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painter , sculptor , Cardiovascular surgeon

Hussam Abbas Fadhli was American cardiovascular surgeon, sculptor, painter. Recipient First Place award Gallery One, Reno, Nevada, 1989; named one of ten most prominent Arab American, Arab American Foundation, Houston, 1992. Fellow American Artist League; member Academy Artists Association (Best in Sculpture awards 1995, 95), Western Artists Society.


Fadhli, Hussam Abbas was born on April 24, 1938 in Baghdad. Came to the United States, 1957. Son of Abbass Mohemmed and Najia (Razzak) Fadhli.


Doctor of Medicine, University Baghdad, 1951.


Intern Fairview Park Hospital, Cleveland, 1957-1958. Resident St. Vincent Hospital, 1958-1959, St. Luke's Hospital, 1959-1962. Resident in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery University Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 1962-1964, instructor, 1962-1965.

Cardiovascular surgeon Port Arthur (Texas) Hospitals, 1965-1993. Sculptor, painter Fadhli Arts, Port Arthur and Loveland, Colorado, since 1986.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Commissioned sculpture Southwind, International Arabian Horse Association headquarters, Aurora, Colorado. Represented in permanent collections at Camanderie Museum, France, President Business Library.

      , Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, Katten Museum. Amsterdam, Holland, Mayoralty Building, Beppu, Japan, The Digit Foundation, Golden, Colorado, Texas Assessment Management System Museum, Port Arthur, Texas, Shadow Ridge Golf Course, Omaha, Ranchos Cedras, Chile, University Florida, GAinesville, various ranches throughout United States and abroad. Also private collections.


Fellow American Artist League. Member Academy Artists Association (Best in Sculpture awards 1995, 95), Western Artists Society.


  • Other Interests

    Daily exercise, racketball, travel.


Married Brigitte Roman, July 10, 1957. Children: Delilah, Adam, Sam, Amy.

Abbass Mohemmed Fadhli

Najia (Razzak) Fadhli

Brigitte Roman

Delilah Fadhli

Adam Fadhli

Sam Fadhli

Amy Fadhli