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Dr. Aws Khidir Jassim

Consultant - General Surgery

Dr. Aws Jassim has about 12 years’ experience in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery including laparoscopic bariatric surgery, laparoscopic revisional bariatric surgery, laparoscopic adrenalectomy and laparoscopic splenectomy.

 He got his bachelor’s in medicine and bachelor’s in surgery (MBChB), College of Medicine, University of Baghdad, June 1997. Then joined intern program for 2 years which was followed by enrollment in the program of PHD in Arab Board for General Surgery at “Medical City of Baghdad”.

 He is a Certified Surgeon of excellence in Bariatric Surgery, acquired from the European Accreditation Council for Bariatric Surgery (EAC-BS) in 2019.Moreover, he was certificated from Arab Board in General Surgery (CABS) and Council of Arab Board for Health Specializations, Specialty of General Surgery, January 2005.

Dr. Aws did a lot of surgeries in his career such, Laparoscopic Sleeve gastrectomy (as single procedure or in combination with other procedures like Lap chole, Lap hiatal Hernia repair, lap umbilical hernia repair). Laparoscopic gastric bypass for Obesity. Laparoscopic revision (redo) surgery for patients who have not lost enough weight or gain weight after bariatric surgery. Laparoscopic hiatus hernia repair and fundoplication. Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy. Laparoscopic Splenectomy. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Laparoscopic appendectomy. Laparoscopic Hernia mesh repair (Inguinal, umbilical, and incisional). Thyroidectomy (for benign and for malignant diseases). Parathyroidectomy. Parotidectomy and breast surgery (mastectomy, wide local excision and SLNB)

Dr. Aws did a lot of researches such as Incidence and causes of conversion from laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy, abdominal compartment syndrome and its related risk factors in emergency surgery and The Role of laparoscopy in the management of women at childbearing age with acute lower abdominal pain. Moreover, a research on direct trocar insertion versus needle insertion in laparoscopic surgery and Laparoscopic splenectomy by using vessel sealing system in addition to role of Drain In Thyroid Surgery.

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