Dr. Omar Shanqeety

Executive Director Of Health Insurance & Purchasing Of Health Healthcare Services, Program, Ministry Of Health

Member, Board of Directors, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (Gen. Org.)


Dr. Omar AlShanqeety earned his medical degree from King Saud University in 1997, performed his internship in King Khalid University Hospital and completed the residency program in the Departments of Pathology and Pediatrics in King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre – Riyadh and Umm Al-Qura University in Makkah. Then, in 2003 he earned the MPH Health Management and Policy degree from University of Michigan, USA, where he also completed his PhD degree in Economics and Health Services Organization and Policy in 2010.

While being a student in the University of Michigan, he held a position of Graduate Student Instructor for two years, and Graduate Research Assistant for two years.
He currently holds the Executive Director of Health Insurance & Purchasing of Healthcare Services Program at the Ministry of Health, an Assistant Professor, Health Systems and Quality Management Department in King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, and an independent Healthcare Consultant. Dr. AlShanqeety has a previous experience as a Leader in Healthcare Financing Theme, also performed as a Healthcare Consultant at McKinsey&Company in 2010 for four years, as well as being the Head position of Population Health Research Section of King Abdullah International Medical Research Center in 2014 for two years.
Dr. AlShanqeety’s publications include a number of scientific journals with his colleagues in The American Journal of Public Health, American Society of Clinical Pathologists, and Congress of Pathology and laboratory Medicine.
His memberships include the following:
- American Society of Health Economics
- International Health Economics Association
- American Economic Association
- American Public Health Association
- Academy Health
- Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
- American Statistical Association