Khalid Al-Anazi

King Fahad Specialist Hospital

Dr. Khalid Ahmed Al-Anazi is a consultant Hemato-Oncologist and the Chairman of the Department of Adult Hematology and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT) at King Fahad Specialist Hospital (KFSH) in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. He graduated from the college of medicine, King Saud University (KSU) in Riyadh in 1986. After having his Boards in Internal Medicine, he trained in clinical hematology and HSCT at King’s College Hospital, University of London, U.K. He has 4 year experience in internal medicine and 28 year experience in adult clinical hematology and HSCT at: Riyadh Armed Forces Hospital; King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) in Riyadh; King Khalid University Hospital (KKUH) and the College of Medicine, KSU in Riyadh; and KFSH in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. He established the adult HSCT program at KFSH in Dammam in the year 2010. He received the award of the best teacher in the Department of Medicine, at the College of Medicine and KKUH in Riyadh in the year 2014. He has more than 95 publications including retrospective studies, review articles, book chapters, and electronic books and he is a reviewer for 25 international medical journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Stem Cell Biology and Transplantation and the Journal of Molecular Genetics and Medicine in addition to being Associate Editor for 26 other medical journals in HSCT, hematology, cancer and infectious diseases. He is a member of several international organizations including ECIL (European Conference of Infections in Leukemia).

2books edited

10chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Khalid Al-Anazi

This book represents an updated overview on selected topics related to mesenchymal stem cells as well as induced pluripotent stem cells. The book is divided into three main sections that cover several topics including: sources of both stem cell types, their preparation and general properties, as well as their therapeutic indications and clinical utilization with particular attention given to their use in infectious diseases, osteoarthritis, as well as immunological disorders.

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