Brief:

The department of surgery was established in the Faculty of Medicine in 1962 with academic members of no more than 3 surgeons. Over the time this department was developed and now it includes 34 teaching staff members in various surgical specialties including: general & laparoscopic surgery, urology, orthopedics and fractures surgery, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, pediatric surgery, ENT, ophthalmology, anesthesia, accident and emergency medicine. The staff members are involved in theoretical teaching and clinical training of third, fourth, fifth and sixth year medical students. In addition, our staff also take a significant part in supervision and teaching of the postgraduate students of the Scientific Council of Iraqi board of medical specialties and the Arab board of health specialties.

Objectives of the department:

Upon the completion of the academic program of the department, the undergraduate student will be able to acquire the cognitive components and the clinical skills of the following topics:

  • Common surgical diseases in the field of various surgical specialties.
  • The necessary knowledge in recording the medical history of surgical cases, conducting appropriate clinical examination and analyzing the clinical signs of each case.
  • Identify multiple diagnostic methods for surgical cases and the importance of choosing the right method.
  • Appreciate the real value of laboratory tests and other diagnostic methods used in the field of the diagnosis.
  • Recognize the importance of anesthesia in operating theatres and complications resulting from anesthetics.
  • Learn about the basic principles in preparing patients before operations.
  • Learn about the basic principles of follow-up patients in intensive care and acquire the necessary skills to treat critical conditions.
  • Understanding and applying basic skills of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and central venous catheterization.
  • Acquire the skill of the surgical procedures; like nasogastric tube insertion, sutures and surgical knots, chest tube insertion, abscess drainage, and urethral catheterization.
  • Correct perception and recognition of the optimal use of surgical instruments.
  • Attend common surgical operations and understand their relationship to human anatomy such as hernia operations, hemorrhoids, biliary surgery, thyroid surgery, and appendectomy.
  • The student should be familiar with the modern surgical techniques such as laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery and the need to keep in touch with the latest developments through the international medical periodicals and medical websites.

No.

name

Testimony

Degree

1

Sameer I. Hasan  SAFFAR

FICMS - General surgery MRCS - London

Professor

2

Yakdhan Zuhair Al Saleem

FICMS - Orthopaedics

ASS.Prof

4

Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Aziz  SULAIMAN

FRCS

Professor

5

Mahmood Abed Sulaiman Aljumaily

FICMS - Orthopaedics

Professor

6

Nashwan Qahatan Mahgoob

FICMS / FACS

Professor

7

Ali Abdul Muttalib mohammed Ali

FIBMS – ENT

Professor

8

Basil mohamd nathir

FIBMS – ENT

Professor

9

Zaid Saad uldeen  Khudher

FIBMS/ FEBU

Ass.Prof.

10

Firas mahmood alchalabi

CABS -  General surgery

Ass.Prof.

11

Abdul Salaam Thanoon Al Masri

FIMC(urology)

Ass.Prof.

120

Karam Kamal Younus Sharif Bak

FICMS - General Surgery

CABMS-General Surgery

Ass.Prof.

13

khalaf rasheed jadoa

FICMS- General Surgery

Ass.Prof.

14

Nooman Hadi Saeed

HS(urology) /CAB/FJMC/MRCS

Ass.Prof.

15

Uday Hani Mohammad

HS (Ph.D) urology

FABMS-FJMC(urology) MRCS (general surgery)

Ass.Prof.

16

Azzam Abdul-Kader Ahmed

FRCS/CABO/FJMC/FICO- H.S(Opth)

Ass.Prof.

17

Haitham  Abdul-Malik Alnori

FICMS – ENT

Ass.Prof.

18

Nazar Abdul Kareem Hamid

FIBMS/ENT

Lecturer 

19

Dena Abdul Ghanii Alkazzaz

FICMS/Anaesthesia & IC

Lecturer 

20

Muddather Abdulaziz Mohammed

H.S.(A&E);FJMC(A&F)

Lecturer 

21

Yasir Adil Taqa

FRBMS/ neuro

Lecturer 

22

 Bassam Khalid Abed Al-kozee

FIBMS(pediatric surgery)

Lecturer 

23

Zeyad Abd-Almunim Shanshal

CABMS( surgery)

Lecturer 

24

Ziad Tariq Mahmood

FIBMS-Cardioth. & V.

Lecturer 

25

Obay Abdul Aziz edan

FIBMS(pediatric surgery)

Lecturer 

26

Sunmar Y. Hamid

FIBMS - ENT

Lecturer 

27

Muthanna Abdul Razaq Hameed

FIBMS - Orthopedics

Lecturer 

28

Mohamed Saad Aziz

CABMS ( ORL-HNS)

Lecturer 

29

Bara'a Mahir   Aziz                                    

FIBMS (ORL-HNL)

Lecturer 

30

Ahmed Khalid Hazim

FIBMS/ABHS/EBEORL- HNS

Lecturer 

31

Ashraf Ibrahim Mohammed

CABMS URO

Lecturer 

32

Saher Habeeb Qaryaqos AL Banaa

FIBMS/Ortho

Lecturer 

33

Mohamed Enaam Mohamed ALdewachi

FIBMS /plastic

Lecturer 

34

Mohanad Adnan Bakr

CABMS-EM

Lecturer 

35

Mohamed aead

CABMS/neuro

Lecturer