WHY UNIVERSAL HOSPITAL

We have a team of highly talented and experienced multinational medical professionals who speak our patient’s local language thus not making language as a barrier. Universal Hospital believes in paperless culture and has integrated all the departments through a hi-tech IT system that reduces the patient waiting time and allows them to get smooth and quick service experience through out the hospital.

REACH YOUR WELLNESS

Dr Osama Farouk Al Harastani

MD, MSc, CABU, PhD
Specialist Urology
 

EDUCATION

- PhD in Urology (Stress Incontinence), Damascus University Hospitals, Damascus, Syria (April 2009 October 2012)
– Arab Board of Urology, Damascus University Hospitals, Damascus, Syria (October 2002 – June 2008)
- Masters Degree in Urology Damascus University Hospitals, Damascus, Syria (October 2002 – October 2007)
- MD, University of Damascus, School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria (1996 – 2002)

TRAINING & CERTIFICATES

- Training on Inflatable Penile Implants, Paris, France (2016)
- Training on Flexible Ureteroscope (Hands On), Dubai, UAE (2016)
- E-BLUS Course (European Basic Laparoscopic Urology Skills) Dubai, UAE (2016)
- E-BLUS Course (European Basic Laparoscopic Urology Skills), Munich, Germany (2016)
- Training on Flexible Ureteroscope (Hands On), Munich, Germany (2016)
- Training on Permanent Stents (MemoKath), Dubai , UAE (2015)
- Consultant Urologist, DHA Eligibility Letter (2015)
- Bristol Urodynamic Course (2014)
- E-BLUS Course (European Basic Laparoscopic Urology Skills) (2014)
- Specialist – Urology, DHA License (2013)
- Specialist – Urology A, MOH Eligibility Letter (2013)
- Workshop on Advanced Surgeries for Female Urinary Incontinence, Ahmed Maher Teaching Hospital, Cairo, Egypt (2010)
- Course in First Aid, Red Cross (2010)
- Resident, Urology Department, Damascus University Hospitals, Damascus, Syria (2002 – 2008)

EXPERIENCE

- Specialist – Urology, NMC Specialty Hospital, Dubai, UAE (July 2013 – July 2014)
- Supervisor of Female Urology Department and Urologist, Obstetrics & Gynecology University Hospital, Damascus, Syria (April 2008 – March 2013)
- Personal Private Urological Clinic, Damascus, Syria (January 2008 – March 2013)
– Specialist – Urology, Dr. SHAMI Hospital, Damascus, Syria (January 2008 – March 2013)

EXPERTISE

- Dr Osama has five years of experience as the supervisor of female urology department in Damascus university
- Six years of experience in general and pediatric urology in Damascus Private hospitals and his own clinic, he has very good experience in treating all female urology problems especially stress incontinence and vaginal slings surgeries
- Experience in Men's sexual health (treatment the erectile dysfunction by using shock wave technique, which it is new and effective modality)
Penile prosthesis surgeries( semi-rigid and inflatable)
- Experience in minimally invasive surgeries for urinary stones management, endoscopic surgeries and Lithotripsy using advanced technique like laser and pneumatic technique
- Treatment of the prostate by vaporization technique using Green laser

MEMBERSHIPS

- Societe International d’Urologie (2014)
- Emirates Urological Society (2013)
- Arab Association of Urology (2007)
- Syrian Association of Urology (2007)
- European Association of Urology (2004)
- Syrian Medical Association (2002)

PUBLICATIONS

- The modern treatment of rheumatic diseases (Damascus university publications,2002)
- Retroperitoneal lymph nodes dissections (Damascus university publications,2002)
- The surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence by Tension-free Vaginal Tape Secur technique, (Damascus university publications,2012)
- Local estrogen versus anticholinergic therapy in treatment of female urge incontinence after menopause, Damascus University Journal for medical science:2012;2072-2265
- T.V.T versus T.O.T in the surgical treatment of female stress urinary incontinence, Damascus university Journal for medical science:2012;2072-2265

Dr Osama Farouk Al Harastani

MD, MSc, CABU, PhD
Specialist Urology