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An-Najah National University proudly announces a historic achievement as Dr. Faris Abushamma becomes the first surgeon in the Middle East to receive international surgical accreditation as an expert in kidney and urinary tract surgery. This prestigious recognition by the International Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) highlights Dr. Abushamma's exceptional skills and marks a significant milestone for both the University and the region.


Dr. Abushamma, MD, now holds the distinguished title of the first SRC-accredited Master Surgeon in Urology (MSU) in the Middle East. This remarkable accomplishment further solidifies his position as a trailblazer in the field of urology.

The SRC, known for its stringent evaluation process, awarded Dr. Abushamma the Gold Medal in Kidney and Urology Surgery after an extensive review of his surgical cases and patient records spanning several years. As a renowned consultant in renal, urinary, and reproductive surgery, including infertility, at An-Najah University Hospital, Dr. Abushamma has consistently demonstrated exemplary surgical expertise and dedication to patient care.

Apart from his clinical contributions, Dr. Abushamma serves as an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine at An-Najah National University. He completed his sub-specialties in urologic oncology surgery, as well as laparoscopic and robotic surgery, at the prestigious Bristol Urological Institute in Bristol.

The SRC's recognition and the conferral of the Gold Medal in Kidney and Urology Surgery represent a pinnacle of achievement for surgeons worldwide. This esteemed accreditation serves as a testament to the surgeon's exceptional competence, experience, and commitment to providing top-notch healthcare and patient safety.

The accreditation process involved a comprehensive assessment of Dr. Abushamma's surgical skills, scientific knowledge, and adherence to the highest professional and ethical standards. The International Accreditation Committee (SRC) meticulously reviewed various criteria, including his ability to diagnose and treat urological conditions, as well as his contributions to surgical advancements such as laparoscopic surgery and surgical oncology.

To earn this distinguished accolade, Dr. Abushamma underwent a rigorous evaluation, encompassing an examination of his medical history, clinical expertise, surgical procedures, patient consent forms, and post-operative care instructions. This comprehensive review affirmed Dr. Abushamma's exceptional abilities, leading to the well-deserved awarding of the gold medal as an expert surgeon.

Dr. Abushamma's remarkable achievements extend beyond his clinical practice, as evidenced by his numerous publications in esteemed international, peer-reviewed journals. Furthermore, he has actively participated in various local and international medical conferences as a coordinator and distinguished speaker.

Professor Abdel Nasser Zaid, President of An-Najah University, expressed his heartfelt congratulations on this momentous accomplishment. He emphasized the immense pride that this certificate brings to both the University and its teaching hospital. Prof. Zaid remarked, "This recognition reflects the high caliber of medical services provided at An-Najah National University Hospital. It further solidifies our commitment to advancing scientific research and academic excellence, as we continue on the path of success and distinction."

Dr. Abushamma's international surgical accreditation not only underscores his exceptional skills but also shines a spotlight on An-Najah's commitment to providing world-class healthcare and fostering groundbreaking medical advancements.


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