HMC appoints international expert as Head of Gynecology
- Qatar: Tuesday, January 29 - 2013 at 10:28
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has appointed renowned women's health expert Thomas Bossmar MD, PhD as Head of Gynecology at Women's Hospital. Dr. Bossmar is an expert in the fields of obstetrics and gynecology and has been a pioneer of the use of robotic and minimally invasive surgery.
He joins a world class team at Women's Hospital including Professor David Barlow who was appointed as Director of Women's Services for HMC and Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology Services at the Women's Hospital in late 2012.
"Dr. Bossmar's appointment to our clinical leadership team is part of HMC's commitment to improving women's health in Qatar. We aspire to build a strong gynecology practice encompassing state of the art minimally invasive technologies," said Hanan Al Kuwari PhD, Managing Director of HMC.
"As we move towards the opening of our new Women's Hospital, we need to ensure our technology, people and processes are fit for the world-class facilities we are building.
"HMC is creating a wealth of healthcare expertise in Qatar by continually developing its individual hospitals' strengths, through nurturing and promoting local expertise and augmenting this with international best practice experience like the kind that Dr. Bossmar will bring to our organization."
Dr. Bossmar has held senior clinical posts in his native Sweden and internationally including Senior Consultant and Assistant Professor at the University Hospital in Lund.
Since 2006 robotic surgery has been his main focus and he has performed more than 250 gynecologic robotic procedures. He has also been a teacher at the Practicum Robotic School in Lund, a center which is accredited as a level one educational institute by the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Bossmar also brings extensive research expertise in the fields of robotic surgery and gynecological oncology.
"It is an exciting time to be joining HMC as the organization moves into a new phase of transforming its delivery of women's health services. I look forward to working with the committed team at HMC and the Women's Hospital Dr. Bossmar said of his new role.
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