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Abbas El-Sayed Abbas, MD, MS, FACS

Dr. Abbas

Clinical Locations

Primary Location

Fox Chase Cancer Center at Temple University Hospital
3401 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Secondary 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 2021
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

167 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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34 PATIENT COMMENTS

  • 5.0
    February 23, 2021
    Dr. Abbas Abbas is an excellent physician & he saved my life twice!! He is an amazing surgeon!!
  • 5.0
    February 22, 2021
    Dr. Abbas is fantastic. Spent time explained everything and listened to me.
  • 5.0
    February 15, 2021
    Excellent experience.
  • 5.0
    February 03, 2021
    Dr. Abbas was great.
  • 5.0
    January 26, 2021
    DR ABBAS is a really good Dr he always explains everything to me so I can understand easily [...]
  • 5.0
    January 15, 2021
    Good.
  • 5.0
    December 21, 2020
    Dr. took the time to explain, gave me encouragement. He had a very warm interest in my problem. A kind relaxed personality. He is a good human being.
  • 5.0
    November 30, 2020
    I received excellent care
  • 5.0
    November 02, 2020
    All good.
  • 5.0
    November 02, 2020
    Dr Abbas and his staff went out of their way to make clear the details of my treatment plan, and always responded promptly.
  • 5.0
    October 31, 2020
    Very good experience.
  • 5.0
    October 27, 2020
    Very good experience.
  • 5.0
    October 21, 2020
    Very pleased with the knowledgeable & care provided to me.
  • 5.0
    September 04, 2020
    [...] My visit was excellent.
  • 5.0
    August 28, 2020
    Always friendly & courtesy & answers all my concerns & gives recommendations.
  • 5.0
    August 27, 2020
    Excellent dr. & staff.
  • 5.0
    August 24, 2020
    Excellent surgeon. Very sharp and thorough. Appreciated his prompt response, concern and help very much. Reviewed my case which was complicated and provided care with utmost diligence. Thank you Dr.Abbas!
  • 5.0
    July 22, 2020
    Very good.
  • 5.0
    June 21, 2020
    Excellent care.
  • 5.0
    May 25, 2020
    Excellent care. Thank you!
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