Abdel Rahman Ahmed Omer

Prof. Dr. Abdel Rahman Ahmed Omer Chief Executive Officer, Burjeel Hospital | Consultant Laparoscopic, General & Colorectal Surgeon


Years of Experience : 30

Nationality : UK

Languages Known : Arabic, English

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Biography

Prof. Dr. Abdel Rahman Ahmed Omer completed his medical education (MBBS) from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Sudan. Subsequently, he completed his Masters in Surgical Sciences (MSc.) from the University College London (UK). Dr. Abdel was awarded a Doctorate (Ph.D.) from Hartford University in the USA. He subsequently became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in the UK. Dr. Abdel started his career in Sudan, where he worked in number of well-known hospitals. From 1993 to 1996, he worked in a number of prestigious UK hospitals, including Great Ormond Street Hospital, University College London Hospitals, and King George’s Hospital. In 1996, Dr. Abdel was a Research Fellow with the University College London Hospitals UK for 2 years. From 1998 to 2004, he continued his practice in the UK at the Peterborough Hospital, Norfolk, Norwich University Hospital, Ipswich Hospital, and the West Suffolk Teaching Hospital. He was also associated with the Cleveland Clinic, Florida, USA as a Fellow in Colorectal Surgery and with Addenbrook’s Hospital, UK (Cambridge University Hospitals – NHS Trust). Most recently, he was associated with the Ipswich Hospital-NHS Trust UK, where he was the Lead Consultant in Colorectal, General, and Laparoscopic Surgery. Dr. Abdel also has an avid interest in teaching and has been active in surgical as well as undergraduate student training. He was an Associate Professor of Surgery at the St. Georges International Medical School in the UK. Other key hospitals in the UK where Dr. Abdel has held teaching posts include UCL Medical School, Cambridge University Medical School, Leicestershire University, and the University of East Anglia. He has also been a Visiting Professor of Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine (University of Khartoum, Sudan) as well as the Tashanaka Hospital in Japan. Dr. Abdel is a keen researcher and has been an author of a number of peer-reviewed publications. He has been the Lead Consultant in Surgical Research and has participated in a number of clinical trials at Ipswitch Hospital NHS Trust (UK). He is also on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Surgery and the Sudanese Journal of Surgery. Dr. Abdel has more than 25 years of experience spanning the USA, the UK, and Africa. His key interests include colorectal surgery, general surgery, and laparoscopic surgery. He is a member of a number of professional organizations, which include The American Medical Directors, The Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, and The International Association of University Colorectal Surgeons, USA.

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