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Dr. Ahmad Sami AlKatari

Dr. Ahmad Sami AlKatari

Neonatal Intensive Care and Pediatrics
Neonatal Intensive Care and Pediatrics
English - Arabic
17+ Years

Brief Profile

Dr Ahmad AlKatari is a neonatologist and pediatric consultant who is a Double Board-Certified from SCFHS with more than 17 years of work experience.

Worked in high-volume Labor and Delivery unit and large critical level 3 neonatal intensive Care units across multiple tertiary hospital in Riyadh , mainly in king Saud University Medical City / King Khalid University Hospital , doing all the invasive and non-invasive procedures for neonates and infants.

Have excellent out come in various complicated medical and surgical neonatal cases such as;

  • Respiratory distress Syndrome (RDS) , Bronchopuliomonary dysplasia (BPD) and prevention ,
  • Early and late neonatal Sepsis,
  • Medical care of Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) and other care of Congenital heart disease ,
  • Medical care of Congenital lung disorders,
  • Failing to thrive and total parenteral nutrition,  
  • Osteopenia of prematurity ,
  • Anemia of prematurity ,
  • Medical care of Meningomyelocele defect
  • Before and after correction,
  • Medical care of Hydrocephalus before abd after VP shunting,
  • Medical care of Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and care of surgical cases,
  • Medical care of Tracheaoesophageal atresia before and after surgical correction and other
  • Medical care of Gastrointestinal tract anomalies and disorders,
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) and whole body cooling,
  • Persistent neonatal Hypoglycemia.
  • Successful in Reduction of incidence for Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) and Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) and BPD protection.
  • Expert in using multiple medical ventilator devices and tools for premature and term infants.
  • Expert in the Education for NICU and Pediatrics staff physician and nurses.
  • Instructor in neonatal resuscitation Program (Saudi NRP) and other Advanced pediatric and basic life support (PALS and BLS).
  • A Member of the Saudi Pediatrics Association (SPA) and Saudi Neonatology Society (SNS)
  • Former Head of Pediatrics department and NICU and Committee chairman and member of multiple committees in an internationally accredited private Hospital.
  • Contributed effectively in CBAHI and GCI accreditations with an excellent score.
  • Former Acting Medical Director.

A Team leader caring for neonates' management from delivery up to discharge home, communicating effectivly with parents as well as doing all the future follow-up care for besides after discharge with concentration on care-giver teaching and breast feeding enhancement and care of all pediatric ages managing variety of childhood diseases and disorders such as ; developmental assessment , vaccinations , initial management of common infancy and pediatrics and rare diseases and disorders ; bronchiolitis , bronchial asthma , bronchopneumonia , allergic rhinitis , gastroenteritis , constipation , dehydration and fluid management , urinary tract infection , tonsillitis , otitis media and externa , conjunctivitis , skin allergy and eczema , napkin dermatitis , assessment of short stature , obesity , feeding and growth disorders , different hematological anemias , initial malabsorption work up , allergy work up , and initial inborn error of metabolism work up, follow up of trisomy 21.


  • Saudi Fellowship in Perinatal Neonatal Medicine (SF-PNM); (2014-2016) - Granted at (2018).
  • Saudi Board in Pediatrics (SB-PED); (2008-2012) - Granted at (2012).
  • Arab Board of Health Specialization Certificate in Pediatrics (ABHS- PED, 1st Part);Granted at (2012).
  • Bachelor degree in Medicine & Surgery (BMMS) in faculty of Medicine - Aleppo
  • University; (1999-2005) - Granted at (2006).
  • Canadian Medical Educational Credential Assessment (ECA) by MCC established