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Laser & Cutaneous Surgery


Laser and Cutaneous Surgery Fellowship Program 




Department of dermatology was established in 1997. Before that it was a subdivision of internal medicine. The department is involved in the teaching of the undergraduate students and postgraduate for the Saudi Board and King Saud University Fellowship in Dermatology. There has been a dramatic increase in patient demand for dermatologic health care since 2000, with a corresponding increase in the number of aesthetic and surgical procedures. The adequacy of current training for residents and fellows to meet patient demand is critical for patient safety and for the future of the dermatology specialty. The  competition is fierce for the very few fellowship positions available to board certified Saudi dermatologists seeking to acquire advanced competence in the field of laser and cutaneous surgery. The department of dermatology at KKUH is the largest in KSA. With the most advanced lasers available and competent experienced staff in laser and cutaneous surgery. That will make it the ideal place to start the first fellowship in the field of laser and cutaneous surgery in Saudi Arabia.


The Objectives of the Program:

General Objectives:

The goal of the fellowship is to provide the trainee with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to allow the individual to become a well-rounded dermatologist with a vast body of knowledge and skills in the field of laser and cutaneous surgery.

Admission Requirements:

1.The applicant must have completed residency training (board eligible or certified) in Dermatology accredited by KSU or the Saudi Council for Health Specialties.

2.The applicant has to submit all the requirement of the postgraduate medical education

  • Filling up the Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
  • Transcript of records (copy)
  • original letters of recommendation
  • Letter of no objection from the sponsor
  • Postgraduate certificates copy (if any)
  • Saudi ID/Passport or Iqama for Non- Saudi (copy)
  • 6 picture (passport size)(Not applicable for female)

3.A basic qualification such as MBBS or equivalent degree acceptable by King Saud University.



The fellowship is for (2 year)


The candidate will be granted KSU Fellowship in Laser and Cutaneous Surgery upon satisfying the following:

- Submitting the procedure logbook.

- Satisfactory scores at the final overall evaluation.

- Satisfactory attendance and active participation in the academic activities of the   department.

- Completion of two research publications.

Contact Us:


CHAIRMAN Dr. Mohammad Al Shahwan
PROGRAM DIRECTOR Dr. Mohammed  Al-Haddab
SECRETARY eva 91431/ grace 91426 90127/
Last updated on : January 12, 2023 3:19am