Dr. Fahad Alotaibi, MD

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MSc. Department of Experimental Surgery, McGill University (July 2014)

THESISAssessing Bimanual Performance in Brain Tumour Resection using Novel Virtual Reality Simulator NeuroTouch
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Primary developer of “Neurosurgical Assessment of Judgment and Dexterity (NAJD)” metrics and software to extract the metrics directly from NeuroTouch data output.

Published Papers:
Virtual Reality Tumor Resection: The Force Pyramid Approach
Robin Sawaya, B.Sc. Abdulgadir Bugdadi, MD. Hamed Azarnoush, PhD. Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD. Fahad Eid Alotaibi, MD, et al.
Journal of Operative Neurosurgery, 2017

Automaticity of Force Application during Simulated Brain Tumor Resection: Testing the Fitts and Posner Model
Bugdadi A, Sawaya R, Olwi D, Al-Zahrani G, Azarnoush H, Sabbagh A, Alsideiri G, Bajunaid K, Alotaibi FE, et al.
Journal of Surgical Education, 2017

The Force Pyramid: A Spatial Analysis of Force Application During Virtual Reality Brain Tumour Resection
Hamed Azarnoush, Samaneh Siar, BSc, Robin Sawaya, BSc, Gmaan Al Zhrani, MD, MSc, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD, Fahad Eid Alotaibi, MD, et al.
Journal of Neurosurgery, 2016

Impact of Acute Stress on Psychomotor Bimanual Performance during Simulated Tumor Resection Task
Khalid Bajunaid, MD, MSc, Muhammad Abu Shadeque Mullah, MSc, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, MD, Fahad E. Alotaibi, MD et al.
Journal of Neurosurgery, 2017

Bimanual Psychomotor Performance in Neurosurgical Resident Applicants Assessed Using NeuroTouch, a Virtual Reality Simulator
Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, Khalid Bajunaid, Muhammad A.S Mullah, Ibrahim Marwa, Fahad Alotaibi, MSc., et al.
Journal of Surgical Education, 2016

Assessing Neurosurgical Psychomotor Performance: Role of Virtual Reality Simulators, Current and Future Potential
Fahad E. Alotaibi et al.
SOJ Neurology, 2015

Assessing bimanual performance in brain tumor resection withNeuroTouch, a virtual reality simulator
Fahad E. Alotaibi et al.
Operative Neurosurgery, 2015

Neurosurgical Assessment of Metrics Including Judgement and Dexterity (NAJD) Using the Virtual Reality Simulator NeuroTouch
Alotaibi, F.E., et al.
Surgical Innovation, 2015

Proficiency Performance Benchmarks for Removal of Simulated Brain Tumors using NeuroTouch a Virtual Reality Simulator
Gmaan AlZhrani, MD, Fahad Alotaibi, MD, et al.
Journal of Surgical Education, 2015

Neurosurgical virtual reality simulation metrics to assess psychomotor skills in the resection of intracranial tumor
Hamed Azarnoush, Gmaan Alzhrani, Alexander Winkler-Schwartz, Fahad Alotaibi et al.
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 2015