Dr. Omar Al Afeefi

Specialist, Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Surgery
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Dr. Omar Al Afeefi is a thoracic surgery specialist in the general surgery department at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.

With 10 years of expertise, Dr. Al Afeefi’s skills extend to various thoracic surgeries, including minimal invasive procedures, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) pleurodesis, VATS wedge/lobectomy resections, bronchoscopies, endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), uniportal lung resections, lobectomies, and segmentectomies. As a member of the Emirates Thoracic Society in the UAE, Dr. Al Afeefi holds licenses from the Jordanian Board in Jordan. Additionally, he is certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS).

Dr. Al Afeefi

His professional journey includes roles as a specialist in thoracic surgery and general surgery at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) and Al Mafraq Hospital, in the UAE. Dr. Al Afeefi’s educational background encompasses residency at Tawam Hospital in the UAE, solidifying his commitment to advancing thoracic surgery practices.

Doctor can help with

  • Minimally invasive thoracic surgeries
  • Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATs) pleurodesis
  • Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATs) wedge/blebectomy resections
  • Bronchoscopies
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Uniportal lung resections
  • Lobectomies and segmentectomies


  • Member - Emirates Thoracic Society, UAE

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, Jordanian Board, Jordan
  • Certified, Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Certified, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

Training and work experience

  • Specialist, Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Specialist, General and Thoracic Surgery

    Al Mafraq Hospital, UAE

  • Resident

    Tawam Hospital, UAE

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