Abdwssamad El Ouahabi


Date of birth: June 17, 1959 in Tangier, Morocco
Married, 4 children

Chairman of the Neurosurgical Department-Hôpital des Spécialités, Rabat
Director of Residency Training Program and Research in Neurosurgery in WFNS Rabat Reference Center, Mohamed V University

1983: Graduation from Mohamed V University School of Medicine in Rabat
1983-1987: Internship and neurosurgical residency, Neurosurgical Department Ibn Sina University Hospital Center and Rabat School of Medicine Mohamed V (Pr A.EL Khamlichi)
1987: Assistant Professor in the same Department
1989: Guest physician and visitor: Neurosurgical Department of Klinikum Steglitz, Berlin, October 1989 (Pr M.Brock)
1990-1992: Fulbright Scholar, Brigham and Women Hospital-Children Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston (Pr P.Black)
1992: Visiting Scholar and Lecturer, Children Hospital of Los Angeles, April 1992, (Pr G.MC Comb)
1992 to date: Professor in Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Hôpital des Spécialités School of Medicine in Rabat Mohamed V University
2005: Secretary of the 13th World congress in Marrakech
2006 to date: Director of Residency Training Program and Research in Neurosurgery in WFNS Rabat Reference Center. Rabat Medical School (Mohamed V University)
2008-2011: President of the Moroccan Society of Neurosurgery
2013-2017: 2nd WFNS Vice President for CAANS
2013 to date: Chairman of the Neurosurgical department of Hôpital des Spécialités Ibn Sina University Medical Center Mohamed V University Rabat
Author of more than 85 scientific papers published
Director of more than 40 Medical and Neurosurgical Specialty thesis
Presentation of more than 110 papers and conferences in International Meetings (in Africa, Europe, America, Middle East and Asia)
Invited Guest speaker in more than 50 International Meetings
Participation in World Congresses and WFNS Interim Meetings since 1995 (18 participations)
Organization of more than 20 International Meetings and Courses
Member of French speaking Society of Neurosurgery, PANARAB Association of Neurosurgery, PAN African Association of Neurosciences, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Mediterranean Association of Neurosurgeons, WFNS Delegate of the
Moroccan Society of Neurosurgery, Arab Spine Society, Middle East Spine Society, Arab Pediatric Neurosurgical Society, AFNS
Founding Member of: the Continental Association of African Neurosurgeons (CAANS), the African Federation of Neurosurgery, the Arab spine society, the Mediterranean Association of Neurosurgery, the Arab Pediatric Neurosurgical society
Neurosurgical field of interest: vascular, pituitary adenomas, skull base tumors, pediatric neurosurgery, and pain.