Cardiothoracic Surgery Department

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Cardiothoracic Surgery Department

The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery specializes in treating diseases of the heart and chest by performing surgical treatment of these organs; it offers basic diagnostic to cutting-edge treatments such as Hybrid Coronary Revascularization, Complete Arterial Revascularization, Minimally Invasive and Beating Heart Surgery.

The Department also introduces Trans Catheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVI) as an alternative to traditional open-heart valve replacement surgery.

Moreover, some of the most respected Physicians and Surgeons lead the Cardiothoracic Surgery Department.

The Department of cardiothoracic surgery became the referral center for aortic dissection, valve repair, Complete Arterial Revascularization and off pump surgery.

Medical Services

  • Complete Arterial Revascularization
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Beating Heart Surgery “Off Pump”
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Aortic Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease & ​Stroke Prevention
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • General Thoracic Diseases​​​
  • Heart Failure Treatment
  • Heart Valve Disease​
  • Hybrid Coronary Revascularization

Head Of Cardiothoracic Surgery Department

Dr. Nizar Awwad

Dr. Nizar Awwad

Cardiac Surgery Specialist

Dr. Nizar Awwad is a Cardiac Surgery Specialist with over 12 years of experience, currently he is the Head of Cardiac Surgery Department at The Istishari Arab Hospital.

Prior to joining Istishari Arab Hospital in Ramallah, Dr. Awwad worked in the Department of Cardiac Surgery in Albertin, the educational University Hospital in Germany.

Dr. Awwad graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of Hamburg University, Germany, and then he continued his specialized training in cardiothoracic surgery at Albertin, the educational University Hospital - Germany.

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