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Dr. Faisal Furayj AljohaniDr. Faisal Furayj Aljohani

Dr. Faisal Furayj Aljohani

Gastroenterology and liver
Gastroenterology and liver
Arabic , English


Dr. Faisal Furayj Aljohani is working as a Gastroenterology and liver disease at Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital.


Studies & Training

Advanced therapeutic endoscopy fellowship at McGillUniversity, Canada.

Gastroenterology fellow and co-chief resident at McGillUniversity, Canada.

Internal medicine residency training at University ofToronto, Canada.

Bachelor of medicine, Bachelor of surgery MBBS fromUniversity of Tabuk, KSA.

The Royal College of surgeons and physicians forsubspecialty exam in gastroenterology.

The Royal College of surgeons and physicians for internalmedicine exam.

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) certified August2020


Clinical Expertise

"All aspects of Gastroenterology and Hepatologyincluding:

Management of reflux disease, Eosinophilic esophagitis andHigh- resolution manometer for gastrointestinal dysmotility.

Management of lower gastrointestinal bleeding and hemorrhoidbleeding.

Endoscopic resection of regular polyps and large polyps(EMR)

Inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative colitis and Crohndisease). Including acute management of IBD Emergencies, outpatient follow upand management with biologics.

Complex hepato- biliary diseases including acute and chronicpancreatitis, CBD stones, cholangiocarcinoma, pancreatic cyst. Post livertransplant biliary complications including anastomosis strictures.

GI bleeding management, stricture dilation, and enteralstenting, dilation of complex esophageal strictures under fluoroscopy.

Push enteroscopy for diagnosing and management of smallbowel disease

ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)Cholangioscopy (spyglass) for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases"

VCE. (Video Capsule endoscopy)

Performing and interpretation of Fibroscan of the liver.

Management and follow up for elevated liver enzymes, viralhepatitis and chronic liver disease.

Pre- transplant assessment of cirrhosis patient andmanagement.


Award and honors

K. J. R. Wightman Award Nomination

In Internal Medicine at University of Toronto 2018 forresident with excellence in clinical performance.

Grateful heart pin recipient from Mount Sinai health system.

(The Grateful Hearts pin is a way to say thank you to astaff member or health care provider who played meaningful and impactful l rolein the care of patients at Sinai Health System. By making a donation from thepatient or patient family in their honor).

Graduated with Excellent Evaluation with First Degree Honorwith GPA 4.87 out of 5.

University of Tabuk School of Medicine Award For ExemplaryAcademic Performance 2014.

Prince Fahd Bin Sultan and minster of higher Education PrizeFor Academic Excellence 2014.



American College of Gastroenterology

American association of Gastroenterology

American Society for Gastrointestinal endoscopy

Canadian Association of Gastroenterology

Member of American Board of Internal Medicine

Fellow of Royal College ofphysicians and Surgeon Canada



Selected recent publications:

Incidence and predictors ofnonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and significant fibrosis by using Transientelastography (FibroScan) with CAP in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Aljohani, Faisal, Sebastiani,Giada, Bessissow, Talat.  Canadian livermeeting 2022.

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver DiseaseIncreases Cardiovascular Risk in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Crohns Colitis 360. 2023.

Ectopic Cecal Varices as a Causeof Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Case Rep Gastrointest Med. 2023.

Refractory CytomegalovirusColitis in Common Variable Immunodeficiency Requiring Total Colectomy

Case Rep Gastrointest Med.2023.