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Dr. Ismail Ibrahim Ali Matalka


Education Qualifications
  • Full registration with GMC. Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST).Name included in The Specialist Registration. GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL (GMC), UK, 2001. 
  • FRCPath Part I & II ROYAL COLLEGE OF PATHOLOGY, UK, 1999 & 2000.
  • Jordanian Board of Pathology. JORDAN MEDICAL COUNCIL, 1997.
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery (MBBCh).JORDAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (JUST), 1985 - 1991. 
  • Higher Specialization in Pathology. UNIVERSITY OF JORDAN, JORDAN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, 1992 - 1996.
  • President, RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, (Feb 2023 – Present)
  • Chief Executive Officer, King Abdullah University Hospital (750 Bed Tertiary Hospital), August 27, 2016 – September 16, 2018). 
  • Dean of Medicine (Sep. 1, 2014 – Sep. 1, 2016).
  • Vice Dean, School of Medicine (Sep 2008 – Sep 2010 and Jan 2011 – Sep 2013).
  • Chairman of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine and KAUH, JUST, (Sep 2002 – Sep 2015). 
  • Associate Professor of Pathology, School of Medicine (July 2008 – June 2013). 
  • Assistant Professor of Pathology, School of Medicine (April 2001 – June 2008). 
  • Director of Allied Health Affairs Directorate - KAUH (March 1, 2003 – Nov. 1, 2004). 
  • Director of Administration Affairs Directorate - KAUH (Jan. 1, 2004 – Nov. 1, 2004).
  • Member, Institutional Review Board, JUST (Jan 2011 – Sep 2016).

1. Malignant Eccrine Poroma of the Vulva. Stephen M. R., Matalka I., Hanretty, K. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 105(4): 471-2, 1998 April 

2. Xanthogranulomatous Sialadenitis Following Diagnosis of Warthin’s Tumour: A Possible complication of Fine Needle Aspiration. Stephen M. R., Matalka I., Stewart C. J. R., Mackenzie K. Cytopathology.1999 Aug;10(4):276-9 

3. Gall bladder Cancer in Northern Jordan: Bani-Hani HE, Yaghan RJ, Matalka II, Shatnawi NJ. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2003 Aug; 18(8): 954-959. 

4. Basal cell carcinoma of the maxillofacial region: site distribution and incidence rates in Arab/ Jordanians, 1991 to 2000. Rawashdeh MA, Matalka I. J oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004 Feb; 62 (2): 145-9. 

5. Malignant oral tumours in Jordanians: 1991-2001. A descriptive epidemiological study. Rawashdeh MA, Matalka I. Int J oral Maxillofac Surg. 2004 Mar; 33 (2): 183-8. 

6. Tumour T-lymphocytes subset infiltration and tumour recurrence following curative resection for colorectal cancer. Ali AA, McMillan DC, Matalka II, McNicol AM, McArdle CS. Eur J Surg oncol. 2004 Apr; 30 (3): 292-5. 

7. Is fear of anaphylactic shock discouraging surgeons for more widely adopting percutaneous and laparoscopic techniques in the treatment of liver hydatid cyst?. Yaghan R, Heis H. Ban-Hani K, MatalkaI, Shatanawi N, Gharaibeh K, Bani-Hani A. Am J surg. 2004 Apr; 187(4): 533-7. 

8. The role of the Histopathologist in colorectal cancer. McGrath SM, Chintapatla S, MatalkaI, Haboubi NY. Recent Res. Devel. Histopathology. 1 (2002): 85-102. 

9. Gastric malignancies in Jordan with special emphasis on descriptive epidemiology. Ban-Hani K, Yaghan R, Heis H, Matalka I, Shatanawi N, Gharaibeh K, Bani-Hani A. World journal of Gastroenterology 2004 August 1;10 (15):2174-2178 

10. Idiopathic Granulomatous Mastitis; time to avoid Unnecessary Mastectomy. Bani-Hani K, Yaghan R, Matalka I, Shatanawi N. The Breast Journal, volume 10, Number 4, 2004, 318-322 

11. Skin cancer Trends in Northern Jordan. Omari AK, Khammash M, Matalka I. Int J Dermatol. 2006 Apr;45(4):384-8. 

12. Ultrasound-guided transrectal extended prostate biopsy: a prospective study. Al-Ghazo MA, Ghalayini IF, Matalka II. Asian J Androl. 2005 Jun;7(2):165-9. 

13. Tuberculous mastitis: a disese not to be forgotten. Bani-Hani KE, Yaghan RJ, Matalka II, Mazahreh TS. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis.2005 Aug;9(8):920-5. 

14. Primary gastric lymphoma in Jordan with special emphasis on descriptive epidemiology. Bani-Hani K, Yaghan R, Matalka I. Leuk Lymphoma.2005 Sep; 46 (9):1337-43. 

15. Quantitative assessment of liver fibrosis: a novel automated image analysis method. Ismail matalka, Omar Al- Jarrah, Toqa Manasra. Liver International 2006 Nov;26 (9):1054-64. 

16. Helicobacter pylori genotypes identified in gastric biopsy specimens from Jordanian patients. Nimri LF, Matalka I, Bani Hani K, Ibrahim M. BMC Gastroenterol. 2006 Oct 4;6:27. 

17. Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis: Analysis of 18 cases. Al-Ghazo MA, Ghalayini IF, Matalka II, Al-Kaisi NS, Khader YS. Asian J Surg. 2006 Oct;29(4):257-61 

18. Extent of Use, Perceptions, and Knowledge of a Hospital Information System by Staff Physicians. Yaseen A. Hayajneh, Wail A. Hayajneh, Ismail I. Matalka, Harun Z. Jaradat, Zaher Q. Bashabsheh, and Muhammad S. Alyahya. Proceedings of the International Medical Informatics and Biomedical Engineering Symposium (2006). 

19. Image-based discriminating morphological features for gastric atrophy assessment: A step to go further. Matalka II, Al-Omari FA, Al-Jarrah MA, Obeidat FN, Kanaan FM. Pathol Res Pract. 2008;204(4):235-40. 

20. Secondary postpartum hemorrhage following placental site vessel subinvolution: a case report. Al-Mehaisen L, Al-Kuran O, Amarin ZO, Matalka I, Beitawi S, Muhtaseb A. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2008 Dec;278(6):585-7. Epub 2008 Mar 20. 

21. Medulloblastoma in an adult with cervical lymph node metastasis: A case report and review of the literature. Matalka, Ismail; Alorjani, Mohammed; Kanaan, Faisal; Al-Hussaini, Maysa. Pathology, 2009 Feb; 41 (2):197-9. 

22. Transitional Cell carcinoma of the Urinary Bladder: Clinicopathological Study. Matalka I, Bani-Hani K, Shotar A, Bani Hani O, Bani-Hani I. Singapore Med J. 2008 Oct;49(10):790-4. 

23. The diagnosis of endometrial hyperplasia on curettage: how reliable is it ? Arch Gynecol Obstet . 2009 Apr 279 (4): 489-92. Obeidat B, Mohtaseb A, Matalka I. 

24. A male phenotype (XY) hermaphrodite treated for seminoma, fathered a healthy child by IVF-ICSI technique. Zayed F, Ghalayini I, Matalka I. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2008 Jul; 25(7):345. 

25. Acute Appendicitis in North of Jordan- A 10 year Survey. Ghazi R. Qasaimeh, Yosef Khader, Ismail Matalka, Sabah Al Nemri. Jordan Medical Journal, (2008) Sep. Vol. (42), No. (3). 

26. Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Antibodies Among Blood Donors in Northern Jordan, Abdullah Rashdan, Shadi Hijjawi, Khaled Jadallah, Ismail Matalka. Jordan Medical Journal, (2008) Sep. Vol. (42), No. (3). 

27. Osteoid Osteoma of the Odontoid Process of the Axis Associated with Atlanto-axial Fusion, Al-Balas H, Omari H, Mustafa Z, Matalka I, Br J Radio. (2009) July, 82(979): e126-8. 

28. Inhibition of MEK Sensitizes Paclitaxel- Induced Apoptosis of Human Colorectal Cancer Cells by Downregulation of GRP78, Mhaidat NM, Alali FQ, Matalqah SM, Matalka II, Jaradat SA, Al-Sawalha NA, Thorne RF.Anticancer Drugs. 2009 Aug; 20(7):601-6. 

29. Diaphragm Disease of Jejunum, Al-Hadithi RH, Alorjani MS, Al-Bashir SM, Matalka I, Saudi Med J. (2009) July, 30(5): 702-4. 

30. INI1 (BAF 47) immunohistochemistry is an essential diagnostic tool for children with hepatic tumors and low alpha fetoprotein, Al Nassan A, Sughayer M, Matalka I, Ghandour K, Masarweh M, Zimmermann A, Sultan I, J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2010 Mar;32(2):e79-81. 

31. Efficacy of human adipose tissue-derived stem cells in cardiac muscle repair in an experimental acute myocardial infarction model using nude rats (Crl:NIH-Fox1RNU) . Mahmoud abu-abeeleh,Ismail Matalka, Zuhair Bani Ismail,khaled R. Al-zaben, Sami Abu Halaweh, Abdelkarim S. Al-oweidi,Iyad A.Al-ammouri, mohamed K.Al-Esa, sameer K.Jabaiti, Moath M. Al-smadi,Omar Al-shobaki, Mohammad Alqudah, Samir Al-bashirRaed Ennab,Mohammad Jamous, Ahmad Al-majali,Jaafar Abu-Abeeleh. Comp Clin Pathol.2009 Oct; DOI 10.1007/s00580-009-0927-3. 

32. FGFR3 mutational status and protein expression in patients with bladder cancer in a Jordanian population.Bodoor K, Ghabkari A, Jaradat Z, Alkhateeb A, Jaradat S, Al-Ghazo MA, Matalka I, Musleh H, Haddad Y.Cancer Epidemiol. 2010 Dec; 34(6):724-32. 

33. Primary spinal extradural hydatid cyst in a 4-year-old child. Eloqayli H, Matalka I, Daoud S. Br J Neurosurg. 2010 Oct; 24(5):602-3. 

34. Characteristics of gastrointestinal stromal tumors in a Middle Eastern population. Barakat FH, Haddad HA, Matalka II, Al-Orjani MS, Al-Masri MM, Sughayer MA. Saudi Med J. 2010 Jul;31(7):797-802. 

35. An intelligent decision support system for quantitative assessment of gastric atrophy. Al-Omari FA, Matalka II, AL-Jarrah MA, Obeidat FN, Kanaan FM. J Clin Pathol. 2011 Apr;64(4):330-7. Epub 2011 Feb 23. 

36. The Incidence of Epstein-Barr Virus in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma of Jordanian Patient. Matalka I, AL-Hussaini M, AL Hamad M, AL Zoubi F. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2012 Jan;269(1):229-34. Epub 2011 Mar 16. 

37. High serum erythropoietin and ferritin levels in conjunction with anemia response in malignant lymphoma. Omari S, Khalafallah A, Ayesh M, Matalka I, Al-Hadithi R. Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis. 2011;3(1):e2011018. 

38. Exercise training prevents endometrial hyperplasia and biomarkers for endometrial cancer in rat model of type 1 diabetes. Al-Jarrah M, Matalka I, Aseri HA, Mohtaseb A, Smirnova IV, Novikova L, Stehno-Bittel L, Alkhateeb A. J Clin Med Res. 2010 Oct 11;2(5):207-14. 

39. Multi-drug resistance 1 genetic polymorphism and prediction of chemotherapy response in Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Mhaidat NM, Alshogran OY, Khabour OF, Alzoubi KH, Matalka II, Haddadin WJ, Mahasneh IO, Aldaher AN. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2011 Jul 16;30:68. 

40. Extragastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (EGIST) in the abdominal wall: Case report and literature review. Alkhatib L, Albtoush O, Bataineh N, Gharaibeh K, Matalka I, Tokuda Y. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2011;2(8):253-5. 

41. Clinical Relevance of vacA, cagA, and iceA Genotypes of Helicobacter pylori. Nimri L , Bani-hani K E, Matalka I , Ibrahim M. WebmedCentral MICROBIOLOGY 2011;2(11):WMC002515. 

42. Platelet Indices as Quality Markers for Remission in Patients with Leukemia. Suleimman A. Al-Sweedana, Ismail I. Matalka. J Hematol. 2012;1(2-3):54-57. 

43. Cytogenetic and Morphological Analysis of De Novo Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Adults: a Single Center Study in Jordan. Ayesh MH, Khassawneh B, Matalkah I, Alawneh K, Jaradat S. BJMG 15/1 (2012) 5-10. 

44. Evaluation of BCL-6,CD10, CD138 and MUM-1 Expression in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma patients: CD138 is a Marker of Poor Prognosis. Khaldon Bodoor,Ismail Matalka, Waleed Gharaibe,Yazan Haddad,Rami Hyajneh. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2012;13(7):3037-46. 

45. The significance of Wilms Tumor Gene (WT1) and p53 expression in Curettage specimens of patients with endometrial carcinomas. Ismail Matalka, Basil Obeidat, Alia Mohtaseb, Ahlam Awamleh. Pathol Res Pract. 2013 Jan 15;209(1):19-23. 

46. Selected Immuno-histochemical markers in curettage specimens and their correlation with final pathologic findings in endometrial cancer patients. Basil R. Obeidat, Ismail I. Matalka, Alia A. Mohtaseb, Nabih S Al-Kaisi. Pathol Oncol Res. 2013 April; 19(2):229-35. 

47. Pigmented renal cell carcinoma: a case with unusual findings and review of the literature. Ismail Matalka, Maysa Al-Hussaini, Ibrahim Bani Hani. Jordan Medical Journal, (2013) Vol. (47), No. (2). 

48. Polymorphisms of arylamine N-acetyltransferase2 and risk of lung and colorectal cancer. Amjad Mahasneh, Amal Jubaili, Ahmed El Bateiha, Mohammad Al-Ghazo, Ismail Matalka and Mousa Malkawi. Genet Mol Biol. 2012 Dec;35(4):725-33 

49. JC Virus in Colorectal Cancer: Where do we stand? Ismail Matalka, SamerSwedan, MohamadNidalKhabaz, MyassarBarahmeh. Future Virology (2013)8(6), 1-9. 

50. Antioxidant activity of simvastatin prevents l-arginine-induced acute toxicity of pancreas.Ismail I. Matalka,Nizar M. Mhaidat, Lina A. Fatlawi.Accepted in International Journal of Physiology, Patholophysiology and pharmacology. Int J Physiol Pathophysiol Pharmacol. 2013; 5(2): 102–108. 

51. Prevalence and distribution of high-risk human papilloma virus genotypes in cervical carcinoma Low-grade and high-grade squamous intraepithelial Lesions in Jordanian Women. Obeidat B, Matalka I, Mohtaseb A, Jaradat S, Hayajneh W, Khasawneh R, Haddad H, Obeidat F. Eur J Gynaecol Oncol. 2013;34(3):257-60 

52. A Novel Approach for Quantitative Assessment of Mucosal Damage in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Matalka I. I, Al-Omari F. A., Salama R. M. , and Mohtaseb A. H. Diagn Pathol. 2013 Sep 20;8(1):156. 

53. Disseminated Peritoneal Tuberculosis Mimicking Advanced Ovarian Cancer. Lataifeh I, Matalka I, Hayajneh W, Obeidat B, Al Zou'bi H, Abdeen G. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2014 Jan 29. 

54. Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma of the Extremity: Case Report and Literature Review. Khaled J. Ata, Hani N. Farsakh, Anwar Rjoop, Ismail Matalka, Liqa A. Rousan. World J Oncol. 2014;5(1):47-51. 

55. Direct and Rapid Diagnosis of Extra-Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Archival Tissue by Nested and Touchdown PCR. L.F. Nimri, Z, Al-joulani and I. Matalka. British Microbiology Research Journal 4(5): 530-539, 2014. 

56. Xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis in the laparoscopic era is still a challenging disease. Qasaimeh GR, Matalkah I, Bakkar S, Al Omari A, Qasaimeh M. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Jun;19(6):1036-42. 

57. Analysis of JAK2V617F mutation in Jordanian patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms. Jaradat SA, Khasawneh R, Kamal N, Matalka I, Al-Bishtawi M, Al-Sweedan S, Ayesh MH. Hematology/ Oncology and Stem Cell Therapy. Volume 8, Issue 4, 2015, Pages 160-166 

58. Heat Shock Protein Association with Clinico-Pathological Characteristics of Gastric Cancer in Jordan: HSP70 is Predictive of Poor Prognosis. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016;17(8):3929-37. Bodoor K, Jalboush SA, Matalka I, Abu-Sheikha A, Waq RA, Ebwaini H, Abu-Awad A, Fayyad L, Al-Arjat J, Haddad Y. 

59. Prostate diseases in the middle east, a clinical and pathological review at King Abdullah University Hospital – Jordan. Journal, Volume 50, Issue 3, 2016, Pages 123-13. Alazab, R.S., Kairallah, K., Matalka, I., Tahat, H. 

60. Assessment of p53 mutations, expression and prognosis in bladder cancer patients from Jordan: Identification of novel deletion mutations in the DNA-binding domain. Meta Gene, 2017 12, pp. 33-42. Khaldon Bodoor, Abdulhameed Al-Ghabkari, Ismail Ibrahim Matalka, Yazan Haddad, Asem Alkhateeb, Saied Jaradat, Ziad W Jaradat, Mohammed Al-Ghazo, Aya Abu-sheikha, Sara Abu Jalboush, Yousef Jarun. 

61. Prevalence of EGFR and ALK Mutations in Lung Adenocarcinomas in the Levant Area - a Prospective Analysis Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2017 Jan 1;18(1):107-114. Tfayli A, Rafei H, Mina A, Khalil M, Fakhreddin N, Mahfouz R, Hamouri S, Farhat F, Salem Z, Dbouk H, Rabee H, Saghir N, Shamseddine A, Makarem J, Bitar N, Mougharbil A, Assi H, Temraz S, Mukherji D, Matalka I, Zaatari G. 

62. Is Rh positivity a possible risk factor for lung cancer? . Jordan Journal of Biological Sciences, Volume 11, Issue 3, 2018, Pages 281-284. Alqudah, M., Allouh, M., Hamouri, S., Zaitoun, A., Al ghamdi, N., Aladily, T.N., Kheirallah, K., Qandeel, H., Al-Keilani, M., Saqan, R.S., Matalka, I. 

63. IgA Nephropathy in Northern Jordan: Evaluation by the MEST-C Score of Oxford Classification System. Jordan Journal of Biological Sciences (JJBS), ISSN 1995- 6673 (Print), 2307- 7166 (Online). Najla H. Aldaoud, Bayan A. Alzumaili , Raya D. Marji, Muna M. Alhusban, Hadil Y. Zureigat, Ashraf O. Oweis and Ismail I. Matalka. 

64. Polymorphisms of 5'-UTR of rad51 gene in prostate cancer. Ecological Genetics, Volume 16, Issue 2, 2018, Pages 24-29. Al-Zoubi, M.S., Al-Batayneh, K.M., Al-Trad, B, Alorjani, M, Al-Bashir, S, Al-Zoubi, R.M, Al-Khatib, S.M, Al-Hamad, M, Abd Al-Razaq, M.A, Muhaidat, R, Matalka, I 

65. Immunohistochemical analysis of heat shock proteins in triple negative breast cancer: HSP60 expression is a marker of poor prognosis. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology, 2018 39(6), pp. 926-934. K. Bodoor, A. Abu-sheikha, I. Matalka, H. Alzou’bi, O. Batiha, A. Abu-Awad, S.A. Jalboush, L. M. Fayyad, E. Qadiri, Y. Jarun, K. Albatayneh, Y. Haddad. 

66. Incidental Finding of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor in the Appendix. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2019 Feb 11. Mourra N, Matalka I, Arrive L. 

67. Impact of Obesity on Clinicopathologic Characteristics and Disease Prognosis in Pre- and Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Patients: A Retrospective Institutional Study. J Obes. 2019 Mar 25;2019:3820759. Ayoub NM, Yaghan RJ, Abdo NM, Matalka II, Akhu-Zaheya LM, Al-Mohtaseb AH. 

68. PTEN, ERG, SPINK1 and TFF3 status and relationship in a prostate cancer cohort from an Arab population. VIRCHOWS ARCHIV, 2019 475, S167-S167.S Al Bashir, M Alorjani, N Aldauod, O Halasheh, M Al Hamad, I Matalka. 

69. Expression of Insulin Receptor and c-MET is Associated with Clinicopathologic Characteristics and Molecular Subtypes in Premenopausal Breast Cancer Patients. Applied Sciences 2020, 10 (5), 1614. Nehad M Ayoub, Rami J Yaghan, Alia H Al-Mohtaseb, Najla Aldaoud, Ismail I Matalka, Muwada E Elhassan. 

70. Human Mammary Tumor Virus, Human Papilloma Virus, and Epstein-Barr Virus Infection Are Associated with Sporadic Breast Cancer Metastasis. Breast Cancer: Basic and Clinical Research, 2020 Nov 24;14. Mohammad Al Hamad, Ismail Matalka, Mazhar Salim Al Zoubi , Ivana Armogida , Rawan Khasawneh , Maysa Al-Husaini , Maher Sughayer , Saied Jaradat , Amjad D Al-Nasser , Chiara Maria Mazzanti. 

71. A 47-Year-Old Woman with Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-Related Disease Involving the Right Ovary. Am J Case Rep 2020 Oct 27;21. Mohammed S Alorjani , Nail A Obeidat , Emad I Ababneh , Abdulrahman A Salem , Ismail I Matalka. 

72. Cellular pathology practice in the era of COVID-19 pandemic-related lockdowns - Experience from a tertiary hospital: A retrospective observational study. Annals of Medicine and Surgery, 2021, 63, 102155. Alorjani, M., Matalka, I., Baker, S., Alkhatib,S., Al Bashir, S., Al-Qudah, M. 

73. Primary Clear Cell Sarcoma of the Lung: a Case Report. Medical Archives 75(4):313, August 2021. Shadi Hamouri , Ismail Matalka , Rami Yaghan , Maysa Al-Hussaini , Omar I Jaber , Mohammad AlQudah , Bashar H Al-Ahmad , Raya Marji , Mohammad Matalka , Erich Hecker . 

74. Compliance with safety measures and risk of COVID-19 transmission among healthcare workers. Future Science OA 8(1), October 2021. Nawaf J Shatnawi, Zaid Mesmar , Gaith A Al-Omari, Wesam AL-Sheyab, Nabil AAlZoubi , Mohammed AL-Ghazo, Shadi Hamouri , Ibraheem AL-Faori, Ali Bani-Essa, Ismail Matalka, Yousef S Khader & Anwar. 

75. Soft Tissue Sarcomas: A 16-Year Experience of a Tertiary Referral Hospital in North Jordan. Medicina 2022, 58, 198.Mohammed S. Alorjani, Ismail I. Matalka, Mahmoud A. Alfaqih , Rami A. Jahmani ,Belal S. Alsinglawi , Faisal M. Nimri , Mohammad I. Matalka and Samir S. Amr 


As Chairman of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at KAUH:

  • Establishing and leading the Pathology and Laboratory Department at King Abdullah University Hospital (2002-2015), and supervising all its’ functions, development, technical and administrative work. 
  • Leading the quality control program at the King Abdullah University Hospital laboratories, where the Lab ranked the first and second in the external international quality control scheme with the participation of about 3000 laboratories worldwide. 

As CEO of King Abdullah University Hospital:

  • Establishing Maintaining the sustainability of the hospital's medical services to the highest possible standards in accordance with the international standards adopted in health care systems. 
  • Optimal utilization of the Hospital facilities, including flexibility in times of medical service delivery, function of operating rooms, laboratories, and radiological investigations. 
  • Issuing and updating an electronic and manual version of the law, regulations, and instructions of the hospital with easy accessibility. 
  • Adherence to the principles of justice, equity and transparency in decisions and administrative procedures. 
  • Adopting appropriate methodologies and administrative mechanisms to promote positive competitive environment and positive behaviors among hospital employees and increasing the level of job satisfaction to meet their needs and achieve their ambitions towards an institutional culture. 
  • Approval the distinguished employee award at the rate of 3 times per year (every four months), within the criteria and foundations developed by a specialized committee. 
  • Creating real partnerships with civil society institutions, private institutions, and unions. 
  • Consolidating the concept of social responsibility and accountability to meet the needs of the community. 
  • Completing and receiving the final approval on (12) Million USD grant from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) to establish a comprehensive radiotherapy center. 
  • Upgrading several medical equipment's for the value of (8.5) million USD grant from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) 
  • Increasing the efficiency of the hospital's cash flow in flexible and periodic mechanisms. 
  • Completing the operational and technical steps towards transforming King Abdullah University Hospital to Smart Hospital. 
  • Innovative solutions to the hospital visitor's car park by planning and starting construction for a new parking space, which can accommodate about 1000 slots, and allocating special car park for disabled and dialysis patients 
  • Increasing the level and awareness of hygiene and cleanness in the hospital and surroundings. 
  • Implementing a Drill for Emergency Management Plan, Mass Causality Incidents "Trauma" (Level D), for the first ever time in the hospital and Jordan. 
  • Implementing an emergency plan for the rehabilitation of some of the main and vital services, such as the installation of modern CSD and intelligent elevators system. 
  • The ability to deal with heterogeneous populations of employees, patients, visitors, and understanding their diversity, needs and privacy. 
  • Increasing the level of patient satisfaction with the quality of services provided by the hospital. 
  • Issuing the monthly electronic newsletter of KAUH in Arabic and English with more than 330,000 viewers. 
  • Increasing the visibility of the Hospital by establishing the social media website (3 million viewers in 2017) 
  • Implementing a new visit schedule in the hospital, which reflected positively on the medical care of the patients and the comfort of visitors. 
  • Applying a new electronic queuing system in the pharmacy to dispense prescriptions, which guarantees accuracy, and save time and effort (the pharmacy deals with 1200 prescription daily). 
  • Recruitment qualified medical staff from all medical specialties on an ongoing 
  • Establishing new centers of excellence in the hospital such as Cochlear Implant Center and Spine Center. 
  • Activation the role of Training and consultation Center at the hospital and establishing a structure for Continuing Professional development in the hospital. 
  • Holding training and educational workshops for the Interns in north of Jordan (Free Registration). 
  • Engagement with the community through conducting free medical days and awareness campaigns on various diseases, and the holding workshops, scientific seminars, and lectures. (More than 130 activities within 2 years including 30 free medical days).