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Hamdi Abu Ali

Hamdi Abu Ali, M.D.

Jordan Hospital and Medical Center مستشفى الأردن
Queen Noor Street
+96265608080 # 7527
+962797778788 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


University of Jordan - Faculty of Medicine (MD, 1998)
Jordan University Hospital (Intern 1998-1999)
Jordan Medical Center (Resident 1999-2000)
Arab Center for Heart Surgery ( Resident 2000-2002)
University of South Florida (Stem Cell Program - Research fellow 2002-2004)
University of Jordan/G. Surgery Residency 2004-2008)
University of Jordan/ G. Surgery (Chief Resident 2008-2009)
Carolinas Medical Center (USA) - Cardiothoracic Surgery 2009-2011)
Carolinas Medical Center (USA) - Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery 2011-2012
Istishari Hospital (JORDAN) - Cardiovascular and Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgeon 2012-2017
Al-Khalidi Medical Center (JORDAN) in Affiliation with Lahey Clinic (USA) 2017-2019
Jordan Hospital and Medical Center 2019-current

Other Interests

Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery ( Uniportal/multiport VATS)
Minimally invasive thoracic trauma management
Chest wall reconstruction
Stem Cell Therapy and Myocardial Repair/Regeneration
MIE - Minimally Invasive Esophegeal Surgery



Hamdi Abu Ali, Baha Shihadeh, AbdelRahman Anani. “Uniportal VATS for the treatment of Hydatid Disease of the Lung”- Accepted for publishing – CardioThoracic Surgery Network - CTSNet January 2017.     

Hamdi Abu Ali, Khaled Al-Asad, Baha Shihadeh, Nada AbdulBaqi, Osama Al-Bdour, Sakher Alkhaderi, Diego Gonzalez-Rivas. Uniportal VATS right lower lobectomy for a typical neuroendocrine tumor. Asvide 2016; 3: 215. doi:10.21037/asvide.2016.215

Abu Ali H, Al-Asad K, Shihadeh B, AbdulBaqi N, Al-Bdour O, Alkhaderi S, Gonzalez-Rivas D. Uniportal lobectomy in Jordan—the journey continues. J Vis Surg 2016; 2:93.

Hamdi Abu Ali “VATS for Removal of Para-Aortic Metallic Foreign Body” CTSnet video, published 11/9/2015

Abu-Ali HM, Shihadeh B, AlAsad K, Abu-Ali Q, Abdulbaqi N. “The Role of Video­Assisted Thoracic Surgery in Removal of Intrathoracic Foreign Bodies Secondary to Trauma: 12 Cases From War Zones in The Middle East and North Africa” June 2015 ISMICS D-1Poster.  

Al-Zaben KR, Qudaisat IY, Al-Ghanem SM, Massad IM, Al-Mustafa MM, Al-Oweidi AS, Abu- Halaweh SA, Abu-Ali HM, Saleem MM. “Intraoperative administration of dexmedetomidine reduces the analgesic requirements for children undergoing hypospadius surgery.” Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2010 Mar;27(3):247-52

Al-Ghanem S, Massad I, Rashed E, Abu-Ali H,  Daradkeh S. ”Optimization of Anesthesia Antiemetic Measures versus Combination with Dexamethasone or Ondansetron in the Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting” : Surg Endosc. 2010 Feb;24(2):353-8. Epub 2009 Jun 11

Al-Ghanem S, Massad I, Al-Barazangi B, Al-Mustafa M, Daoud F, Abu-Ali H. " Effects Of Sevoflurane On Postoperative Liver Functions In Morbidly Obese As Compared To The Non-Obese Patients". Middle East Journal of Anesthesiology, 2009 Jun; 20(2): 207-212

Al-Mustafa M, Badran I, Abu-Ali H, Al-Barazangi B, Massad I, Al-Ghanem S. "Intravenous Dexmedetomidine Prolongs Bupivacaine Spinal Analgesia" Middle East Journal of Anesthesiology, 2009 Jun; 20(2): 225-232

Atiyat B, Kloub A, Abu-Ali H, Massad I " Clinical Sense in the Prediction of Surgical/Trauma Intensive Care Mortality" European Journal of Scientific Research 2009  May;30(2): 265-271

Al-Qudah AS, Abu-Ali HM, Al-Hussaini MA, Massad IM "Periosteal chondroma of the clavicle: Case report and review of the literature." . Int J Surg. 2009 Apr;7(2):140-1

Al-Ghanem SM, Massad IM, Al-Mustafa MM, Al-Zaben KR, Qudaisat IY, Qatawneh AM, Abu-Ali H ” Effect of Adding Dexmedetomidine versus Fentanyl to Intrathecal Bupivacaine on Spinal Block Characteristics in Gynecological Procedures: A Double Blind Controlled Study” : American Journal of Applied Sciences 2009; 6(5): 882-887

Abu-Halaweh S., Al Oweidi A, Abu-Malooh H., Zabalawi M., Alkazaleh F., Abu-Ali H., Ramsay M." Intravenous dexmedetomidine infusion for labour analgesia in patient with preeclampsia" Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2009 Jan; 26(1):86-7

Massad I, Alhadidy A, Moath M Elsmady, Abu-Abeeleh M, Attyat B, Abu-Ali H, Abder-Rahman H, Abu-Ghaida J, Badran D” Doppler Ultrasound guided Brachiocephalic Central Line Insertion in Cardiac Surgery; an Overlooked Approach Revisited” : Eur J Anat, 2008;12(3): 153-158

Jabaiti SK, Issa AA, Fram KM, Saleh SS, Abu-Ali H "Combined Abdominoplasty with Intra-Abdominal Gynecological Procedures" European Journal of Scientific Research 2008 Dec; 24(1):119-126

Massad IM, Abu-Ali H, Al-Ghanem SA, Badran IZ, Ammari BA, Daradkeh SS."Duration of venous occlusion with lidocaine for preventing propofol induced pain."Saudi Med J. 2008 Jul; 29(7):971-4.

Abu-Halaweh IM, Massad IM, Abu-Ali H, Murshidi M, Al-Oweidi A, Al-Adwan G, Ammari B “Pre- emptive ileoinguinal / Ileohypogastric nerve block versus morphine for unilateral varicocelectomy” Jordan Med Journal 2008 Jun; 42(2):87-93

Abu-Halaweh SA, Massad IM, Abu-Ali H, Badran IZ, Barazangi BA, Ramsay MA."Rapid sequence induction and intubation with 1 mg/kg rocuronium bromide in cesarean section, comparison with suxamethonium."Saudi Med J. 2007 Sep; 28(9):1393-6.

Massad I, Abu-Ali H, Biron-Andreani C, Picot MC, Trinh-Duc P."Antithrombin and protein C in systemic inflammatory response syndrome." Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann.2007 Jan; 15(1):39-44.

Massad IM,  Abu-Ali H,  Abu-Halaweh SA,  Badran IZ “Venous occlusion with lidocaine for preventing propofol induced pain. A prospective double-blind randomized study" Saudi Med J. 2006 Jul; 27(7):997-1000.

Robert J. Henning; Hamdi Abu-Ali; John U. Balis; Michael B. Morgan; Alison E. Willing; Paul R. Sanberg "Human Umbilical Cord Blood Mononuclear Cells for the Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction" Cell Transplantation, 2004; 13(7-8): 729-739

Henning RJ, Abu-Ali H, Balis J, Morgan M, Willing A., Sanberg P. “Human Umbilical Cord Blood Cells limit the size of Acute Myocardial Infarction”. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2004, 5(A): 269-270

Abu-Ali H, Henning RJ, Sanberg PR: “Cardiac Cell and Gene Transfer Principles, Protocols, and Applications” Book Review: Cell Transplantation. Cell Transplantation, 2003; 12(8): 921-922



March 2004    Ivancsits D, Cuevas J, Abu-Ali H, Henning R ”Calcium Calmodulin Kinase II Signaling Pathways are Important in Cocaine-Induced Cardiac Ventricular Hypertrophy”, 15th Annual HSC Research Day, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

March 2004    Abu-Ali H, Randolph J, Winslow S., Henning R, Morgan M, John Balis, Willing A, Sanberg P: “Human Umbilical Cord Progenitor Cells in the Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction”. 15th Annual HSC Research Day, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

April 2004   Henning RJ, Abu-Ali H, Balis J, Morgan M., Willing A., Sanberg P. “Human Umbilical Cord Blood Cells limit the size of Acute Myocardial Infarction”. American College of Cardiologists annual meeting, New Orleans

March 2003    Abu-Ali H, Randolph J, Henning R, Morgan M, Baldwin M, Menard L, Willing A, Sanberg P “Preliminary Report: Human Umbilical Cord Progenitor Cells in the Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction”. Abstract and Poster, 14th Annual HSC Research Day, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florid2/2015                         Abu-Ali H “Role of Stem cells in Cardiac Surgery” Jordan Medical Association meeting, Amman – Jordan.


2/2015  Abu-Ali H “Expert Overview of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery” Moderator – Thoracic session – Middle East and North Africa Johnson and Johnson Recertification meeting – MIS Academy– Dubai, UAE.

12/2014  Abu-Ali H “ Stem Cells in Cardiac Surgery” Jordan Cardiac Surgery Society Meeting, Amman - Jordan4/2007  Abu-Ali H ,Al-Qudah A ”Thoracoplasty in Treating Empyema and Bronchopleural Fistula : Report of Two Cases and Review of Literature”, presentation and abstract, The Third Conference of Jordanian Medical Faculties, Conference book P 61

7/2006   Abu-Ali H “Stem Cells - Where Do We Stand ?”, Prince Hamzah Hospital  first Annual Scientific Acitivities, Ministry of health

3/2006     Abu-Ali H “Traumatic Temporal Artery Aneurysm: Case Report and Review of Literature”, Jordanian Society for Thoracic Surgeons monthly meeting

2/2006     Abu-Ali H “Infected Diaphragmatic Mesh, Case Report,  Therapeutic Options and Review of Literature”, Jordanian Society for Thoracic Surgeons monthly meeting

3/2007     Invitesd talk: “Stem Cells to Regenerate Myocardial Tissue”, King Abdulla Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) Faculty of Engineering, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

10/2003  Invited talk:  “Role of Human Umbilical Cord Stem Cells in Tissue Regeneration”, Department of Hematology/oncology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, US

Practice Areas

  • Thoracic
  • Diaphragm
  • Education
  • Esophagus
  • Lobectomy
  • Lung
  • Mediastinum
  • Mediastinum
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pericardium
  • Pleura
  • Trachea and Bronchi
  • Transplantation