Dr. Toufik Tabbara
Dr. Toufik Tabbara is a consultant general surgeon educated in Syria and the USA. He has extensive work experience as a surgeon and a professor in the USA and the UAE.
Dr. Tabbara completed his MD at the University of Aleppo Medical College in Syria. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery, Mt Carmel Medical Center Columbus, USA. He has also done a fellowship in cardiovascular surgery, at the Methodist Hospital in Houston, USA. He has completed a certification in Leadership in Healthcare at the Oakwood Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He has a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery from IRCAD in Strassbourg, France.
Dr. Tabbara has qualified for a certificate in Innovations in Leadership by the Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Toufik Tabbara has held the post of associate professor of surgery at the College of Medicine, University of Sharjah, UAE.
Dr. Tabbara has worked as a consultant general surgeon at Indianola Hospital, Mississippi, and Oakwood Hospitals, Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan in the USA. He has also worked at the American Hospital, Dubai, Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi, and University Hospital, Sharjah in the UAE.
Dr. Tabbara is a member of the Michael E. DeBakey International Surgical Society, American College of Surgeons, Aleppo Medical Society, International College of Surgeons, European Association for Endoscopic Surgeons, the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons and Gulf Diabetic Wound Working Group.
Dr. Toufik Tabbara is an expert at performing all major surgical procedures like inguinal and abdominal hernias, small and large intestine surgeries, and pancreatic and spleen surgeries. He performs advanced laparoscopic surgery including appendectomy, gall bladder, oesophageal, colon, gastric, and adrenal. He provides breast cancer patient management, including sentinel lymph node biopsy and oncoplastic cancer surgery.
He helps patients who need advanced wound care management, including diabetic foot ulcers and venous ulcers. Dr. Tabbara is an expert at state-of-the-art management of varicose veins, painless management of anal conditions like haemorrhoids, thyroid surgery, upper and lower gastro-intestinal endoscopy, pilonidal sinus (hair cyst lower back), and ano-rectal procedures like fistulas, fissures.
He performs abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), and all minor procedures like lipoma, cysts, etc. Dr. Tabbara speaks Arabic and English.
MD, University of Aleppo Medical College, Syria, 1977
American Board of Surgery, Mt Carmel Medical Center Columbus, USA, 1985
Fellowship Cardiovascular Surgery, Houston Texas, Methodist Hospital Houston, USA, 1985
Certificate Leadership in Healthcare Detroit Michigan 1997, Oakwood Hospital Michigan, USA, 1997
Fellowship Advanced laparoscopic Surgery IRCAD, Strassbourg, France, 2008
Certificate Innovations in Leadership Canadian Medical Association , Ottawa CMA, Canada, 2010
Associate professor of Surgery College of Medicine Sharjah , University of Sharjah, UAE, 2011