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administrator , educator , magazine editor , Surgeon , surgical

Sami S. Kabbani, Syrian surgeon, educator, surgical center administrator, magazine editor. Diplomate American Board Surgery, American Board Thoracic Surgery. Recipient 1st Degree award President of Syria, 1972.

Background

Kabbani, Sami S. was born on January 3, 1937 in Damascus, Syria. Son of Sabri M. and Rai'a B. (Azmeh) Kabbani.

Education

Bachelor of Science, American University Beirut, 1958. Doctor of Medicine, American University Beirut, 1962.

Career

Assistant professor Damascus Medical School, 1969-1974, associate professor, 1974-1979, professor, since 1979. Director Damascus University Cardiovascular Surgical Center, 1975—2005.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Surgery, American Board Thoracic Surgery.

Membership

Fellow: American College of Surgeons, American College Cardiology. Member: International Society Cardiothoracic Surgeons, American Association Thoracic Surgery, Mediterranean Association Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery (president 1998-1999), California Medical Association, Society Thoracic Surgeons, Syrian Cardiovascular Association since 1994, International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery (president Middle East and N. African chapters 1989-1992, 1996-1998).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Jogging, swimming, tennis, travel.

Connections

Married Sally Jo Scott. Children: Nader, Nada, Loay.

father:
Sabri M. Kabbani

mother:
Rai'a B. (Azmeh) Kabbani

spouse:
Sally Jo Scott

child:
Nader Kabbani

child:
Nada Kabbani

child:
Loay Kabbani