2000 - M.B; B.S. (Medical Doctor Degree), King Saud University(KSU), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, GPA 3.96 out of 5 (Very Good).
2007 - Specialist Certificate of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in General Surgery (FRCSC).
2008 - Colorectal Research Fellowship, Sigalet lab, University of Calgary.
2009 - Specialist Certificate of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Colorectal Surgery (FRCSC Colorectal).
2009 - Intuitive surgical certificate in robotic colorectal surgery.
2009 - Training in robotic and laparoscopic colorectal surgery under the mentorship of prof. Kim Seon-Hahn in Korea University Anam hospital, Seoul, South Korea.
Training and appointments:
April 2000 to March 2001 - Internship, Major teaching hospitals in Riyadh.
April 2001 to June 2002 - Surgical Demonstrator, Faculty of Medicine, King Saud University, Involved in the research activities and teaching.
July 2002 to 2007 - Residency, General Surgery Residency Program, University of Manitoba.
uly 2007 to 2009 - Fellowship Colorectal Surgery Residency Program, University of Calgary.
October 2009 to December 2009 - Fellowship, Robotic Colorectal Surgery training, Korea University Anam Hospital, Seoul, South Korea.
January 2010 - Assistant professor of surgery and consultant colorectal surgeon, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, King Saud University. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
May 2010 - Fellow of the Saudi socity of colon and rectal surgery.
September 2010 - Head of colorectal division, dept. of surgery, king Khalid university hospital, King Saud University.
November 2012 - Head of general surgery division, dept. of surgery, king Khalid university hospital, King Saud University.
Assigned as a member at large to the Membership committee of the American society of colon and rectal surgeons since 2014.
Assigned as an international delegate of the society of laparoendoscopic surgeons.
Participated in various media press, media articles, and TV interviews.
In charge of colorectal awareness day organized by KKUH in 2010, SSCRS 2011,2012,2013.
Presenter at Several national meetings.
Presenter in SLS annual international meeting 2012,2013,2014
Invited to present and to be a faculty member at the ASCRS annual meeting 2014 (laparoscopic resection of mid-rectal cancer).
Research and Publications:
Computed Tomography(CT) versus Ultrasonography(US) in the Diagnosis of Equivocal Acute Appendicitis: A Systemic Review
Al-Khayal K, Al-Omran M. (Submitted to Saudi Medical Journal).
Bowel function and its associated variables in Saudi adults. A population based study.
Zubaidi AM, Al-Saud NH, Al-Qahtani XA, Shaik SA, Abdulla MH, Al-Khayal KA, Al-Obeed OSaudi Med J. 2012 Jun;33(6):627-33.
Increased expression of tumor necrosis factor-α is associated with advanced colorectal cancer stages. Omar A Al Obeed, Khayal A Alkhayal, Abdulmalik Al Sheikh, Ahmad M Zubaidi, Mansoor-Ali Vaali-Mohammed, Robin Boushey, James H Mckerrow and Maha-Hamadien Abdulla.
Robotic general surgery experience: a gradualprogress from simple to more complex procedures .4
M. Al-Naami, M. N. Anjum, A. Aldohayan, K. Al-Khayal, H. Alkharji.( Int J Med Robotics Comput Assist Surg 2013; 9: 486–491).
CT-Colonography after Incomplete Colonoscopy: Our Experience in a Tertiary Care Academic Center
Mohamed Sherif El-Sharkawy(1), Nizar A. Al-Nakshabandi(1), Ahmad Amer Al Boukai(1), Ahmad Mohammad
Zubaidi(2) Khayal Al-Khayal(2) Omar A. Al-Obeed(2) and Maged EL-Ghannam
Manuscripts Submitted to Peer-Reviewed Journals
Al-Khayal K, Buie D, Hart D, Sigalet D Effect of Insulin-Like growth factor (IGF-1) on colonic anastomosis in a hypoxic Rat model.
Pro-operative ct-colonography in partially obstructed colon cancer, and its benefit in surgical management. A. Zubaidi , H. Al-Kharji 1, M. Abdulla, O. Al-Obeed , K. Al-Khayal , M. El-Sharkawy2, A. Al Boukai 2. (submitted to International Surgery November 2014).
Anal Fistula Plug in Complex Anal Fistula: Long-Term MRI healing evidence. Ahmad Zubaidi, Obeed, -, Omar AlKhayal-ayal AlKhTuraiki, Muteb Alkubair -Rowais, Thamer Al-Mohmmad Al(submitted to the american colorectal society meeting, june 2015).
Laparoscopic Management of Complicated Crohn's Disease. K Al-Khayal, T.Bin Turaiki.
Perforated Small Bowel Secondary to Metastatic Malignant Mesothelioma, Case Report and Review of Literature, K Al-Khayal, AlKharji H.