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Wadi Elias Bashshur

Wadi Elias Bashshur, Syrian cardiologist. Member New York Academy of Sciences.


  • Bashshur, Wadi Elias was born on January 26, 1931 in Safita Tartous, Syria. Son of Elias Mikhail and Mariana (Tomeh) Bashshur.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, American University, Beirut, 1951, Doctor of Medicine 1955. Distinguished Service Medal in Cardiology, University Vienna, 1969. Practice medicine specializing in cardiology, Latakia, Syria, since 1970.

      Staff National Hospital Latakia, 1970-1986. Lecturer medicine and history various colleges universities.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    • Author: Syrian Mythology, 1981. Sumer and Akkad, 1981. Syria and the Story of Civilization, 1984.

      History of Medicine, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Greek Orthodox


    Member New York Academy of Sciences.


    • Married Rose Elias Salameh, September 23, 1956. Children– Ghada, Ghaleb, Ghunwa, Ghania.
    • father: Elias Mikhail Bashshur
    • mother: Mariana (Tomeh) Bashshur
    • spouse: Rose Elias Salameh
    • children: Ghada Bashshur
    • Ghaleb Bashshur
    • Ghunwa Bashshur
    • Ghania Bashshur
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    Born January 26, 1931