Prof Jamal Melhem 

Current Position:

  • Professor of General Surgery &Surgical Oncology. Faculty of Medicine Jordan University from 1/3/2009.
  • Consultant of General Surgery &Surgical Oncology-Jordan University Hospital from24/3/1991.


Curriculum Vitae

Work Address:

Jordan- Amman. Jordan University .

Faculty of medicine .Jordan University Hospital

P.O BOX: 13046 .Post Code:11942


Home Address:


Jordan- Amman. Aljubaiha

Post Code 11941.P.O Box 38

Telephone: 06-5232688; 0795828283 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Date of Birth: 26th of March 1954

Place of Birth: Amman-Jordan.

Marital status: married; Have four sons

Languages: Arabic, English.



  • Last High School : 1972-73 -Al- Hussein College .  GSSCE-Science Branch
  • Medical School : 1973-80- Tanta University- Egypt . MBchB.
  • Post Graduate Education: 1981- Faculty of medicine- Jordan University . MSc.General Surgery.

Hospital Training:

  • Internship:  1980-1981.Tanta University Hospital.
  • Post-Graduate training: 1981-1986.Jordan university hospital-Amman.
  • Surgical oncology Registrar:  1988-89.Royal Marsden Hospital . London & surrey.
  • Honorary Registrar &Research Fellow: 19 89-1990. Canniesburn, Western Infirmary,
  • Gartnavel Hospitals and Beatson oncology center. Glasgow , U.K




  • MBChB 1980.
  • Jordan Medical Association for practicing General Medicine.1981.
  • Jordan Board in General Surgery.1985.
  • MSc. in General Surgery .Jordan university.1986
  • FRCS. Glasgow .U.K 1990
  • Member of American association of breast surgeons. 2003

Positions Held:

  • Intern: Tanta University Hospital.1980-81.
  • Resident in General Surgery: Jordan University Hospital.1981-1986.
  • Specialist in General Surgery. Jordan University Hospital.1986-88.
  • Registrar in Surgical Oncology. Royal Marsden Hospital- London .1988-89.
  • Honorary Registrar& Research Fellow.1989-90. Canniesburn, Western Infirmary and
  • Gartnavel  Hospitals.
  • Assistant Professor of General Surgery& Surgical oncology. Jordan University . 1991-   2001
  • Associated Professor of General Surgery& Surgical oncology. Jordan University 2002- 2009.

Administrative Experience:


  • Chief Resident. Jordan University hospital.1985-86.
  • Member of Primary Medical Committee.1986-88
  • Member of Higher Medical Committee.1996-98
  • Director for post Graduate Residency Programme in General Surgery .1994-96.
  • Member of several Faculty and Hospital Committees (Infectious control, cost Estimation, Bed utilization and curriculum development) .
  • Member of administrative council of Jordan Surgical Association.
  • Member of administrative council of Jordan cancer Association.
  • Member of Tumor Board. Jordan University Hospital .
  • Member of Examination Board of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland .
  • Member of Examination Board of the Jordan Medical Council
  • Examiner in Under and Post Graduate Examination of local and Regional Medical Faculties and Hospitals










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