Prof. Saeed Bohlega obtained his basic medical training at King Saud University and graduated in 1980. In 1982, he went to Canada where he underwent his training in Neurology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC. He developed specialist interest in Multiple Sclerosis, Movement Disorders and did subspecialty training in Neurophysiology.
In 1989, he joined the Department of Neurosciences at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre and worked as a Consultant Neurologist. He was promoted as a Senior Consultant and later appointed as Professor of Neurology at Al Faisal University.
Prof. Bohlega is a member of many prestigious neurological societies, i.e. the American Neurological Association (ANA) and the British Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. He worked as a Section Head of Neurology then as Chairman of Department of Neurosciences. Also, he is the founder and a chairperson of the National Saudi Board of Neurology for ten years. He is the Chairman of Saudi Multiple Sclerosis Advisory Group. Currently, he is the President of the Saudi Neurology Society (SNS) and the current President of the PAN Arab Union of Neurological Societies (PAUNS).
Prof. Bohlega received numerous national and international awards for his clinical and academic contributions. To date, he has published more than 140 papers in a peer reviewed journal and wrote a few book chapters. He presented more than 200 presentations in various conferences.