The Dermatology Department at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (Gen. Org.) is one of five (5) dermatology departments participating in a four-year joint residency training program in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 

Successful candidates are eligible for Saudi Specialty Certification as well as Arab Board certification. Residents get acquainted with state-of-the-art medical as well as surgical dermatology, comparable to that practiced in North America. 

Being in a tertiary care hospital, trainees get a rich experience in the management of cutaneous manifestations and complications of cancer and organ transplant, in addition to unparalleled exposure to immunocompromised patients.  Moreover, the Dermatology Department has a large number of patients followed up for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, xeroderma pigmentosum, as well as psoriasis and immunobullous diseases on biologic therapy.  Dermatopathology tutorials, an integral part of the residency training, are provided to trainees in collaboration with Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Program Director

Yousef Binamer