Omar Khader Abu Sham

Dr. Omar Khader Abu Sham Specialist General Surgery

Years of Experience : 10

Nationality : Jordan

Languages Known : Arabic, English

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Dr. Omar Khader Abu – Sham holds a degree in medicine and surgery (MBBS) from Cairo University School of Medicine, where he studied through a Scholarship from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. He also holds a qualification from the Jordanian Medical Council as a Specialist in General Surgery. Dr. Omar started his career as a General Practitioner (GP) / Emergency Doctor at Queen Rania Hospital/Ministry of Health, Jordan. He also served as General Practitioner at Al-Khalidi Medical Centre in Amman. Then he went through his Residency program in General Surgery at Al-Basheer Hospital, Amman, for five years of intense surgical training in one of the largest hospitals in Jordan. After his Residency, he got the JMC certificate as General Surgery Specialist. Then Dr. Omar also obtained Fellowship in Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery at Royal Medical Services Amman, Jordan, for about two years, after which he moved back to his previous post as a General Surgery Ministry of Health, Jordan Specialist. As a Specialist in General Surgery, Dr. Omar had the experience of working under high-pressure conditions in emergency and critical care and yet carried a disposition of calm and quiet understanding of the situation at hand and took decisions wisely, even on the workings of MDT. He has had immense exposure to advanced surgeries, including living donor transplantation and a cadaveric liver transplant, as well as a host of other general surgery and emergency interventions, including splenectomy, thyroid, colectomies, laparoscopic and open surgeries such as appendectomies, cholecystectomies, lap distal Pancreatectomy, left lateral hepatectomies and laparoscopic hydatid cysts excisions and other common general surgery procedures like anal conditions and abdominal hernia. His track record in surgery is an asset of specialist skill and experience for Burjeel Medical City. His areas of expertise include,

  • Gall Bladder Disease management; Acute and Chronic situations
  • Abdominal Wall Hernias; incisional, congenital, and recurrent hernias repair by laparoscopic or Open Surgical techniques
  • Anal Conditions and Diseases (Hemorrhoids, Fistula, Fissure ) with variant techniques like Laser, THD, and Classical Surgical approaches with ERAS protocols (Enhanced recovery after surgery)
  • Simple and complex cutaneous/subcutaneous lumps excision and reconstructions
  • Complex and recurrent Pilonidal Sinus Excision with Rotational Flap closure

Awards & Achievements

  • Fellow of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery at Royal Medical Services /Jordan
  • ATLS qualified doctor by American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Education & Training

  • Bachelor degree in medicine and surgery (MBBS) from Cairo University School of Medicine/Egypt 2010
  • Residency Program in General Surgery 2012-2019 at MOH /Jordan
  • Specialist of General and Laparoscopic Surgery at MOH/HKJ
  • Fellowship in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery (HBPS) at Royal Medical Services/HKJ 2020-2021
  • Member of Jordanian Society of Surgeons
  • Member of Jordan Medical Association
  • ATLS provider by American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • Jordanian Board in General Surgery