Prof. Dr. Iyad Hassan

Consultant - General and Endocrine Surgeon/ Head of General, Endocrine and Cancer Surgery


Prof. Dr. Iyad Hassan completed his MBBS at Philipps University of Marburg, Germany in 1998. He qualified for the German Board of Surgery in 2005 and for the German Board of Visceral Surgery in 2007. In 2012, he became a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and in 2013, a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons - Glasgow (FRCS). Prof. Dr. Iyad worked as Consultant for Endocrine and Surgical Oncology in the University Hospital of Marburg for 10 years. In 2009, he moved to the UAE and held post as Head of General, Vascular, and Thoracic Surgery in a large government hospital in Abu Dhabi for the last 5 years. His clinical specialties include endocrine surgery (thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pancreas, neuro-endocrine tumors), cancer surgery (colorectal, pancreatic, liver, gastric, and all endocrine cancers). To date, he has performed more than 1500 complex cancer procedures. His aesthetic surgery experience is based on minimally invasive technique where he was awarded twice from the German Society of Surgeons: Johannes-von-Mikulicz-Radecki-Georg Kelling award for Laparo-Endoscopic Surgery in 2005 and Felicien-Steichen-Forderpreis award for Endoscopic Surgery in 2006. He also introduced the first surgical skills lab at a German University. Prof. Dr. Iyad is a member of the Arab Medical Union in Europe, German Society of Surgery, Society of Computer and Telemetric Assisted Surgery, German Society of Visceral Surgery, German Society of Endocrine Surgery, German Society of Minimally Invasive Surgery, European Foundation for Digestive Surgery, and European Society of Endoscopic Surgery.