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Hand Surgery Unit

Mediclinic City Hospital has introduced a hand surgery unit with a team of specialists who are experts in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of all conditions relating to the hand. The unit includes the most distinguished multi-disciplinary team members; Dr. Yasser Khattab, Specialist Plastic Surgeon and a specialist occupational therapist (OT) to provide the rehabilitation services.

To support the team of experts, Mediclinic City Hospital is equipped with diagnostic modalities including x-ray, CT Scan and a 3 Tesla MRI.

There are many different diseases, conditions and injuries affecting the hand that can benefit from hand therapy or hand surgery. These include:

  • Trauma to soft tissue
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Burns and scars
  • Sports injuries
Dr. Yasser Khattab, MBBCh, MSc, FRCSI, FESSH, EBOPRS

Dr. Yasser Khattab is a plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery specialist who listens; he focuses on patient concerns and surgical goals. Considering information learned during the consultation, he generates a personalised plan to address those concerns.

Dr. Yasser has broad experience treating all types of hand disorders, congenital hand deformities and disease and injury related problems. His work in the hand unit includes conditions caused by arthritis, fractures, trauma to tendons and other soft tissue, to work related problems and sports injuries.

Dr. Yasser also has experience in management and reconstruction of all types of burns, including major electric, chemical and thermal burns and he has vast experience in different areas of trauma and accidents involving facial injuries, and all limb injuries; including fractures and soft tissue defects.

He has trained and worked since 1994 as a specialist plastic surgeon in Egypt, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and most recently in Ireland.

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