Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs
Name: Dr. Ziyad Issa D Alharbi

German Board in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
European Board in Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
Clinical Fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery, Aachen, Germany
Academic Doctorate in Regenerative Research, RWTH Aachen, Germany

Work Experiences:

Ass. Professor & Consultant
Fakeeh College for Medical Sciences
Fakeeh Executive Clinics
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Head of Specialized Surgery Department (until 27.01.2021)
King Abdullah Medical City,
Saudi Arabia

Leading Consultant & Deputy Chairman (until 15.04.2018)
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery,
RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Germany

Leading Consultant & Deputy Chairman (until 15.04.2018)
Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery,
RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Germany


1. Alharbi Z, Khatib K, Rennekampff HO. Thumb Reconstruction with First Dorsal Metacarpal Artery Flap: Salvage of the Flap after Venous Anastomosis to the Radial Artery. J Hand Microsurg. DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1714920

2. Reumuth G, Alharbi Z, Houschyar KS, Kim BS, Siemers F, Fuchs PC, Grieb G. Carbon monoxide intoxication: What we know. Burns. 2018 Aug 14. pii: S0305-4179(18)30613-2

3. Almarzouqi F, Rennekampff HO, Stromps JP, Alharbi Z, Pallua N. The effect of lipoaspirates vs. dissected abdominal fat on breast cancer cells in vitro. Eur J Med Res. 2017 Mar 21;22(1):10.

4. Kim BS, Ott V, Boecker AH, Stromps JP, Paul NE, Alharbi Z, Cakmak E, Bernhagen J, Bucala R, Pallua N. The Effect of Antiseptics on Adipose- Derived Stem Cells. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Mar;139(3):625-637.

5. Alawi SA, Bohr S, Stromps JP, Alharbi Z, Pallua N. [Research Assessment in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery on a National Level: A 5-Years Systematic Review of Research Activity in German University Hospitals]. Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2016 Apr;48(2):73-7.

6. Almarzouqi F, Grieb G, Klink C, Bauerschlag D, Fuchs PC, Alharbi Z, Vasku M, Pallua N. Fatal Necrotizing Fasciitis following Episiotomy. Case Rep Surg. 2015:562810

7. Pallua N, Baroncini A, Alharbi Z, Stromps JP. Imorovement of facial scar appearance and microcirculation by autologous lipofilling. J Plast Recon- str Aesthet Surg. 2014 May 20. pii: S1748-6815(14)00208-3. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2014.04.030. [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

8. Alharbi Z, Almakadi S, Oplaender C, Vogt M., Rennekampff H-O and Pallua N. Intraoperative use of enriched collagen and elastin matrices with freshly isolated adipose-derived stem/stromal cells: a potential clinical approach for soft tissue reconstruction

9. Alharbi Z. Anaplastology: Moving Forward. Anaplastology 2014. 3:e112

10. Alharbi Z, Oplaender C, Almakadi S, Fritz A, Vogt M. and Pallua N. Con- ventional vs micro-fat harvesting: How fat harvesting technique affects tissue engineering approaches using adipose tissue-derived stem/ stro- mal cells. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. bjps. 2013.04.015. [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

11. Tsolakidis S, Grieb G, Piatkowski A, Alharbi Z , Demir E, Simons D and Pallua N. Calciphylaxis -- a challenging & solvable task for plastic sur- gery? A case report. BMC Dermatology 2013 Jan 14;13(1):1. [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

12. Grieb G, Alharbi Z , Simons D, Tsolakidis S, Stromps JP, Piatkowski A,
Fuchs P, Pallua N. Abdominal aorta as a recipient artery: Using a free la- tissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap to close hip and pelvic defects. Interna- tional Journal of Surgical Case Reports. 2012 Oct 3;4(1):23-25. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2012.09.008. PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE

13. Alharbi Z, Kauczok J, Pallua N. Wide Surgical Excision of Hidradenitis Suppurativa. BMC Dermatology. 2012 Jun 26;12:9. [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

14. Alharbi Z and Pallua N. Adipose Tissue: Autologous Filler and Multipo- tent Stem Cell Source. Anaplastology 2012. 1:2

15. Alharbi Z , Piatkowski A, Dembinski R, Reckort S, Grieb G, Kauczok J, /p>

16. Pallua N. Treatment of burns in the first 24 hours: simple and practical guide by answering 10 questions in a stepby- step form. World Journal of Emergency Surgery. 2012 May 14;7(1): 13. [PubMed - indexed for MED- LINE]