B.Sc., M.D, MSc, Ph.D.

Department of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences

King Abdulaziz Medical City – Riyadh, National Guard Health Affairs, Mail Code: 3127
P. O. Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Academic Appointments:
Assistant Professor of Clinical Anatomy

Tel: +(966-11-) 42-95259


Profile

Dr. Waseem Al Talalwah joined the University as assistant professor of Anatomy at the Department of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University KSAU-HS in 2013. He also participates in several Problem Based Learning sessions as tutor guide and courses as well as workshops. He is a representor for university in different conferences. He also active in basic and medical researches. His background experiences as a physician assist him to correlate the new idea between basic and clinical field.  Previously, He was medical officer and ER Physician as well as senior resident in internal medicine program. He trained several medical students, interns and residents in Ministry of Health. During his PhD Program, he participates in teaching several fields in sciences such as anatomy, physiology biochemistry and microbiology. Also, he was participating in supervising undergraduate students in dissection such as medical and dental students as well as several bachelor degrees in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and forensic anthropology. Beside, Dr. Al Talawah was also supervising the dissection for postgraduate students joining anatomy MSc program. Further he worked as head invigilator to postgraduate students in clinical anatomy master program. He was representor of Dundee University in several conferences.  Dr. Waseem Al Talawah was the first returnee of the scholarship finishing his both MSc and PhD. degrees with distinction. 

Education 

  1. Basic Medical Sciences (B. Sc.) Degree Arabian Gulf University-College of Medicine Bahrain, 1995 – 1999
  2. Doctor of Medicine (M.D) Degree Arabian Gulf University-College of Medicine Bahrain, 1999 – 2001 
  3. Medical Internship Certification King Faisal University Saudi Arabia, 2001 – 2002 
  4. Master of Science (MS.C) Degree (Distinction) University of Dundee, College of Life Science, Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) United Kingdom, 2008-2009 
  5. PhD degree (Distinction) Dundee University, College of life science, Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) United Kingdom, 2009- 2013 

Clinical Service

• ER Physician in Ministry of Health 2003-2004.
• Senior Medical Resident in Ministry of Health 2004-2007.

Responsibilities

  • Teaching clinical anatomy
  • Supervisor in Dissection of Human Anatomy
  • Chairperson: Learning and Resources Committee, College of Medicine, KSAU-HS
  • Academic advisor, College of Medicine, KSAU-HS
  • Examiner in Objective Structured Practical Examination in the College of Medicine
  • A member in Objective Structured Practical Examination in the College of Medicine
  • Head invigilator
  • Supervisor of research student
  • A designer of the Anatomy and Physiology program at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
  • A reviewer of Midterm and Final Block examinations in the College of Medicine KSAU-HS
  • Representative for King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences in several conferences

Committees

 Learning and Resources Committee, College of Medicine, KSAU-HS

Honors/Awards

• Excellence in Undergraduate Anatomy, Histology and Embryology
• Outstanding in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Family Medicine
• Excellent medical student summer program in ARAMCO
• Award thanks due to the medical services given to pilgrims in Arafat 2004
• Certificate of appreciation for medical services performed during Hajj in Makkah 2004
• Certification in managing several medical cases during terrorist event in Saudi Arabia in 2005
• Certificate of appreciation for managing several medical cases in Jordan accident event: Car Accident and transferred to Dammam Central Hospital in Saudi Arabia 9th August 2006
• Best title research in the 6th Saudi Scientific International Conference, Brunel University London, October 2012
• Distinction in Anatomy MSc degree 2009
• Award for outstanding performance, PhD program 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
• Certificate of appreciation from director of General Directorate of Health Affairs in eastern province, 15th June 2014
• Certificate of appreciation for valuable contribution to the Spine Workshop Update in King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dec. 11, 2014
• Certificate of appreciation, outstanding member in the 10th Anniversary of King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dec. 21, 2014
• Certificate of appreciation from the member of student research board for judging the 6th Scientific conference for student’s best poster presentation, 2 Feb 2015

Memberships

  • British Association of Clinical Anatomist
  • Anatomy Society of British
  • ISCAA International Symposium of Clinical and Applied Anatomy
  • ICMMA International Conference of Microscopic and Macroscopic Anatomy
    • Chairman, sessions 2015 and 2016

Research Focus

• Research Interest
• Clinical researches in relation of clinical anatomy to
• Decrease postsurgical complication
• Minimize iatrogenic fault
• Diabetes mellitus management
• Systemic review of medication in relation to complication
• Life style effect
• Vascular radiology and its significance in clinical diagnosis of vascular variability
• Sciatic nerve diseases
• Forensic medicine and new methods in identifying identity
• Plastic surgery of ear
• Medical education
• Clinical neuroanatomy in relation to neurologic disease
• Clinical diagnosis of Pelvic disease and its complications in relation to anatomical manifestation
• Literature review of medicine
• Neurovascular variation

Publications

  1.  Al Talalwah W, Soames R, (2014) Case report: A Duplicated Great Saphenous Vein and Clinical Significance For Varicosity. Rev Arg de Anat Clin; 6(1):43-46.
  2.  Al Talalwah W, Soames R, (2014) Original communication: Internal Iliac Artery Classification and Its Clinical Significance. Rev Arg de Anat Clin 6(2):63-71.
  3.  Al Talalwah W, Al Dorazi S, Soames R. (2014) Original article: The origin variability of the iliolumbar artery and iatrogenic sciatica. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. DOI 10.1007/s00590-014-1548-3.
  4.  Al Talalwah W, Al Dorazi S, Soames R. (2014) Variation of the Lateral Sacral Artery in relation to Sciatic Neuropathy. Advances in Anatomy, vol. Article ID 259654, 5 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/259654.
  5.  Al Talalwah W. (2015) Full length Research paper: The variable origin of dorsal branch of the ulnar nerve and its clinical significance.  Inter J Anat & Physiol ISSN: 2326-7275 Vol. 4 (1), pp. 060-064.
  6.  Al Talalwah W.  The Medial Circumflex Femoral Artery Origin variability and its radiological and surgical intervention significance. Springerplus 4:149. doi:10.1186/s40064-015-0881-2. 
  7.  Al Talalwah W (2015).  The vascular supply of the hip joint and its clinical significance. Int. J. Morphol 33(1):62-67.
  8.  AL Dorazi S, Al Talalwah A Systematic Review of Maternal Calcium Supplementation and Paediatric Health. Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review, available on CJO2015. doi:10.1017/S0965539515000042.
  9.  Al Talalwah W, Getachew D and Soames R (2015). The Clinical Significance of Radial Artery Morphology in Artificial Arterial-Venous Fistula for Hemodialysis. Indian J.Sci.Res. 11 (1): 024-029.
  10.  Al Talalwah W, Getachew D (2015). The Clinical Significance of Ulnar Artery Morphology in Artificial Arterial-Venous Fistula for Hemodialysis. Malays J Med Sci. 22(3): 41-47. 
  11.  Al Talalwah W, Getachew D and Soames R (2015). The Morphology of Common Interosseous Artery and its Clinical Significance. SJAMS; 3(3B):1126-1131.
  12.  Al Talalwah W, Getachew D and Soames R (2015). morphological feature of brachial artery and its clinical significances. Morphol. Sci. 32(3): 129-134. 
  13.  Al Talalwah, Al Hashim Z, Al Dorazi S(2016) A case report of a High brachial artery bifurcation in relation to clinical significant of artificial arteriovenous fistula. Acta Medica International. (11-March-2016, accepted).
  14.  Al Talalwah W, A new concept and classification of corona mortis and its clinical significance, Chinese Journal of Traumatology (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjtee.2016.06.004