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Dr. Ammar AlOtaibi

Dr. Ammar AlOtaibi

Gastroenterology and Hepatology & Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
Gastroenterology and Hepatology & Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy
Arabic & English
4 Years

Brief Profile

Dr. Alotaibi got his medical degree from King Abdul-Aziz University. He joined King Saud University as a staff in college of Medicine before he left to Canada. During his 7 years in Canada, he got the Canadian and American Boards of Internal Medicine, Canadian and American Boards of Adult Gastroenterology and Hepatology and finish up his last two years of training in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound, big complex polyps removal and Biliary endoscopy via Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

During his training in Canada, he was awarded several times for his work in educational and research . He was the Chief Gastroenterology Fellow at Western University and the representative for the training doctors there. Dr. Alotaibi is an Assistant Professor in college of Medicine at King Saud University and a Consultant Gastroenterology and Therapeutic Endoscopy at King Khalid University Hospital and University Medical City.

Core Competencies

  • Adult Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Endoscopic removal of big and complex GI polyps
  • Removal of biliary stones and biliary strictures treatments via endoscope
  • Diagnosis and treatments of pancreatic cysts and tumors
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Treating and stenting gastrointestinal tract strictures
  • Screening for gastrointestinal, liver and pancreatic cancers


  • MBBS from King Abdul-Aziz University
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada (Internal Medicine)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada (Gastroenterology)
  • American Board of Gastroenterology
  • Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy and Endoscopic Ultrasounds (EUS) Fellowship, Western University, Canada