Thoracic Surgery Forum Faculty Members (Alphabetical)

Mohamad Y. Alamassi, MBBS, MRCS, SBGS
Consultant Thoracic and General Surgeon
Thoracic Surgery Department
King Saud Medical City, Ministry of Health
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Aamer Bilal, MD
Professor and Consultant Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
Postgraduate Medical Institute, Lady Reading Hospital
Dean Faculty of Thoracic Surgery
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan
Peshawar, Pakistan

Prof. Ahmed Al-Bulushi, MD, MSc (CTh), FRCS, FRACS (CTh),
FCTS (CTh), FACS, FANSCTS, FESCVS, FRSM

Professor, Cardiothoracic Department
National Heart Center, Sultanate Of Oman
Muscat, Oman

Saleh Abu-Daff, MBBS, MRCS, ABGS, SBGS
Consultant Thoracic and General Surgeon,
Head of Thoracic Surgery
Division of Thoracic Surgery
King Salman Heart Center
King Fahad Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ali Al Dameh, MD, BMedSCI, MBCHB, FRACS, FACS
Consultant General Thoracic Surgeon,
Chief of Thoracic Surgery
Al Zahra Hospital Barsha
Dubai, UAE

Hatem Elbawab, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor, Consultant Thoracic Surgery
Department of Surgery
Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Waseem M. Hajjar, MD, MS, FRCSEd, FCCP
Associate Professor and Consultant Thoracic Surgeon,
College of Medicine, King Saud University,
King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Mohamed Hussein, MD, PhD
Consultant of Thoracic Surgery
Associate Consultant, Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation,
King Faisal Specialist Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery- Alfaisal University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Abdul Rahman Jazieh, MD, MPH
Chairman, Saudi Lung Cancer Association/ Lung Cancer Academy
Chairman, Oncology Department
Professor, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences
King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC)
Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Arvind Kumar, MBBS, MNAMS, FACS, FICS, FUICC
Senior Consultant, General Thoracic Thoracoscopic and Robotic Surgery
Chairman, Center for Chest Surgery and Director, Institute of Robotic Surgery
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), New Delhi
Founder & Managing Trustee, Lung Care Foundation
New Delhi, India

Abdulhadi Almutairi, MD, MSc, SBIS, ABIS
Consultant Thoracic Surgeon
Deputy Director, Surgical Services Adminsitration
Head, Thoracic Surgery Section
Department of Surgery
King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam
Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Sewaillem Almutairy, MD, MBBS, SBIS, ABIS
Consultant Thoracic , MIS and Foregut Surgeon
Prince Sultan Military Medical City
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Prof. Isabelle Opitz, MD
Treasurer, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)
Associate Professor ad Personam for Thoracic Surgery, University of Zurich
Senior Attending Physician, Department of Thoracic Surgery
University Hospital Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

Prof. Enrico Ruffini, MD
Councilor, European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)
Professor, University of Torino,
Department of Thoracic Surgery
Torino, Italy

Waleed Saleh, MD, FRCSI
Chairman, Saudi Group for Thoracic Surgery (SGTS)
Consultant Thoracic Surgery
Surgical Director of Lung Transplant Program
Department of Surgery
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre-Riyadh
Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Alfaisal University
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

André R. Simon, MD
Consultant Cardiac Surgeon,
Director of Heart and Lung Transplantation and Ventricular Assist Devices
Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital
London, United Kingdom

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