Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences Department

The Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences Department at College of Dentistry is having under its umbrella didactic and clinical courses addressing the normal processes and pathologic conditions affecting the oral and Para-oral structures which relate to the patient’s overall health. In addition, the course components providing sound knowledge and practice to perform clinical oral examination and investigations to arrive at the appropriate diagnosis as well as therapeutic, surgical and non- surgical management.

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Oral Medicine

  • Oral Microbiology and Oral Pathology

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

  • Oral Radiology

Head’s Message

Welcome to the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences. We are comprehensive Department encompassing diagnostic disciplines of Doctor of Dental Medicine. Our full-time and Jointly appointed members are at high education levels in their respective disciplines which help offering high standard comprehensive exposure of our students to routine patient screening and evaluation as well as diagnostic work-up of challenging cases.

About Us

The Department of Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences is involved in educating and training undergraduate dental students in different specialties of Oral Diagnostic Sciences including Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, Oral Medicine and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The department is also involved in overseeing the education and training of the students in Basic Medical Sciences which is done in coordination with the different departments of College of Medicine, College of Sciences in Health Profession and College of Pharmacy.

DEPARTMENT HEAD Report Date Track Badge Pager Extension Email Address
DR. RIMA AHMAD SAFADI 17-Aug-14 Chairperson, Associate Professor 69547   95726 safadir@ksau-hs.edu.sa
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Report Date Track Badge Pager Extension Email Address
MS. NADA AL GHOFAILI 18-Jan-16 Admin. Asst. II 904214   95718 ghofailin@ksau-hs.edu.sa
MR. ARNOLD ARIAR 15-Dec-12 Admin. Asst. III 64536   95719 ariarar@ngha.med.sa
MS. HAIFA AL NAHEDH 11-Jul-17 Admin. Asst. III 907037   95728 nahedhh@ksau-hs.edu.sa
ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY Report Date Track Badge Pager Extension Email Address
DR. YANAL AL NUSAIR 31-May-15 Associate Professor ( JAA ) 34094 704904 95749 nusairya@ngha.med.sa
DR. ABDULAZIZ BIN AHMED 9-Dec-09 Assistant Professor ( JAA ) 13458 703736 14075 AhmedAb1@NGHA.MED.SA
DR. OTHMAN AL TUWAIRGI 30-May-12 Assistant Professor ( JAA ) 30726 708396    
ORAL MAXILLOFACIAL PATHOLOGY Report Date Track Badge Pager Extension Email Address
DR. ABDULAZIZ DOJAIN 23-May-16 Assistant Professor ( JAA ) 7157 707626 95853 / 54155 Dojaina@ksau-hs.edu.sa
dojaina@ngha.med.sa
ORAL MEDICINE Report Date Track Badge Pager Extension Email Address
DR. ALI ABOALELA 27-Dec-15 Assistant Professor ( JAA ) 31461 704624   AboalelaA@NGHA.MED.SA
DR. ARWA AL HAMAD 30-Oct-16 Assistant Professor (JAA) 32381 707191   hamadar@ngha.med.sa
DR. GAJENDRA VEERARAGHAVAN 23-Aug-16 Lecturer (Full Time) 905877   95801  
ORAL RADIOLOGY Report Date Track Badge Pager Extension Email Address
DR. ZAINUL BIN RAJION 24-Mar-15 Associate Professor (Full Time) 70834   65762 rajionz@ksau-hs.edu.sa
DR. VIDYULLATHA GOPALAKRISHANA 14-Dec-14 Lecturer (Full Time) 70191   95738 gopalakrishnav@ksau-hs.edu.sa
Oral Pathology Report Date Track Badge Pager Extension Email Address
DR. SALMAN SIDDEEQH 12-Feb-18 Lecturer (Full Time) 907150   95788 Siddeeqhs@ksau-hs.edu.sa
Oral Microbiology & Oral Pathology Report Date Track Badge Pager Extension Email Address
DR. RIMA AHMAD SAFADI 17-Aug-14 Associate Professor (Full Time) 69547   95726 safadir@ksau-hs.edu.sa
Teaching Assistant Report Date Track Badge Pager Extension Email Address
DR. OMAR BIN SUHAYM 10-Sep-11 Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 60910      
DR. ASMA AL MAZYAD 25-Aug-12 Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 62954      
DR. LAMA AL ABDULAALY 2-Oct-16 Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 905903