Ali T. Asery, MBBS, MD, DCH, CSBP, CABP, SQIL, MHA

Director General, Saudi Patient Safety Center and Consultant pediatric gastroenterologist, King Fahad Medical City (KFMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Asery is a board-certified pediatrician specializing in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition, with training completed at Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, Canada. His professional experience includes roles such as Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at the Faculty of Medicine, KFMC (2009-2010), Head of the Pediatric Gastroenterology Section at Children’s Specialized Hospital, KFMC (2012-2014), and Vice President of the Saudi Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (SASPGHAN) (2012-2014).

He served as Executive Director of Patient Experience at KFMC from 2014 to 2018 and later as Vice President of Clinical Excellence at the Second Riyadh Health Cluster from January 2019 to December 2020. Dr. Asery also chaired the Scientific Committee for the Patient Experience Diploma development project at the Health Academy, SCFHS (2020-2021) and led the patient experience project at the Saudi Health Council in 2021. Additionally, he led the team responsible for developing national standards for patient-centered care as part of the CBAHI health priorities project in 2021.