Consultant Neurologist, Professor of Neurology
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saeed Bohlega obtained his basic medical training at King Saud University and graduated in 1980. Then in 1982, he went to Canada where he did his training in Neurology at University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC. He trained with Professor Don Paty. He developed special interest in Multiple Sclerosis and he did subspecialty training in Neurophysiology.
In 1989, he joined as a Consultant Neurologist in the Department of Neurosciences at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre and worked as a Consultant and then as a Senior Consultant and appointed as Professor of Neurology at Al Faisal University.
Dr. Bohlega is a member of many prestigious neurological societies like the American Neurological Association and the British Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. He worked as a Section Head of Neurology then as a Chairman of Department of Neurosciences. Also, he is a founder and a chairperson of the National Saudi Board of Neurology for ten years. He is the chairman of Saudi Multiple Sclerosis Advisory Group. Also, he is the President of the Saudi Neurology Society and the President Elect for the PAN Arab Union of Neurological Societies (PAUNS).
He received numbers of national and international awards for his clinical and academic contributions.
Dr. Bohlega published more than 122 papers in a peer reviewed journals. He wrote a few book chapters. Also, he presented more than 180 presentations in various conferences.