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Professor Dr. Khalid Saad Ali Al-Gelban, MBBS, MD, SSCFM, CABFM, JBFM

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Professor Dr. Khalid Saad Ali Al-Gelban, MBBS, MD, SSCFM, CABFM, JBFM

Professor Dr. Khalid Saad Ali Al-Gelban is a Professor of Medicine and Fellow of New Westminster College. He earned a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1995 from the College of Medicine at King Saud University in Abha, Saudi Arabia. He also has a M.D. and his postgraduate education in medicine includes:

  • January 2003: Board Certification, Saudi Specialty Certificate of Family Medicine
  • January 2003: Board Certification, Arab Board in Family Medicine
  • March 2003: Board Certification, Jordanian Board in Family and Community Medicine

Professor Al-Gelban has an outstanding record of ethical leadership and his professional experience includes:

  • May 2012 – present: Editor–in-Chief, Scientific Journal, King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • May 2011 – present: Professor of  Family Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine,  King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • October 2009 –  present: Dean, College of Health Sciences, King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • March 2003 – present: Consultant of  Family Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine,  King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 
  • January 2003 – February 2003: Board Certified Specialist in Family Medicine, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, King Abdul Abdul Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • October 2002 – January 2003: Board Eligible Specialist in Family Medicine, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, King Abdul Abdul Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • October 1998 – September 2002: Resident Trainee in Family Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, King Abdul Abdul Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • 1997-1998: Primary Health Care Physician, Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Abha  Branch, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • 1996-1997: Resident Trainee in Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Aseer Central Hospital, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Professor Al-Gelban has served on numerous Boards of Director, including:

  • 2012 – present: Chairman, Teaching and Learning Committee, King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • 2010: Chairman, Scientific Committee, Saudi Arabian Needs Assesment Symposium for Health Professionals, King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • 2009 – present: Chairman, Central Committee for Medical Reports, King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • 2009 – present: Chairman, College Board, College of Health Sciences, King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • 2009 – 2012 and 2003-2005: Chairman, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Abha  Branch, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • 2009: Chairman,  13th School Health Care Forum, Aseer General Directorate of Health Affairs 
  • 2006 – 2009: Chairman, Aseer  School Health Care  Committee
  • 2008: Chairman,  12th School Health Care  Forum, Aseer General Directorate of Education
  • 2007: Chairman,  11th School Health Care  Forum, Aseer General Directorate of Education
  • 2006: Chairman,  10th School Health Care  Forum, Aseer General Directorate of Education
  • 2005 – 2006: Chairman, Abha Prize for Higher Education Festival and Expedition Committee
  • 2005 – 2006: Chairman, Sport Committee, Abha Prize for Higher Education
  • 2005: Chairman, Student’s Advisory Committee, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • 2005: Chairman 9th School Health Care  Forum, Aseer General Directorate of Education
  • 2003 -2005: Chairman, Executive Board, Joint Residency Training Program, Family Medicine, Aseer Region, Saudi Council of Health Specialties
  • 2004: Chairman,  8th School Health Care  Forum, Aseer General Directorate of Education
  • 2003: Chairman, 4th Resident Day Organizing Committee, National Guard Health Affairs
  • 2003: Chairman,  7th School Health Care  Forum, Aseer General Directorate of Education
  • 2002: Chairman, Newsletter Committee, Department of Family and Community Medicine, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Professor Al-Gelban is the author of two books:

  1. 2nd Edition 2010:  Al-Gelban, S. Khalid; Al-khaldi, Yahia M.Diab, Mohammad M. Family Medicine: A practical approach (Textbook), Trafford Publishing, Printed inVictoria, British Columbia, Canada, ISBN: 978-1-4269-2441-5 (dj), Library of Congress Control Number: 2010902136 
  2. 2007-Reprint 2008-Reprint 2009:  Al-Gelban, S. Khalid; Al-khaldi, Yahia M.Diab, Mohammad M. Family Medicine: A practical approach (Textbook), King Fahad Library, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bib No: 433448, Description: viii, 432 p. 24 cm, viii, 432 p.; 24 cm, Depository No 1428/2544
  3. Professor Al-Gelban’s scientific research publications include:
  4. 1999. Al-Khaldi YM,   Al-Jaser AM,   Al-Gelban KS.  Barriers to compliance among Diabetics   in Aseer Region.  Saudi Medical Journal 1999; 20: 951-953.
  5. 2001. Al-Khaldi YM, Al-Sharif AI, Al-Gelban KS,  Al-Jaser AO, Al-Hamami QM.  Audit in management of respiratory infections among children.  Saudi Medical Journal 2001; 22:244-248.
  6. 2001. Al-Gelban KS, Al-Amri HS.  The quality of clinical notes at a Psychiatric Hospital in Saudi Arabia.  Neurosciences 2001; Vol. 6 (4): 238-241
  7. 2001: Al-Khaldi Y M, Al-Sharif A I, Al-Gelban K S, Al-Hamami Q M, Al-Jaser A O.  Impact of national protocol on management of acute respiratory infections in children.Saudi Medical Journal 2001;22(9):780-3.
  8. 2002.Al- Amri HS, Al-Gelban KS.  Quality of referral letters to Abha Psychiatric Hospital, Asir region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Neurosciences 2002; Vol. 7 (1): 32-35
  9. 2003:  Al-Jameel Y, Al-Gelban KS.  Referral pattern in primary care using the ICPC system and referrability rate.  Biomedical Research 2003; 14 (2): 193-8
  10. 2004: Al-Gelban Khalid S.  Intra-rator variability of primary care physicians in management of hyperlipidaemia.  West African Journal of Medicine 2004; 23(1):69-73. 
  11. 2005: Al-Khaldi YM, Diab M.A.A, Al-Gelban K S, Al-Asmari A S, Al-Amin S, Al-Shahrani MS.  Prescribing  Pattern for Acute Respiratory  Infections in  Primary Health Care, Aseer Region , Saudi  Arabia.  Journal of Family & Community Medicine 2005;12(3):121-6.
  12. 2005: Al-Gelban KS.  Primary care physicians’ agreement with NCEP-ATP II Guidelines in  management of hyperlipidemia.  Biomedical Research 2005; 16 (1): 73-83
  13. 2005: Al-Shehri AA, Hamdi A, Khan MY, Al-Gelban KS.   Insufficient corticosteroids treatment in children with acute asthma.  Current Pediatric Research 2005; 9: 39-43.
  14. 2006:  Al-Shehri MA, Mostafa OA, Al-GelbanKS,  Hamdi A, AlbarkiM, AltrabolsiH, Luke N. Standards of growth and obesity for Saudi children (Aged 3 – 18 years) living at high altitudes.   West African Journal of Medicine 2006,25; 42-51.
  15. 2007:  Al-Gelban KS.  Depression, anxiety and stress among Saudi adolescent school boys.  The Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health 2007; 127, ( 1): 33-37.
  16. 2007: Al Osaimi SM, Al-Gelban KS.  Diabetes Mellitus- Prevalence and associated cardiovascular risk factors in a Saudi  sub-urban community.  Biomedical Research 2007; 18 (3): 147-153
  17. 2008: Al-Khateeb BF, Al-Gelban KS.  Dietary habits in a Suburban Saudi Community.  Biomedical Research 2008; 19 (1): 55-59.
  18. 2008: Al-Gelban.  Psychiatric morbidity among Saudi secondary schoolteachers.  Neurosciences 2008; Vol. 13 (3): 288-290.
  19. 2008: Al-Homrany Mohammed A, Khan Mohd Yunus, Al-Khaldi Yahia Mater, Al-Gelban Khalid S, Al-Amri Hasan Saed.  Hypertension care at primary health care centers: a report from Abha, Saudi Arabia.  Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation, 2008; 19(6):990-6.
  20. 2008: Al-Gelban KS.  Dietary habits and exercise practices among the students of a Saudi Teachers’ Training College.  Saudi Medical Journal 2008; 29(5):179-184.
  21. 2008: Mahfouz Ahmed A, Abdelmoneim Ismail, Khan MY, Daffalla Asim A; Diab Mohamed M; Al-Gelban Khalid S; Moussa Hasan.  Obesity and related behaviors among adolescent school boys in Abha City, Southwestern Saudi Arabia.  Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 2008; 54(2):120-4.
  22. 2008: Ali M. Al-Binali, Ahmed A. Mahfouz, Suliman Al-Fifi, Shahrah M. Naser and Khalid S. Al-Gelban.  Asthma Knowledge and Behaviors among Mothers of Asthmatic Children in Aseer Region, South-western Saudi Arabia.  Journal of EMRO. Accepted for publication on 13th October 2008.
  23. 2009:  Al- Gelban KS, Al Khaldi YM, Diab MM, Al Asmari AS, SE M Elamin.  Primary Care Physicians’ Knowledge and Attitude towards Prescribing Medication for Acute Respiratory Infection.  Bahrain Medical Bulletin 2009; 31, ( 1) :1-7.
  24. 2009:  Al-Gelban KS, Al-Amri H, Mostafa OA. Prevalence of Depression, Anxiety and Stress as Measured by the Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Scale (DASS-42) among Secondary School Girls in Abha, Saudi Arabia. Sultan Qoboos University Medical Journal 2009: 9(2): 140-147.
  25. 2009: Al-Gelban KS, Al-Khaldi YM, Al-Wadei AM, Mostafa OA.  Barriers Against Application of Evidence –Based Medicine in General Hospitals in Aseer Region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Journal of  Family & Community Medicine 2009; 16(1):1-5.
  26. Mahfouz AA, Al-Gelban KS, Al-Amri H, Khan MY, Abdelmoneim I, Dafalla AA, Shaban H, Aly Amany (2009). Adolescent’ Mental Health in Abha City, Southwestern Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine.  2009; 39 (2) 169-177.
  27. 2009: Al-Gelban KS, Al-Khaldi Y, Al-Amri HS, Mostafa OA. Emotional Status of Primary Health Care Physicians in Saudi Arabia. Middle East Journal of Family Medicine 2009; 7 ( 5):1-7.
  28. 2009: Al-Gelban KS.  Prevalence of psychological symptoms in Saudi secondary school girls in Abha, Saudi Arabia.  Annals of Saudi Medicine 2009; 29(4):275-9. 
  29. 2010: Al-Gelban KS, Al-Shahrani MS, Al-Sunaidi MI, Mostafa OA. Screening for Chlamydia genital infection among females undergoing in vitro fertilization in Saudi Arabia. The Medical Journal of Cairo University 2010; 78(1):251-6.
  30. 2010:  Al-Gelban KS, Al-Shahrani MS, Al-Sunaidi MI, Mostafa OA. Screening for Chlamydia Genital Infection among females Undergoing In Vitro Fertilization in Saudi Arabia. Med J Cairo Univ.  Accepted for publication on 1st July 2010.
  31. 2010: Al-Khaldi YM, Diab M, Al-Amri H, Al-Gelban KS. Primary Care Physicians’ Job Satisfaction and Attitude towards Practice.KingKhalidUniversity Journal of Natural, Medical and Technical Sciences.  Accepted for publication on 21/5/1431H.
  32. 2011: Al-Hashem, Bib-Jaliah I, Dallak MA, Nwoye LO, Al-Khateeb M, Sakr HF, Eid R, Al-Gelban KS, Al-Amri HS, Adly MA.  Khat (Catha edulis) extract increases oxidative stress parameters and impairs renal and hepatic function in rats. Bahrain Medical Bulletin 2011; 33 910: 32-36.
  33. 2011: Al-Gelban KS, Khan  MY, Al-Khaldi YM, Mahfouz AA, Abdelmoneim I, Daffalla A, Al-Amri HS.  Adherence of Primary Health Care Physicians to Hypertension Management Guidelines in Aseer.  Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation.  2011; 22(5): 941-948.
  34. 2011:  Al-Shahrani MS, Al-Sunaidi M, Al-Amri H, , Al-Maswary S, Al-Gelban K.  Gestational diabetes and postpartum depression.  The Arab Journal of Psychiatry, 2011; 22(2): 133-137.

Professor Al-Gelban’s memberships in academic organizations include:

  • Fellow, New Westminster College (Canada)
  • Editor-in-chief , King Khalid University Scientific  Journal (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Research in Medical and Dental Sciences
  • Manuscript Reviewer, International Journal of Peace and Development Studies
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Medicinal Plants Research
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Physical Education and Sport Management
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention and Policy
  • Reviewer, Research Projects, Taibah University (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Manuscript Reviewer, King Khalid University Medical Journal (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Oman Medical Journal (Sultanate of Oman)
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Annals of Saudi Medicine (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) 
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Saudi Medical Journal (Saudi Arabia)
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Family and Community Medicine (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)  
  • Reviewer, Practice Guideline/Toolkit for the Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Reviewer, Health Sciences Scientific Papers, 1st Higher Education Students
  • Conference (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)  
  • Member, Active in Diabetes Prevention Worldwide Network
  • Direct Member, International Association for the Study of Pain
  • Founder and Member, Saudi Society for Genetic Diseases
  • Member, American Association of Family Medicine Teachers
  • Member, World Organization of Family Physicians 
  • Member, Saudi Society of Medical Education
  • Founder and Member, Aseer Evidence Based Medicine Group
  • Member, Saudi Society of Family and Community Medicine
  • Member, Healthcare Advisory Board Company (USA) 

As a Fellow of New Westminster College, Professor Dr. Khalid Saad Ali Al-Gelban is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.