About Us

Saudi Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism

The Saudi Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism is a health scientific society in the field of endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism in adults and children, its scope of services includes all regions of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, established under the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties On 8/9/1430 corresponding to 29/8/2009, and its headquarters is in Riyadh.


The Saudi Society of Endocrine and Metabolic aims to achieve the following goals:

-Developing the professional scientific thought in the field of the Society specialization and developing the scientific and professional performance of the Society members.

-Providing the opportunity for specialists in the areas of endocrinology and metabolism to contribute to the movement of scientific and professional progress in these areas.

-Facilitating the exchange of scientific production, scientific ideas, and professional experiences in the field of the Society interests between the concerned institutions and Commissions inside and outside the Kingdom.

-Providing the necessary advice and suggestions to the health and educational authorities and the relevant government agencies regarding endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism.

-Providing advice and carrying out the necessary studies to raise the level of performance in the areas of interest of the Society in the various institutions and Commissions.

-Contribute to setting standards for practicing the profession in the specialty of the Society and participate in monitoring and maintaining its performance.

-Contribute to raising the level of health awareness among the public in the field of specialization of the Society.

-Organizing continuing medical education programs and seminars and periodic scientific meetings for those who specialize in endocrinology and metabolism.

A Word from Society's President

The Saudi Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism is delighted to launch the new version of its electronic website to sustain the comprehensive revitalization of our beloved kingdom in various fields, distinctively in technology and electronic services field. And to be in line with our country's aspirations through 2030 vision, which will put the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the same rank with the developed countries. The society believes this website will provide valuable information and researches to the society's members easily. The importance of this website derives from the topics and discussions related to the most important and common disease states like diabetes, obesity, hypertension, thyroid diseases, osteoporosis and other endocrine diseases. The aim for this website to serve physicians, other healthcare providers, scientific institutions and patients who are interested in the topics and beneficial medical information provided by the Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Dr. Afaf Alshammary

Society's President

Board Members

President of the Society Dr. Afaf Samihan Al Shammary
Vice president of the Society Dr. Mohammed Eida Al-Sofiani
Secretary General of the Society Dr. Atallah Dhaifullah Al Ruhaily
Treasurer of the society Dr. Awad Saad Al-Shahrani
Board member and former president of the society Dr. Essa Moharib Al Dhafiri
Board member and former Treasurer of the Society Dr. Saleh Jaser Al Jaser
Board member of the society Dr. Angham Nasir Al Mutair
Board member of the Society Dr. Nasser Rajallah Al Juhani
Board member of the Society Dr. Aishah Ali Ekhzaimy
Board member of the Society Dr. Sameer Mushabeb Al Shahrani
Board member of the Society Dr. Ashwag Saleh Al Fagih