Biography/Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Prof. Ahmed BaHammam was appointed as a Full Professor of Medicine at King Saud University (KSU) in 2006. He established the first academic sleep disorders center in Saudi Arabia in 2001. Then the first Sleep Medicine Fellowship program in the region was established by him in 2009. He chaired a committee that established the Saudi regulation for accreditation of sleep medicine specialists and sleep technologists in 2012. He is a founder member of the Saudi Thoracic Society in 2003 and the Saudi Sleep Medicine Group in 2007. He established the first sleep medicine fellowship training program in the region and established a regional program for polysomnography workshops and advanced scoring courses in 2010. So far, he has conducted more than 20 workshops in different countries in the Middle East. He was awarded King Saud University Lifetime Achievement Award, 2016. He is the Editor of the JNSM and the Associate Editor of the Ann Thoracic Med and Frontiers in Neurology. He is a member of the editorial board of several medical journals. He published more than 200 scientific articles, more than 30 chapters, and 2 books. To educate the public about sleep disorders, Prof. BaHammam established the first Arabic electronic encyclopedia about sleep disorders on the net “Sleep in Health and Disease”

Ahmed Salem BaHammam, MD, ABIM, EDIC, FACP, FRCP(London), FRCP(Edin), FCCP

Place of Birth: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Citizenship:  Saudi Arabian
Home Address: P.O. Box 225503, Riyadh 11324, Saudi Arabia
Fax: Work 966-11-467-9495




 ​ResearhcerID: B-9037-2008
 Scopus Author ID: 6601991197
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SPECIALITIES:  Internal Medicine

 Respiratory Medicine

 Sleep Disorders

 Critical Care Medicine

CURRENT TITLES and POSITIONS:  Professor of Medicine

College of Medicine, King Saud University

King Khalid University Hospital

 Consultant Pulmonologist, Intensivist and Sleep Disorders


 FCCS National Course Consultant

Society of Critical Care Medicine, USA

 Director, University Sleep Disorders Center

King Khalid University Hospital

(The 1st Academic Sleep Disorders Center in Saudi Arabia)

 Chairman, Saudi Sleep Medicine Group (SSMG)

Saudi Thoracic Society

 Associate editor, Annals of Thoracic Medicine

(the official journal of Saudi Thoracic Society (STS)

 Associate editor, Frontiers in Sleep and Chronobiology

 Member, Editorial Board, CHEST ME

American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP).

 Member, Editorial Board, Saudi Medical Journal (2010-2014)

 Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Sleep Disorders &

Therapy (ISSN: 2167-0277)

 Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Respiratory Research

(ISSN 2412-2424)

 Member, Editorial Board, World J Neurol

 Member, Editorial Board, Sleep Medicine Research [ISSN 2093-

9175 (Print) 2233-8853 (Electronic)]

 Program Director, King Saud University Sleep Medicine


College of Medicine, King Saud University

 Member, College of Medicine Research Council (CMRC)

College of Medicine, King Saud University

 Member, Academic Promotion Committee

King Saud University

 Member, Top Advisory Board

King Saud University

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