Samar Alhomoud is consultant colorectal surgeon at King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, one of the first Saudi female in colorectal surgery.

She is also director of the general surgery residency training program.
Honorary Visiting Consultant Surgeon at St. Mark’ Hospital in the United Kingdom.

Member of The Ethics Committee at International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) the specialized cancer agency of the WHO.
Executive member of Gulf Center for Cancer Control and Prevention, (GCCCP).

Regional Editor for The Gulf Journal of Oncology.

Regional expert in the field of Colorectal cancer screening & prevention and was involved in drafting several national, international & WHO Regional policy statements and recommendations. She has several publications in the field of colorectal cancer including genetic & screening