GMC Registration: Full Registration Number.
5181181 withholded at the meantime could be resumed
at any time.
Jordan Medical Association (JMA): Registration Number:
1978-1984: MB, BS in Medicine and Surgery
Faculty of Medicine
University of Jordan
1986-1990: Jordanian Board of Medical Council
In General Surgery
The Basic and Medical Science Components
June 1997: FRCS
2011: Member of
American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS)
Appointment to Date
Consultant Breast Surgeon at King Hussein Medical
Centre(KHMC), with special interest in oncoplastic and
Consultant Surgeon and the head of the General Surgical
Department at Queen Alia Military Hospital,
Queen Alia Hospital is the second largest hospital of
the Jordanian army after King Hussein Medical Centre, it
is quite busy, almost 300 beds are occupied, it is a
referable hospital, the breast cancer patients are
referred, where we dealing with early diagnosis of
breast cancer, sometime we do immediate breast
reconstruction ( skin sparing mastectomy) and
oncoplastic surgery, in addition I am dealing with
cancer management of other organs like colorectal,
heptobiliary, pancreaticodoudenal, and endocrine
malignancies, also I have special interest in
laparoscopic surgery, queen Alia hospital is a teaching
hospital for medical students and residents training.
Aug 2005-July 2007
Consultant Surgeon in General Surgery and head of the
Surgical Team at the Princess Rashid Hospital, Irbid-Jordan.
The Hospital is quite busy and the surgical department
was busy as well, it serving about one million
populations at the north
August 2004-Aug 2005
Consultant in General Surgery. King Hussein Medical
I am working as a
consultant Surgeon in KHMC with interest in Laparoscopic
surgery and Surgical Oncology mainly breast surgery,
during this time I was appointed as an academic tutor
for the medical students.
KHMC is the largest hospital in Jordan containing more
than 1000 beds with multidisciplinary teams including
all surgical specialties, my interest is in Surgical
oncology mainly breast surgery (early detection of
breast cancer, needle localization and breast conserving
surgery) in addition to that I have interests in thyroid
and parathyroid surgery that I did a lot of operations
in this field, laparoscopic procedures (laparoscopic
Cholecystectomy I’ve done about 700 cases, laparoscopic
appendecectomy, laparoscopic treatment of liver cysts,
and diagnostic laparoscopy, extra peritoneal approach of
laparoscopic hernia repair) also I have experience in
upper GI Surgery and colorectal operations I’ve done
advanced surgical procedures in hepatobiliary and
KHMC has an ICU with 39 beds with advanced and
sophisticated monitoring and equipments
August 2003-July 2004
Visiting registrar in
breast surgery at southlanarkshire acute hospital trust,
Hairmyers Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, I worked in a
breast unit, I got an experience in diagnostic breast
tools, and breast reconstruction (oncoplasty), during
this time I attended a course in an advanced management
of breast disease at the Royal College of Surgeon of
England. South lanarkshire Hospitals Trust contain about
800 beds serving more than a million population in west
of Scotland I worked in a breast unit where 4 breast
surgeons were working in it I worked as a Registrar
(early diagnosis of breast cancer and management in
triple assessment team also I shared in Reconstructive
management of breast cancer post mastectomy, I got an
experience in colorectal cancer management especially
Total Meso-Rectal Excision, and upper GI Surgery (Total
and Subtotal Gastrectomy)
July 2002-August 2003
Senior specialist in General
Surgery. Queen Ali Military Hospital, Amman-Jordan
Queen Alia Military Hospital is the second largest
military hospital in Jordan, I worked as a senior
specialist in General Surgery, I was able to perform the
major surgical procedures in addition to laparoscopic
operations. I was responsible on training of house
officers and residents in Surgery; also I took
responsibility in teaching of the medical students of
the University of Jordan.
July 1998-June 2002
Senior Specialist in General Surgery, King Hussein
Medical Center (KHMC),
KHMC is the
largest teaching hospital in Jordan, it is about one
thousand beds with occupancy rate about 80%, it contains
all the medical and surgical subspecialties, it is a
military hospital serving in addition to the military
peoples and their families all the referred cases from
other hospitals in our country and referred cases from
nearby countries. Also, it is a teaching hospital where
the medical students in the University of Jordan are
getting their clinical training; KHMC is recognized for
training in multi-international medical councils like
British General Medical Council (GMC)
Pan-Arab Medical Council in addition to Jordanian
Although KHMC is trying to be
updated in the medical and surgical subspecialties still
lacking in certain branches like Surgical Oncology,
hepato-biliary and advance laparoscopic Surgery.
I am working as a senior
specialist in a General Surgery unite with three
consultants and tow specialists, I have tow days running
clinics and three days operating theater, our surgical
unite is quite busy with rapid turnover.
I got a wide range of
experience in major surgical procedures, like colonic
and breast surgery, I can perform colectomy breast and
thyroid surgery alone without supervision from a senior,
I have a reasonable experience in endoscopic surgery
like laparoscopic cholecystectomy, and laparoscopic
appendectomy and high ligation varicocele by
laparoscope. I assisted in liver resection and biliary
reconstruction operations and pancreaticodoudenectomies.
I shared in teaching of
the medical students.
Feb 1997-June 1998
SHO3) in General Surgery,
Hairmyres and stonehouse Hospital, Glasgow, UK.
worked with Mr. Richard
and D Knight , consultants in General Surgery, I had
gained a wide range of experience in dealing with
surgical emergencies and elective cases and performing
surgical procedures as hernia repairs, varicose veins
operations, laparotomies, and laparoscopic
cholecystectomy, I gained a reasonable experience in
upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopies. I was
disclosed to the British system in medical managements.
August 1996 – Feb 1997
Senior House Officer in
Orthopedic and accident and emergency, Hairmyres
July 1995-July 1996
Research fellow in General
surgery, Glasgow Royal Infirmary Hospital, Glasgow, UK.
I got a chance to assist in major departmental
Mastectomy and axillary
dissection, I had ample opportunities to perform minor
procedures and intravenous lines insertion, I regularly
attended departmental educational meetings. I
participated in teaching of the medical students on a
August 1993-June 1995
Specialist in General Surgery, Princess Alia
This is a 200-bed
hospital, staffed by four FRCS Consultants. I worked on
1: 4 on call rota. I was ale to perform major operation
under supervision as well as minor surgical procedure. I
assisted in endoscopic technique and I was able to
perform laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
April 1992- May 1993
Assistant specialist in
General Surgery, Princess Haya Hospital, Aqaba-Jordan.
This is 100-bed district
General Hospital, with 20 surgical beds. I was able to
deal with Surgical Emergencies as well as elective
July 1990-March 1992
Fellow in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, KHMC,
I gained a reasonable
experience in management of Trauma cases in Accident &
Emergency Department and in Orthopaedic Department as
July 1989- June 1990
Senior Resident in Neurosurgery,
Intensive Care Unite, and Urology. KHMC, Amman-Jordan.
This is a very major
referable unite. I worked 1: 4 on call Rota, senior
resident to Mr. Adel Shuriedeh FRCS. I assisted in major
operation and I was able to do minor procedure such
tracheostomy. I performed minor urological procedures,
like cystoscopy, scrotal operations; I performed some
major operation with assistance by a senior surgeon.
July 1988-June 1989
Senior Resident in General Surgery, Zarka
Military Hospital, Jordan
This is a 200-bed hospital with 70-Surgical beds. I
worked in 1: 3 on call Rota as a senior resident in
General Surgery; I was able to perform minor surgical
procedures like appendectomy, hernia repair and dealing
with acute emergency cases.
July 1987-June 1988
program in Paediatric Surgery, Cardiovascular and chest
Surgery, KHMC, Amman, Jordan.
I worked with most eminent
surgeons, such as Mr. David Hanania FRCS, a
cardiothoracic Surgeon. I assisted I major open heart
operations. I performed surgical procedures under
supervision such as femoral embolectomy.
July 1986-June 1987
Resident in General
Surgery, Irbid Military Hospital, Irbid
This is a district General Hospital with 200-bed, I
worked as a junior first year resident, I worked in 1: 3
on call Rota.
June 1985-June 1986
General Practitioner at the
Field Medical Unit, Jordanian Army Forces
This included running an outpatient clinic in General
practice and management of acute emergencies.
June 1984- May 1985
Rotating internship including
Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, General Surgery and
Pediatric, KHMC, Amman-Jordan.
1. Breast Cancer
management at Royal Medical Services Hospital, still
more to be done, published at the Royal Medical Services
management of liver hydatid cystic, published at Arab
medical journal for medical subspecialties . Damascus,
Outcome analysis of laparoscopic cholecystectomy at the
queen Alia Military Hospital.
Accepted for publication at Cairo University Journal
Outcome analysis of pancreaticodoudenectomy at King
Hussein Medical Center.
5. Intussusceptions in adults; three cases report
published in Jordan Medical Journal 1998.
6. The relationship between sub diaphragmatic gas
collection and right shoulder pain in post laparoscopic
cholecystectomy published in The Royal Medical Services
Journal in Jan 2ooo.
7. Accuracy of Ultrasound in diagnosing of acute
appendicitis, a prospective study conducted in KHMC,
accepted for publication at pan Arab Medical Journal.
8. Laparoscopic evacuation
liver hydatid cyst our experience at KHMC.
An update in Breast Screening course, king collage and
Royal Marsden Hospital, Kuwait City, 25-26/October/2009
Breast oncoplatic Surgery course( American Society of
Breast Surgery) San Diego, CA, USA .22-26/April-2009.
3.Advanced management of breast disease at The Royal
College of Surgeon of England between 23rd/Feb-26th/Feb
4.Basic Surgical Course, Royal College
of Physician and Surgeon of Glasgow. Jan/1998
5.Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course, 6th/feb/1992,
Course, Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh, Sep/1995.
7.Trauma management course, Hairmyres
Hospital, Glasgow, UK, 30TH /April/1997.
Plans/ Future Training
I wish to pursue my
career in General Surgery with special interest in
SURGICAL ONCOLOGY& LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY in addition I
have special interest in breast surgery mainly in
Reconstructive breast surgery (Oncoplasty) .
Salary: 5000JD=7200$/month, looking for
Fluent in Arabic, Fluent
Other Interests Reading, Theater,
Classical and Jazz Music
Mr. JR Richard
Consultant General Surgeon
Eastkilbride, Glasgow, G75 8RG
Tel. 0044 1355 220292
Dr. Abdelazeez Ziadat
King Hussein Medical Center. Amman, Jordan