Dr.Luai Ashari


Title: Consultant

Hospital / City: King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center

Email: [email protected]

Mobile:

 

AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, Saudi Colorectal
  • Founding Member, Executive Council of Saudi Society of Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Member, Local Supervisory Council for General Surgery Training, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties  Member, Examination Committee for General Surgery, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
  • Past Member, Scientific Council of Surgery, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties

COMMITTEES

  • Chair, Surgery Residency Training Committee
  •  Chair, Medical Safety & Utilization Subcommittee
  •  Chair, KACO&LD OR Mobilization Task Force
  •  Director, Strategic Project #5.4, Improve Operating Room Flow
  •  Co-Chairman, Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) Medication Safety Self-Assessment Task Force  Chair, Organizing Committee for Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum
  •  Member, KACO&LD OR Installation Committee
  •  Member, Clinical Decision Support Committee
  •  Member, CME Curriculum Committee
  •  Member, ICIS Clinical Advisory Group
  •  Member, Patient Care Executive Committee
  •  Member, Task Force for Residency Programs Internal Review  Member, Postgraduate Education Committee
  •  Member, Formulary Management Committee

CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS

  •  Faculty, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2006
  •  Faculty / Moderator, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2007
  •  Faculty / Moderator, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2008
  •  Faculty / Moderator, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2009
  •  Faculty / Moderator, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum2010
  •  Faculty / Moderator, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2011
  •  Chair, Organizing Committee, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2012
  •  Faculty / Moderator, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2013
  •  Faculty / Moderator, 1st Joint Conference of the Saudi-International Colorectal Diseases Forum & St.
  • Mark’s Hospital, 2014
  •  Faculty / Moderator, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2015

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING:

01 July 2007 – present

Consultant
Section of Colorectal Surgery
Department of Surgery
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

01 Mar 2006 – 30 Jun 2007

Associate Consultant
Section of Colorectal Surgery
Department of Surgery
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

01 Jan 2005 – 31 Jan 2006

Junior Consultant Colorectal Unit
Lyell McEwin Health Service Adelaide, Australia

01 Oct 2003 – 31 Dec 2004

Clinical Colorectal Fellow (Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery) Royal Brisbane and Wesley Hospitals Brisbane, Australia

Sep 2002 – Sep 2003

Clinical Colorectal Fellow
Department of Surgery
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Oct 2000 – Aug 2002

Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

1996 – 2001

Resident
Department of Surgery
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

1996 – 2001

Resident
Department of Surgery
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

July 1994

MBBS degree
College of Medicine, King Saud University Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

 

AWARDS

  • 2010   TutoroftheYear
  • 2001  “Best Research Paper Award”, 1st Annual Surgical Research Day, KFSH & RC Scholarship of Excellence from the French Government
  • 1988   “High School Student of the Year”
  • 1985   “High School Student of the Year”

SYMPOSIA ATTENDED

 

 

22-24 April 1999

 

Emergency Medical Ultrasound (21 CME hrs),KFSH&RC Riyadh

31 May 2007

 

Microsurgical Laboratory (48 supervised hours)

 

 

Department of Neurosciences, KFSH&RC-Riyadh

20-25 August 1999

International Surgical Week, Vienna, Austria

21-26 November 1999

4th International Meeting on Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive

 

 

Surgery, San Agostino Hospital, Modena, Italy

28 May – 01 June 2000

4th World Congress of International Hepato-Pancreaticobiliary

 

 

Association, (IHPBA), Brisbane, Australia

1-4 June 2000

 

7th International Congress of Endoscopic Surgery and 8th Annual

 

 

Scientific, Meeting of the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of

 

 

Asia, Singapore

22-27 October 2000

86th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons

 

 

Chicago, Illianois, USA

11 January 2001

 

Mini-Symposium on Colorectal Disorders of Surgical Importance

 

 

Security Forces Hospital, Riyadh

03 May 2001                   

Program Coordinator, Mini-Symposium on Breast Disease, KFSH & RC, Riyadh

 

 

05 April 2001

Mini-Symposium on GI Bleeding, Riyadh Medical Complex

13-16 June 2001

9th International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic, Surgery, Masstricht, The Netherlands

 

 

26-30 August 2001

Centennial International Surgical Week, Brussels, Belgium

31 August 2001

Investing in the Arab Health, London.

10-12 October 2001

3rd Integrated Surgical Course (20 CME hours)

 

King Khaled University Hospital, Riyadh

25 October 2001

1st Annual Surgical Research Day, Department of Surgery, KFSH & RC, Riyadh

 

 

26-30 October 2001

Total Parenteral Nutrition in Surgical Patients Course (5 day course), KFSH&RC-Riyadh

 

 

06 April 2002

Fundamentals of Conducting Research Symposium, KFSH&RC, Riyadh

16-17 April 2007

Colorectal Cancer Workshop, King Abdulaziz Oncology Center, Jeddah

29 April 2002

High Dose 5-ASA Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis: Fact or Fiction, Marriott Hotel, Riyadh, 

 

 

11-15 May 2002

Nuclear Medicine Imaging and Instrumentation Course on PET and SPECT, KFSH&RC, RIyadh

 

 

07 December 2002

2nd Annual Surgical Research & Residents’ Day, Department of Surgery, KFSH & RC, Riyadh

 

 

10-13 Jan 2003

Arab Health Congress 2003, Dubai, UAE

07-10 Jul 2003

2003 Annual Meeting, The Association of Coloproctology of Great, Britain & Ireland, Edinburg

 

 

12-13 November 2003

Total Mesorectal Excision Workshop, Sydney, Australia

26-29 Mar 2004

2nd Annual Pelvic Floor Disorders Symposium, Melbourne, Australia

03-07 May 2004

Annual Scientific Congress RACS, Melbourne, Australia

September 2004

Colorectal Surgical Society Australian Spring Meeting, Santuary Cove, Australia

 

 

16-17 June 2005

Introduction to Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Adelaide, Australia

05-07 Jul 2005

Tripartite Colorectal Surgery Meeting, Dublin

 

ƒ 29 Jul – 01 Aug 2005  

3rd Annual Incontinence & Pelvic Floor Disorders Symposium

 

Laparoscopic Colorectal Workshop, Melbourne, Australia

19-22 Oct 2005

Australian Gastroenterology Week 2005, Brisbane

27-29 Mar 2006

Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2006, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh

07-09 Nov 2006

King Faisal Cancer Centre International Symposium, Riyadh

16 Dec 2006

6th Annual Surgical Research & Residents’ Day, Riyadh

27-28 Feb 2007

Oncology Update 2007 Symposium “ Expanding Horizons”, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Jeddah

 

 

24-28 Mar 2007

Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2007, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh

19-22 October 2007

16th Asian Congress of Surgery, Chinese Surgical Week, Grand Epoch City, Beijing, China

 

 

06 December 2007

7th Annual Surgical Research and Residents’ Day, Marriott Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

 

22-26 March 2008

Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh

25 December 2008

8th Annual Surgical Research and Residents’ Day, Marriott Hotel, Riyadh

 

 

21-25 March 2009

Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh

02-06 May 2009

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Florida, USA

25 October 2009

9th Annual Surgical Research & Residents Day, KFSH & RC, Riyadh

23-27 January 2010

International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, Arizona, USA

04 February 2010

1st Saudi Surgical Research & Residents Day, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh

 

 

09-10 March 2010

1st Middle East Symposium on Diseases of the Esophagus, KFSH&RC, Riyadh

 

 

26-31 March 2010

Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2010, Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh

06-08 September 2010

AMEE 2010 Conference, Glasgow, United Kingdom

28-30 November 2010

The Saudi Arabia Conference on Residency Education (SACRE), Marriott Hotel, Riyadh 

 

 

21-23 January 2011

International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, New Orleans

29-30 March 2011

International Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2011, Four seasons hotel, Riyadh

 

 

ƒ28 January - 1 February 2012 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, San Diego

International Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2012

Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh

2012 Innovative Education Conference, Grand Hyatt San Francisco, CA

1st Asian Pacific Colorectal Cancer Congress & the 10th Yonsei

Colorectal Cancer International Symposium, Seoul, South Korea.

1st International & 35th National Congress of the Association of Colon

and Rectal Surgeons of India, Dubai, UAE

International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, Orlando

6th Annual Meeting of the Consortium of ACS-Accredited Education

Institutes, Chicago, IL

International Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2013

Four Seasons Hotel, Riyadh

International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons Interim

meeting– World Colorectal Conference, Vilnius, Lithuania.

1st Joint Conference of the Saudi-International Colorectal Diseases

Forum & St. Mark’s Hospital 2014, Riyadh

The 2nd Winter Conference, The International University of Colon And

Rectal Surgeons (ISUCRS), King’s College London, United Kingdom

 

Emergency Medical Ultrasound (21 CME hrs), KFSH & RC, Riyadh

Microsurgical Laboratory (48 supervised hours),

Department of Neurosciences, KFSH & RC, Riyadh

3rd Integrated Surgical Course (20 CME hrs)

Total Parenteral Nutrition in Surgical Patients Course

(5-day course), KFSH & RC, Riyadh

Colorectal Cancer Workshop, King Abdulaziz Oncology Centre, Jeddah

Nuclear Medicine Imaging and Instrumentation Course on PET and

SPECT, KFSH & RC, Riyadh

Total Mesorectal Excision Workshop, Sydney, Australia

Introduction to Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Adelaide, Australia

 

07 Sep 2005

Endorectal Ultrasound Workshop, Minneapolis

08-10 Sep 2005

68th Annual Colon & Rectal Surgery: Conundrums and Controversies, Minneapolis

 

 

 

19-21

June 2008

Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine, Hatfield, United Kingdom

 

 

 

02-06

May 2009

2009 Annual Convention The American Society of Colon & Rectal, Surgeons, Hollywood, Florida

 

 

 

11-13

June 2009

Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine,Mainz, Germany

 

 

 

07-09 November 2009

Basic Principles of Undergraduate Medical Education Course, Al Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

 

 

30 November 2010

Workshop for Saudi Arabian Conference Residency Education, Marriott Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

 

 

28 November 2010

Teaching Physician Manager Competencies for SACRE workshop

29 November 2010

SACRE workshop, Marriott Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

28 November 2010

Introducing Simulation into Residency Presentation for SACRE, Workshop, Marriott Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

 

 

 

21-26

January 2011

11th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, New Orleans, USA

 

 

 

ƒ27 January- 01 February 2012 12th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare

 

San Diego, USA

January 2013

13th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, Orlando, Florida, USA

 

 

13–14 March 2013

ACS-AEI 8th Annual Consortium Meeting, Chicago, USA

February 2016

37th Annual Turnbull International Colorectal Disease Symposium.

 

PRESENTATIONS

  1. Ashari L, Al-Sobhi S, Ingemansson S. MIBI Scan in Hyperparathyroidism: KFSH&RC Experience. Podium presentation at the International Symposium on Recent Advances in Surgery, Riyadh, May 1998.
  2. Abdulghaffar A, Ashari L, Amin T, Al-Hrthi B. Esophagectomy for Cancer: KFSH & RC Experience. Podium presentation at the International Symposium on Recent Advances in Surgery, Riyadh, May 1998.
  3. Ashari L, Ng P. Laparoscopic Splenectomy, An audit. Podium presentation at the Recent Advances in Laparoscopy Conference, Riyadh, May 2001.
  4. Ashari L, Ng P. Laparoscopic Splenectomy in Saudi Arabia. Poster presentation at the 9th International Conference in Laparoscopic Surgery, Massttricht, 13-16 June 2001.
  5. Ashari L, Al-Sobhi S, Ingemansson S. Diagnosing Recurrent Papillary Thyroid Cancer Using FDG PET in Patients with Negative Thyroid Scan and Elevated Thyroglobulin. Podium Presentation at The Centennial International Week of Surgery, Brussels, August 2001.
  6. Ashari L, Manji M, Al Sanea N, AbdulJabbar A, Isbister W. Preoperative Radiotherapy for Rectal Cancer in KFSH & RC: The Swedish Protocol. Presented at 2nd Annual Surgical Research Day, KFSH&RC-Riyadh, 25 December 2002.
  7. Tash A, AbdulJabbar A, Al Sanea N, Ashari L, Al-Shammari M, l Suhaibani H, Palliative Management of Colorectal Stricture Using Colorectal Stents. Presented in 2nd Annual Surgical Research Day, KFSH&RC-Riyadh, 25 December 2002.
  8. Ashari L, Al-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A. Morbidity and Mortality in Cirrhotic Patients Undergoing Major Colorectal Resection. Podium presentation at the 11th UAE Surgical Conference, Abu Dhabi, 6-8 October2003.
  9. Ashari L, Lumley JW, Stevenson ARL, Stitz RW. Laparoscopic-Assisted Resection Rectopexy for Rectal prolapse: Ten Years Experience. Presented at 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Dallas, 8-13 May 2004.
  10. Ashari L, Lumley JW, Stevenson AR, Stitz RW. Laparoscopic Resection Rectopexy. Podium Presentation at the Tripartite Colorectal Meeting, Dublin, 5-7 July 2005.
  11. Ashari L, Lumley JW, Stevenson AR, Stitz RW. Laparoscopically-Assisted Restorative Proctectomy for Rectal Cancer. Podium Presentation, Tripartite Colorectal Meeting, Dublin, 5-7 July 2005.
  12. S. Al-Homoud, A. Abdul Jabbar, N. Al-Sanea, L. Ashari. Post operative Complications in Diabetic Colorectal Patients. First Scientific and Annual General Meeting of the European Society of Coloproctology, Lisbon, Portugal, 13-16 September 2006. Colorectal Disease 8 (Suppl. 4): 23-43.
  13. AlHajeri D, Abduljabbar A, Al Sanea N, Al Homoud A, Ashari L, Balaraj K, Bazarbashi S. Clinical Outcome in
  14. Patients with Complete Pathological Response to Preoperative Chemo/Radiotherapy for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer, 6th Annual Surgical Research & Residents’ Day, Riyadh, 14 December 2006.
  15. Al Selami M, Al Homoud S, Ashari L, Abduljabbar A, Al Sanea N. Colorectal Cancer in Young Patients, 6th Annual Surgical Research & Residents’ Day, Riyadh, 14 December 2006.
  16. Al Sanea N, Ashari L, Al Homoud S, Abdulaly I, Abduljabbar A. Endoanal Excision of Rectal Cancer, The King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre Experience, 6th Annual Surgical Research & Residents’Day, Riyadh, 14 December 2006.
  17. Al Sanea, Abduljabbar A, Ashari L, Alhomoud S, et al. Significance of p27Kip1 Expression and Ubiquitin Ligase Subunit SKP-2 in Saudi Colorectal Carcinoma. Poster presentation. 9th World Congress on Gastroeintestinal Cancer at CCIB, Barcelona, Spain, 27-30 June 2007.
  18. Al Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari L, Alhomoud S, et al. Correlation of PIK3 Mutations with Microsatellite Instability in Colorectal Carcinomas from the Middle East. Poster presentation. 9th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer at CCIB, Barcelona, Spain, 27-30 June 2007.
  19. Al Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari L, Alhomoud S, et al. Proteosome Inhibitor PS-341 (Velcade) Causes Cell Growth Arrest and Apoptosis in Colorectal Carcinomas. Poster presentation. 9th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer at CCIB, Barcelona, Spain, 27-30 June 2007.
  20. Abduljabbar A, Al Hajeri D, Al Sanea N, Al Homoud S, Ashari L, et al. Clinical Outcome in Patients with Complete Pathological Response to Preoperative Radiotherapy/Chemo-Radiotherapy Operated for Locally Advanced Rectal Cancer. Poster presentation. 9th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer at CCIB, Barcelona, Spain, 27-30 June 2007.
  21. Abduljabbar A, Al Homoud S, Ashari L, Al Sanea N, Al Selami M. Colorectal Cancer in Young Patients. Poster presentation. 9th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer at CCIB, Barcelona, Spain, 27-30 June2007.
  22. Nasser Al Sanea, Alaa Abduljabbar, Luai Ashari, Samar Alhomoud, et al. Proteosome Inhibitor PS-341(Velcade) Causes Cell Growth Arrest and Apoptosis in Colorectal Carcinomas. Poster presentation. 9th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer at CCIB, Barcelona, Spain, 27-30 June 2007.
  23. S. Al Homoud, L. Ashari, N. Al Sanea, A Abduljabbar. Palliative Management of Colorectal Stricture Using Fluoroscopically Inserted Colorectal stents. Oral presentation. Chinese Surgical Week 2007. 16th Asian Congress of Surgery, Beijing, China, 19-22 October 2007.
  24. S. Al Homoud, A. Abduljabbar, L. Ashari. Colorectal Cancer in Young Patients. Oral presentation. Chinese Surgical Week 2007. 16th Asian Congress of Surgery, Beijing, China, 19-22 October 2007.
  25. Sami Al Asari, Alaa Abduljabbar, Nasser Al Sanea, Samar Al Homoud, Luai Ashari, et al. Serum CEA as a Predictor of Response to Preoperative Adjuvant Therapy in Rectal Cancer Patients. Oral presentation. 7th Annual Surgical Research & Residents’ Day, Marriott Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 06 December 2007.
  26. Sami Al Asari, Alaa Abduljabbar, Nasser Al Sanea, Samar Al Homoud, Luai Ashari, et al. Laparoscopic Ovarian Transposition to Preserve Ovarian Function before Pelvic Radiation in Young Patient with Rectal Cancer. Poster presentation. Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Meeting, Birmingham, UK, 30 June – 03 July 2008.
  27. M Al Selami, S Al Homoud, A Nasser, L Ashari, N Al Sanea, A Abduljabbar. Closure of Stoma. Poster presentation. Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Meeting, Birmingham, UK, 30 June – 03 July 2008.
  28. M. Al Selami, S. Al Homoud, A. Nasser, L. Ashari, N. Al Sanea, A, Abduljabbar. Closure of Stoma. Oral Presentation at 21st World Congress of Digestive Surgery, Beijing, China, 7-10 November 2008.
  29. Al Homoud S, Abu Ali D, Jabbar A, Ashari L, Al Sanea N. Outcome of Abdominoperineal Excision of the Rectum. Oral presentation. 9th Annual Surgical Research & Residents’ Day, KFSH&RC, 22 October 2009.
  30. Poster presentation. 4th Scientific Meeting of the European Society of Coloproctology, Prague, Czech Republic, 23-26 September 2009. Colorectal Disease, 11 (Sup 2): 39, September 2009.
  31. Hani Al Ahdal, Alaa Abduljabbar, Nasser Al Sanea, Samar Al Homoud, Luai Ashari. Appendicular Neoplasm: The King Faisal Specialist Hospital Experience. Oral presentation. 1st Saudi Surgical Research &Residents’ Day, KFSH&RC, 04 February 2010.
  32. S. Al Asari, N Al Sanea, A Abduljabbar, S Al Homoud, L Ashari. The Impact of the Number of Negative Lymph Nodes on the Prognosis of Rectal Cancer Patients. Poster presentation. Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Meeting, Bournemouth, UK, 28-30 June 2010.
  33. K. Al Mulhim, A Abduljabbar, N Al Sanea, S Al Homoud, L Ashari. Accuracy of Endoanal Ultrasound in Local Staging of Rectal Cancer after Chemoradiation. Oral presentation. Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Meeting, Bournemouth, UK, 28-30 June 2010.
  34. Alhomoud S, Alsowayan H, Jabbar A, Ashari L, Al Sanea N, Won N. Surgical Outcome of Crohn’s Disease.
  35. 3rd best oral presenatation. 10th Annual Surgical Research & Residents’ Day, KFSH&RC, 28 October 2010.

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

  1. Ashari L. Laparoscopy in Crohn's Disease, Invited Speaker. Australian Gastroenterology Week 2005, Brisbane, 19-22 October 2005.
  2. Ashari L., Laparoscopy for Colorectal Cancer. 2nd Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum. 27-29 March 2006.
  3. Ashari L., Colorectal Laparoscopy Techniques, 2nd Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum. 27-29 March 2006.
  4. Ashari L., Inflammed Cecum. 2nd Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum. 27-29 March 2006.
  5. Ashari L. Laparoscopy for Colon Cancer, King Faisal Specialist Cancer Centre International Symposium 2006, Riyadh, 07-09 November 2006.
  6. Ashari L. Laparoscopically-Assisted Ileocolic Resection in Crohn’s Disease, Riyadh, Gastroenterology Meeting, November 2006.
  7. Ashari L. Laparoscopic Surgery for Colorectal Cancer, Oncology Update 2007 Symposium “Expanding Horizons”, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre – Jeddah, 27-28 February 2007, Invited Speaker
  8. Ashari L. How Much to Resect in Colon Cancer: Does Laparoscopy Mean Less?, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2007, Riyadh, 24-28 March 2007.
  9. Ashari L., Bowel Obstruction: Management Strategies, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2007, Riyadh, 24- 28 March 2007.
  10. Ashari L., Colorectal Laparoscopy an Update, Surgical Ground Round, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Riyadh, 4 March 2007.
  11. Ashari L., When is Endoscopic Resection Sufficient?, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2008, Riyadh, 22-26March 2008.
  12. Ashari L., Laparoscopic Rectopexy for Prolapse: Results and Comparison to Open Techniques, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2008, Riyadh, 22-26 March 2008.
  13. Ashari L., Difficult Decisions in Rectal Cancer Management, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2009, Riyadh,21-25 March 2009.
  14. Ashari L., Controversies in Colon Cancer Management, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2009, Riyadh, 21- 25 March 2009.
  15. Ashari L., Formation of Loop Stoma and Closure, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2010, Riyadh, 27-31March 2010.
  16. Ashari L., Perianal Extrammary Paget’s Disease: Not an Easy Task!, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2010, Riyadh, 27-31 March 2010.
  17. Ashari L., Trans anal Anastomosis: Indication and Techniques, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2010, Riyadh, 27-31 March 2010.
  18. Ashari L. Single Port Laparoscopic Colectomy, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2011, Riyadh, 26-30 March 2011.
  19. Ashari L. Management of Perianal Injury, Saudi Colorectal Surgery Forum 2011, Riyadh, 26-30 March 2011.
  20. Ashari L. Best Procedure, Surgical Update, Madinah, 26-27 April 2011.
  21. Ashari L. Management of Rectal Prolapse, Surgical Update, Madinah, 26-27 April 2011.
  22. Ashari L. Laparoscopic Colon Resection, Surgical Update, Madinah, 26-27 April 2011.
  23. Ashari L. Management of Perineal Injury with Sphincter Repair, Surgical Update, Madinah, 26-27 April 2011.
  24. Ashari L. Colorectal Cancer in Saudi Arabia, 1 st Asian Pacific Colorectal Cancer Congress & the 10th Yonsei Colorectal Cancer International Symposium, 18-19 May 2012, Seoul, South Korea.
  25. Ashari L. Palliative Stenting of Obstructive Colon Cancer: A Single Center Experience, 1st International & 35th National Congress of the Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India, 27-29 September 2012, Dubai, UAE.
  26. Ashari L. Laparoscopic Surgery Should be the Standard for Rectal Cancer: The Current Evidence, 1st International & 35th National Congress of the Association of Colon and Rectal Surgeons of India, 27-29September 2012, Dubai, UAE.
  27. Ashari L. Single Incision Laparoscopic Resection for Cancer: Technologic Aspects, Saudi-InternationalColorectal Diseases Forum 2013, 17-19 March 2013.
  28. Ashari L. Laparoscopic-assisted resection rectopexy for rectal prolapse: 10 year experience, International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons Interim meeting– World Colorectal Conference, 31 May- 1 June 2013 Vilnius, Lithuania .
  29. Ashari L. Initial results after local excision followed with postoperative radiation for uT1N0M0 rectal cancer, International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons Interim meeting– World Colorectal Conference, 31 May- 1 June 2013 Vilnius, Lithuania .
  30. Ashari L. Laparoscopic Resection-Rectopexy, 1st Joint Conference of the Saudi-International ColorectalDiseases Forum & St. Mark’s Hospital 2014, 16-18 March 201
  31. Ashari L. The Dilemma of Internal Intussusception, DILEMMAS & DEBATES IN COLORECTAL SURGERY, The 2nd Winter Conference by King’s College London & The International University of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ISUCRS). 12-13 December 2014.
  32. Ashari L. Rectal Prolapse Controversies, DILEMMAS & DEBATES IN COLORECTAL SURGERY, The 3rd Winter Conference by King’s College London & The International University of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  33. (ISUCRS). 19-21 November 2015.
  34. Ashari L. Capsule Colonoscopy, World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) Better Endoscopic Service Training (BEST) Course, Tuesday, January 19, 2016 in Riyadh, KSA.

 

PUBLICATIONS

1.Al-Sobhi S, Ashari L, Ingemansson S. Detection of Metastatic Parathyroid Carcinoma by Technetium 99m- Sestamibi scan (MIBI). Clin Nucl Med, 1999; 24(1): 1-3.

2.Ng PC, Ashari L. Portal Vein Thrombosis Following Laparoscopic Surgery in a Patient with Sickle Cell Disease. Surg Endosc 2003; 17(5): 831.

3.Ashari L, Lumley JW, Stevenson AR, Stitz RW. Laparoscopically-Assisted Resection Rectopexy for Rectal Prolapse: Ten Years Experience. Dis Colon Rectum 2005; 48(5): 982-7.

4.Von Papen M, Ashari L, Lumley JW, Stevenson AR, Stitz RW. Laparoscopically-Assisted Resection Rectopexy for Occult Prolapse: Long-Term Follow-up. Dis Colon Rectum 2006; 50: 50-5.

5.Bavi PP, Abubaker JA, Jehan ZD, Al Jomah NA, Siraj AK, Al Harbi SR, Atizado VL, Abduljabbar AS, Alhomoud SJ, Ashari LH, Al Sanea N, et al. Colorectal Carcinomas from Middle East. Molecular and Tissue Microarray Analysis of Genomic Instability Pathways. Saudi Med J, 2008 Jan; 29 (1): 75-80.

6.Abubaker J, Bavi P, Al Harbi S, Ibrahim M, Siraj AK, Al Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LH, Alhomoud S, et al. Clinicopathological Analysis of Colorectal Cancers with PIK3CA Mutations in Middle Eastern Population. Oncogene, 2008 Jun 5; 27 (25): 3539-45.

7.Uddin S, Ahmed M, Bavi P, El Sayed R, Al Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LH, Alhomoud S, et al. Bortezomib (Velcade) Induces p27Kip1 Expression through S-phase Kinase Protein 2 Degradation in Colorectal Cancer. Cancer Res, 2008 May 1; 68 (9): 3379-88.

8.Uddin S, Hussain AR, Ahmed M, Abubaker J, Al-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LHAlhomoud S,Al-Dayel F, Bavi P, Al-Kuraya KSHigh Prevalence of Fatty Acid Synthase Expression in Colorectal Cancers in Middle Eastern Patients and Its Potential Role as a Therapeutic Target. The American Journal of Gastroenterology 104, 1790-1801 July 2009.

9.Jehan Z, Bavi P, Sultana M, Abubaker J, Bu R, Hussain A, Alsbeih G, Al-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LHAlhomoud S, Al-Dayel F, Uddin S, Al-Kuraya KS. Frequent PIK3CA gene amplification and its clinical significance in colorectal cancer. J Pathol. 2009 Nov;219(3):337-46.

10.Uddin, Shahab; P.Bavi, Prashant; Hussain, Azhar R.; Alsbeih, Ghazi 1; Al-Sanea, Nasser ; AbdulJabbar, Alaa ;

Ashari, Luai H. ; Alhomoud, Samar ; Al-Dayel, Fouad 3; Ahmed, Maqbool; Al-Kuraya, Khawla S. Leptin receptor expression in Middle Eastern colorectal cancer and its potential clinical implication. Carcinogenesis.30(11):1832-1840, November 2009.

11.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 isoformsKRAS-4A/4B and KRAS mutations in colorectal carcinoma. J Pathol 2009 Dec;219(4):435-45.

12.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.

13.Shahab Uddin, Maqbool Ahmed, Azhar Hussain, Jehad Abubaker, Nasser Al-Sanea, Alaa AbdulJabbar, Luai H. Ashari, Samar Alhomoud, Fouad Al-Dayel, Zeenath Jehan, Prashant Bavi, Abdul K. Siraj, Khawla S. AI- Kuraya. 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.

14.Uddin S, Ahmed M, Hussain A, Abubaker J, Al Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LH, Alhomoud S, et al.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.

15.Bavi P, Abubaker J, Al-Sanea N, Abduljabbar A, Ashari LH, Alhomoud S, Al-Dayel F, Uddin S, Siraj AK, Al- Kuraya KS, Clinico-patho