Dr. Tayeb S. Kareem

Professor and Consultant general & GIT surgeon in Par Hospital & Rizgary Teaching Hospital in Erbil

Prof.  Kareem performs both laparoscopic & conventional operations. He has performed thousands of successful minor, major & supermajor surgical operations, in addition to thousands of Gastroscopies & colonoscopies.  

Prof Kareem is an internationally famous surgeon. He is qualified FRCS from Royal College of Surgeons of England in London, and FACS from American college of Surgeon in Chicago, USA. He is a fellow of International College of Surgeons in Chicago, and a member of New York Academy of Science in New York, USA. He graduated from College of Medicine/ Salahaddin University in Erbil in1988. He has Board qualification of General Surgery from Iraqi Board for Medical Specializations in Baghdad since 1996.

Prof. Kareem speaks Kurdish (his mother language), Arabic, English, & Persian. He has supervised more than 15 postgraduate students’ theses. He has published about 15 medical articles in local & international English Medical Journals. He attended medical training courses for different periods in the following cities: Baghdad, San Francisco, Boston (Harvard University), New York; Giessen (Germany), London, Birmingham, Beirut (American University) & Sharjah (UAE).

In addition to his job as consultant Surgeon in PAR Hospital & Rizgary Teaching Hospital, Prof kareem also Has the following scientific & administrative positions & activities:

  1. He is a clinical Examiner of MRCS in Royal college of Surgeons of England in London. This is intercollegiate examination in UK & Ireland.
  2. Coordinator of Arab Board for Health Specializations in Erbil which is beyond Arab League & recognized by all Arab countries.
  3. Program Director of GIT Surgery in Kurdistan Board for Medical Specialization in Kurdistan Region in Iraq.
  4. Director of Erbil Training Center for General Surgery of Arab Board for Health Specializations.
  5. Professor of Surgery in College of Medicine/ Hawler Medical University.

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