Dr. Hilal Omar

Specialist, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
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Dr. Hilal Omar, European Examination Board of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, MBBCh, MSc, is a Specialist in the Otolaryngology, Head, and Neck Surgery Division at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

With over 25 years of experience in the field, Dr. Omar is a European Board-Certified Surgeon in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery and has been a core member of the Head and Neck multidisciplinary team within SEHA since 2014. He specializes in treating a wide range of ear, nose, and throat diseases and performing surgeries to manage cancers in the laryngeal, throat, neck, mouth, jaw, and face. In addition, Dr. Omar has extensive expertise in treating trauma and tumors and providing expert endoscopic approaches to the nose and sinuses anterior cranial fossa.

Dr. Omar is also committed to education as he teaches Head and Neck Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and mentors medical and nursing students in the UAE.

Doctor can help with

  • Pharyngo-oesophagoscopy and biopsies of head and neck masses
  • Management of all types of facial trauma with maxillofacial reconstruction
  • All head and neck cancer treatment
  • Parotidectomy, submandibular gland, branchial cyst, cystic hygroma, thyroglossal cyst excisions, thyroid, and parathyroid surgeries
  • Facial plastic surgery
  • Microvascular free flaps in reconstruction of head and neck
  • Surgical airway service
  • Microlaryngoscopy & micro laryngeal surgeries
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Surgical speech rehabilitation after total laryngectomy
  • General Otolaryngology (Adult & Pediatrics)
  • Otology (including complex external, middle ear, and mastoid surgery)
  • Rhinology (including complex functional endoscopic sinus surgery)

Memberships

  • Member, The Egyptian Society of Otorhinolaryngology
  • Member, The American Association of Continuing Medical Education
  • Fellow, The European Examination Board of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery

Licences & Certifications

  • Licensed, ENT, Head & Neck Surgery Specialist, Al Mouwasat Hospital, KSA
  • Licensed, ENT, Head & Neck Surgery Specialist, Department of Health - Abu Dhabi (DOH)
  • Licensed, ENT, Head & Neck Surgery Consultant, Egyptian Medical Syndicate, Egypt

Training & Work Experience

  • Teaching on Head and Neck Modules I & II, Complex

    Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK

  • Specialist, Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Specialist, Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

    Mouwasat Hospital, KSA

  • Specialist, Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

    El Haram Hospital, Egypt

  • Residency, Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

    El Haram Hospital, Egypt

Education

  • European Board Examination in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (EBE-ORL-HNS)

  • Master of Science (MSc) in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Cairo University, Egypt

  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Masterclass British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons (BAETS), UK

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (​​MBBCh) Cairo University, Egypt

  • ​Undergraduate Medical Degree Cairo University, Egypt

Awards & Recognitions

  • Certificate of Appreciation

    Mafraq Hospital, UAE
  • Chief Resident Award

    El Haram Hospital, Egypt
  • Day Makers Award

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE