Dr.Nasser Al Sanea


Title: President of the Saudi Society of Colon & Rectal Surgery

Hospital / City: King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center

Email: [email protected]

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Current Position:

  • March 2010 Significant Achievement Award, Saudi Society of Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Oct 2003 Tutor of the Year Award, KFSH&RC for active participation in the educational program of the general surgery residents
  • Aug 1997 Letter of appreciation for excellent achievement as Administrative Chief Resident from the Department of General Surgery, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh.
  • June 1989 Graduated with Honors from the Faculty of Medicine Kuwait University.
  • June 1983 Dean’s Lister, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University.
  • June 1982 Gold Medal Awardee of the Amir of Kuwait for Excellent Scholastic Achievement
  • June 1982 Gold Medal Awardee of the Ministry of Education of Kuwait for Excellent Scholastic Achievement in High School.

 

Certification and Licensure:

  • Oct 2000 Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (up-to-date).
  • Jun 1999 Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery, University of Minnesota.
  • Jun 1998 Minnesota Board of Medical Licensure.
  • Dec 1997 Arab Board of Medical Specialization in General Surgery.
  • Sep 1993 Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS).
  • Nov 1992 Certification by Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGEMS).
  • Sept 1992 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • Aug 1992 Kuwaiti Board of Medical Licensure.

 

Memberships:

  • Dec 2014 International Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons
  • Jan 2008 Member, Editorial Board Annals of Saudi Medicine
  • Jan 2010 Executive Scientific Committee, Surgical Specialties, SCFHS
  • March 2009 Saudi Society of Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Jan 2001 Saudi Association of Gastroenterology
  • May 1999 American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • June 1997 Saudi Commission For Health Specialties (SCFHS)
  • June 1993 International Society of General Surgery
  • Sept 1989 Kuwaiti Medical Association


 

Committee Memberships at KFSH & RC:

  • KFSH&RC (Gen. Org.) Image and Brand Name 2015 – Present
  • Editorial Board, Annals of Saudi Medicine, January 2008 – Present
  • Co-Chair, Electronic Government Hospital Committee (Yesser Program)-Present
  • Hospital Patient/Family Education Committee 2009 - Present
  • Design of Diagnosis Documentation in Powerchart, 2006
  • Hospital Perioperative Committee, 2006 – 2011
  • Chairman of Hospital Patient Education Hospital Committee, 2003 – Present
  • O.R. for Private Practice Task Force, 2001
  • CPT Task Force, 2001
  • Medical Fees Structure Committee, 2000
  • Business Office Price Lists Development for KFSH, 2000 – Present
  • Pulmonary Embolism Management Group, 2000 – 2001
  • Private Practice Committee, 2000
  • Physician ICIS Working Group, 2000 – 2010
  • Cerner Superuser Clinical Group, 2000 – Present
  • Medical Records Committee, 2000 – 2001
  • Hospital Morbidity & Mortality Committee, 2000 – 2004
  • Departmental Residents’ Education Committee, 2000 – 2002
  • Chairman of Departmental Morbidity & Mortality Committee, 2000 – 2004
  • Clinical Pathway in Colorectal Surgery Group, 2000 – Present
  • Security Task Force for ICIS, 2000 – 2007
  • Interdisciplinary Patient Family Education Committee, 2004 – Present


 

Courses Organized:

  • 16-20 Mar 2013 Saudi-International Colorectal Diseases Forum 2013, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh
  • 16-17 Mar 2011 11th International Endoscopy Course & Workshop. Riyadh Military Hospital, Marriot Hotel, Riyadh
  • 21-25 Mar 2009 International-Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2009, KFSH &RC, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh
  • 22-26 Mar 2008 Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2008, KFSH &RC Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh
  • 24-28 Mar 2007 Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2007, KFSH & RC, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh
  • 18-20 Mar 2006 9th International Endoscopy Course and Workshop Riyadh Military Hospital
  • 27-29 Mar 2006 Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2006, KFSH & RC, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh
  • 28-30 Mar 2005 Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2005, KFSH & RC, Al-Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh
  • 30 Mar 2004 Colorectal Potpourri Mini Symposium King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre – HOBA, Riyadh
  • 09 Jan 2003 Bowel Anastomosis King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh
  • 04 Aug 1996 Surgical techniques and instruments King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh
  • 06 Feb 1997 Surgical techniques: Animal model King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh

 

Abstract Presentations:

  • Uddin S, Hussain A, Ahmed M, Abubaker J, Al-Sanea N, AbdulJabbar A, Ashari L, Samar Alhomoud S, Al-Dayel F, Bavi P, Al-Kuraya K. Fatty Acid Synthase is a potential therapeutic target in microsatellite-instable colorectal cancer. Annual Meeting for American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), 12 th - 16 th April 2008, San Diego, California.
  • Fatty acid synthase inhibition suppresses p-AKT and induces apoptosis in colorectal carcinoma. Hussain A, Ahmed M, Bavi P, Al-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari L, Alhomoud S, Al-Dayel F, Uddin S, Al-Kuraya K. Annual Meeting for American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), 12 th - 16 th April 2008, San Diego, California.
  • Bortezomib (Velcade) induces p27kip1 associated cell cycle arrest and apoptosis through down-regulation of SKP2 ubiquitin ligase pathway in colorectal carcinoma. Uddin S, Ahmed M, Bavi P, Al-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari L, Alhomoud S, Al-Dayel F, Hussain A, Al-Kuraya K. Annual Meeting for American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), 12 th - 16 th April 2008, San Diego, California.
  • PIK3CA amplification is an independent predictor of better survival in colon cancer patients of Middle East. Jehan Z, Bavi P, Hussain A, Alsbeih G, Al-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari L, Alhomoud S, Al-Dayel F, Uddin S, Al-Kuraya K. Annual Meeting for American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), 12 th - 16 th April 2008, San Diego, California.
  • PI3K/AKT and MAPK pathways cross talk and their possible role in CRC tumorgenesis of Middle Eastern population. Abubaker J, Bavi P, Al-Harbi S, Ibrahim M, Al-Hagawi W, Al-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari L, Alhomoud S, Al-Dayel F, Uddin S, Al-Kuraya K. Annual Meeting for American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), 12 th - 16 th April 2008, San Diego, California.
  • Leptin-R is an independent prognostic marker in colorectal carcinoma. Bavi P, Ahmed M, Devarajan S, Moorji A, Atizado V, Balde V, Abduljabbar A, Alhomoud S, Ashari L, Alsanea N, Uddin S, Al-Kuraya K.Annual Meeting for American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), 12 th - 16 th April 2008, San Diego, California.
  • Consultant & Head, Section of Colorectal Surgery Department of Surgery King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Academic Positions: Chairman of the Saudi Fellowship for Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Member of the Saudi Board of Surgery & Surgical Specialties Professor: Alfaisal University - Medical College
  • Administrative Positions: President of the Saudi Society of Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Vice-President, International Society of University Colon & Rectal Surgeons
  • Director, Dept. of Corporate Social Responsibility, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Saudi Arabia
  • Director of the Saudi Registry for Hereditary Colorectal Diseases Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Saudi Medicine
  • Editor-in-Chief of Al-Takhassusi Magazine



Postgraduate Training:

  • July 1997-June 1999 Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery, University of Minnesota School of Medicine Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A
  • July 1996-June 1997 Administrative Chief Resident in General Surgery, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • July 1995-July 1996 Administrative Chief Resident in General Surgery, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • July 1992-June 1995 Junior Resident in General Surgery, King Faisal Specialist and Research Center Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Oct 1990-Sept 1991 Internship King Khalid University Hospital. Sept 1989-Aug 1990 Internship Mubarak Hospital Faculty of Medicine – Kuwait University


Undergraduate Education:

  • Sept 1982-June 1989 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBCh), Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University Sept 1978-June 1982 Hawalli High School

 

Honors and Awards:

  1. Accuracy of Endorectal Ultrasound in Pre-operatively Radiated Rectal Cancer, Abstract Presentation, 2nd International Symposium “Recent Advances in Surgery”, April, 2006.
  2. Ashari LH, Abdul-Jabbar SO, Al-Sanea NA. Morbidity and Mortality in Cirrhotic Patients Undergoing Major Colorectal Resection”. Presented in 2nd Annual Surgical Research Day, Riyadh, 25 December 2002.
  3. AbdulJabbar ASO, Al-Sanea NA, Al-Homoud SJ and Isbister WH. Palliative resection in the presence of advanced rectal cancer. Presented at 2001 Annual Meeting of The
  4. Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, Harrogate, U.K., 25-27 June 2001.
  5. Al Sanea N and Isbister WH. Palliative resection in rectal cancer. Abstract presented at ACP, 2001.

 

Publications:

  1.  Beg S, Siraj AK, Prabhakaran S, Bu R, Al-Rasheed M, Sultana M, Qadri Z, Al-Assiri M, Sairafi R, Al-Dayel F, Al-Sanea N, Uddin S, Al-Kuraya KS. Molecular markers and pathway analysis of colorectal carcinoma in the Middle East. Cancer. 2015 Nov 1;121(21):3799-808.
  2.  Alsanea N, Hibbert D. The Saudi Hereditary Colorectal Tumor Registry: status & challenges. Gastrointestinal Nursing. 2015 Sept 21; 13(7): 51-54
  3. Al-Sanea N. Reply: To PMID 25266178. Ann Saudi Med. 2014 Jul-Aug;34(4):363.
  4. Ahmed M, Hussain AR, Siraj AK, Uddin S, Al-Sanea N, Al-Dayel F, Al-Assiri M, Beg S, Al-Kuraya KS. Co-targeting of Cyclooxygenase-2 and FoxM1 is a viable strategy in inducing anticancer effects in colorectal cancer cells. Mol Cancer. 2015 Jul 10;14:131.
  5. Siraj AK, Prabhakaran S, Bavi P, Bu R, Beg S, Hazmi MA, Al-Rasheed M, Al-Assiri M, Sairafi R, Al-Dayel F, Al-Sanea N, Uddin S, Al-Kuraya KS. Prevalence of Lynch syndrome in a Middle Eastern population with colorectal cancer. Cancer. 2015 Jun 1;121(11):1762-71.
  6. Hibbert D, Abduljabbar AS, Alhomoud SJ, Ashari LH, Alsanea N. Risk Factors for Abdominal Incision Infection after Colorectal Surgery in a Saudi Arabian Population: The Method of Surveillance Matters. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2015 Jun;16(3):254-62.
  7. Alsanea N, Almadi MA, Abduljabbar AS, Alhomoud S, Alshaban TA, Alsuhaibani A, Alzahrani A, Batwa F, Hassan AH, Hibbert D, Nooh R, Alothman M, Rochwerg B, Alhazzani W, Morgan RL. National Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screening in Saudi Arabia with strength of recommendations and quality of evidence. Ann Saudi Med. 2015 May-Jun;35(3):189-95.
  8. Alsanea N, Abduljabbar AS, Alhomoud S, Ashari LH, Hibbert D, Bazarbashi S. Colorectal cancer in Saudi Arabia: incidence, survival, demographics and implications for nationalpolicies. Ann Saudi Med. 2015 May-Jun;35(3):196-202.
  9. Alsanea NA. The acceptability of screening for colorectal cancer in Saudi Arabia: myths busted. Saudi J Gastroenterol. 2015 Mar-Apr;21(2):59.
  10. Bazarbashi SN, Alzahrani AM, Rahal MM, Al-Shehri AS, Aljubran AH, Alsanea NA, Al- Obeed OA, Kandil MS, Zekri JE, Al Olayan AA, Alsharm AA, Balaraj KS, Fagih MA. Saudi Oncology Society clinical management guideline series. Colorectal cancer 2014. Saudi Med J. 2014 Dec;35(12):1538-44.
  11. Bazarbashi SN, Alzahrani AM, Rahal MM, Al-Shehri AS, Aljubran AH, Alsanea NA, Al- Obeed OA, Kandil MS, Zekri JE, Al Olayan AA, Alsharm AA, Balaraj KS. Saudi OncologySociety clinical management guideline series. Anal canal cancer 2014.Saudi Med J. 2014 Dec;35(12):1527-8.
  12.  Alsanea N, Al-Ghammas A, Pangan-Menor J, Tejano RV, Al-Bassam N, Duero-Ebora J, Vales JA. The obstacles facing scientific and medical publishing in Saudi Arabia. Ann Saudi Med. 2014 May-Jun;34(3):202-6.
  13.  Siraj AK, Bu R, Prabhakaran S, Bavi P, Beg S, Al Hazmi M, Al-Rasheed M, Alobaisi K, Al- Dayel F, AlManea H, Al-Sanea N, Uddin S, Al-Kuraya KS. A very low incidence of BRAF mutations in Middle Eastern colorectal carcinoma. Mol Cancer. 2014 Jul 8;13:168.
  14. Alsanea N. The dilemma of the threshold age to start screening for colorectal cancer in Saudi Arabia. Saudi J Gastroenterol. 2014 May-Jun;20 (3):141-2.
  15. Bavi P, Jehan Z, Bu R, Prabhakaran S, Al-Sanea N, Al-Dayel F, Al-Assiri M, Al-Halouly T, Sairafi R, Uddin S, Al-Kuraya KS. ALK gene amplification is associated with poor prognosis in colorectal carcinoma. Br J Cancer. 2013 Nov 12;109(10):2735-43.
  16. Alsanea N. The shortcomings of radiologic staging for rectal cancer and the impact on the treatment plan. Saudi J Gastroenterol. 2013 May-Jun;19(3):99-100.
  17. Alsanea N, Alfaifi J, Alhomoud s, Abduljabbar A, Hibbert D, Ashari L. Outcome after Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Compared to Mucosal Ulcerative Colitis in Middle Eastern Population. Ann Saudi Med 2013 May-Jun; 33(3): 268-72.
  18. S Alasari, A Abduljabbar, N Alsanea, S Alhomoud, L Ashari, K Balaraj. The Relation Between Serum CEA Response and the CT Scan Finding after Neoadjuvant Therapy in Rectal Cancer Patients. The Open Colorectal Cancer Journal 2012; 5, 1-4.
  19.  Siraj AK, Khalak HG, Sultana M, Al-Rasheed M, Bavi P, Al-Sanea N, Al-Dayel F, Uddin S, Alkuraya FS, Al-Kuraya KS. Colorectal cancer risk is not associated with increased levels of homozygosity in Saudi Arabia. Genet Med. 2012 Apr 5. [Epub ahead of print]
  20.  Alsanea N. The future of health care delivery and the experience of a tertiary care center in Saudi Arabia. Ann Saudi Med. 2012 Jan;32(2):117-20.
  21.  Hibbert D, Al-Sanea NA, Balens JA. Perspectives on specialist nursing in saudi arabia: a national model for success. Ann Saudi Med. 2012 Jan;32(1):78-85.
  22.  Uddin S, Hussain AR, Ahmed M, Al-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LH, Alhomoud S, Al- Dayel F, Bavi P, Al-Kuraya KS. Coexpression of activated c-Met and death receptor 5predicts better survival in colorectal carcinoma. Am J Pathol. 2011 Dec;179(6):3032-44. Epub 2011 Oct.
  23.  Bavi P, Abubaker J, Al-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LH, Alhomoud S, Al-Dayel F, Uddin S, Siraj AK, Al-Kuraya KS. Clinico-pathological significance of TNF alpha-induced protein3 (TNFAIP3) in Middle Eastern colorectal carcinoma. Clin Epigenetics. 2011 Aug; vol. 2(2) pp. 417-8.
  24. Bavi P, Uddin S, Ahmed M, Jehan Z, Bu R, Abubaker J, Sultana M, Al-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LH, Alhomoud S, Al-Dayel F, Prabhakaran S, Hussain AR, Al- Kuraya KS. Bortezomib stabilizes mitotic cyclins and prevents cell cycle progression via inhibition of UBE2C in colorectal carcinoma.Am J Pathol. 2011 May;178(5):2109-20.
  25. El-Haddad M, Ahmed RS, Al-Suhaibany A, Al-Hazza M, Al-Sanae N, Al-Jabbar AA, Hamoud S, Ashaary L, Bazerbashy S, Balaraj K. Anal canal carcinoma treatment results: The experience of a single institution. Ann Saudi Med. 2011 Mar-Apri, 31(2):158-62.
  26. Uddin S, Ahmed M, Hussain A, Abubaker J, Al-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LH, Alhomoud S, Al-Dayel F, Jehan Z, Bavi P, Siraj AK, Al-Kuraya KS.Genome-Wide Expression Analysis of Middle Eastern Colorectal Cancer Reveals FOXM1 as a Novel Target for Cancer Therapy. Am J Pathol. 2011 Feb;178(2):537-47.
  27. Alsanea N, Alabbad S. Use of the endostapler for the treatment of non-healing sinus secondary to a dehisced colorectal anastomosis.Tech Coloproctol. 2010 Sep;14(3):249-51. Epub 2010 Jul 8.
  28. Bavi P, Prabhakaran SE, Abubaker J, Qadri Z, George T, Al-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LH, Alhomoud S, Al-Dayel F, Hussain AR, Uddin S, Al-Kuraya KS. Prognostic significance of TRAIL death receptors in Middle Eastern colorectal carcinomas and their correlation to oncogenic KRAS alterations. Mol Cancer. 2010 Jul 30;9:203.
  29. Abubaker J, Bavi P, Al-Haqawi W, Sultana M, Al-Harbi S, Al-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LH, Alhomoud S, Al-Dayel F, Uddin S, Al-Kuraya KS. Prognostic significance of alterations in KRAS isoforms KRAS-4A/4B and KRAS mutations in colorectal carcinoma. [Journal Article] J Pathol. 219(4):435-45, 2009 Dec.
  30. Jehan Z, Bavi P, Sultana M, Abubaker J, Bu R, Hussain A, Alsbeih G, AL-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LH, Alhomoud S, AL-Dayel F, Uddin S, Al-Kuraya KS. Frequent PIK3CA gene amplification and its clinical significance in colorectal cancer. J Pathol. 219(3):337-46, 2009 Nov.
  31. Uddin S, Bavi PP, Hussain AR, Alsbeih G, AL-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LH, Alhomoud S, Al-Dayel F, Ahmed M, Al-Kuraya KS. Leptin receptor expression in Middle Eastern colorectal cancer and its potential clinical implication.[Journal Article] Carcinogenesis. 30(11):1832-40, 2009 Nov. Epub 2009 Jun 11.
  32. Uddin S, Hussain AR, Ahmed M, Abubaker J, AL-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LH, Alhomoud S, Al-Dayel F, Bavi P, AL-Kuraya KS. High prevalence of fatty acid synthase expression in colorectal cancers in Middle Eastern patients and its potential role as a therapeutic target.[Journal Article] Am J Gastroenterol. 104(7):1790-801, 2009 Nov. Epub 2009 Jun 11.
  33. Al-Johar D, Shinwari N, Arif J, Al-Sanea N, Jabbar AA, el-Sayed R, Mashhour A, Billedo G, El-Dough I, Al-Saleh I. Role of Nigella sativa and a number of its antioxidant constituents towards azoxymethane-induced gentoxic effects and colon cancer in rats. [Journal Article] Phytother Res. 22(10):1311-23, 2008 Oct
  34. Bazarbashi S. El-Bassiouni M. Abdelsalam M. Soudy H. Sanea NA. Jabbar AA. Manji M. Fagih M. Ajarim D. A modern regimen of pre-operative concurrent chemo-radiation therapy in locally advanced rectal cancer. [Clinical Trial, Phase II. Journal Article. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't] Journal of Surgical Oncology. 98(3):167-74, 2008 Sep 1.
  35. Abubaker J. Bavi P. Al-Harbi S. Ibrahim M. Siraj AK. Al-Sanea N. Abduljabbar A. Ashari LH. Alhomoud S. Al-Dayel F. Uddin S. Al-Kuraya KS. Clinicopathological analysis of colorectal cancers with PIK3CA mutations in Middle Eastern population. [Journal Article] Oncogene. 27(25):3539-45, 2008 Jun 5.
  36. Uddin S. Ahmed M. Bavi P. El-Sayed R. Al-Sanea N. AbdulJabbar A. Ashari LH. Alhomoud
  37. S. Al-Dayel F. Hussain AR. Al-Kuraya KS. Bortezomib (Velcade) induces p27Kip1 expression through S-phase kinase protein 2 degradation in colorectal cancer. [Journal Article] Cancer Research. 68(9):3379-88, 2008 May 1.
  38. Al-Saleh I. Arif J. El-Doush I. Al-Sanea N. Jabbar AA. Billedo G. Shinwari N. Mashhour A. Mohamed G. Carcinogen DNA adducts and the risk of colon cancer: case-control study.[Journal Article. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't] Biomarkers. 13(2):201-16, 2008 Mar.
  39. Bavi PP. Abubaker JA. Jehan ZD. Al-Jomah NA. Siraj AK. Al-Harbi SR. Atizado VL. Abduljabbar AS. Alhomoud SJ. Ashari LH. Al-Dayel FH. Uddin S. Al-Kuraya KS. Alsanea NA. Colorectal carcinomas from Middle East. Molecular and tissue microarray analysis of genomic instability pathways.[see comment]. [Journal Article] Saudi Medical Journal. 29(1):75-80, 2008 Jan.
  40. Al-Kuraya K. Novotny H. Bavi P. Siraj AK. Uddin S. Ezzat A. Sanea NA. Al-Dayel F. Al- Mana H. Sheikh SS. Mirlacher M. Tapia C. Simon R. Sauter G. Terracciano L. Tornillo L. HER2, TOP2A, CCND1, EGFR and C-MYC oncogene amplification in colorectal cancer.
  41. [Journal Article. Multicenter Study. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't] Journal of Clinical Pathology. 60(7):768-72, 2007 Jul.
  42. Al-Sanea N. Isbister WH. Is palliative resection of the primary tumour, in the presence of advanced rectal cancer, a safe and useful technique for symptom control?. [Journal Article] ANZ Journal of Surgery. 74(4):229-32, 2004 Apr. Publications (cont.)
  43. Isbister WH. Al-Sanea N. POSSUM: a re-evaluation in patients undergoing surgery for rectal cancer. The Physiological and Operative Severity Score for Enumeration of Mortality and Morbidity. [Comparative Study. Journal Article] ANZ Journal of Surgery. 72(6):421-5, 2002 Jun.
  44. Isbister WH. Al Sanea N. The cutting seton: an experience at King Faisal Specialist Hospital. [Journal Article] Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 44(5):722-7, 2001 May.
  45.  Al-Sanea NA and Abdul-Aziz A. Epidemiology and etiology of multiple sclerosis in Kuwait, Graduation Thesis 1988.

 

Grand Rounds and Presentations:

  • Improving Outcomes in Rectal Cancer Treatment: “Community of Practice” Strategy. 3rd Conference. Debates & Dilemmas in Colorectal Surgery. International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ISUCRS), King’s College, London, United Kingdom, 9-12 November 2015.
  • Pilonidal Sinus Treatment: the debate continues. 3rd Conference. Debates & Dilemmas in Colorectal Surgery. International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ISUCRS), King’s College, London, United Kingdom, 9-12 November 2015.
  • Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer in the Middle East. International Conference: Colorectal Cancer. Bahrain Specialist Hospital 7 February 2015. Manamah Bahrain.
  • Complex Recurrent Fistula in Ano: Back to the Seton and Ways to Avoid Incontinence. 2nd Conference. Debates & Dilemmas in Colorectal Surgery. International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ISUCRS), King’s College, London, United Kingdom, 12-13 December 2014.
  • Improving Outcomes in Rectal Cancer Surgery. Defining a New Era in Digestive Diseases Treatment. Genolier Clinic. Zurich, Switzerland, 13-14 November 2014.
  • Post-surgical Outcome after Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A 10-years Experience. 13th Saudi Gastroenterology Association & 2nd SASLT Meeting, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 25-27 November 2014.
  • Colorectal Cancer in the G.C.C.C.: A Decade of Demographics & Quality of Care. 3rd Colorectal Cancer Symposium, Hamid Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar, 16-18 October 2014.
  • Long-term Survival after Curative Treatment for Rectal Cancer, International Saudi Colorectal Diseases Forum, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 24-28 March, 2014.
  • Treatment of Fistula in Ano: Back to the Seton. International Society of University Colorectal Surgeons, Vilnius, Luthania, 23-26 May 2013.
  • Colorectal Cancer in Saudi: A Decade of Demographics, International Saudi Colorectal Diseases Forum, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 24-28 March, 2013.
  • Innovative Management of Non-Healing Sinus after Rectal Anastomosis for Rectal Cancer, 1st International & 35th National Congress of the Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India, Dubai, UAE, 27-29 September 2012.
  • Colorectal Cancer in Saudi: A Decade of Demographics, 1st International & 35th National Congress of the Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India, Dubai, UAE, 27-29 September 2012.
  • Genetics of Saudi Colorectal Cancer, Recent Advances in Surgical Pathology from Morphology to Molecular Diagnosis Symposium, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 15-16 May 2012.
  • Overview of the Saudi Society of Colon & Rectal Surgery Portal, International Saudi Colorectal Diseases Forum, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 24-28 March 2012.
  • What No One Tells You: Failure Rates in the Treatment of Fistula in Ano: KFSH Experience, International Saudi Colorectal Forum, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 24-28 March 2012.
  • Transanal Excision for Rectal Cancer: I am Still Not Happy, International Saudi Colorectal Forum, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 24-28 March 2012.
  • Electronic Services: “Time to rethink how we deliver our care”. Pharmacy Informatics & Automation: “Pursuing Optimum Patients Outcome”. King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center-Riyadh, 25-26 October 2011.
  • The Future of Cancer Health Education in the Era of Informatics. International Confierence of SANAD Society, Intercontinental Hotel-Riyadh, 17 October 2011.
  • Surgical Management of Perianal Crohn’s Disease: What’s New?. International Saudi Colorectal Forum, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh, 26-30 March 2011.
  • Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer in the Saudi Population. International Saudi Colorectal Forum, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh, 26-30 March 2011.
  • Colorectal Cancer in Saudi: “A Snopshot”. International Saudi Colorectal Forum, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh, 26-30 March 2011.
  • Palliative Treatment of Rectal Cancer: “Local Experience”. International Saudi Colorectal Forum, Four Seasons Hote, Riyadh, 26-30 March 2011.
  • Colorectal Cancer in Saudi: “ A Snapshot”. The 8th Pan-Arab Conference of Gastroenterology, 11th Conference of the Saudi Gastroenterology Association, Al-Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 8 – 10 February 2011.
  • Transanal Excision for Rectal Cancer: "I am still not happy". King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam, International Surgical Oncology Conference , Dammam, Saudi Arabia 3-15 December 2010.
  • Management of Non-Healing Sinus after Rectal Anastomosis for Rectal Cancer: New Approach. King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam, International Surgical Oncology Conference , Dammam, Saudi Arabia 3-15 December 2010.
  • Palliative Treatment of Colorectal Cancer: "A Local Experience". King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam, International Surgical Oncology Conference , Dammam, Saudi Arabia 3-15 December 2010.
  • Surgical Management of Perianal Crohn’s Disease. The Second International Inflammatory Bowel Disease Conference of the Saudi Gastrointerology Association 29-30 September 2010. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Society for Colon and Rectal Surgery, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 27-31 March 2010.
  • Transanal Excision of Rectal Cancer: I Am Still Not Happy!, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 27-31 March 2010.
  • What No One Tells You: Failure Rate in the Treatment of Fistula in Ano – KFSH Experience, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 27- 31 March 2010.
  • Management of Rectovaginal Fistula, Complex senarios. Armed Forces Hospital-Tabuk Colorectal Surgery Symposium, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia 22 May 2009.
  • Total Mesorectal Excision for Rectal Cancer. Armed Forces Hospital-Tabuk Colorectal Surgery Symposium, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia 22 May 2009.
  • Management of Complex Fistula in Ano, Strategies to Avoid Failure. Armed Forces Hospital-Tabuk Colorectal Surgery Symposium, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia 22 May 2009.
  • Surgical Management of Rectocele. Armed Forces Hospital-Tabuk Colorectal Surgery Symposium, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia 22 May 2009.
  • Surgical Management of Hemorrhoids, Recent Advances. Armed Forces Hospital-Tabuk Colorectal Surgery Symposium, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia 22 May 2009.
  • Local Excision of Rectal Cancer. Armed Forces Hospital-Tabuk Colorectal Surgery Symposium, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia 22 May 2009.
  • Difficult Scenarios: Management of Foreign Bodies in the Rectum. Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum, 22-26 March 2008, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh.
  • Colonic Endoscopic Mucosal Resections: Technique and Outcome. Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum, 22-26 March 2008, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh.
  • Is it Okay to Pass Gas Through the Vagina?, Department of Obstetrics & Gyencology, KFSH&RC, 11 January 2008
  • Endoanal Excision of Rectal Cancer – KFSH & RC Experience, 2nd Annual General Surgery Symposium, 17 February 2007.
  • Anal Disorders (Moderator), Residents’ Clinical Presentation, KFSH & RC, 14 February 2007.
  • Lower GI Bleeding, Bed-Side Teaching, KFSH & RC, 27 January 2007.
  • Role of Surgery in Recurrent Colorectal Cancer (Chairman of Session), King Faisal Cancer Center International Symposium 2006, 09 November 2006.