Professor Tariq Ahmed Madani


Professor Tariq Ahmed Madani
Department of  Internal Medicine Diseases
Faculty of Medicine
King Abdulaziz University
Phone: 026408348 Ext. 18348



Professor Tariq Ahmed Madani of Saudi Arabia obtained his bachelor degree in Medicne and Surgery (MBBS) from the Faculty of Medicine at King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Sauid Arabia in 1988. He was apponited as a Faculty staff in the Department of Medicine in the same college in 1989. He completed training in Internal Medicine in the University of Ottawa, Canada, in 1993 and felowship in Infectious Diseases in the Univrsity of Manitoba, Canada in 1996. He obtained the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and the American Boards of Internal Medicine in 2004 and in Infectious Diseases in 2006. He is currently a full professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases.


Since 2000, he has been working as a full time advisor to the Saudi Minister of Health and the chairman of the National Infection Control Committee, the Ministry of Health Scientific Committee, Hajj Infection Control Committee and many other important national committes. He was a member of the Joint Coordinating Board (JCB) of the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), World Health Organization. He was awarded a letter of appreciation from the late King Fahd Bin Abdulaziz for making the diagnosis of Rift Valley Fever in Saudi Arabia and designing the strategy to control the epidemic. He also discovered a new viral hemorrhagic fever, referred to as Alkhumra viral hemorrahgic fever, in Makkah in 2001. He has been appointed as a chairman of the "Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Scientific Chair" at King Abdulaziz University in October 2008 to lead basic and clinical research to study and explore this new virus. He was awarded Nawt Alhajj from His Royal Highness the Minister of Interior for Distinguished Contributions to the Health of Pilgrims in Hajj. He has extensive clinical experience in the management of infectious diseases and hospital and field infection control. He has many publications in the field of internal medicine and infectious dieseases.



  • 1994 : Doctorate degree from Medicine, Medicine, University of Ottawa and University of Manitoba, Canada, جدة, المملكة العربية السعودية


  • 1989 - 1991 : Medical Demonstrator in the Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, جدة, المملكة العربية السعودية
  • 1991 - 1994 : Medical Resident, University of Ottawa, Canada, أوتاوا, كـــــــندا
  • 1993 - 1996 : Fellow in Infectious Diseases, University of Manitoba, Canada, Winnipeg, كـــــــندا
  • 1996 - 2001 : Assistant Professor, King Abdulaziz University, جدة, المملكة العربية السعودية
  • 2000 - 2007 : Advisor for His Excellency the Minister of health, Ministry of Health, الرياض, المملكة العربية السعودية
  • 2002 - 2007 : Associate Professor in the Deaprtmant of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, جدة, المملكة العربية السعودية
  • 2008 - حاليا : Professor in the Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, جدة, المملكة العربية السعودية


    Research Interests:
    Viral Hemorrhagic Fever
    Infectious Diseases
    Hopsital Infection Control


    Teaching Interests:
    Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases


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