1989-2000 at the King Saud University. He received several scholarships and awards, the recent highlight being the Lifetime Achievement award (2014) by the Saudi Thoracic Society.

With his exceptional knowledge, he has provided invaluable contribution to academic books (Education in Anatomical Sciences and ESTS Textbook of Thoracic Surgery). He also has 100+ published papers on multiple subjects under his name as well as participation in major research projects in the last 7 years.

Dr. Al Kattan is a renowned lecturer who has been invited for his commendable lectures both nationally and internationally in the last 20 years. He has attended various conferences, workshops, symposiums during the span of his career. He also has extensive experience in administration services (1996-2010).

Dr. Al Kattan is the founder and board member of various societies including Saudi Thoracic Society, Medical Education Society, Alzheimer’s Saudi Charity etc. He is an honorary member of over 35 medical clubs and societies. He likes to indulge in squash and horse riding for sport and takes avid interest in stamp collection.

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Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines Today: Are T-cells Key Players?

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Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines Today: Are T-cells Key Players?. (2022). Vaccines 10 (6), 904, 2022.

Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines Today: Are T-cells Key Players? Vaccines 2022, 10, 904

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Understanding COVID-19 Vaccines Today: Are T-cells Key Players? Vaccines 2022, 10, 904. (2022). S Note: MDPI Stays Neutral With Regard to Jurisdictional Claims in Published …, 2022.

Prevalence of post-acute COVID-19 syndrome symptoms at different follow-up periods: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Prevalence of post-acute COVID-19 syndrome symptoms at different follow-up periods: A systematic review and meta-analysis. (2022). Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 2022.

Presentation, management, and outcome of COVID-19 among patients with cancer in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

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Presentation, management, and outcome of COVID-19 among patients with cancer in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. (2022). Journal of Clinical Oncology 40 (16_suppl), e18797-e18797, 2022.

Scientific premise for the involvement of neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) in vaccine‐induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT)

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Scientific premise for the involvement of neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) in vaccine‐induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT). (2022). Journal of Leukocyte Biology 111 (3), 725-734, 2022.

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Burnout Among Female Oncologists From the Middle East and North Africa

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Prevalence and Risk Factors of Burnout Among Female Oncologists From the Middle East and North Africa. (2022). Frontiers in Psychology 13, 845024, 2022.

Treatment of Bronchial Anastomotic Fistula using Autologous Platelet-rich Plasma Post Lung Transplantation-A Case Report

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Treatment of Bronchial Anastomotic Fistula using Autologous Platelet-rich Plasma Post Lung Transplantation-A Case Report. (2022).

Management of Early-Stage Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Consensus Statement of the Lung cancer Consortium

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Management of Early-Stage Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Consensus Statement of the Lung cancer Consortium. (2022). Cancer Treatment and Research Communications, 100538, 2022.

Association between 17q21 variants and asthma predisposition in Pashtun population from Pakistan

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Association between 17q21 variants and asthma predisposition in Pashtun population from Pakistan. (2022). Journal of Asthma, 1-13, 2022.

Teaching Undergraduate Otolaryngology During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Cross-Sectional Questionnaire Study

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Teaching Undergraduate Otolaryngology During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Cross-Sectional Questionnaire Study. (2022). Innovations in Surgery and Interventional Medicine 2 (2022), 17-24, 2022.

Pulmonary Neutrophil Recruitment in Response to Inhaled LPS is Impaired in CD4 Deficient Mice

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Pulmonary Neutrophil Recruitment in Response to Inhaled LPS is Impaired in CD4 Deficient Mice. (2022).

Mechanistic Insights into the Immune Pathophysiology of COVID-19; An In-Depth Review

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Mechanistic Insights into the Immune Pathophysiology of COVID-19; An In-Depth Review. (2022). Frontiers in Immunology 13, 2022.

Fertilization, Oocyte Activation, Calcium Release and Epigenetic Remodelling: Lessons From Cancer Models

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Fertilization, Oocyte Activation, Calcium Release and Epigenetic Remodelling: Lessons From Cancer Models. (2022). Front. Cell Dev. Biol. 10: 781953. Doi: 10.3389 Fcell, 2022.

Effect of SARS-CoV-2 Mutations on the Efficacy of Antibody Therapy and Response to Vaccines. Vaccines 2021, 9, 914

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Effect of SARS-CoV-2 Mutations on the Efficacy of Antibody Therapy and Response to Vaccines. Vaccines 2021, 9, 914. (2021). S Note: MDPI Stays Neutral With Regard to Jurisdictional Claims in Published …, 2021.

Advantageous non-specific effects of live-attenuated vaccines in COVID-19 treatment.

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Advantageous non-specific effects of live-attenuated vaccines in COVID-19 treatment. (2021). African Journal of Respiratory Medicine 16 (1), 2021.

The current global perspective of the knowledge-attitude-behavior of the general public towards the corona virus disease-19 pandemic: Systematic review and meta-analysis on 67 …

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The current global perspective of the knowledge-attitude-behavior of the general public towards the corona virus disease-19 pandemic: Systematic review and meta-analysis on 67 …. (2021). PloS One 16 (12), e0260240, 2021.

COVID-19 associated cardiac disease: Is there a role of neutrophil extracellular traps in pathogenesis?

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COVID-19 associated cardiac disease: Is there a role of neutrophil extracellular traps in pathogenesis?. (2021). AIMS Molecular Science 8 (4), 275-290, 2021.

Effect of COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns on planned cancer surgery for 15 tumour types in 61 countries: an international, prospective, cohort study

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Effect of COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns on planned cancer surgery for 15 tumour types in 61 countries: an international, prospective, cohort study. (2021).

Management guidelines for stage III non-small cell lung cancer

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Management guidelines for stage III non-small cell lung cancer. (2021). Critical Reviews in Oncology Hematology 157, 103144, 2021.

Effect of SARS-CoV-2 mutations on the efficacy of antibody therapy and response to vaccines

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Effect of SARS-CoV-2 mutations on the efficacy of antibody therapy and response to vaccines. (2021). Vaccines 9 (8), 914, 2021.

Prevalence and risk factors of burnout among female oncology professionals from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

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Prevalence and risk factors of burnout among female oncology professionals from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). (2021). Journal of Clinical Oncology 39 (15_suppl), 11016-11016, 2021.

Reporting of Differences in Taste Between Branded and Unbranded Cigarettes by Smokers Blinded to Cigarette Branding: Within-Person, Randomized Crossover Study

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Reporting of Differences in Taste Between Branded and Unbranded Cigarettes by Smokers Blinded to Cigarette Branding: Within-Person, Randomized Crossover Study. (2021). JMIR Formative Research 5 (5), e24446, 2021.

COVID-19: cross-immunity of viral epitopes may influence severity of infection and immune response

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COVID-19: cross-immunity of viral epitopes may influence severity of infection and immune response. (2021). Signal Transduction and Targeted Therapy 6 (1), 1-2, 2021.

What drives medical innovation in surgery and interventional medicine?

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What drives medical innovation in surgery and interventional medicine?. (2021). Innovations in Surgery and Interventional Medicine 1 (1), 1-2, 2021.

Burnout in oncology: Magnitude, risk factors and screening among professionals from Middle East and North Africa (BOMENA study)

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Burnout in oncology: Magnitude, risk factors and screening among professionals from Middle East and North Africa (BOMENA study). (2021). Psycho‐Oncology 30 (5), 736-746, 2021.

The Saudi medical licensure examination-clinical skills (SMLE-CS): a call for Implementation

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The Saudi medical licensure examination-clinical skills (SMLE-CS): a call for Implementation. (2020). Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care 9 (1), 12, 2020.

Outcome of Marginal Donors in Lung Transplantation, Stretching the Limits

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Outcome of Marginal Donors in Lung Transplantation, Stretching the Limits. (2020). The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 39 (4), S374-S375, 2020.

Science Repository

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Science Repository. (2020).

Right unilateral lung agenesis with dextroposition; the first case in Saudi Arabia

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Right unilateral lung agenesis with dextroposition; the first case in Saudi Arabia. (2020). Respiratory Medicine Case Reports 29, 100994, 2020.

Pulmonary metastasis of head and neck cancer: surgical removal outcomes from a tertiary care center

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Pulmonary metastasis of head and neck cancer: surgical removal outcomes from a tertiary care center. (2020). Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 36 (3), 199-206, 2020.

Highlights on the management of oligometastatic disease

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Highlights on the management of oligometastatic disease. (2020). Journal of Immunotherapy and Precision Oncology 3 (1), 34-44, 2020.

Challenges to online medical education during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cureus, 12 (7), e8966

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Challenges to online medical education during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cureus, 12 (7), e8966. (2020). Link: Https: Bit. Ly 2YfPzwX, 2020.

A systematic review of contemporary evidence on SARS-CoV-2 and HIV coinfection: What does it look like up to date?

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A systematic review of contemporary evidence on SARS-CoV-2 and HIV coinfection: What does it look like up to date?. (2020). Avicenna Journal of Medicine 10 (04), 189-197, 2020.

Rare indications for a lung transplant. A European Society of Thoracic Surgeons survey

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Rare indications for a lung transplant. A European Society of Thoracic Surgeons survey. (2020). Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery 31 (5), 638-643, 2020.

Applying integrated video assisted learning approaches for medical clerkship–potential adaptations in the post-COVID-19 era

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Applying integrated video assisted learning approaches for medical clerkship–potential adaptations in the post-COVID-19 era. (2020). Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development 7, 2382120520963043, 2020.

Implications of COVID-19 pandemic on lung cancer management: a multidisciplinary perspective

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Implications of COVID-19 pandemic on lung cancer management: a multidisciplinary perspective. (2020). Critical Reviews in Oncology Hematology 156, 103120, 2020.

1579P Burnout among oncology professionals in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

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1579P Burnout among oncology professionals in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). (2020). Annals of Oncology 31, S959, 2020.

Expression of immune response markers in Arab patients with lung cancer

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Expression of immune response markers in Arab patients with lung cancer. (2020). JCO Global Oncology 6, 1218-1224, 2020.

Quantitative and qualitative analysis of medical students’ research output in five developing countries

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Quantitative and qualitative analysis of medical students’ research output in five developing countries. (2020). Cureus 12 (5), 2020.

Cancer immunotherapy for immunocompromised patients: An often ignored, yet vital puzzle p.

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Cancer immunotherapy for immunocompromised patients: An often ignored, yet vital puzzle p. (2020). Journal of Immunotherapy and Precision Oncology 3 (1), 1-2, 2020.

Does The Taste of The Plain Packaged Cigarettes in Saudi Arabia Really Changed and Differ from The Branded Cigarettes or it is A Natural Sensory Change? Experimental Study

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Does The Taste of The Plain Packaged Cigarettes in Saudi Arabia Really Changed and Differ from The Branded Cigarettes or it is A Natural Sensory Change? Experimental Study. (2020).

Patterns of diagnostic procedures for lung cancer pathology in the Middle East and North Africa

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Patterns of diagnostic procedures for lung cancer pathology in the Middle East and North Africa. (2019). Journal of Thoracic Disease 11 (12), 5162, 2019.

The Burden, Future Trends, And Economic Impact Of Lung Cancer In Saudi Arabia

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The Burden, Future Trends, And Economic Impact Of Lung Cancer In Saudi Arabia. (2019). Clinicoeconomics and Outcomes Research: CEOR 11, 703, 2019.

Lung Cancer in Saudi Arabia

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Lung Cancer in Saudi Arabia. (2019). Journal of Thoracic Oncology 14 (6), 957-962, 2019.

Trends and Projections of Breast Cancer in Saudi Arabia: A National Incidence Rates by Gender, Age, Nationality, and Years (1999–2014)

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Trends and Projections of Breast Cancer in Saudi Arabia: A National Incidence Rates by Gender, Age, Nationality, and Years (1999–2014). (2019). Arabia 12 (4), 2019.

Medical education dilemma: How can we best accommodate basic sciences in a curriculum for 21st century medical students?

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Medical education dilemma: How can we best accommodate basic sciences in a curriculum for 21st century medical students?. (2019). Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 97 (4), 293-296, 2019.

The outcomes of 80 lung transplants in a single center from Saudi Arabia

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The outcomes of 80 lung transplants in a single center from Saudi Arabia. (2019). Annals of Saudi Medicine 39 (4), 221-228, 2019.

Dual-degree MBBS-MPH programs in Saudi Arabia: a call for implementation

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Dual-degree MBBS-MPH programs in Saudi Arabia: a call for implementation. (2019). Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care 8 (2), 352, 2019.

Idiopathic pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis: The first case to be managed with a successful lung transplant at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh

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Idiopathic pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis: The first case to be managed with a successful lung transplant at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh. (2019). Annals of Thoracic Medicine 14 (1), 94, 2019.

The study of druggable targets in nonsquamous non-small-cell lung cancer in the Middle East and North Africa

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The study of druggable targets in nonsquamous non-small-cell lung cancer in the Middle East and North Africa. (2019). Journal of Immunotherapy and Precision Oncology 2 (1), 4-7, 2019.

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Guidelines for mediastinal staging in NSCLC

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Speakers Dr Robert Daroff, Dr Neelum Aggarwal

Invitation to attend a symposium on: 2014 Overview of Alzheimer's Disease: Prevalence, Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment

Venue KFSH, Hosted by Saudi Alzheimer disease association and Alfaisal university, May 01, 2014, 12-2.0 PM
 

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