Farouk Safi
1324Consultant General Surgery
Farouk Safi
1324Consultant General Surgery

Professor Dr. Farouk Safi is a Consultant in General Surgery at the Medcare Hospital at Al Safa. After completing his MBBS and MD from Damascus University, he went on to complete his post-graduate studies in both general and visceral surgery as well as in surgical intensive medicine from Germany. He also has to his credit a Ph.D from the University of Ulm in Germany.

Dr. Safi is much sought after in the fields of liver and abdominal surgery. One can gauge the depth of his experience and impressive achievements by the various posts that he has held in the past both in Germany and in the UAE.  He served as a consultant surgeon in the Department of Surgery at the University of Ulm and as Head of the Surgery Department Weimar Hospital at University Hospital of Jena, both in Germany. In the UAE he was Professor of Surgery at the United Arab Emirates University for some time and then served as a Consultant Surgeon at multiple healthcare providers.

Dr. Safi has the distinction of being a member of many associations like the German Society for Surgery, the German Society for Cancer, the Society of Regional Tumour Therapy, the Society for Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, the Society for Gastrointestinal Surgery, the German Society for Experimental Surgery, the American Society for Clinical Oncology, the Editorial Board: Cancer Molecular Biology, the American Society for Surgery of Alimentary Tract, the German Society for Visceral Surgery, the Thüringen Society of Surgery, the German Society for Head of Surgical Departments, the Society for Minimally Invasive Surgery and the International Society for Digestive Surgery.

He has surgically treated cancers related to thyroid, oesophagus, stomach, colorectal liver, pancreas, small intestine, gastrointestinal tracts, soft tissue, and liver. Other types of surgery which are his forte include surgery for endocrine glands (thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal), hepatobiliary and pancreas surgery and HIPEC therapy and cytoreductive surgery. Dr Safi has successfully managed conditions like pancreatitis (both acute and chronic), peritonitis and surgical complications. Dr. Safi believes in using minimally invasive surgery in the treatment of gallbladder, hernia (hiatal, inguinal, femoral), rectum, anus and colon disorders.

Owing to his incessant quest for knowledge and having acquired extensive experience in his chosen field, Dr. Safi is always involved in developing new laparoscopic surgical techniques. He has presented many papers and has been acclaimed in several publications. When Dr. Safi can find time in his busy schedule, he loves listening to music and traveling. He is fluent in Arabic, English, and German languages.

General Surgery
General Surgery
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