Dr. Amir MalkawiSpecialist General Surgeon MBBS, MD Res (London), FRCS, FEBVS
Following graduation from the faculty of medicine at the University of Jordan in 2001, he pursued surgical training in the United Kingdom. He obtained the Certificate of Completion of Basic Surgical Training (CCBST) and the Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS Eng.) in 2005. Subsequently, he gained competitive entry into higher surgical training at the London Deanery. During his time as a higher surgical trainee in London, he underwent training in respected recognised regional and international institutions offering high volume and quality training in vascular surgery. At the same time, he obtained the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) and the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) and the Fellowship of the European Board of Vascular Surgery (FEBVS). He has also obtained additional endovascular training and training in advanced vascular access and renal transplantation and awarded a further higher degree in research.
Recognising the importance of research and academia in vascular surgery, he dedicated two years as research fellow at St George’s University of London. During that time, he was awarded the prestigious joint Royal College of Surgeons of England & Dunhill Medical Trust Research Fellowship. He was also awarded a higher degree, MD Res. from the University of London. He feels strongly about medical education, in addition to formal training and educational activities, he has enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme in medical education at University College London.
He has been recently recruited by the University of Jordan to set up a modern vascular service at the Jordan University Hospital. During his short time in the University of Jordan, he has established an advanced peripheral endovascular interventional programme. This has resulted in significant improvements in limb salvage rates. He has also established the aortic programme and performed Jordan University Hospital’s first Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (TEVAR) for aortic dissection and a number of emergency aortic endovascular interventions.