Dr. Rafik Abu Samra M.D. , PhD in Cardiology

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About the Doctor

Dr. Rafik Abu Samra is an expert consultant cardiac surgeon who worked in Poland before starting his medical career in the UAE as a senior consultant cardiac surgeon and Head of the department of Cardiac Surgery at Al Qassimi hospital, Sharjah, UAE.

Dr. Abu Samra established and introduced the first unit of Robotic-Assisted Cardiac Surgery (using Da Vinci system) in the United Arab Emirates. His experience includes conventional CABG, Endoscopic MIDCAB, types of valvular surgery including AVR, MVR and mitral valve repair and surgical care to patients with thoracic aortic diseases.

He has a special interest in minimal invasive MIDCAB Robotic-Assisted (Da Vinci System), and minimal invasive mitral and aortic valves repair and replacement, as he performs minimally invasive procedures, Endoscopic Atraumatic Coronary Artery By-pass (EACAB), EACAB procedures with thoracoscopic Left Internal Thorasic Artery (LITA) harvesting and the assistance of AESOP robot.


  • PHD in Cardiac Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery in Robotic Assisted Surgeries, Poland
  • Doctor of Medicine Diploma, University of Silesia Katowice, Poland

Specializing In

Adult-cardiac-surgery Amputation Angioplasty Stenting Aortic aneurysm Repair Arrhythmias Read More less

Al Zahra Hospital -Sharjah


Licenses / Permits

  • Ministry of Health in UAE

Professional Memberships

  • The Polish Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons
  • European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Member of International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • Latin
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Polish

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