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About Dr. Ghassan Lotfi

Dr. Ghassan is of Lebanese origin and has the Swedish and Finnish nationalities. Dr. Ghassan started his practice as an obstetrician/gynecologist in Scandinavia in 1990, after publishing his post-medical fellowship thesis on “Hormonal receptors in endometrial cancer” in 1989 in Sankt-Petersburg. Within 20 years of service in Scandinavian countries, Dr. Ghassan received the Swedish board in OB/GYN in 1998, followed by the Finnish and Norwegian OB/GYN board in 1999 and 2000 respectively, working as head of department in Finnish regional hospitals, and consultant in the university hospitals of Ulleval (Oslo), Soder and Karolinska (Stockholm). Since 2010, Dr. Ghassan has been working in private and public hospitals in the U.A.E., where he helped build services of excellence in minimally invasive surgery in the DHA and private hospitals and got them accredited from the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy- SRC/ AAGL. Also helped in organizing the first multi-disciplinary team for management of placenta pathology in pregnancies with invasive placenta(accreta, preccreta, increta).
Dr. Lotfi is a strong advocate of patient’s right to be adequately and sufficiently informed and properly guided in the process of medical management and treatment. He believes that a physician should listen to patients and that treatment should be of the patient and not of the disease.

Area of Interest

Dr. Ghassan has special interest in endometriosis and problems of chronic pelvic pain and is the current president of the Emirates Endometriosis League. Throughout his 33 years of experience within Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Ghassan has developed refined skills in minimally invasive surgery. He conducts complex surgical procedures for benign, primary malignant gynecological conditions and deep endometriosis.

Experience

More than 33 Years

Nationality

Swedish

Language Spoken

Arabic, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Russian. Understands -French, Spanish.

Qualification

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