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Dr. Abdalla Elsebaey Shousha, MBBCh, MD, PhD


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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Dr. Abdalla Elsebaey Shousha, M.B.B.Ch., M.S., M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Abdalla Elsebaey Shousha is a cardiothoracic surgeon, medical doctor and Senior Fellow of New Westminster College. He earned a M.B.B.Ch. in Medicine in 1992 from Al-Azhar University, a M.S. in General and Cardiovascular Surgery in 1998 from Al-Azhar University, a M.D. in Cardiac Surgery in 2006 from Cairo University, and a Ph.D. in Cardiothoracic Surgery in 2009 from Cairo University. Dr. Shousha has completed a Fellowship in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at Xavier Bichat University Hospital in Paris, France (2002-2003), a Fellowship in Cardiac Surgery at the Quebec Heart Institute at Laval University in Quebec, Canada (2003-2004), and a Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Transplant Surgery at the Department of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Alberta Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (2004-2005).

Dr. Shousha has an outstanding record of ethical leadership and his professional experience includes:

• 2006 to 2011: Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, American Hospital Dubai, UAE

• July 2005-October 2006: Lecturer, Al-Azhar University Hospital, El Hussien University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

• August 2005-October 2006: Associate Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Nasser Heart Institute, Cairo, Egypt

• July 2004-June 2005: Clinical Fellow of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

• August 2003-June 2004: Clinical Fellow of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Laval University Hospital, Quebec, Quebec, Canada

• July 2002 –July 2003: Resident (FFI), Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Xavier Bichat Hospital, Paris, France

• June 1998-july 2002: Assistant Lecturer, Cardiothoracic Surgery, El Hussein University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

• November 1999-July 2002: Assistant Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Nasser Institute, Cairo, Egypt

• June 1995-June 1998: Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery, El Hussein University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

Dr. Shousha’s clinical skills and experience include:

• Operator of over 1,000 cases of open heart surgery, including ASD closure, MVR, AVR, TRIPLE valve and CABG alone or combined with AVR or MVR, and aortic aneurysm

• First surgical assistant for over 3,500 cases of open heart surgery, including thoracic, vascular, adult and congenital cardiac surgery; complex aortic surgery such as thoraco-abdominal and combined stenting, and open cases aortic aneurysm, aortic valve repair, valve sparing and Ross and modified Ross procedures

• Very good harvest of LIMA, RIMA (all techniques, except robotic), and radial artery, as well as saphenous veins

• Operator and assistant for thoracic cases including wedge resection, lobectomy, pneumonectomy, lung transplant retrieval or implantation, living donor transplants and heart and lung in block transplant

• Operator and assistant for esophageal cases; resection, anastomosis and trauma cases

• Pace makers implantations

• Assistant of the endovascular aortic stenting with the initial experience (32 Cases) with Dr. Dagenais at the University of Laval, Quebec, Canada

Dr. Shousha’s memberships and licenses include:

• Medical License 2007: 3400 7136

• Medical Identification Number of Canada: CAMD 0035-7506

• Canadian Medical Association: 19242

• College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, Canada: C11833

• European Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery: 15262

• Department of Health and Medical Services (Specialist Cardiac Surgeon), Dubai, UAE

• Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Cairo, Egypt: No. 180

• Egyptian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery

• Specialist Cardiothoracic Surgeon: 139 (Egyptian Syndicate)

• Egyptian Medical Syndicate: No. 112260

Dr. Shousha’s publications include:

• Hvass U, Baron F, Elsebaey A.  A new aortoventriculoplasty for prosthetic aortic valve replacement. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Sep 2003: 818-820

• Hvass U, Baron F, Elsebaey A.  The stentless cryo-life Obrien porcine aortic valve at 10 years. Journal of Heart Valve Disease, Nov 2004: 13(6):  977-83-983

As a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Dr. Abdalla Elsebaey Shousha is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.


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