Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Ghassan Lotfi​

Contact Info

+971 4 41 44444

Designation: HOCD and Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Specialty: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Languages: English and Arabic

Core Competencies

  • Advanced minimally invasive surgery: Keyhole surgical procedures for endometriosis including complex cases of deep bowel/bladder/pelvic endometriosis in collaboration with a team of colorectal, urology and imaging specialists
  • Keyhole surgical treatment for ovarian pathologies (cysts, tumors), hysterectomies/removal of the uterus, myomectomies/removal of fibroids, excision of adenomyosis, ectopic pregnancies and other adnexal pathologies
  • Diagnostic and operative hysteroscopies/keyhole of the uterine cavity, for removal of polyps, fibroids, uterine septa (anomalies of the uterus)
  • Surgical treatment of primary gynecological cancer, including cancer of the cervix, uterus, and ovaries
  • Surgical treatment of uterovaginal prolapse, including vaginal as well as laparoscopic approach
  • Manages complex obstetric cases including cesarean deliveries o f high – risk placenta pathologies previa, accreta/percreta)

Brief Profile

  • Dr. Ghassan Lotfi is a Swedish-Finnish of Lebanese origin. After finishing his thesis on hormonalreceptors in uterine cancer in 1989 in Sankt-Petersburg, he moved to Finland and than Sweden where he finished his fellowship in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
  • After working for 21 years in the university hospitals of Soder and Karolinska in Stockholm, Ulleval University Hospital in Oslo and heading OBGYN department in Finland, Dr. Lotfi moved with his family to Dubai in 2010 where he worked in private hospitals as well DHA Latifa Hospital.
    Here, he helped build centers of excellence in MIGS and promoted care for endometriosis patients in the UAE and the region. Dr. Lotfi founded the Emirates Endometriosis League-EMEL and helped in the accreditation of several MIGS centers of excellence by the SRC/AAGL. He is also accredited by the AAGL as a Master Surgeon in MIGS.

Qualifications

  • FSSOG (fellow of the Swedish OBGYN Society)
  • FNSGO (fellow of the Norwegian OBGYN Society)
  • FFGA (fellow of the Finnish GYN Association)
  • Master Surgeon in MIGS

Research & Publications

  • Original research on hormonal receptors in endometrial cancer
  • Research on hormonal adjuvant therapy in endometrial cancer
  • Epidemiological studies on national registry of endometriosis patients
  • Research on PAMG-1 in premature deliveries
  • Research on CA-125 in cases of identified endometriosis patients

Nationality: Swedish, Finnish,  Lebanese

Number of Years of Experience: 31 years