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Iskander Al-Githmi

Iskander Soliman Al-Githmi, M.D., FRCSC,

King Abdulaziz University
Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, King Abdulaziz University Hospital
Jeddah   21589
Saudi Arabia
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King AbdulAziz University ( M.D. ), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 1987
University Of Manitoba, Canada - General Surgery 1991- 1996
University Of Manitoba, Canada - Thoracic Surgery 1996 -1997
University Of Manitoba, Canada - Critical Care Medicine Fellowship 1997 - 1998
University Of Toronto, Canada - Lung Transplantation Fellowship 1998
University Of Alberta and University of Toronto, Canada - Cardiac Surgery Fellowship 1998 - 2000
Board certified in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery and Cardiac Surgery
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & research Center- Attending cardiothoracic surgeon 2001-2005
The Chinese University of Hong Kong- Assistant Professor (sept. 2005-2007)
King Abdulaziz University-Assistant Professor (June 2007-Present)


Surgical Critical Care
Coronary Artery Bypass
Video assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
Esophageal Surgery
Thoracic aortic aneurysm surgery
Valve Surgery
Clinical research
Lung Transplantation