Dr. Alhawsawi is one of Saudi Arabia’s healthcare quality leaders and advocates. His passion for performance improvement started as a practicing physician, where he advanced in this role as a leader in provider organizations, researcher and health policy experts.
Through his current role as Director-General of the Saudi Patient Safety Center, Dr. Alhawsawi helped in establishing systems that achieve continuous improvement of the quality of services provided to patients and their families.Dr. Alhawsawi is an accomplished surgeon, serving as an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Alhawsawi holds a bachelor’s degree in Medicine from King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Dual board-certified in transplant and hepato-biliary surgery, he completed his training in Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York. He is a member of numerous medical societies and national quality committees.