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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

4.8 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

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  • 4.8

39 PATIENT COMMENTS

  • 5.0
    June 21, 2020
    Excellent care.
  • 5.0
    May 25, 2020
    Excellent care. Thank you!
  • 5.0
    March 30, 2020
    Dr. Abbas made me feel like I was his most important patient. I feel very confident about his abilities as a physician.
  • 5.0
    March 29, 2020
    Good experience!
  • 5.0
    February 26, 2020
    I felt very informed - Got all test leading to surgery - Dr. Abbas showed concern & caring.
  • 5.0
    February 17, 2020
    Very good experience.
  • 5.0
    February 04, 2020
    [...] All was/is great - [...] Dr. Abbas #1. Keep up the bar none Cancer Center.
  • 5.0
    January 30, 2020
    Excellent care throughout my cancer surgery and f/u's [...]
  • 5.0
    January 20, 2020
    I appreciate Dr Abbas he is an excellent physician. He cares and helped me with other illnesses. I have much respect for my doctor.
  • 5.0
    January 13, 2020
    The best treatment ever.
  • 5.0
    January 12, 2020
    I was extremely impressed with the knowledge, care and concern demonstrated by Dr. Abbas and his PA, [...].
  • 5.0
    December 04, 2019
    Dr. Abbas is just wonderful!
  • 5.0
    December 04, 2019
    All good.
  • 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 -
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