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Abbas El-Sayed Abbas, MD, MS, FACS

Dr. Abbas

Clinical Locations

Primary Location

Fox Chase Cancer Center
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111

About

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery

Thoracic Surgeon-in-Chief and Surgical Director of Thoracic Malignancy and Foregut Disease Programs, Temple University Health System

Professor and Vice Chair, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University

Key Awards

Philadelphia Magazine Top Docs 2020
Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

 

Education and Training

Educational Background

  • MS, Surgery, Ain-Shams University School of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt, 1991
  • BS, Medicine and Surgery, Ain-Shams University School of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt, 1989
  • MPH, Clinical Investigation, Ain-Shams University School of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt,  1987

Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) cadre member
  • President, Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society (ECTSS)
  • Eastern Cooperative Cancer Group (ECOG)
  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Society of Thoracic Surgery
  • Thomas Bond Society of the Pennsylvania Hospital

Honors & Awards

  • Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors, 2017-20
  • Best Doctors in America® , 2019-2020, Thoracic Surgery
  • America's Top Doctors®2016-17
  • Best Doctors in Louisiana, 2009-11
Research Profile

Research Interests

  • Clinical trials
  • Transplant immunology
  • Gene therapy in esophageal cancer
Ratings

168 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more.

OVERALL RATING

4.9 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

  • 4.8
  • 4.8
  • 4.9
  • 4.9
  • 4.8

32 PATIENT COMMENTS

  • 1.9
    November 21, 2019
    [...] I felt like a number. I wasn't asked what I wanted or thought. Going to do a biopsy & put a port in like it was an every day occurrence. I want to feel like I'm cared about.
  • 5.0
    November 18, 2019
    I feel relaxed and at home at Fox Chase. Dr. & nurses are the BEST.
  • 5.0
    November 11, 2019
    First time visit. Very happy!!
  • 5.0
    October 30, 2019
    Simply the BEST!
  • 5.0
    October 16, 2019
    He is a good doctor.
  • 5.0
    October 13, 2019
    [...] dr abbas is so caring.
  • 5.0
    October 06, 2019
    Many, many thanks to Dr. Abbas & all the members of his team. Truly professional & caring -
  • 5.0
    October 02, 2019
    1st visit excellent [...]
  • 5.0
    September 29, 2019
    Satisfied.
  • 5.0
    September 16, 2019
    Dr. Abbas is an excellent doctor. His staff and team are outstanding and ready to address any situation or concern.
  • 4.5
    August 25, 2019
    Highly recommend Dr. Abbas.
  • 5.0
    August 25, 2019
    I had no problem with my office visit to my doctor. [...]
  • 5.0
    August 20, 2019
    Good experience. Dr. Abbas great surgeon and excellent follow up - I'm lucky I had him.
  • 5.0
    July 17, 2019
    All good.
  • 5.0
    July 05, 2019
    Very good experience.
  • 5.0
    June 27, 2019
    I am both impressed with Dr. Abbas' skill & personal interest - LISTENS.
  • 5.0
    June 26, 2019
    Very happy with doctor. [...]
  • 5.0
    June 05, 2019
    My doctor and his help were very good to me.
  • 5.0
    May 29, 2019
    [...] helpful n knowledgeable of my condition [...]
  • 5.0
    May 28, 2019
    Excellent in every way.
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