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Qualifications / Experiences
MBBS Vienna, Austria
December 1983
Internship College of Medicine
King Khalid Hospital
King Saud University
March 1984 to March 1985
Resident Dermatology Division
Department of Medicine
King Khalid University Hospital
March 1985 to August 1987
Dermatology Department
University of Bonn, Germany
September 1987 to December 1989
ARZ-FUR Passed the examination in dermatology, Venereology
Dusseldorf, Germany
13 December 1989
Allergy Division
Subspecialty in Allergy ( Zusatz Bezeichnung ) Allergiology
Dermatology Department
University of Bonn, Germany
May 1989 - June 1990
Certificate in Allergy as Subspeciality
University of Bonn, Germany
June 1990
Assistant Professor Dermatology & Allergology
King Saud University
June 1990 to 1996
Promoted to Associate Professor
Dermatology & Allergology Department,
King Saud University, 1996
Head of Dermatology Division
Department of Medicine
King Khalid Hospital
May 1991 to March 1996
In 1996, Dr.Omar Abdulaziz Alsheikh, in collaboration with his fellow colleagues the division of Dermatology at King Khalid University Hospital College of medicine - King Saud University became a full-fledged department.


Chairman of Department of Dermatology
College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital
King Saud University
April 1996 to July 2003
Member of the Executive Board of the Saudi Council of Health Specialties 1996 - 2002
Member of the Scientific Board and Chairman of Training Committee (Arab Board for Dermatology) 
September 1993 to February 2002.
Director of Diploma Program
King Saud University
1992 to October 1994
Elected as President of the Saudi Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery
January 1994 to 2008
President of the 5th International Conference Of Saudi Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery 
Riyadh, KSA, 1996
Director of King Saud University Fellowship Program in Dermatology
1994 to 2003
Deputy Secretary General Pan Arab League of Dermatologist
1996 to 2002
Deputy Secretary General GCC League of Dermatologist
1993 to 2002
Elected as President of the Scientific Board of Dermatology
Saudi Council for Health Specialties
March 1996 to Dec 2002.
Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of the Saudi Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Society  
Since 1996 to Date
Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of the Pan Arab League of Dermatologists
Since 2008 to Date
President of the 11th Pan Arab League Conference
Riyadh, KSA, Nov 2008
Elected as Secretary General Of Pan Arab League Of Dermatologist
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 2008 to Feb. 2013
Presentations and Lectures in Conferences and Symposiums
Penicillin Allergy: Is skin testing necessary?
King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia June 1993.
Contact Dermatitis: Pathogenesis and Future Management. First Annual Saudi Allergy Symposium, King Faisal Foundation  
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 1994.
External Otitis – "A Dermatological Overview” ENT - Clinical Meeting, KingAbdulaziz Hospital College of Medicine, King Saud University 
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 20 August 1996.
Management of Atopic Eczema: Role of Education Diet 1. National Dermatology Meeting of Saudi Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery 
Abha, Saudi Arabia, 31 October 1996.
Third International Conference GCC League of Dermatology, Bahrain "Clinical Features & Profit of Sensitizing Allergens" 
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1995.
Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Current and Future Management 6th Conference of Saudi Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery 
AlKhobar, Saudi Arabia 1998.
The frequency of food sensitivity in Saudi children with atopic dermatitis. 7th International symposium of the Saudi Society of Dermatology and Venereology. 
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia April 2000
Second International Conferences of Saudi Cancer Society – The Management of Cutaneus T-Cell Limphoma 
Khobar, Saudi Arabia, 2007
The criteria for peer scientific review
Al-Imam Mohammed Bin Saud University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 2007. Click to Download
Skin and Nanotechnology Presentation at College of Medicine King Saud University.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 2009. Click to Download
"The Scientific Societies – The present situation and the future aspirations"
King Saud University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 2009
Skin and Stem Cell Presentation at Skin and Allergy Centre
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, July 2009 . Click to Download


The use of Nanotechnology in Dermatology and Medicine Presentation in Sharm Elsheikh – Sharm Derma.

Egypt, October 2009. Click to Download


Published Papers
1 -    Vitiligo Epidemiology and Clinical Pattern Jarallah JS, Al-Sheikh OA, Ali MS, Al-Wakeel MA. at King Khalid University Hospital. Annals of Saudi Medicine, Volume 13, Number 4, 1993; 332-334. Click to Download
2 -    Siddiqui MA. Al-Sheikh O. Multi-bacillary leprosy in a child. Biomed Res (India) 6 (1): 1995; 121-124. Click to Download
3 -  Is the European standard series suitable for patch testing in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia? Contact Dermatitis, 33, 1995; 310-314. Siddiqui MA. Al-Sheikh O. El-Rab MOG, Al-Sheikh OA. Click to Download
4 -    Bioequivalence and pharmacokinetics of chlorpheneramine in healthy human volunteers. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Vol. 33, No. 11, 1995; 619-622. Najjar TA, Al-Sheikh OA, Al-Dhawailie AA, Shereif A. Click to Download
5 -    Al-Rikabi AC, Daif AK, Al-Sheikh OA, Al-Sohaibani MO, Al-Rashed RS, Al-Omair AO. Hypersensitivity Reaction to Carbamazepine presenting with Angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy Generalized Dermatitis and Bone Marrow Granulomas. Saudi Medical Journal, Volume 16 No. 5, September 1995; 461-465.  Click to Download
6 -    Al-Sheikh OA, El-Rab MOG. Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Clinical Features and Profile of Sensitizing Allergens in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Dermatology. Vol. 35, No. 7, July 1996; 493-497.  Click to Download
7 -   El-Rab MOG, Al-Sheikh O. Nickel Sensitivity A Clinical and Allergic Study of 100 patients in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Medical Journal. March 1997. Click to Download
8 -    Al-Shammari SA, Al-Sheikh O. Skin Morbidity Pattern Among Patients Seen at Primary Care Clinic at King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. The Gulf Journal of Dermatology and Venereology, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1996. Click to Download
9 -     Zimmo S, Al-Khawajah M, Al-Sheikh O, Naman H. Two weeks of oral terbinafine in the treatment of Tinea Pedis/Corporis/ Cruris. Journal of Pan Arab League of Dermtologists,Vol. 7, No. 1, February 1997. Click to Download
 11 -    Al-Sheikh OA. Unusual Local Cutaneous Reactions to Insulin Injections (Case Report). Saudi Medical Journal.  Click to Download
 12 -    Al Ghamdi A. Al Suwaidan SN. Al Sheikh OA, : Lichen planus exacerbation by interferon alpha-2a for chronic viral hepatitis C. The Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology 2000;6(3):161-162.  Click to Download
 13 -   Treatment of linear IgA bullous dermatosis of childhood with flucloxacillin . Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, Volume 54 , Issue 4 , Pages 652 - 656 A . Alajlan , M . Al-Khawajah , O . Al-Sheikh , F . Al-Saif , S . Al-Rasheed , I . Al-Hoqail , I . Hamadah. Click to Download
 14 -   Oral Mega Pulse Methylprednisolone in the treatment of Severe Therapy Resistant Alopecia arreata. Saudi Medical Journal of Dermatology, 26 Jan 2011. Gada Bin Saif, Marwan Al Kawajah, Hend Al Otabi, Abdulaziz Al Rojayee, Abdulataif Al Zolibani, Omar Al Sheikh, Maha Arafah, Hatem Kalantan. Click to Download