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Dr. Khaldoon Abo Dakka
Lung volume reduction surgery (COPD)
Zulekha Hospital Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Al Zahra Street Al Nasserya - Al Sharq - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL CLINICAL TRAINING OF DR. KHALDOON ABO DAKKA Dr. Khaldoon Abo Dakka is a senior Thoracic Surgeon at Zulekha hospital Sharjah. After graduating from his medical college, he did further training in Thoracic Surgery and got his Syrian Doctorate Degree in Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Khaldoon Abo Dakka has 12 years of experience as a Specialist Thoracic Surgeon in both the Government and Private Hospitals located in Damascus and Asswayeda Cities in Syria. Some of these institutes include Al Eienaya Private Hospital, Al Assad University Hospital, and Al Mazraha Surgical Hospital. Additionally, he has worked as a Lecturer in the clinical training program for the medical students in the Department of Thoracic Surgery at Al Assad University Hospital, Damascus University. SPECIAL CLINICAL INTERESTS OF DR. KHALDOON ABO DAKKA Dr. Khaldoon Abo Dakka has a special clinical interest in Lung volume reduction surgery for COPD patients. He is well-versed in various types of traditional and Thoracoscopic (VATS) operations of the chest and also airways surgery such as Tracheoplasty and Rigid and Flexible Bronchoscopy. He also has immense experience performing Mediastinal procedures such as Mediastinoscopy and Chest wall and diaphragm surgery such as Tumors resection with Thoracoplasty and repair of chest wall deformities. Dr. Khaldoon Abo Dakka is fluent in French, English, and Arabic languages. He has various publications and medical journals. His doctorate degree thesis was published in the Damascus University Journal of Health Science in 2013. The topic of his thesis was “Evaluation of the role of surgery in the management of complex and complicated thoracic tuberculosis cases and prevention of their late sequelae.” His other publications include “Management of tuberculous Pleural Effusion,” published in 2009, and “The role of Mediastinoscopy in the management of lung cancer,” published in the Damascus University Journal of Health Sciences in 2007.