Dr. Mahmoud Alyamany

Neurosurgery Department
National Neuroscience Institute

Current Position
Consultant, Adult Neurosurgery
General Details
Languages Spoken:
Arabic & English

Education & Board Certificates
·American Board of Neurological Surgery Re-Certification ·Masters of Executive Health Administration Washington University in St. Louis USA ·American Board of Neurological Surgery .Pediatric Neurosurgery Training, University of Western Ontario ·Cerebrovascular Surgery Clinical Fellowship University of Toronto, Canada ·Canadian Board of Neurosurgery ·Neuro-oncology & Skull-base Surgery, Clinical Fellowship, University of Toronto, Canada ·Neurosurgery Residency Training University of Manitoba, Canada ·MB BS, Faculty of Medicine, King Saud University ·High School, Al Ansar Secondary School, Medina, Saudi Arabia
Expertise or Specialty
Consultant Neurosurgeon
Neurovascular, Skull-Base & Neuro-oncology Surgery

Research & Publications
·         Mohammed AlShardan & Mahmoud AlYamany, Meningioma Consistency: Correlation
Between MRI Characteristics, Operative Findings & Histopathological Features (Accepted
for publication at the AJNS 2016)
·         Ehtisham Ghani & Mahmoud AlYamany, Intracranial Cystic Meningiomas, A rare type of
tumors, Retrospective Review BJNS Vol 29, Issue 3, Jan 2015
·         Yasser Orz, Mahmoud AlYamany, The impact of size and location on rupture of intracranialaneurysms. Asian Journal of Neurosurgery Vol. 10, Issue 1, March 2015.
·         AlShardan MM, Mubasher M, Orz Y and AlYamany M. 2014. Factors that predict
hydrocephalus following intraventricular hemorrhage. British Journal of Neurosurgery,
PubMed 2014 Sep 25:1-4.
·         Alaqeel AM, Almasri SH, Alotaibi NM, Al-Yamany MA, Bahammam AS, Mohammad YM,
Sharif MM. Prevalence of symptoms and risk of sleep apnea in patients with ruptured
cerebral aneurysm, Neurosince (3) Jul 2013
·         Outcome of Medulloblastoma Management in Adolescents & Adults Abstract presented atthe Congress of Neurosurgery (CNS) Oct. 2011
·         Intra-operative ICG Angiography in Intracranial Aneurysm Surgery, Bulletin of AlexandriaFaculty of Medicine 46, 4 2010
·         Neuroanesthesia Management of Neurosurgery of Brainstem Tumor Requiring
Neurophysiology Monitoring in an iMRI OT Setting Technical Report, Saudi J Anesth Dec
22 2009
·         Surgical Clipping of Ruptured Anterior Circulation Aneurysms: KFMC Experience (OriginalArticle) Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery 13, 1 April 2009
·         10. Chiari I Malformation (Chapter), Neurosurgery Case Review Thieme Publications 2009
·         Combining Intra-Operative Neurophysiology Monitoring and Intra-Operative Imaging in
Brain Tumor Surgery ENF (Abstract) 2008
·         Intra-Operative Cortical mapping of the dominant hemisphere using direct electrical
stimulation, A multidisciplinary approach (Abstract) May 2007 KFMC
·         Intracranial Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysms: (Textbook Chapter) Youman’s
Neurological Surgery 5th edition. (2004)
·         Mahmoud Al-Yamany and Rolando Del Maestro,Prevention of subdural fluid collection
following intra-or paraventricular neurosurgical procedures using fibrin-Adhesive:
Prospective study JNS March 2000 / Vol. 92 / No. 3 / Pages 406-412
·         M. Al-Yamany, K.G. Terbrugge, R. Willinsky, W. Montanera, M. Tymianski, and M.C.
Wallace Palliative embolization of untreatable brain AVMs presenting with progressive
neurological deficits: Interv Neuroradiol. 2000 Sep; 6(3): 177–183.
·         Al-Yamany M, Wallace MC Surgical Management of Cranial Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae:(Textbook Chapter), Schmedic and Sweet Operative Neurosurgical Techniques 2000.
·         Al-Yamany M, Wallace MC, Management of cerebral vasospasm in patients with
aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Intensive Care Med 1999: 25 (12): SRI
·         Pseudo-subarachnoid hemorrhage: A pitfall of neuroimaging, Canadian Journal of
Neurosciences 26, 57-59, 1999
·         Isolated complete third nerve palsy: An Unusual Presentation of Glioblastoma Multiforme,Journal of Neuro-oncology 41, 77-80, 1999
·         Al-Yamany M, Lozano A, Nag S, Laperriere N, Bernstein M. Spontaneous regression of
primary central nervous system lymphoma: Report of 3 cases and discussion of possible
pathophysiology, Journal of Neuro- oncology (1999)
·         Al-Yamany M, Ross I, Giant Fusiform Aneurysm of the Middle Cerebral Artery: successful hunterian ligation without distal bypass, BJNS.12 (6) Dec 1998
·         Cerebello-Pontine angle Craniopharyngioma: Case report and review of the literature,
Journal of Neuro-oncology (submitted)
·         Hepatocellular Carcinoma KKUH experience (Unpublished medical school research project)
·         Classification of medial sphenoid wing meningiomas, (on going)
·         Orbital Meningiomas (Chapter) (Submitted for publication)
·         Neurobiological Processes in the brain of Hypoxic Preconditioned Rat Model (On Going)
·         Patterns of Cerebral AVMs in Saudi Arabia, Hospital Based Study (On Going)
Comparison of Glioma Outcome between iMRI & Regular OR, Study (On Going)