Dr. Ahmed Alaskar is a Consultant and Associate Professor, Adult Hematology & Stem Cell Transplantation, King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs. He is also the Executive Director, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center and the President of Saudi Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (SSBMT).
Dr. Alaskar gained his MBBS from King Saud University and completed medical trainings at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada where he obtained both the Canadian and the American Boards of Internal Medicine and of Hematology and Stem Cells Transplantation.
Dr. Alaskar assumed numerous administrative tasks and positions since 2001. He was the Director, Inpatient Services at King Abdulaziz Medical City – Riyadh and the Program Director of the Saudi Board Preparatory Course for Internal Medicine. He led the Department of Oncology at its establishment stage in 2005/2006 while he continued to be the Head, Division of Adult Hematology & Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation until March 2015. He was one of the founders of the Saudi Scientific Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and was elected twice to be the President of the society. He was then appointed as Deputy Executive Director, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center from May 2010 and became the Executive Director in September 2013 until present.
Dr. Alaskar has a number of publications and involved in numerous local and national committees and member of several International Societies.