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Dr. Aws Khidir Jassim

MBChB, CABMS (Arab Board of General Surgery)

Consultant General Surgeon Advanced Laparoscopic & Bariatric (Obesity) Surgery

Work Experience

  • Dr. Aws has more than 18 years of experience in the field of General Surgery and has worked in The Medical City, Bagdad a reputable Teaching Hospital in Iraq. He has also worked in many private institutions such as the Dijlah Private Hospital.
  • Dr. Aws graduated from the prestigious University of Bagdad – College of Medicine. Sin ce then he has been a part of the Arab Board of General Surgery.
  • He served as a specialist in General Surgery at Bagdad Teaching Hospital since 2005; with a vast experience in conventional and laparoscopic procedures.
  • In 2010 he began performing the sleeve Gastrectomy procedure for morbidly obese patients with significant results. To date he has operated on more than 100 patients.
  • In 2014 he was assigned as a Supervisor in the Arab Board Training Program for General Surgery, also assigned as a Supervisor & Head of the Department of Laparoscopic at Bagdad Teaching Hospital Medical City.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Special Interests

  • Laparoscopic Surgery(Lap Chole and Lap Appendectomy)
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy for Morbid Obesity
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Meshrectopexy for Complete Rectal Prolapse
  • General Gastrointestinal, Endocrine, Breast and Thyroid Surgery

Research / Publications

  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy using Vessel Sealing System
  • Conversion in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Drain versus No Drain in Thyroidectomy
  • Direct port insertion in Laproscopic Surgery