What is Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery refers to surgeries done on organs in the chest including the heart, lungs, and esophagus. A Thoracic Surgeon is essential in cases where patients need severe attention and advanced surgical procedures that cannot be completed by general surgeons. Some of the procedures completed by thoracic surgeons include lung and heart complex surgical procedures, lung cancer and airway reconstruction.
Cardio Thoracic Conditions Treated at AZHD:
- Lung Cancer
- Esophageal Cancer
- Thymoma / Teratoma/ Lymphoma
- Thyroid Goiter
- Congenital Cyst & Tumors
- Lymph Node Disorders
- Chest Wall Repair
- Lung Puncture
At Al Zahra Hospital Dubai, we ensure that our patients get the care they deserve by providing integrated services from assessment and diagnosis to surgical procedures and after care. We are committed to give you the care you deserve.
Meet Our Team
Our team of highly qualified and experienced physicians drawn from across the world
- Dr. Chaudhri studied Medicine at the University of Cambridge and has been in clinical practice since 1992. He was comprehensively trained in cardiac and thoracic surgery in London and Scotland. He then super specialized in aortic, mitral and minimally invasive cardiac surgery and heart as well as lung transplantation during fellowships in Harefield and Freeman Hospitals in the UK and in MHH, Hannover, Germany. He has performed more than 5500 adult cardiac surgical operations and 900 major thoracic operations.
Fun Day at the Beach Turns to Nightmare for Tourist who Underwent Multiple Surgeries After Being Stung by Jellyfish in Dubai
Dubai, UAE (xx/xx/xxxx): A 55-year-old woman, C.K., from Switzerland visited Dubai during her vacation where she was stung by a jellyfish, leading to severe limb-threatening symptoms and complications. Due to the sting the patient had an extremely swollen arm with major blocked arteries, affecting its function