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Dr. Mohamed Mustafa

Specialist: Thoracic & General Surgery

Syrian Board - Thoracic Surgery 
Syrian Board - General  Surgery 
Fellow of American College
of Surgeons, FACS

About Dr. Mohamed Mustafa
(Dr. Mohamed Alhaj Moustafa)


Dr. Mustafa graduated from the faculty of medicine at Aleppo University, Syria. then attended a residency program in general surgery, then a sub-specialty in thoracic surgery at Aleppo University Hospital and hospitals of MOH in Syria. After that, he worked as a specialist and then as a consultant at Aleppo University Hospital and MOH Hospital in Syria.

Ten years ago, he shifted to Turkey and worked in many private hospitals in Istanbul and Mersin and as a volunteer in an NGO hospital in Syria. For the last two years, he worked at Kuwait Hospital in Sharjah, UAE.

During his long practice, he did thousands of urgent and elective operations in thoracic, thoracoscopic, general, laparoscopic, and bariatric surgeries.

He attended:
A course in thoracoscopic surgery at De Antony Hospital in Paris, France, with Prof. Haytham Backdash.
Training in the thoracic surgery department at Mesrsin State Hospital, Turkey.
There are many workshops in thoracoscopic surgery at Yedikule Thoracic Surgery Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey.
Bariatric course in Medical Park Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Doctor in Medicine, MD, University of Aleppo, 1991
Certificate of registration for specialization in General Surgery, 1995  
Certificate of registration for specialization in Thoracic surgery 2004
Syrian Board: General Surgery 2014
Syrian Board: Thoracic Surgery 2014    

Scope of services:

Chest trauma:
Ribs and sternum fractures, pneumothorax, haemothorax, and contusion.

Thoracic cage:

  • Congenital chest wall deformities
  • Pectus excavatum, Funnel chest
  • Pectus crainatum, Pigeon chest
  • Chest wall tumors
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome, Cervical rib
  • Diaphragmatic disorders (Hernia, Lacerations, Paralysis, and Eventration)

Pleural lesions:
  • Pleural effusion
  • Empyema
  • Chylothorax
  • Malignant Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural tumors, Msethelioma

Parenchymal diseases:
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Bollus lung disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Hydatic cyst of lung
  • Lung abscess
  • Pulmonary nodules
  • Lung cancer

Mediastinal lesions:

  • Thymus gland diseases
  • Mediastinal Lymph Node Diseases
  • Mediastinal cysts
  • Pericardial window
  • Thoracic Sympathectomy (Hyperhydrosis, Raynoud’s syndrome)
  • Posterior mediastinal tumors

Tracheal lesions     

  • Benign stenosis
  • Malignant tumor
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula
  • Tracheostomy

Esophageal diseases
(Achalasia, Hiatal hernia, GERD, Motility disorders, Tumors).


If you are in search of an experienced Thoracic & General Surgeon in Dubai, contact DRHC at +97142798200.