• Saturday 20 October 2018
  • 11:03 PM

 AbdulWahed Nasir Meshikhes

 Consultant Surgeon and Section Head

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Work Instituation:

 King Fahad Specialist Hospital







MB, ChB (Dublin 1984), FRCSI (1989)

Research Area of Interest


Gastrointestinal Diseases.
Colorectal Surgery.
Minimally Invasive Surgery.
Surgery in Sickle Cell Disease.



1. Meshikhes AN, Al-Dhurais SA, Bhatia D, Al-Khatir NS. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: The Dammam Central hospital experience. International Surgery 1995; 80: 102-104.

2. Meshikhes AN. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with sickle cell disease. (editorial). Journal of Irish colleges of Physicians and Surgeons 1995;24:91-92.

3. Meshikhes AN, Al-Dhurais SA, Al-Jamaa A, Al-Faraj AA, Al-Khatir NS, Al-Abkari H. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with sickle cell disease. Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1995; 40: 383-385.

4.  Mahmoud AEA, Mendoza A, Meshikhes AN, et al. Clinical spectrum, investigation and treatment of Budd-Chiari syndrome. Quaternary Journal of Medicine1996; 89: 37-43.

5.  Meshikhes AN, McMaster P. Surgical complications of liver transplantation: an overview. Journal of Kuwait Medical Association 1997; 29: 3-9.

6.  Meshikhes AN. Gastroenterological manifestations of sickle cell disease (review). Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology 1997, 3(1): 29-33.

7.  Meshikhes AN, Al-Faraj AA. Sickle cell disease and the general surgeon (Review article). Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1998; 43: 73-79.

8.  Meshikhes AN, Ali AI, Al-Dollah Q, Al-Aithan A, Al-Mubarek. The safety of paediatric abdominal trauma in the hands of general surgeons. Saudi Medical Journal 1998; 19(1): 52-5.

9.  Meshikhes AN, Al-Dhurais SA, et al. Diabetic foot: presentation and surgical management at Dammam Central Hospital. Saudi Medical Journal 1998; 191: 45-9.

10.  Meshikhes AN, Al-Abkari H, Al-Dhurais S, Al-Faraj AA. The saftey of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with sickle cell disease: an update. Annals Saudi Medicine 1998; 18(1): 12-14.

11.  Meshikhes AN, Al-Abkari H, Al-Faraj AA. Comparison of three regimens of preoperative blood transfusion in patients with sickle cell disease. Journal of the Irish Colleges of Physician and Surgeons 1999;28(4); 200-203.

12.  Meshikhes AN. Intravenous cholangiography in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Is it essential? (letter) Annals Saudi Medicine 1998; 18(3): 276-7.

13. Meshikhes AN, Mubarek MA. Attitude of patients attending the surgical clinic towards a day surgical unit. Saudi Medical Journal 2000; 21: 1161-63.

14. Meshikhes AW. Pancreatic Pseudocyst: Personal Experience. Saudi Medical Journal 2003;24:411-4.

15.  Meshikhes AW. Gastric Lieomyoma: is there an association with helicobacter pylori? Saudi Med Journal 2004:25:1758-9.

16.   Meshikhes AW. Asymptomatic gallstones in the Laparoscopic Era. Journal Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2002; 47 (6): 742-8.

17.  Meshikhes AN, et al. Pattern of Indications and Complications for Splenectomy at Dammam Central Hospital. Saudi Med Journal 1892-5.

18.  Meshikhes A-W. The efficacy and safety of Daflon in the treatment of haemorrhoids. Saudi Medical Journal 2002; 23(12): 1496-8.

19. Meshikhes A-W. Thromboprophylaxis in Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery. Annals College of Surgeons of Hong Kong; May 2003.

20.  Meshikhes A-W, Al-Jaroof A. Attitudes of Surgeons towards Thromboprophylaxis in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Saudi Medical Journal 2003:1148-50.

21.   Meshikhes A-W, Al-Momen SA. Laparoscopic Diagnosis of Splenic Tuberculosis. Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques 2006;16:355-6.

22.   Meshikhes A-W. Towards Safer Surgery in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease. Saudi Medical Journal 2007 Dec;28(12):1788-90. Review.

23.   Meshikhes A-W. Appendiceal Mass: Controversial Management Issues Revisited. J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Apr;12(4):767-75.

24.  Meshikhes AW. Controversy of hand-assisted laparoscopic colorectal surgery. World J Gastroenterol. 2010 Dec 7;16:5662-8.

25.  Poovathumkadavil A, Leung KF, Al Ghamdi HM, Othman I H, Meshikhes AW. Standard formula for liver volume in Middle Eastern Arabic adults. Transplant Proc. 2010 Nov;42:3600-5.

26.   Meshikhes AW. Pitfalls of diagnostic laparoscopy in abdominal tuberculosis. Surg Endosc. 2010 Apr;24:908-10.

27.  Meshikhes A-W. Robotic Surgery (in Arabic). Al-Qafila Magazine, Dhaharan, March-April issue, 2010.

28. Meshikhes AW. Controversy of hand-assisted laparoscopic colorectal surgery. World J Gastroenterol. 2010 Dec 7;16(45):5662-8. Review.

29. Meshikhes AW, El Tair M, Al Ghazal T. Hand-assisted laparoscopic colorectal surgery: initial experience of a single surgeon. Saudi J Gastroenterol. 2011 Jan-Feb;17(1):16-9.

30. Meshikhes AW. Appendiceal mass: is interval appendicectomy "something of the past"? World J Gastroenterol. 2011 Jul 7;17(25):2977-80.

31.  Aziz AM, Abbas A, Gad H, Al-Saif OH, Leung K, Meshikhes AW. Pancreaticoduodenectomy in a tertiary referral center in Saudi Arabia: a retrospective case series. J Egypt Natl Canc Inst. 2012 Mar;24(1):47-54.

32. Meshikhes AW, Al-Saif o. Iatrogenic transaction of the oesophagus during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. BMJ Case Rep, 2014 Jan;2014.

33. Meshikes AW, et al. A Rare approach to enetroatmospheric fistula. American Journal of Case Reports, Nov 2014.

34. Meshikhes AW, et al. Gastroautonomic Nerve Tumour of the stomach. American Journal of Case Reports, Jan 2014.

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