Dr. Mahmoud Tabbal

Consultant Surgeon-Division Chief

Dr. Mahmoud Tabbal is a Board Certified Consultant General Surgeon with more than 19 years of experience in USA, Canada, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. Most recently, he worked as the head of Hepatobiliary Surgery at King Fahad Specialist Hospital in Saudi Arabia. Dr. Tabbal is Jordanian board certified in general surgery and has received his advanced sub speciality training in USA and Canada through the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and the American Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (AHPBA). He is an active member in numerous societies, committees and associations including the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the International HepatoPancreatoBiliary Association (IHPBA).

Besides being a prominent general surgeon, Dr. Mahmoud Tabbal specializes in all conditions that are related to the liver, biliary system and pancreas as well as Oncology, Gastrointestinal Surgery and Liver and Kidney transplant. Using the latest techniques and state-of-the art-services, Dr. Tabbal provides his patients with high quality care, focusing on customized surgical treatment plans that ensure the wellbeing of the patient and fastest recovery times.



  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Fellowship Certificate in Hepatobiliary Surgery from the American Hepatopancreatobiliary Association Fellowship (AHPBA), Canada
  • Fellowship Certificate in Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery from the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS), USA
  • Jordanian Board Certificate in General Surgery (Jordanian Medical Council), Jordan
  • Diploma in Minimally Invasive Surgery from University of Luis Pasteur, France
  • M.B.B.S Degree In Medicine & Surgery from the University of Jordan, Jordan

Active Member of Several Regional and International Associations, Societies and Committees including:

  • American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)
  • American Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (AHPBA)
  • AHPBA International Relations Committee
  • International Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (IHPBA)
  • European-African Hepatopancreatobiliary Association (E-AHPBA)
  • Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO)
  • Pan Arab Liver Transplant Society (PALTS)
  • Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons (SLS)
  • Canadian Liver Transplant Network (CLTN)
  • Canadian Society of Transplantation (CST)
  • Canadian Medical Association (CMA)
  • Doctors Nova Scotia
  • Saudi Commission for Health Services (SCFHS)
  • Jordanian Medical Council (JMC)


  • General and Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • All types of Hernia surgeries
  • Proctology
  • Gallbladder Stones and Tumour surgeries
  • Pilonidal Sinus surgery
  • Liver and Biliary Surgery
  • Pancreas Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Oncology Surgery
  • Liver and Kidney transplant

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