C.V.

Date of birth: 23/Dec/1978

Place of birth: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Nationality: Saudi

 

Current Position:    Assistant Professor & Consultant Plastic Surgeon,

  Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery,

  King Khalid University Hospital

 

Education/Training:

- July 2010 to Dec 2011 (18 Month Clinical Fellowship):

            - Hand and Microvascular Surgery Clinical Fellow at the Toronto Western Hospital,

  Toronto, Ontario, Canada (University of Toronto).

- Training in hand surgery including replantation and microvascular surgery in addition to   

   periphearal nerve surgery of both upper limb (brachial plexus) and lower limb.

 

- July 2009 to June 2010 (1 Year Clinical Fellowship):

- Pediatric Plastic Surgery Clinical Fellow at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto,

  Ontario, Canada (University of Toronto).

- Training in congenital hand and obstetrical brachial plexus palsy, cleft lip and palate,   

   burns, facial reanimation and pediatric microvascular reconstruction.

 

- July 2004 to June 2009 (Plastic Surgery Residency):

- Plastic surgery resident at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

 

- October 2003 to April 2004:

            - Plastic Surgery resident at King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

- 1996 to Sep 2003:

- Medical school and internship at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

- GPA: 4.41/5  2nd Degree Honors (4th rank in KSU)

 

- High School: Graduated 1996 with score of 99.59% (3rd rank in Riyadh and 6th in the Kingdom)

 

Degrees:

 

- MBBS Medical degree from King Saudi University – College of Medicine, Riyadh, KSA 2003

 

- Royal Collage of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification in Plastic Surgery ,FRCS (C)

  2009 

 

Publications:

- Book Chapter: “Management of Patients with Exfoliative Disorders, Epidermolysis Bullosa &

  TENS” A. Kattan, R. Cartotto, J. Fish. In Plastic Surgery 3rd Edition, Vol IV: TRUNK AND LOWER

  EXTREMITY, Chapter 23. Edited by: Peter C. Neligan .2012.

 

- “Systematic Review of Flexor Tendon Rehabilitation Protocols in Zone II of the Hand”,

   Chesney A, Chauhan A, Kattan A, Farrokhyar F, Thoma A., Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011  

   Apr;127(4):1583-92.  

 

- “Anatomy of The Brachial Plexus”, Kattan AE, Borschel GH. J Pediatr Rehabil Med. 2011 4(2):107-11.

 

- “ Two-Technique Reconstruction following Traumatic Scalp Avulsion: Replantation and 

  Composite Graft”, L. Dickson, A. Kattan, A. Thoma, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Arpil

  2010, 151e-152e.

 

Honors and Awards:

W.K. Lindsay Research Award in Pediatric Plastic Surgery from the Division of Plastic Surgery

   at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario 2010, “Does The Active Range of Motion in

   Patients with Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Palsy Diminish over Time? A Ten Year Analysis”,

   Kattan AE, Curtis CG, Borschel GH and Clarke HM

 

- Best epidemiology study award at the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgery meeting 

  2008, St. John’s, Newfoundland “Comparison of Titanium vs. Absorbable Plating Systems in the

  Treatment of Zygoma Fractures: A Cost Benefit Analysis”, A. Kattan, N. Strumas.

 

- 2nd place award for best clinical paper at the Department of Surgery research day at

  McMaster University 2007, Hamilton, Ontario “Comparison of Titanium vs. Absorbable Plating  

  Systems in the Treatment of Zygoma Fractures: A Cost Benefit Analysis”, A. Kattan, N. Strumas.

 

- Best clinical paper award at the Division of Plastic Surgery Research day at McMaster

  University 2007, Hamilton, Ontario “Comparison of Titanium vs. Absorbable Plating Systems in

  the Treatment of Zygoma Fractures: A Cost Benefit Analysis”,  A.Kattan, N. Strumas.

 

- Best clinical paper award at the King Khalid University Hospital Department of Surgery Research

  day 2003, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, “An Approach to Lack of External Rotation of the Shoulder in

  Children with Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy” A. Kattan, M. Al-Qattan.


Presentations: 

 

- American Society for Peripheral Nerve Annual Meeting 2011, Cancun, Mexico, “Does The Active    

  Range of Motion in Patients with Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Palsy Diminish over Time? A Ten   

  Year Analysis”, Kattan AE, Curtis CG, Borschel GH and Clarke HM 

- 7th Annual Lindsay-Thomson Symposium in Pediatric Plastic Surgery At the Hospital for Sick

  Children, Toronto Canada, 2010: Does The Active Range of Motion in Patients with Obstetrical    

  Brachial Plexus Palsy Diminish over Time? A Ten Year Analysis Author(s): Kattan AE, Curtis

  CG, Borschel GH and Clarke HM

- Paper accepted for presentation at the IFSSH in Seoul, Korea, Oct 31st to Nov 4th 2010 “ Does

  Active Range of Motion of Patients with Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Palsy Diminish over Time? A

  Ten Year Analysis” A. Kattan, C. Curtis, G. Borschel, H. Clarke.

- McMaster University Division of Plastic Surgery annual research day 2008, Hamilton, Ontario:

  “The Effect of Ulnar Nerve Blocks at the Elbow on Patient Tolerance to Forearm Tourniquets:  

  Randomized Control Trial”, A. Kattan, R. Shortt, J. Bain.

- Canadian Society of Plastic Surgery annual meeting 2008, St. John’s, Newfoundland:  

  “Comparison of Titanium vs. Absorbable Plating Systems in the Treatment of Zygoma Fractures:

   A Cost Benefit Analysis”, A. Kattan, N. Strumas.

- McMaster University Department of Surgery annual research day 2007, Hamilton, Ontario:

  “Comparison of Titanium vs. Absorbable Plating Systems in the Treatment of Zygoma Fractures:

  A Cost Benefit Analysis”, A. Kattan, N. Strumas.

- McMaster University Division of Plastic Surgery annual research day 2007, Hamilton, Ontario:

  “Comparison of Titanium vs. Absorbable Plating Systems in the Treatment of Zygoma Fractures:

  A Cost Benefit Analysis”, A. Kattan, N. Strumas.

- Canadian Society of Plastic Surgery annual meeting 2007, Banff, Alberta: “Comparison of

  Titanium vs. Absorbable Plating Systems in the Treatment of Zygoma Fractures: Decision Board

  Development for Cost Benefit Analysis”, A. Kattan, N. Strumas (Poster).

- McMaster University Division of Plastic Surgery annual research day 2006, Hamilton, Ontario:

  “Comparison of Titanium vs. Absorbable Plating Systems in the Treatment of Zygoma Fractures:

  Decision Board Development for Cost Benefit Analysis”, A. Kattan, N. Strumas.

- McMaster University Division of Plastic Surgery annual research day 2005,  Hamilton, Ontario:

  “Breast Reduction Scars: A Prospective Survey of Patient Preference” A. Kattan, N Hynes.

- McMaster University Division of Plastic Surgery annual research day 2004, Hamilton, Ontario:

  “Brachial Plexus Neuropathy Secondary to Lymphatic Compression: A Case Report”, A. Kattan,

   S. Rabah, J. Bain.

- King Khalid University Hospital Department of Surgery annual research day 2003: “An Approach

   to Lack of External Rotation of the Shoulder in Children with Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy”

   A.Kattan, M. Al-Qattan.