Ahmad Zarour , MD, FRCSI, FACS    


Clinical specialties:

General/Trauma and Laparoscopic Surgery

Current Post :

Consultant General /Trauma & Critical Care Surgeon at Hamad General Hospital

Director of Trauma Critical Care at Hamad General Hospital

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College - Qatar




1993 M.B.,B,S from University of Karachi Sind Medical College , Karachi - Pakistan




1994-1996 , Internship in affiliation with Jordan University for Science and Technology ,  Irbid, Jordan);


1996-2000  , General Surgery Residency Program , Islamic Hospital , Amman -Jordan  




Diploma in Laparoscopy from Strasburg, France 2004


R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland .2010

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons


Areas of interest: 

Trauma And Shock Resuscitation;Surgical Hemostasis , Laparoscopy in trauma and  acute surgey ;  Resident Education; web-based learning.


Areas of expertise:

Basic  Laparoscopic Surgery Course (BLSC) instructor , Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) Certified, Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) Instructor, Advanced Surgical Skills for Exposure in Trauma (ASSET) Certified, ,Advance Trauma Life Support (ATLS) certified ,  Advance Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Instructor and course director. 

Selected publications:  

   1- Maull K.I, Howaidi A., Zarour AM, Recicar J. ,  Almusleh A., Missed Injuries- Protecting Patient and Provider. Panamerican Journal of Trauma 2008; 15 N 2:87-91.


  2- Zarour AM, Al Sulaiti M, Day Care Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (DCLC) in Qatar- feasibility and safety. Qatar Medical Journal. 2009; 18:1. 


  3-  Zarour AM, Abdelrahman H. , Maull K.I., Almusleh A. Laparoscopic Rapid Totally DivertingLoopColostomy – A New Twist on an Old Technique- Am Surg. 2009 July; 75(7):608-9. 


 4- Zarour AM , Al Sulaiti M. , Morad N. Common Bile Duct Schwannoma Associated with Choledochal Cyst .Qatar Medical Journal 2010 December; 19(2). 


 5. Almusleh A, Zarour AM, Maull K: Initiating a New Formalized Trauma Service. In: Strengthening Care for the Injured: Success Stories and Lessons Learned from Around the World. Mock C, Juillard C, Joshipura M, Goosen J.(Eds), World Health Organization,Geneva, 2010, pp 28-32 


  6- Ezzat A, Fathi E, Zarour AM ,Singh RM, Abusaeda O, Hussien M, The Optimal Intubating Dose of Succinylcholine; Retrospective Comparative Study for Succinylcholine Different Doses in Emergency Patients- Libyan Med Journal 2011, 6: 7041 - DOI: 10.3402/ljm.v6i0.7041. 


 7MushrekAlani,Ahmad Zarour,AmmarAlmadani,AbubakerAl-Aieb,HazimHamzawi,Kimball I.Maull, All Terrain Vehicle Crashes in An Unregulated Environment – A Prospective Study- Journal of Emergency Medicine, Trauma, & Acute Care (JEMTAC) 2012

 8-Atique S, Zarour A, Siddiqui T, El-Menyar A, Maull K, Al Thani H, Latifi R.Trauma caused by falling objects at construction sites.J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Sep;73(3):704-8.


9-El-Faramawy A, El-Menyar A, Zarour A, Maull K, Riebe J, Kumar K, et al. Presentation and outcome of traumatic spinal fractures. J Emerg Trauma Shock 2012;5:316-20.


10-El-Menyar A, Al Thani H, Zarour A, Latifi R.Understanding traumatic blunt cardiac injury .Ann Card Anaesth. 2012 Oct;15(4):287-95. doi: 10.4103/0971-9784.101875.PMID:23041686


11-Abdulrazzaq H, Zarour A, El-Menyar A, Majid M, Al Thani H, Asim M, Latifi R, Maull K.Pedestrians: the daily underestimated victims on the road.Int J Inj Contr Saf Promot.2012 Nov 30.PMID:23194603  

12- Ayman El-Menyar , Hassan Al Thani , El Rasheid Zakaria , Ahmad Zarour , Mazin Tuma , Husham AbdulRahman , Ashok Parchani , Ruben Peralta , Rifat Latifi , Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS): Is It Preventable or Inevitable?,International Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2012, 3, 722-730

13Mahmood I, Mahmood S, Parchani A, Kumar S, El-Menyar A, Zarour A, Al-Thani H, Latifi R-Intra-abdominal hypertension in the current era of modern trauma resuscitation.ANZ J Surg. 2013 Apr 9. doi: 10.1111/ans.12169.

14-A. El-Menyar .R. Latifi .H. AbdulRahman . A. Zarour .M. Tuma . A. Parchani .R. Peralta .H. Al Thani.Age and traumatic chest injury: a 3-year observational study , .Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 12 September 2012. DOI 10.1007/s00068-013-0281-7

15- Zarour AM, El-Menyar A, Al-Thani H, Scalea TM, Chiu WC.,Presentations and outcomes in patients with traumatic diaphragmatic injury: A 15-year experience.J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jun;74(6):1392-8. doi:0.1097/TA.0b013e31828c318e.



 Zarour AM, Maull K.I.: The Essentials of Bowel Anastomosis. 2012

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410 pages ,Ciné-Med Inc.ISBN 978-0-9846171-9-7




1-Hamzawi A, Afifi IN, Alaieb A, Al-Hilli, Zarour AM, Al-Thani H, Experience in Non-Operative Management of Severe Blunt Splenic Injury: The Art of Success and The Failure Predictors, presented at Singapore Trauma Symposium April 2011.


2-Zarour AM, Abdelrahman H. , Maull K.I., Almusleh A. Laparoscopic Rapid Totally DivertingLoopColostomy – A New Twist on an Old Technique. Presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting and Postgraduate Course Program, Southeastern Surgical Congress,Atlanta,Georgia, February 7–10, 2009


3-Atique S, Zarour A, Siddiqui TEl-Menyar AMaull KAl Thani HLatifi R. ( Poster presentation at the AmericanCollegeof Surgeons Clinical Congress, October 2010).


Conference presentation


Zarour AM: Day Care Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (DCLC) in Qatar - feasibility and safety- (Before the 3rd Qatar International Medical Congress-Doha –Qatar, November, 8th -13th.2005)


Zarour AM: Advances in Haemostatic Agents -( Before the 4thQatar International Trauma, & Emergency Medicine Conference- Doha –Qatar -February 24-27, 2008).


 Zarour AM, Maull K.I: Laproscopic Repair of Traumatic Diaphragmatic Hernia-(Before the 94th Annual Clinical Congress of the AmericanCollegeofSurgeons(ACS), 2008).Available at ACS library.  


Zarour AM, Maull K.I.: Laparoscopic Rapid Totally DivertingLoop Colostomy – A New Twist on an Old Technique- Video – (Before the 95th Annual Clinical Congress of the AmericanCollegeofSurgeons(ACS), Chicago , IL , October 14 , 2009).Available at ACS library .

Zarour AM: Traumatic Diaphragmatic Hernia-(Before the Annual Medical Congress – Qatar Health 2009,Doha –Qatar December 2009).

Zarour AM: Trauma Care in Qatar – (Before the ATLS International Meeting, the 97th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), San Francisco, CA October 23-27, 2011.

Zarour AM: Traumatic Diaphragmatic Injuries– (Before the 98th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), Chicago, IL October 1st, 2012.




1- Spirit of Service Award , in recognition of acheiving excellence in  service 2011, Hamad Medical Corporation , Doha ,Qatar .


 2- Peak Performance Award - Award of Merit , in recognition of acheiving excellence in service 2011 , Hamad Medical Corporation , Doha ,Qatar .


3- ATLS Bronze Award , in recognition of outstanding contribution , 2011 , American College of Surgeon - ATLS Saudia Chapter .


4- HMC Health Practice Award , in recognition of acheiving highest standard  in practice 2012, Hamad Medical Corporation , Doha ,Qatar .


5- HMC Education Award - Award of Merit , in recognition of acheiving excellence in education 2012 , Hamad Medical Corporation , Doha ,Qatar .



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