Professor Abbas E. Abbas: what the next generation of surgical robots is going to be?

Posted On 2016-03-22 17:58:13

Dr. Abbas is Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Temple University School of Medicine and Hospital. Certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, he earned his medical degree from Ain-Shams University School of Medicine in Cairo, Egypt. He achieved his General Surgery training at Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System. Afterwards, he completed a fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Since then, he has held several leadership positions at different academic institutions. Dr. Abbas has extensive expertise in robotic surgery for mediastinal, esophageal and lung disease. He has authored numerous papers and chapters in the fields of thoracic surgery and minimally invasive surgery and is frequently invited to speak at National and International meetings. His research includes ongoing studies in robotic thoracic surgery, esophageal dysmotility, gastroesophageal reflux disease and cryospray ablation.