Dr. Mohamed Alhaj Mustafa

MD, American College of Surgeon FACS, Syrian board-General Surgery, Syrian Board-Thoracic Surgery

Specialist-Thoracic & General Surgery

Work Experience

  • Dr. Md. Mustafa has over 28 years of experience working as a Thoracic and General Surgeon.
  • He served as a specialist in General and Thoracic Surgery, gaining experience and expertise in these fields. Eventually, he advanced to the position of consultant, where he played a more senior role in teaching, research, and managing complex surgical cases at Aleppo University Hospital and MOH hospitals in Syria. He has also served in a private hospital in Istanbul and Mersin and been a volunteer at a NGO hospital in Syria. For the last two years he has been working in Kuwait Hospital, Sharjah, UAE.
  • Dr. Mustafa's experience in both urgent and elective cases makes him skilled and proficient in managing a wide range of surgical conditions. His practice involved a mix of emergency surgeries requiring immediate intervention and planned procedures for chronic or non-life-threatening conditions.
  • Dr. Mustafa graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Aleppo University in Syria. Following graduation, he attended a residency program in General Surgery at Aleppo University Hospital. After completing his residency, he pursued a sub-specialty in Thoracic Surgery, also at Aleppo University Hospital and hospitals affiliated with the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Syria.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Special Interests

  • Minimal Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Chest Wall Deformities
  • Lung Cancer
  • Esophageal Surgery

Research / Publications

  • Mohamed Alhaj Moustafa. Mid-Esophageal Stenosis in a Child. Global J Surg Surgical Tech.2019; 1(1): 1-3.https://doi.org/10.46940/gjsst.01.1002
  • Moustafa MA. Omentoplasty for residual pleural cavity post TB RL lobectomy. MOJ Surg.2021;9(1):1‒5. https://doi.org/10.15406/mojs.2021.09.00183
  • Moustafa MA. Segmental resection for congenital esophageal stenosis, Is it safe?. Ame J Surg Clin Case Rep. 2021;3(11):1-6
  • Alhaj Moustafa,M. (2021) Isolated Esophageal Crohn’s Disease with Diffuse Stricture. Open Journal of Thoracic Surgery, 11, 96-106 https://doi.org/10.4236/ojts.2021.114013
  • Moustafa, M.A. (2022) Vanishing Lung. Open Journal of Thoracic Surgery, 12, 43-50.https://doi.org/10.4236/ojts.2022.123005
  • Moustafa, M.A. (2022) Right Main Bronchus Disruption Discovered after One Year of Blunt Chest Trauma. Open Journal of Thoracic Surgery, 12, 51-59. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojts.2022.124006
  • nbamuthiah P, Gupta R, Mustafa MA, et al. Rare Case of Primary Pleural Spindle Cell Sarcoma in a Young Patient. Bengal Physician Journal 2023;10(1):18–21.
  • Mohamed FA, Gupta R, Mustafa M, Muallemi EI,Hamad IA. Liver abscess rupture into the chest wall with multilocalized pleural effusion. Adv Biomed Health Sci 2023;2:186-9. https://doi:10.4103/abhs.abhs_28_23