Ali Al Mashani

Senior Consultant, Neurosurgery
Director General, Khoula Hospital
Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman.
President, Oman Neurosurgical Society

Education / Qualifications:                                                       

  1. Saudi Board of Neurosurgery , KSA – 2002
  2. King Faisal fellowship of Neurosurgery (KFFNS) – 2001
  3. Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S), KSA – 1994

Present Appointments:

  1. Director General of Khoula Hospital
  2. Senior Consultant, Neurosurgery, April 2002 – present
  3. President of Gulf Neurosurgical Society
  4. Vice President of ACNS in Oman
  5. President of Oman Neurosurgical Society
  6. Representative of Pan Arab Neurosurgical Society in Oman
  7. Member of WFNS
  8. President of Arab Spine 2017

Clinical Service:

  • 23 years of clinical service (13 years as a Sr. Consultant, Neurosurgeon).
  • Member of the department of Neurosurgery in Khoula Hospital.
  • Regular in and out-patient service and Neurosurgery procedures.
  • Consultancy with all clinical departments in Khoula and other Hospitals in the country.

Continuing Medical Education:

  • Active in attending international professional conferences and presenting papers in most of these conferences
  • Participated in organizing workshops in neurosurgery.
  • Training and teaching students and residents.

 Teaching and Assessment:

  • Consultant, Neurosurgeon, Ministry of Health, Khoula Hospital for more than 13 years.
  • Regular clinical teaching for undergraduate of Sultan Qaboos Medical Students and postgraduate Oman Medical Specialty Board Students.
  • Regular examiner for neurosurgery Residents.
  • Examiner in Arab Board for Neurosurgical Residents

Administrative Experience:

  • Director General of Khoula Hospital.
  • Chair of many hospital committees.
  • Member of many Oman medical specialty Board committees (OMSB Accreditation committee, advance higher education committee, Human resources committee…etc)


  • Main research activity is on Neurosurgery diseases.
  • collaborated locally and internationally
  • Published 3 papers in peer-refereed journals as well as 20 conference abstracts and presenting papers in Asia, UK, Gulf Countries, Pan Arab
  • Editorial Board Member of Oman Medical Journal
  • Reviewer of Pan Arab Neurosurgery Journal
  • Reviewer of Oman Medical Journal
  • Reviewer of Sultan Qaboos Medical Journal