Dr.Moh'd Yasser Kayyal.MD.FRCS(Glas).FACS.MRCSI

Consultant General Surgeon Cork University Hospital Cork, Ireland.

Former Consultant General & Bariatric surgeon. Tawam hospital in affiliation with Johns Hopkins medicine, UAE.

Adjunct faculty College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE University.

Email: yasserkayyal@gmail.com Email: yasserkayyal@hotmail.com

PERSONAL DETAILS:

NAME: Moh'd Yasser AL-KAYYAL.

TITLE: M.D, MRCSI, FACS.FRCS(Glasgow) Consultant General Surgeon Cork University Hospital Cork, Ireland.

ADDRESS: Cork University Hospital. 44 Melbourn Road, Bishopstown, Cork, Ireland. T12KC6X Ireland Mobile: 00353 87 347 0064 UAE Mobile: 00971505886864 Email: yasserkayyal@hotmail.com Email: yasserkayyal@gmail.com

DATE OF BIRTH: 13-June-1971.

PLACE OF BIRTH: Damascus-SYRIA.

NATIONALITY: Jordanian.

MARITAL STATUS: Married to a Pediatrician: Dr.Kenda SAMMAN, 3 children.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Faculty of Medicine, Aleppo Unniversity, Aleppo,SYRIA.

Doctor of Medicine. 1994.

Ministry of Health, Damascus, SYRIA.

Master degree in Surgery. 1999.

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, IRELAND.

MRCS 2007

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, IRELAND.

CCBST 2007

Fellow American College of Surgeons.

FACS. 23/10/2011

Faculty of Medicine& Health Sciences, UAE University

2010

Fellowship Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow

Fellowship Bariatric Surgery

FRCS 2015

Master of Surgical Siences Mch UCC 2016-2018

LICENSURE:

GMC: General medical council:

Irish Medical Council, Dublin Ireland.

Dubai Health Authority,DHA Duabi, UAE

Health Authority, Abu Dhabi HAAD, United Arab Emirates

2018

2014

2013

2008

Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, Saudi Arabia.

6046464

134620

DHA-P-0068131

GD9154

05/A/M/21261 2005

Syrian Medical Association, SYRIA.

175/J 1995

MEMBERSHIP/FELLOWSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES/ASSOCIATIONS:

• Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow:Fellow. 2016.

• ASMBS: American society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgeons. Member. 2013.

• American College of Surgeons. Fellow 10/2011.

• International Bariatric Club IBC: Board member 09/2011. http://www.ibcclub.org/bariatric-surgeons-educators-club/

• Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Association: MMESA. 11/2011.

• International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity: IFSO.06/2010.

• Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. 03/2007.

• European Society for Trauma & Emergency Surgery: ESTES. 10/2008.

• European Association for Endoscopic Surgeons: EAES. 10/2008.

• Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons: SAGES. 10/2008.

• Emirates Obesity &Metabolic Surgery Interest Group. EOMSIG. 08/2008.

• Emirates Society of Laparoscopic Surgery: ESLS. 08/2008.

• Emirates Medical Association: EMA. 08/2008.

• Saudi Council for Health Specialties. 04/2005.

• The Syrian Ministry of Health Specialists Record. 12/1999.

• The Syrian Medical Association. 1995.

• The Syrian Ministry of Health Physicians Record. 09/1994.

• The Syrian Ministry of Higher Education.1988.

BOARD MEMBERSHIP:

• Vice president ESMBS: UAE Chapter of IFSO. 11/2013.

• Vice President and founder of ACS UAE Chapter. 11/2013.

• Founding Member: Gulf Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society. 01/2012. GOSS.

• Board member of the International Bariatric Club: IBC. 09/2011. http://www.ibcclub.org/bariatric-surgeons-educators-club/

• Scientific and Educational committee member: 11/2011. Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Association: MMESA.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING &COURSES:

• 06/2013: Occupational English Test: OET, the University of Melbourne, Australia.

• 24 May 2013: NOTES training course held during the 1st International Conference on Minimally Invasive Surgery and Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES).

• 2-3 December 2012: clinical practice workshop on Innovations in Visceral Surgery 2012. Linz, Austria.

• 21-22 Oct 2011: Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication LGCP Course, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

• 20-21 September 2011: Attended the 2nd International Comprehensive Pain Management Conference in Abu Dhabi, UAE: “Balancing Benefits and Risks in Pain Medicine”

• 15-30 April 2011: Clinical Attachment at Bariatric and metabolic Institute, Cleveland clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

• 09-11 April 2011: Advanced Bariatric surgery Course: Prof.Karl Miller, Sharjah Surgical Institute: SSI.

• 11-13 March 2011: Faculty Member and instructor at the 1

st

Liver Surgery Course held at FMHS, UAE.

• 04-07 March 2011: Co-director & instructor at the at the Postgraduate Advanced Laparoscopic Course held at CSTC: Clinical Skills Training Center: FMHS: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE and accredited by EAES ( European Association for Endoscopic Surgery)

• 16-18 December 2010: Instructor at the ATLS course held UAE University 2010.

• April 2010: Instructor at the ATLS course held UAE University 2010.

• October 2009: ATLS Instructor course : Fujairah, UAE

• 12-15 July 2009: "Hospital Management for Leaders" Course, held at AL-MALIKI Training & Development Center, UAE.

• 15-17 June 2009: Attended the Breast Cancer: Oncologic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery Course held at the "IEO" European Institute of Oncology in MILAN, ITALY.

• 30 May- 01 June 2009: Faculty Member and instructor at the Postgraduate Advanced Laparoscopic Course held at FMHS, UAE and accredited by EAES ( European Association for Endoscopic Surgery)

• 16-18 April 2009: ATLS Provider Course with potential Instructor: Committee on trauma, American College of Surgeons, ID # 404524.

• 04-05 April 2009: Faculty member and instructor at the Postgraduate Basic Laparoscopic Course held at FMHS, UAE and accredited by EAES (European Association for Endoscopic Surgery).

• April /2009: HIS Physician Training supervisor at Tawam Hospital: training doctors how to use HIS “Health Information System", conducting courses for physicians at TAWAM on how to use the CERNER system for E-documentation and E-filing, placing orders, requesting radiological and laboratory investigations electronically.

• 28 Feb- 01 Mar 2009: Faculty member and trainer at the Postgraduate Advance Gynecological Laparoscopic Course held at FMHS, UAE and accredited by EAES (European Association for Endoscopic Surgery).

• 16 Feb 2009: Percutaneous Tracheostomy Workshop held in association with International Conference on Trauma Management, Critical Care and Prevention at FMHS, Al Ain, UAE.

• 15 Feb 2009: Establishing a Trauma Registry Workshop held in association with International Conference on Trauma Management, Critical Care and Prevention at FMHS, Al Ain, UAE.

• 10/2008: Breast Cancer Workshop: TAWAM HOSPITAL in affiliation with Johns HopkinsMedicine, Al Ain, UAE.

• 09/2008: Safe Sedation Course: TAWAM Hospital in affiliation with JOHNS HOPKINS Medicine.

• 04/2008: Basic Laparoscopic Surgery Course: Armed Forces Hospitals program, Surgical Research and Training Center, SAUDI ARABIA.

• 04/2008: Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Course: Armed Forces Hospitals program, Surgical Research and Training Center, SAUDI ARABIA.

• 8/2007: Basic Surgical Skills Course: RoyalCollege of Surgeons in Ireland.

• 2/2007: Basic Life Support course, AseerCentralHospital, Abha, KSA.

• 11/2006: “FAST” Emergency Ultrasound Workshop Course.

• 15-20/April/2006: LaparoscopicHerniaRepairCourse, Aseer Central Hospital, SAUDI ARABIA.

• 3/2005: ATLS Provider Course: Committee on Trauma, AmericanCollege of Surgeons. No: 27232-P/SR, KSA.

• October 2002: Certificate of Competence in Trauma & Cardiac Life SupportCourse held by The International SOS Organization, SYRIA. NO: 1011954.

• King Khaled University, College of Medicine, CME Activity: 14

th

ADVANCEDTRAUMA LIFE SUPPORT COURSE, Aseer Central Hospital, Reg.NO.2002/3/3346/2. Date: 19/02/1422.

INVITED SPEAKER, PRESENTATIONS, FACULTY MEMBER AND INSTRUCTOR EXPERIENCE:

• "Laparoscopic Video presentation Re-sleeve Presented gastrectomy"

at the 1

st

Kuwait Re-Live Surgery conference, 20-22 March 2015 held in Kuwait city, KUWAIT.

• "Advanced non bariatric laparoscopy session" Chairman of the session at the 1st Kuwait Re-Live Surgery conference, 20-22 March 2015 held in Kuwait city, KUWAIT.

• "The Oral presentation role of stents Presented in the management at the 1

st

international of leaks post gastro sleeve surgical gastrectomy"

conference and the 1st annual conference iof the UAE Chapter of the American college of surgeons, 26- 28 February 2015 held in Dubai, UAE.

• Co-chairman of the organizing committee for the 2

nd

Annual GOSS meeting 2014, 10-13 december 2014, Dubai, UAE.

• Course director : Master class of Sleeve gastrectomy held at the 2

nd

Annual GOSS meeting 2014, 10-13 december 2014, Dubai, UAE.

• "Results of bariatric surgery in a tertiary referral bariatric center in the UAE" FawazTorab, Mohd Yasser Kayyal*, Othman El Dabbag **, Gabi Wazz***, GirishJejunga****, and Frank Branicki. College of Medicine & Health Sciences, UAE University, Al Ain * Tawam Hospital in affliation with Johns Hopkins International, Al Ain, ** Al Noor Hospital-Al Ain Branch, AL Ain,*** Dubai Health care City, Dubai,**** Al Noor Hospital-Airport Branch, Abu Dhabi

Poster presentation Presented at the21st International Congress of the EAES: European Association for Endoscopic Surgery, held in Hofburg, Vienna, Austria.

• "Evaluation of the use of single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) in bariatric surgery

" Fawaz C.TORAB MD, PhD, Mohd Yasser ALKAYYAL MD, FRCSI, FACS, Haytham ELSALHAT MD, Franck Branicki MD, FRCS, FACS, Tawam Hospital/FMHS UAE university. Poster presentation Presented at the Surgical Spring Week, 2013 SAGES Scientific Sessions & Postgraduate Courses Meeting17-20 April 2013 held in Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

• "Management of Leaks post Sleeve Gastrectomy

" Mohd Yasser ALKAYYAL MD, FRCSI, FACS, Fawaz C.TORAB MD, PhD, Hamouda ALAFARI, Franck Branicki MD, FRCS, FACS, Tawam Hospital/FMHS UAE university. Poster presentation Presented at the Surgical Spring Week, 2013 SAGES Scientific Sessions & Postgraduate Courses Meeting17-20 April 2013 held in Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

• "Management of Leaks post sleeve gastrectomy: a single center experience and review of literature". Oral Presentation presented at the 1st Congress of Egyptian Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ESMBS) and the 9

th

Winter Meeting of the Mediterranian& Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Association Congress (MMESA), and the 3rd Congress of the African Middle Eastern Society of Hernia (AMESH)10-12 January 2013 held in Ramses Hilton, Cairo, Egypt.

• Faculty member & instructor 18-19 March 2012: at the Postgraduate Advanced Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Course held at CSTC: Clinical Skills Training Center: FMHS: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE and accredited by EAES ( European Association for Endoscopic Surgery).

• Faculty member & instructor 07-10 March 2012: at the 2nd Practical Workshop on Liver Surgery Course held at FMHS: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE.

• Speaker and Member of the Organizing committee, 13-17 March 2012: Asia Middle East Surgery Conference (AMESCON). “The Meydan Hotel”, Dubai, UAE.

• Faculty member & instructor: 18-20 February 2012 at the Postgraduate Advanced Laparoscopic Course held at CSTC: Clinical Skills Training Center: FMHS: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE and accredited by EAES ( European Association for Endoscopic Surgery).

• "Trauma in a Morbidly Obese patient" Oral Presentation.

YasserKayyal, F Branicki Proceedings: 6th Middle East Abu Dhabi Trauma and Emergency Medicine Conference Abu Dhabi, UAE. October 2010.

• Faculty member& instructor: 10/2007: at the Basic Surgical Skills Course, held at the CME center at Aseer Central Hospital in Affiliation with King Khaled University, College of Medicine.

• Organizer & Speaker: 5/2007 at the 28

th

ASEER Surgical Club: “Management of Hernias-Update”.

• Organizer & Speaker: 5/2006 at the 27thASEER Surgical Club: “Management of Abdominal Trauma-Update”.

• Organizer & Speaker: 11/2005 at the 26thASEER Surgical Club: “Breast Diseases Update”.

• Examiner: 6/2005 at the SURGERY-3 Final Clinical Examination held by King Khaled University, Faculty of Medicine.

CONFERENCES & CME:

• AttendedTawam CME Activities held on weekly basis every Sunday & Monday from 13 hrs – 14 hrs at TAWAM HOSPITAL conference room, where lectures in different aspects of medicine and surgery are presented by TAWAM doctors regularly.

• AttendedTawam Tumor Board which takes place on a weekly basis every Monday at TAWAM Hospital conference room, where complicated, advanced cancer cases is discussed in a multidisciplinary meeting, where surgeons of different specialties, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, OBS/GYN, and Gastro-enterologists share in those case management on a case by case basis.

• AttendedTawam Breast Tumor Board which takes place on a weekly basis every Wednesday at TAWAM Hospital conference room, where all Breast cancer cases is discussed in a multidisciplinary meeting, where breast surgeons ,medical oncologists, radiation oncologists.

• AttendedTawamHepatobiliary and GI Bi-weekly meeting which takes place on a bi weekly basis every other Tuesday at TAWAM Hospital conference room, where all hepatobiliary and GI interesting and difficult cases are discussed in a multidisciplinary meeting, where general surgeons ,GI, and other concerned specialties meet and discuss cases for evaluation and proper management.

• 28 Jan-02 Feb 2017: Surgery Conference ARAB HEALTH, Dubai Convention center, Dubai, UAE.

• 26 Jan-30 Jan 2016: Surgery Conference ARAB HEALTH, Dubai Convention center, Dubai, UAE.

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• 20-22 march 2015: Invited speaker, 1

Kuwait Relive bariatric and advanced laparoscopic surgery conference, held in Kuwait city, Kuwait.

• 26-28 February 2015: Invited speaker, 1

st

International surgical and gastrointerology conference & the 1

st

International conference of the UAE Chapter of the American college of surgeons, held in Dubai, UAE.

• 20-21 February 2015, Invited speaker at The 1st Pan Arab Middle East Conference for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, held in Dubai, UAE.

• 10-13 December 2014: Co-chairman of the organizing comittee , 2

nd

Annual GOSS Meeting: Gulf Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society, held in Dubai, UAE.

• 02-07 November 2014: attended the Obesityweek 2014, held in Boston, MA, USA.

• 13-15 November 2014: attended the Emirates oncology conference 2014 & the 14th Pan Arab Cancer Congress, held in Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

• 26-30 August 2014: attended the IFSO2014 world congress held in Montreal, Canada.

• 19-22 June 2013: attended the 21

st

International Congress of the EAES: European Association for Endoscopic Surgery, held in Hofburg, Vienna, Austria.

• 24-25 May 2013: Attended the 1st International Conference On Minimally Invasive Surgery And Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES),‘Tomorrow is Already Today’ hosted by Burjeel Hospital and held at Jumeirah Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

• 17-20 April 2013:Attended the Surgical Spring Week, 2013 SAGES Scientific Sessions & Postgraduate Courses Meeting held in Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

• 20 -21 March 2013:Attended the 1stSaudi Arabian Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (SASMBS) held at Fairmont the Palm, Dubai, UAE.

• 28 -31 January 2013:Attended the 12th Middle East Surgery Conference at the Arab Health 2013, Dubai, UAE.

• 10-12 January 2013: attended the 1st Congress of Egyptian Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ESMBS) and the 9th Winter Meeting of the Mediterranian& Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Association Congress (MMESA), and the 3

rd

Congress of the African Middle Eastern Society of Hernia (AMESH) held in Ramses Hilton, Cairo, Egypt.

• 08-10 November 2012: attended the 1st Emirates Oncology Conference, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

• 11-13 October 2012: attended the 40th Congress of Jordanian Surgical Society (JSS) and the 12thMediterranian& Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Association Congress (MMESA), and the 21

st

Pan Arab Association of Surgeons held in Amman, Jordan.

• 12-14 October 2012: attended the 4th SKMC-Cleveland Clinic Obesity & Digestive Disease Symposium 2012, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

• 11-15 Septemper 2012: attended the XVII World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi, India.

• 25-28 April 2012: Attended the 5thCongress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, European chapter, Barcelona Spain.

• 18th March 2012: attended the Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery Course held at CSTC: Clinical Skills Training Center: FMHS: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE and accredited by EAES ( European Association for Endoscopic Surgery).

• 13-17 March 2012: attended the Asia Middle East Surgery Conference(AMESCON). “The Meydan Hotel”, Dubai, UAE.

• 18-20 February 2012: attended the Postgraduate Advanced Laparoscopic Course held at CSTC: Clinical Skills Training Center: FMHS: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE and accredited by EAES ( European Association for Endoscopic Surgery).

• 23 -26 January 2012:Attended the 11th Middle East Surgery Conference at the Arab Health 2012, Dubai, UAE.

• 6-7 Dec 2011: attended the GEMS: General Education & Master Specialised Sessions in Anticoagulation, UAE. Hamilton Health Sciences, CANADA.

• 17-19 Nov 2011: attended the 11thMediterranian& Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Association Congress (MMESA), Catania, ITALY.

• 24-29 Oct 2011: attended theAmerican College of SurgeonsAnnual Clinical Congress; San Francisco, CA, USA.

• 19-22 Oct 2011: Obesity summit cleveland, Cleveland clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

• 20-21 September 2011: attended the 2nd International Comprehensive Pain Management Conference in Abu Dhabi, UAE: “Balancing Benefits and Risks in Pain Medicine” held at Fairmont Bab Albahr, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

• 20May 2011:attended theHepatobiliary Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

• 19 May 2011: attended theInternational Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) UAE chapter meeting, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

• 24 -27 January 2011:Attended the 10

th

Surgery Conference at the Arab Health Congress 2011, Dubai, UAE.

• 27-30 October 2010:Attended the UAE Cancer Congress Dubai Festival City, Dubai.

• 17-19 October 2010:Invited speaker at the Trauma & Emergency conference ADNEC Abu Dhabi, UAE.

• 14-17 October 2010:Attended the 2

nd

SKMC Cleveland Clinic Obesity Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

• 07-10 October 2010:Attended the UHS hernia symposium, Istanbul, Turkey.

• 28-30 April 2010: attended the 1

st

International GCC Hernia Surgery Congress; a Mid Term Congress of Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS), Held at Intercontinental Festival City, Dubai, UAE.

• 07-09 April 2010: attended the 6th Emirates Gastroenterology &Hepatology Conference, Held at Dubai, UAE.

• 22-27 Feb 2010: attended the 9

th

MISS: Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium, held at San Diego, CA, USA.

• 17-19 June 2009: Attended the 11

TH

Milan Breast Cancer Conference held at the "IEO" European Institute of Oncology in MILAN, ITALY.

• 23-26 April 2009: Attended the 2

nd

Annual MENA NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology Congress, held at ABU DHABI Armed Forces Club.

• 03 April /2009: attended the Breast & Bone Disease Conference held at DUBAI, UAE.

• 17-19 Feb 2009: Attended the International Conference on Trauma Management, Critical Care and Prevention held at Al Ain, UAE.

• 10/2007: Teaching at the Basic Surgical Skills Course, held at the CME center at AseerCentralHospital in Affiliation with KingKhaledUniversity, College of Medicine.

• 5/2007: Attended the 28THASEER Surgical Club: “Management of Hernias-Update”.

• 5/2006: Attended the 27

th

ASEER Surgical Club: “Management of Abdominal Trauma-Update”.

• 11/2005: Attended the 26thASEER Surgical Club: “Breast Diseases Update”.

• 1/2007:Attended the 16thAseer Urology Club Meeting: CME Center, Aseer Central Hospital.

• 12/2005: HajjMission, Mina Aljiser Hospital, Mecca, Saudi Ministry of health.

• 5/2005: Attended the 5

th

Medical Ethics Conference held at ASEER Central Hospital.

INTERNSHIP:

September 1993 to August 1994: Aleppo University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Aleppo, SYRIA:

A final yeas rotation program for the internship during which we rotate all departments in Aleppo University hospital and gain the practical and clinical experience in dealing with all kinds of patients visiting the outpatient clinics, emergency department as well as the inpatients, in addition to practicing at the Accident and Emergency Department and the operating theatres. The program consists of:

1. Internal medicine: 3 months. 2. Surgery: 3 months. 3. Obstetrics & gynecology: 1.5 months. 4. Pediatrics: 1.5 months. 5. Ophtalmology: 15 days. 6. ENT: 15 days. 7. Dermatology: 15 days. 8. Laboratory: 15 days.

SURGICAL EXPERIENCE:

Following a full training program requirements for Specialist Accreditation in General Surgery were completed in 1999 at the Syrian National Residency Training Program. A wide experience of general

surgery was obtained during rotational appointments in gastroenterology, urology, trauma care and orthopedics, endocrine, pediatric and vascular surgery.

• 17/April 2017 to present:

Position Held: Consultant General Surgeon: Clinical lead of Acute Care Surgery Cork University Hospital http://www.cuh.hse.ie Cork, Ireland.

Cork University Hospital (CUH) is the largest university teaching hospital in Ireland and is the only Level 1 Trauma centre in the country due to the presence of over 40 different medical and surgical specialties on the campus. CUH is the tertiary referral centre for the HSE Southern area, and the supra regional area of Limerick, Clare, Tipperary, Waterford and Kilkenny. CUH therefore acts as a regional centre for secondary and tertiary care for the catchment population of 550,000 served by the HSE Southern area and a supra-regional centre for a total a population of 1.1 million.

Started working at CUH as a Consultant general surgery providing acute care surgery to the patients attending the hospital through A&E, the acute surgical team consists of 2 consultants, 2 registrars, 2 SHOs 3 nurses and 1 CNM2. Providing clinical services in the field of acute care surgery to cover the Munster area of Ireland.

• 01/Dec 2015 to 16/April 2017:

Position Held: Clinical Fellow HPB & UGI surgery: Cork University Hospital http://www.cuh.hse.ie Mercy University Hospital http://www.muh.ie Cork, Ireland.

Cork University Hospital (CUH) is the largest university teaching hospital in Ireland and is the only Level 1 Trauma centre in the country due to the presence of over 40 different medical and surgical specialties on the campus. CUH is the tertiary referral centre for the HSE Southern area, and the supra regional area of Limerick, Clare, Tipperary, Waterford and Kilkenny. CUH therefore acts as a regional centre for secondary and tertiary care for the catchment population of 550,000 served by the HSE Southern area and a supra-regional centre for a total a population of 1.1 million.

Started working at CUH & MUH as a clinical Fellow in Upper GI and HBP surgery team, the team consists of 2 consultants, 2 fellows, 1 registrar and 2 interns. Providing clinical services in the field of HepatoPancreaticoBiliary surgery and UGI surgery to cover the Munster area of Ireland. Duties including providing these services in two hospitals, CUH & MUH, including outpatients, inpatient consults and managing theatre lists within the unit.

• 22 July 2015 to 30 Nov 2015:

Position Held: NCHD SHO General & Vascular surgery: Mercy University Hospital, Cork, Ireland.

Started working at MUH as an SHO in general and vascular surgery team, the team cpnsists of 3 consultants, 2 registrars and 3 SHOs and 2 interns.

• Feb 2010 to July 2015:

Position Held: Consultant General & Bariatric Surgery:

TawamHospital, in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, UAE. P.O.Box:15258 Tel: 00971 3 7677444. www.tawamhospital.ae

Same hospital, I was promoted to Acting consultant where I was granted full admitting privileges in the general and bariatric surgery department, and I was covering the on call Rota independently, and have my own clinic and OR lists. My weekly schedule consists of 4 surgery outpatient clinics, two days in the OR, two weekly 24 hours calls, once a week teaching session at the College of Medicine, and daily morning rounds and teaching sessions for the surgical residents. As for the administrative work, I am in charge of the general surgery department statistical analysis and productivity of other surgeons in the department.

• July 2008 to Feb 2010:

Position Held: Acting Consultant General Surgery:

TawamHospital, in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, UAE. P.O.Box:15258 Tel: 00971 3 7677444. www.tawamhospital.ae

Tawam hospital is a480 bed,tertiary care center and teaching hospital affiliated to the college of medicine and health sciences at UAE university located in Al Ain. The hospital provides medical services to the whole of UAE as a major trauma center and an oncology referral center for surgical and medical oncology as well as radiation therapy. Services provided include all medical, surgical and Obs/gyn specialties; It is the university hospital of the United Arab Emirates University College of Medicine with an established

training programs recognized by the Arab Board of Medical Specialties. TAWAMHospital is also accredited by Joint Commission International (JCIA). The hospital is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine which has operational oversight.

I am working there as a Specialist General & Laparoscopic surgeon in the General Surgery Department. Duties include the management of surgical clinics of our unit, as well as running the breast center which is a comprehensive center providing services to patients with breast problems as well as screening programs managed locally with the Ministry of health, also I was the second on call in the A/E Department, responsibilities include the management of both elective and emergency cases, with the pre-op evaluation and post-op management, follow up, together with the surgical procedures, which included both general and laparoscopic surgeries. My main interest is minimally invasive surgery and Bariatric surgery. Procedures I perform included all aspects of general and laparoscopic surgery such as minor and major procedures, appendicectomy, hernia repair, I&D, EUA, thyroid and parathyroid, GI tumors, cholecystectomy and common bile duct exploration, both open and laparoscopic procedures, laparoscpic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic hernia repairs, Lap hiatal hernia repair and anti-reflux operations. I have vast experience in Bariatric surgery for morbid obesity patients such as gastric banding, gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. Also I have a comprehensive experience in the management of trauma , as a trauma team leader in A&E department and management including all emergency procedures such as endotracheal intubations, chest drain insertion, diagnostic peritoneal lavage, cricothyrodotomy, tracheostomy, venous cut down, central line insertion, and performing bed side FAST"Focused Assessment Sonography in Trauma". Duties also included but not limited to teaching and supervising residents, interns, and medical students at all levels in the Emarati surgical residency program for nationals which is held at the hospital under the supervision of the Uae University Faculty of Medicine. As a surgical tutor, bed side teaching, in the theatre as well, together with lectures and oral presentations held regularly as a part of the department educational daily activities.

• June/ 2004 to July 2008 :

Position Held: Senior Specialist General Surgery:

Aseer Central Hospital, King Khaled University, Abha, KSA. Tel: 00966 7 2251155.

Aseer Central Hospital is a 640 bed, tertiary care center located in ABHA, provides medical services to the southern province of KSA in all medical and surgical specialties. This is the

UniversityHospital of the College of Medicine at KingKhaledUniversity with 8 training programs recognized by the Saudi Board, Arab Board and the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians in UK. As a Senior Specialist Registrar in the General Surgery Department, working in a surgical unit consists of four consultants, two specialist registrars, four residents on Rota basis, and two interns on rotation basis. Duties include the management of surgical clinics of our unit, as well as running the breast center which is a comprehensive center providing services to patients with breast problems as well as screening programs managed locally with the Aseer Directorate of Health Affaris, also I was the second on call in the A/E Department, responsibilities include the management of both elective and emergency cases, with the pre-op evaluation and post-op management, follow up, together with the surgical procedures, which included both general and laparoscopic surgeries.

Surgery I performed included all aspects of general and laparoscopic surgery including minor and major procedures, such as appendectomy, hernia repair, I&D, EUA, thyroid and parathyroid, GI tumors, cholecystectomy and common bile duct exploration, both open and laparoscopic procedures, lap cholecystectomy, laparoscopic hernia repair, laparoscopic appendectomy, Laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair and anti-reflux operations. I have assisted in many procedures involving laparoscopic surgery for morbid obesity patients such as gastric banding, gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. Also I have a comprehensive experience in the management of trauma , as a trauma team leader in A&E Dept and management including all emergency procedures such as endotracheal intubation, intercostals chest drain insertion, diagnostic peritoneal lavage, cricothyrotomy, tracheostomy, venous cut down, central line insertion and management, Focused Assessment Sonography in Trauma, (FAST). Duties also included but not limited to teaching and supervising medical interns and residents at all levels in the Saudi surgical residency program which is held at the hospital under the supervision of the Saudi Comission Of Health Specialtis (SCFHS) and the King Khaled University, as a surgical tutor, bed side teaching, in the theatre as well, together with lectures and oral presentations held regularly as a part of the department educational daily activities. . I have also participated in the organization and the process of the surgical clinical examinations (OSCE) held regularly by the College of Medicine at KingKhaledUniversity.

• Feb-1999 to June 2004:

Position Held: Specialist General Surgery:

Dar-Alshifa hospital- Damascus- Syria. Tel:00963-11-4465340. E-mail: shifahos@scs-net.org

I worked there as a Specialist registrar in the Surgical department and the Accident and Emergency Department, where I was covering two shifts per day. Duties include the management of Patients in the A/E department as an ER Physician and basically the management of surgical emergencies, responsibilities includes the management of all trauma cases, in different surgical specialties ( General, Orthopedic, Neurosurgery, Urology, and vascular). Where I gained a very good experience in trauma management, dealing with various aspects of cases in the A/E dept , and the surgical procedures both open & laparoscopic, Also in the Surgical department where I did a lot of surgeries as well as assisting in many surgical cases in multiple specialties including Orthopedic, neurosurgery, vascular, pediatric, plastic, urology and Obstetrics/gynecology.

• May-1995 to Oct-1999:

Position Held: Resident General Surgery through the Syrian Surgery residency program:

Syrian MOH Government Hospitals. Syrian General Surgery Residency Program. Damascus Hospital – Damascus - Syria. Tel: 00963-11-2324176. Ibnelnafees Hospital - Damascus - Syria. Tel: 00963-11-5121211. Alrazi Hospital- Aleppo- Syria. Tel: 00963- 21- 2676001.

I have spent four and a half years in the hospitals mentioned above as a Resident surgeon, in the first two years I was a junior resident, my responsibilities were preparing the patients for surgery, making all the consultations and blood tests they might need and all the pre-op work up, share in the operating theatre as surgeon assistant, and also as a first call doctor in the Emergency Room, dealing with all kinds of emergencies, both surgical, medical and trauma as well. And then I became a senior resident, responsibilities were operating s a general surgeon, also overseeing the junior residents, evaluating their practice in the OR and ER, also as a second on call physician in the ER. I performed numerous operations and surgical procedures both open & laparoscopic, such as Appendectomy, Cholycystectomy, perforated ulcer, Thyroidectomy, Breast surgery for benign and malignant lesions with axillary lymph node dissection, abdominal wall hernia, GI tumors, splenectomy, biliary tract surgery, colorectal tumor surgery, pancreatic surgery, trauma surgery; in addition to all kinds of minor surgery which is done usually under local anaesthesia. I also had a six months rotation in the Burns and Reconstruction surgery department at Damascus hospital; Where I gained comprehensive experience in the management & treatment of patients with extensive burns, as well as reconstructive procedures for burned victims, such as wounds debridement, fasciotomy and skin grafting.

• Aug-1994 to April-1995:

Position Held House Physician (Hospitalist):

private hospital: Dar-Alshifa Hospital - Damascus- Syria. Tel: 00963-11-4465340. E-mail: shifahos@scs-net.org

I worked there as a Resident Doctor in all wards of the hospital, responsibilities were to prepare new patients for surgery and management of patients post operatively, I was also responsible for admitting new patients coming to the hospital either from the ER, or the out-patient clinic, I also worked as a surgeon assistant in the operating theater with different surgical specialties.

• Sep-1993 to Aug-1994:

Aleppo University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Aleppo, SYRIA:

A final yeas rotation program for the internship during which we rotate all departments in Aleppo University hospital and gain the practical and clinical experience in dealing with all kinds of patients visiting the outpatient clinics, emergency department as well as the inpatients, in addition to practicing at the Accident and Emergency Department and the operating theatres. The program consists of:

9. Internal medicine: 3 months. 10. Surgery & anesthesia: 3 months. 11. Obstetrics & gynecology: 1.5 months. 12. Pediatrics: 1.5 months. 13. Ophtalmology: 15 days. 14. ENT: 15 days. 15. Dermatology: 15 days. 16. Laboratory: 15 days.

LOCUM POSTS:

1- National Guards Hospital, Dammam, KSA:

August-September 2007: Locum Specialist Surgeon in the General Surgery Department. June 2008: one month Locum Specialist Surgeon in the General Surgery Department.

2- Aseer Central Hospital, Abha, KSA:

August-September 2006: Locum Specialist Registrar General Surgery.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Continuously involved in teaching and training surgical residents during daily activities, morning meetings, surgical rounds, outpatient units and operating theater.

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March 2012: Faculty member and instructor in the Single Port Laparoscopic Surgery Course held at CSTC: Clinical Skills Training Center: FMHS: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE and accredited by EAES ( European Association for Endoscopic Surgery).

• 13-17 March 2012: Speaker and Organising committee member for Asia Middle East Surgery Conference(AMESCON). “The Meydan Hotel”, Dubai, UAE.

• 18-20 February 2012: Faculty member & instructor at the Postgraduate Advanced Laparoscopic Course held at CSTC: Clinical Skills Training Center: FMHS: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE and accredited by EAES ( European Association for Endoscopic Surgery).

• 03-05 May-2011: Course codirector for the Postgraduate Advanced Laparoscopic Course held at FMHS, UAE and accredited by EAES ( European Association for Endoscopic Surgery).

• 16-18 December 2010: Instructor at the ATLS course held UAE University 2010.

• 17-19 October 2010:Invited speaker at the Trauma & Emergency conference ADNEC Abu Dhabi, UAE.

• April 2010: Instructor at the ATLS course held UAE University 2010.

• 30 May- 01 June 2009: Faculty member and instructor at the Postgraduate Advanced Laparoscopic Course held at FMHS, UAE and accredited by EAES ( European Association for Endoscopic Surgery)

• 04-05 April 2009: Faculty member and instructor at the Postgraduate Basic Laparoscopic Course held at FMHS, UAE and accredited by EAES ( European Association for Endoscopic Surgery)

• April-2009 to Present: CERNER® Physician Trainer at TAWAM Hospital training doctors how to use HIS " Health Information System", conducting courses for new and old physicians at TAWAM on how to use the CERNER system for E-documentation and E-filing, placing orders, requesting radiological and laboratory investigations electronically.

• 28 Feb- 01 Mar 2009: Faculty member and instructor at the Postgraduate Advanced Gynecological Laparoscopic Course held at FMHS, UAE and accredited by EAES ( European Association for Endoscopic Surgery).

• 10/2007: Teaching at the Basic Surgical Skills Course, held at the CME center at AseerCentralHospital in Affiliation with KingKhaledUniversity, College of Medicine.

• 5/2007: Organizer and Lecturer @ the 28THAseer Surgical Club: “MANAGEMENT OF

HERNIAS-UPDATE”.

• 5/2006: Organizer and Lecturer @ the 27thAseer Surgical Club: “MANAGEMENT OF ABDOMINAL TRAUMA-UPDATE”.

• 11/2005: Organizer and Lecturer @ the 26thAseer Surgical Club: “BREAST DESEASES UPDATE”.

• 6/2005: EXAMINER at the SURGERY-3 Final Clinical Examination held by KingKhaledUniversity, Faculty of Medicine.

• 12/2011: Examiner at the SURGERY Final Clinical Examination OSCE: held by FMHS: faculty of medicine and health sciences, UAE university, Al ain, UAE.

REASEARCH,PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:

• "Evaluation of the use of single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) in bariatric surgery

" Fawaz C.TORAB MD, PhD, Mohd Yasser ALKAYYAL MD, FRCSI, FACS, Haytham ELSALHAT MD, Franck Branicki MD, FRCS, FACS, Tawam Hospital/FMHS UAE university. Poster presentation Presented at the Surgical Spring Week, 2013 SAGES Scientific Sessions & Postgraduate Courses Meeting17-20 April 2013 held in Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

• "Management of Leaks post Sleeve Gastrectomy

" Mohd Yasser ALKAYYAL MD, FRCSI, FACS, Fawaz C.TORAB MD, PhD, Hamouda ALAFARI, Franck Branicki MD, FRCS, FACS, Tawam Hospital/FMHS UAE university. Poster presentation Presented at the Surgical Spring Week, 2013 SAGES Scientific Sessions & Postgraduate Courses Meeting17-20 April 2013 held in Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

• "Management of Leaks post sleeve gastrectomy: a single center experience and review of literature". Oral Presentation presented at the 1st Congress of Egyptian Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ESMBS) and the 9

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Winter Meeting of the Mediterranian& Middle Eastern Endoscopic Surgery Association Congress (MMESA), and the 3rd

Congress of the African Middle Eastern Society of Hernia (AMESH)10-12 January 2013 held in Ramses Hilton, Cairo, Egypt.

• GFR Estimation Pre and Post Bariatric Surgery:A Problem Of Oversize Ahmed Chaaban,1 Fowaz Torab,2 Samra Abouchacra,1 Bassam Bernieh,1 Qutaiba Hussein,1 Mohamad Osman,1 Nicole Gebran,3 Yasser Kayyal,2 Hanan Al Omary,4 Nico Nagelkerke5. 1Nephrology, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates; 2Surgery, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates; 3Pharmacy, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates; 4Department of Physiology, Baghdad University, Baghdad, Iraq; 5Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates: 07/2011.

• "Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery(SILS)":results of an innovative surgery in the UAE started at tawam hospital: presented at SEHA research conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE,12-13 december 2010.

• "Morbidity And Mortality Related To Bariatric Surgery": Experience of surgeons in the UAE: presented at SEHA research conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE,12-13 december 2010.

• "Gastric Band Erosion": Case report Poster presentation at the 2nd SKMC Cleveland Clinic Obesity Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE: October 2010.

• "The Accuracy Of Axillary Ultrasonography In Predicting Lymph Node Metastasis": presented iat the San Antonio Breast Cancer Conference: Tawam hospital Breast Cancer Center.2009.

• "The Accuracy Of Mri In Predicting The Tumor Size In Breast Cancer In Comparison With The Final Pathology Report Post Surgery": TAWAM hospital Breast Care center: 2009.

• "Nipple-Areola-Skin Sparing Mastectomy": single institution experience: 2009.

• "The Role Of Us Evaluation Of Axillary Lymph Node State In Patients Post Neo- Adjuvant Chemoterapy For Breast Cancer"TAWAM hospital Breast Care center: 2009.

• Congenial Heart Diseases: Graduation Thesis, Faculty of medicine - Aleppo University- 1994.

• Many presentations in Power point format in different medical subjects, mainly in the specialty of general , bariatric, breast, laparoscopic surgery and trauma.

LANGUAGES:

- ARABIC: mother tongue. - ENGLISH: fluently reading, writing and speaking. Passed OET Occupational English Test exam of University of Melbourne with grades: A in reading, A in listening, B in speaking, and B in writing.

HOBBIES: Reading, swimming, football.

REFERENCES:

• Prof.Mark Corrigan. MD.FRCS. Consultant General & Breast Surgeon, Professor of Surgery, RCSI Cork University Hospital, Wilton Cork. Mobile:+353 879411555 Email: markcorrigan@rcsi.ie

• Mr.Emmet Andrews. MD.FRCS. Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon. Cork University Hospital, Wilton Cork. Mobile:+353 862272757 Email: emmetandrews1@gmail.com

• Prof.Frank J Branicki.MD. MBBS, DM, FRCS, FRACS, FCS(HK), FHKAM. Chairman of surgery department, CMHS, UAE. Mobile: +971506630238. Email: f.branicki@uaeu.ac.ae

• Dr.Haytham ElSalhat.MD, MBA. General and laparoscopic surgeon. A/chief of general surgery department , Tawam hospital. Mobile: +971504492281. Email: helsalhat@tawamhospital.ae

• Dr. Gharama Yehia Al-SHEHRY. M.D FRCSI.FACS. Senior Consultant General & Laparoscopic surgery. Head of Surgical departments at Aseer Central Hospital. Mobile: 00966507752730.

• Dr.Ali Manea Al-AHMARI:. Consultant General & Endo-laparoscopic Surgeon. Medical Director, Aseer Central Hospital. Email: al-ahmary@hotmail.com Mobile: 00966 506761000.

• Dr.Fouad Raji KARAMI. M.D. FRCSC. Senior Consultant General Surgeon. Deputy Head of Surgical Departments, Aseer Central Hospital. Email: fouadkarami@hotmail.com Mobile: 00966 503066955.