7th International Conference and Exhibition on Pain Research and Management
Orthopain Center, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ali Hasan Alqahtani, from Saudi Arabia. consultant Chronic Pain and Musculoskeletal Medicine. He has obtained the Canadian fellowship in chronic pain/musculoskeletal medicine in 2010 from McMaster University ,and double board Family Medicine from National Guard Medical City in 2000. He have created a new fellowship at McMaster University that combines pain and musculoskeletal Medicine from the perspective of anaesthesia, physiatry, sport medicine, podiatry, pain psychiatry, pain psychology, palliative med., regenerative med, and complementary/alternative pain medicine. The main goal was to fill the gaps in knowledge, skills, researches, education and legislation. He was the first graduate from this 30 months fellowship. It was recognized ,by CAPM and McMaster University ,As the most extensive and most comprehensive training in Canada, which included extensive literature review of the past 30 years literatures from different perspectives. He has implemented the outcomes of this fellowship in KSA since early 2010. He is a primary contributor for a major change in pain services in his country under Ministry of Health. He has established the integrative Chronic Pain Center as a private center in Riyadh after five years of Chronic Pain practice in the largest medical city in KSA, then 4 years in his own center in Riyadh, The first Model/center of its kind in the KSA.