Yousef Housawi, MBBS

Consultant and Head of the Genetics Section, Consultant Pediatrician and Clinical Geneticist

King Fahad Specialist Hospital - Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


Dr. Yousef H. Housawi received his Medical Degree from King Saud University Medical College, Abha, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Housawi is interested in Genetics (Congenital Deafness) and hopes to learn about programming to address genetic disorders which are a huge burden on the health system and on the public in Saudi Arabia due to high consanguineous marriage.  He hopes to learn how to set and implement a strong epidemiological studies in the common, preventable congenital disorders in the Eastern Province and subsequently in the whole country in order to come over many public health challenges due to genetic disorders during his time as a PH-LEADER participant.