EDUCATION & SCIENTIFIC TITLES
CAIRO UNIVERSITY, KASR-AL-AINI MEDICAL SCHOOL (CARIO, EGYPT)
M.B, B.Ch. - Graduated with Distinction & 1st Grade Honor (1969)
Diploma in Surgery (1971), M.D in Surgery (1975)
Resident, lecturer, and Assistant Professor of Surgery (1970 – 1983)
ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS (EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND)
F.R.C.S, Ed (1976)
American College OF SURGEONS ACS (2007)
SOCIETY MEMERSHIPS PROMOTING : EDUCATION, TRAINING & BOARD CERTIFICATION
Jordan Medical Council for Jordan 1982-Present
Vice President (2011 – Present)
Chairman Higher Studies Committee (2007 – 2010)
Scientific Committee for Surgery (1983 – 2009)
Chair of Reform Committee (2013 – 2017)
I established the collaboration with the American Board of Medical Specialties, in partnership with the President of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Courtney Townsend, and Frank Lewis, the Executive Director of the American Board of Surgery. Workshop was done by ABMS to JMC Examination Committees during Region 17 ACS Congress in September 2017 in Jordan.
Arab Board of Medical Specialties for the Arab World 1977-1990
contributing to founding executive and administrative councils.
Jordan Surgical Society 1988-1992
My accomplishments include promoting collaboration across all surgical specialties, organizing tetrapartite.annual meetings with Egyptian & French surgical societies and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, holding local workshops on Minimal Invasive Surgeries for Jordanian Surgeons, and establishing the Pan-Arab Surgical Society.
Pan-Arab Surgical Society for Surgical Societies in the Arab World 1988-Present
Founder and Permanent Member of Administrative Council (1988-Present)
Pan-Arab Liver Transplantation Society 2006-Present
Congress President (2008-2020)
Council Member (2006 – Present)
RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Jordan Hospital & Medical Center (Amman, Jordan) 1996-Present
Founder; Chairman Board of Directors; General Director (1996 – Present)
I founded and later transformed the hospital into a teaching facility known for Education, Residency and Fellowship programs, and formally recognized by the Jordan Medical Council, the Arab Board of Medical Specialties, and the Accreditation Commission for Higher Education. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission International, Healthcare Accreditation Council and ISO. I established partnership agreements for Jordan Hospital with George Washington and Toledo Universities. The hospital runs an active and successful living-donor liver transplantation program.
George Washington University (Washington DC, USA) 2005-Present
Adjunct Professor of Surgery (2005– Present)
I established a partnership agreement with Jordan Hospital for Education, Training and Staff Exchange, and commenced collaboration to establish the first Private Medical School in Jordan (TBC).
American College of Surgeons - ACS 2007-Present
ACS Governor for Jordan, Chair Region 17 (2014– 2020)
Fellow ACS-FACS (2007– Present).
I established the Jordan Chapter, and am an active member of the Surgical Training and International Groups. The Jordan Chapter holds annual meetings in collaboration with Jordan Surgical Societies with educational seminars, workshops for surgeons, residents and medical students.
Upper House Parliament (Amman, Jordan) 2013-2016
Senator (2013– 2016)
I was an active member of the Health and Education Committees, and played an active role in all laws, at the time, relating to the reform of the Jordanian Medical Association, Medical Liability and the reform of Higher Education.