The Thoracic Surgery Division at SSMC is the only surgery unit in the UAE to offer the full range of thoracic surgery care from trauma, infection, and pleural diseases to cancer including curative and palliative care.
We offer diagnostic, staging, and therapeutic services for all thoracic oncology (lungs, pleura, esophagus, chest wall, and mediastinum), thoracic trauma, and non-cancerous thoracic disorders including congenital/developmental and acquired diseases of the chest.
Furthermore, we are the only Thoracic Surgery Unit within the SEHA network to routinely provide the National Specialist Surgical Service for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as well as the Northern Emirates.
Comprising a team of three internationally distinguished surgeons with national leadership roles, multiple peer-reviewed publications, and over 20 years of experience in the field, we offer unparalleled clinical and surgical expertise.
Furthermore, we are the referral center for hospitals and other specialties for complex cases like repairing intra-thoracic post-operative complications.
Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP) is a two-day, interactive course, which includes mandatory, pre-course e-learning. It covers the practical skills and knowledge that health care professionals need to effectively care for surgical patients, including those who are deteriorating or at risk of doing so.