DR. YOULA FARES
Birth date: December/ 1973
Marital status: married
Current address: Maddinah Mnouarah ,KFHM,MOH , KSA
MD. Bch faculty of medicine ,Damascus university,1996
Diploma of public health ,Damascus university ,1998
Master of neurosurgical specialty ,MOH, Syria ,2005
Certificate of Saudi Council for Health Specialties ,2007
CURRENT POSITION: Senior Resident Neurosurgery, King Fahed Hospital Al-
Maddinah, MOH, KSA (since 2007).
This is 700-bed hospital . Teaching Hospital. Serving Al-Maddinah region and cities around it, The
neurosurgery department is 45-bed capacity. The hospital is excellent equipped and recognized by the
Saudi Council of Health Specialties for most training years for Saudi Board qualification in
neurosurgery and training medical students before graduate and postgraduate terms.
1998 to 1999 Resident General Surgery, Military Hospital, Minististry of Defense,
This is a 600-bed hospital. Including the main rehabilitation center for Syrian armed forces. The general
surgery department is interested in pediatric surgery, neurosurgery, thoracic surgery and Endoscopic
1999 to 2000 Resident Neurosurgery, National Hospital, Ministry of Health, Syria.
This is a 640-bed hospital. The main hospital in coastal area in Syria.
The neurosurgery department is 35-bed capacity. The hospital s well equipped and is recognized by
training medical student in Teshreen university for medical experiences.
2000 to 2002 Senior Resident Neurosurgery ,Mouassat Hospital, Damascus University,
Ministry of High Education, Syria
The 990-bed hospital serving Damascus region. Teaching Hospital. The neurosurgery
department is 60-bed capacity. The resident’s neurosurgery covers any neurosurgical case in
Pediatric Neurosurgical department in General Pediatric Hospital in Syria.
The hospital is excellent equipped and recognized by the Arab Council of Health Specialties
for all training years for Arab Board qualification in neurosurgery and training medical
students before graduate and postgraduate term.
2002 to 2003 Senior Resident of Neurosurgery, King Fahd Hospital Hofuf, MOH, KSA.
This is 550-bed referral hospital, serving Al Hasa region. The neurosurgery department is 55-bed
capacity. The hospital is well equipped and is recognized by the Saudi council of health specialties for
training or R-4, R-5 and R-6 trainers for Saudi board qualification in neurosurgery.
2003 to 2007 Senior Resident Neurosurgery, Royal Commission Hospital, Yanbu-AL
This is a 360-bed referral hospital. Serving Madinat Yanbu AL-Sinaiyah and cities around region. The
surgery department is 70-bed capacity. The hospital is well equipped and recognized to training the
medical student before or postgraduate.
2007 until now Senior Resident Neurosurgery, King Fahed Hospital Al-Maddinah AL-
Mnouarah, MOH, KSA .
Weekly scientific activities in the Mouassat hospital, Syria including ground rounds, grand surgical
meeting, journal clubs and clinical audits.
Monthly neurosurgical club in National hospital, Syria since 1998.
Symposiums of neurosurgery in Damascus hospital in education center every year since 1998.
Advance course, Mouassat hospital, Syria for two weeks in Damascus university center in 2002.
Advance Endoscopic Neurosurgery course, two weeks in Damascus university Center in Mouassat
Hospital, Syria in 2001.
Yearly Congress of the Syrian Society of Neurosciences in June 1998 – 1999 – 2000 – 2001 – 2002
this society established 1994.
Symposiums of neurosurgery and other medical studies in king Fahd hospital Hofuf in education
center every week twice since 2002 to 2003.
Symposiums and lectures in updates of medical sciences and specialties and meeting surgery
department and radiological meeting in RCMC are done twice a week since 2003 until 2007.
Symposiums and lectures in updates of medical sciences and specialties and radiological meeting in
KFHM are done once a week since 2007.
OPERATION THAT PERFORMED BY ME AS ASSISTANT
V/P SHANT 30
L/P SHANT 4
CARPAL TUNNEL 23
TRANSPOSITION ULNAR NERVE (elbow) 3
ARNOLD CHIARI MALFORMATION 5
LIPOMA LUMBOSACRAL AREA 4
EPIDURAL HEMATOMA 30
SUBDURAL HEMATOMA 20
DEPRESSED SKULL FRACTURE 25
DISCECTOMY LUMBAR 200
DISCECTOMY CERVICAL 10
C.S.F FISTULA (anterior base) 3
TETHARD CORD 3
JANETTA OPERATION 2
PITUTARY ADENOMA 5
OLFACTORY MENINGIOMA 3
ORBIT TUMOR 2
METASTATIC TUMOR 4
BRAIN ABSCESS 7
ECHYNOCOCUS CYST IN BRAIN 5
C.P.A TUMOR 4
POSTERIOR FOSSA TUMOR 15
C/S FIXATION 11
D/S FIXATION 15
L/S FIXATION 20
C/S EPDURAL 2
C/S TUMOR 2
D/S TUMOR 5
OPERATION THAT PERFORMED AS A SURGEON
DEPRESSED SKULL FRACTURE 15
V/P SHUNT 20
EPIDURAL HEMATOMA 13
SUBDURAL HEMATOMA (acute) 5
CONVEXITY MENINGIOMA 2
C/S FIXATION 2
D/S FIXATION 3
L/S FIXATION 2
LUMBER DISCTOMY 10
CERVICAL DISCTOMY 2
CARPAL TUNNEL 50