Associate Editor

Abdulrazzaq A. Alobaid, MD, FRCSC

Chief of Spine Surgery
Chief of Orthopedic Casualties
Alrazi Hospital-Kuwait
Chairman of Faculty Orthopedics & Post Graduate training
Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS) Orthopedic Spine Surgeon - Canadian Board Certified
P.O. BOX 1160 Surra 45712, Kuwait



• Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada degree in Orthopedic surgery (FRCSC)
• (1997-2002), Residency program in Orthopedic Surgery, Mc Gill University, Montreal Canada
• (1995), Bachelor degree of Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Medicine- Kuwait University (Kuwait)
• (1992), Bachelor degree of Basic Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine- Kuwait University (Kuwait)


• Chairman of Faculty of Orthopedic ( post graduate training program) at Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS)-Present
• Chief of Spine Surgery and Chief of orthopaedic Casualty at Al Razi Orthopedic Hospital, Kuwait (Present)
• (2013-2015), Chairman of AOSpine Middle East
• Chairman of Kuwait Orthopedic Association
• Chairman of Kuwait Spine Society

Research Interest

His research interest includes: Osteology and Rheumatology.

Scientific Activities


• North American Spine Society (NASS ) - member of international education committee
• American Academy of Orthopaedic surgeons
• American Back Society
• Chairman of AOSpine GCC region
• Canadian Medical Association
• Canadian Orthopedic Association
• Canadian Trauma Association
• European Spine Society
• The International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery (CAOS) - Active Member
• Kuwait Medical Association
• Kuwait Red Crescent
• North American Spine Society (NASS)
• Quebec Medical Association
• Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada
• Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie-SICOT


1. Alobaid A, Harvey EJ, Elder GM, Lander P, Guy P, Reindl R. Minimally invasive dynamic hip screw: prospective randomized trial of two techniques of insertion of a standard dynamic fixation device. J Orthop Trauma. 2004; 18(4): 207-212.
2. Alobaid A, Busato A, Steffen T, Arlet V. Pull-out strength of the suprapedicle claw construct: a biomechanical study. Eur Spine J. 2005; 14(8): 759-764. doi: 10.1007/s00586-004-0805-2
3. Alobaid A, Reindl R, Alomer G, Aebi M. Surgical images: musculoskeletal Giant Cell Tumour of the sacrum. Canadian Journal of Surgery. 2005; 48(4).
4. Alobaid A, Arlet V, Ouellet J, Reindl R. Surgical technique. Technical notes on reduction of thoracic spine fracture dislocation. Can J Surg. 2006; 49(2): 131-134.
5. Barbagallo GM, Piccini M, Alobaid A, Al-Mutair A, Albanese V, Certo F. Bilateral tubular minimally invasive surgery for low-dysplastic lumbosacral lytic spondylolisthesis (LDLLS): analysis of a series focusing on postoperative sagittal balance and review of the literature. Eur Spine J. 2014; 23(Suppl 6): 705-713. doi: 10.1007/s00586-014-3543-0

7. Alobiad A. The use of navigation in minimal invasive spine surgery (MIS). Orthop Res Traumatol Open J. 2016; 1(1): 20-21. doi: 10.17140/ ORTOJ-1-104
8. Alobaid A. The use of botulinum toxinA for neck pain. Osteol Rheumatol Open J. 2016; 1(1): 4-5. doi: 10.17140/ORHOJ-1-102
9. Alobaid A. Cultural adaptation for common orthopedic disorders pathology and presentations with focus on Middle Eastern and Asian patients. Osteol Rheumatol Open J. 2016; 1(1): 14-16.