Diabetes & Endocrinology Experts
Maha Faden is an Assistant Professor at the College of Medicine at Alfaisal University, Riyadh, KSA. She is also Head of the Genetic Unit and Consultant of Pediatrics and Clinical Genetics at King Saud Medical City, Riyadh. After obtaining her medical degree from the King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA, she completed an internship year at King Abdulaziz Hospital and Oncology Centre. She was certified by the Arab Board and Saudi Board of Pediatrics in 2000. Subsequently, she achieved two fellowships – the first in clinical genetics and dysmorphology at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, in 2006, and the second in skeletal dysplasia at the Cedars- Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA, in 2007 as part of the University of California, Los Angeles Intercampus Medical Genetics Training Program. Since 2012, she has been involved in the newborn screening program run by the Saudi Ministry of Health and has been a regional leader for the Rare Diseases Initiative’s ‘Excellence in Pediatrics’ conference. She is a member of several associations spanning genetics and pediatrics, has spoken at various national and international meetings, and has authored peer-reviewed publications in several international journals.