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 a 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 (2012)
- Certificate of the Arab Board of Urology (CABU) - Damascus University Hospitals, Damascus, Syria (2008)
- Master Degree in Urology - Damascus University Hospitals, Damascus, Syria (2007)
- MD - University of Damascus, School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria (2002)

EXPERIENCE

- Specialist Urology - NMC Specialty Hospital, Dubai, UAE (2013 – 2014)
- Supervisor of Female Urology Department and Urologist - Obstetrics & Gynaecology University Hospital, Damascus, Syria (2008 – 2013)
- Specialist Urology - Private Urological Clinic, Damascus, Syria (2008 – 2013)
- Specialist Urology - Dr Shami Hospital, Damascus, Syria (2008 – 2013)

CLINICAL EXPERTISE

- General Urology
- Endourology
  - PCNL - Used to treat kidney stones - minimally invasive procedure
  - Urethroscopy - used to treat strictures or blockages of the urethra
  - Cystoscopy - used to treat bladder stones and tumors
  - Ureteroscopy - used to treat stones and tumors of the ureter
  - Nephroscopy - used to treat stones and tumors of the kidney lining
- Urinary Stone Disease
- Medical Management of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
- Prostate Surgery
  - TURP
- Renal and Uretric Calculus management
- Andrology
- Female Urology

TRAINING & CERTIFICATES

- Training on Inflatable Penile Implants - Paris, France (2016)
- Hands On Training on Flexible Ureteroscope - 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)
- Hands On Training on Flexible Ureteroscope - Munich, Germany (2016)
- Training on Permanents 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)

PUBLICATIONS

- Al Harastani O. The Modern Treatment of Rheumatic Diseases. Damascus University Publications(2002)
- Al Harastani O. Retroperitoneal Lymph Nodes Dissections. Damascus University Publications (2002)
- Al Harastani O. The Surgical Treatment of Female Stress Urinary Incontinence by Tension-free Vaginal Tape Secur Technique. Damascus University Publications (2012)
- Al Harastani O. Local Estrogen Versus Anticholinergic Therapy in Treatment of Female Urge Incontinence After Menopause. Damascus University Journal for Medical Science. 2012;p 2072-2265
- Al Harastani O. 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