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Dr Mahmoud Abu Dakka (MBBcH, FRCS Eng)

Oncoplastic & Reconstructive Breast Surgeon Consultant

General Surgeon Consultant

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Locations
CMC Hospital – DHCC 2
Languages
English Arabic

Bio

Dr Mahmoud Abu Dakka, MBBcH, FRCS Eng, is a UK Board Certified Consultant Oncoplastic & Reconstructive Breast & General Surgeon. His main interest is oncoplastic and breast reconstruction surgery – achieving the best outcomes in cancer surgery and breast appearance.

Dr Mahmoud has completed all of his surgical training in the United Kingdom. He then completed the prestigious international travelling fellowship in Oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgery (Querci Della Rovere fellowship) at the University hospital of Cambridge UK, Royal Marsden London and Memorial Sloan Kettering MSKCC in New York. This combination of advanced training and experience has made Dr Mahmoud highly sought as one of the best breast surgeons in Dubai.

Before Joining CMC Dubai, Dr Mahmoud had the following experience:

  • Consultant Oncoplastic & reconstructive breast surgeon in the United Kingdom, where he was also the breast cancer and clinical governance lead at Sherwood Forest NHS hospitals, United Kingdom
  • Master degree supervisor at the University of Edinburgh. United Kingdom
  • Consultant Oncoplastic & reconstructive breast & general surgeon at King Hussein Cancer Centre KHCC, Amman, Jordan.
  • Consultant Oncoplastic & reconstructive breast surgeon at Hamad Medical corporation HMC. Doha, Qatar.
  • Consultant Oncoplastic and reconstructive breast surgeon and director of Farah breast care centre at Farah medical Campus, Amman Jordan.
Treatments
  • Oncoplastic breast surgery (Therapeutic mammoplasty, Grisotti flap, Advancement flap, Crescent flap)
  • Reconstructive breast cancer surgery (Implant based reconstruction, Autologus pedicled flap
    reconstruction, partial breast reconstruction)
  • Standard breast cancer Surgery (conservative breast surgery, simple mastectomy, axillary
    staging surgery)
  • Nipple Areola reconstruction (local flap, free dermal flap)
  • Familial breast cancer Surgery (prophylactic Mastectomies and reconstruction)
  • Cosmetic breast surgery (Revision surgery, Augmentation, reduction mammoplasty,
    Mastopexy)
  • Lipomodelling (fat transfer): cancer setting
  • Benign breast surgery
  • Mastalgia treatment (breast pain)
  • Male breast surgery (Gynaecomastia)
  • Second opinions
  • Rapid access and diagnosis of breast problems
Education
  • Intercollegiate FRCS (Fellowship of the Royal college of Surgeons of England). Royal College of Surgeons of England. On the UK GMC specialist registry
  • Intercollegiate MRCS (Membership of the Royal college of Surgeons). Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
  • International travelling fellowship in Oncoplastic & reconstructive breast surgery (Querci Della Rovere fellowship) at university hospital of Cambridge UK, Royal Marsden London and Memorial Sloan Kettering MSKCC in New York
  • MB BcH, Medicine and Surgery. Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt.
Publications

Dr Mahmoud’s academic profile holds a twenty abstract and peer reviewed publications in the field of breast and general surgery. he has presented in national and international medical conferences.
Peer reviewed Publications:

-Pathological complete response in the axillary lymph nodes post neo-adjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer, is it predictable? Oct 2019. Ann Breast Surg 2019;3:20 | http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/abs.2019.08.02 G Elamin, D Sapre, W Tehniyat, A Jahan, Mahmoud Dakka

-Impact of MRI on High Grade Ductal Carcinoma Insitu (HG DCIS) management, are we using the full scope of MRI? Oct 2017. European Journal of Radiology (EJR) M Hajaj, A Karim, S Pascaline, L Nour, S Patel, Mahmoud Dakka

-Patients’ perspective on day case breast surgery. Feb 2015. Breast Care (Basel). Athwal R, Dakka M, Appleton D, Harries S, Clarke D, Jones L.

-Late perforation at the jejuno-jejunal anastomosis after laparoscopic gastric bypass for morbid obesity.Jejuno-JejunalAnastomoticPerforation. SurgeryforObesity& Related Diseases. June 2013. R Kalaiselvan, Mahmoud Abu Dakka, B Ammori.

-Patterns and management of vascular injuries in intravenous drug users: A literature review. The Surgeon. Dec.10. Fiddes R, Khattab M, Dakka M, Al-Khaffaf H.

-TKA (Total Knee Arthroplasty) in patients with peripheral vascular disease. A literature review. The Surgeon (Dec. 09). Dakka M, Badri H, Al-Khaffaf H.

-A Rare Case of Periadventitial Fibromuscular Dysplasia in a Right Iliac Artery. Europ Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.Feb 08. B. Ahmed. M. Dakka. A.J. Howat H. Al-khaffaf
-Hypothenar Hammer syndrome: Rare or underdiagnosed. Europ Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. Sept 06. Dakka M, Pillai A, Al-Khaffaf H.
Abstract Publications:

-Pathological complete response in the axillary lymph nodes post neo-adjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer, is it predictable? May 2019. EJSO, G Elamin, D Spare, W Tehniyat, A Jahan, Mahmoud Dakka

-Impact of MRI on High Grade Ductal Carcinoma Insitu (HG DCIS) management, are we using the full scope of MRI? June 2018. European Journal of Surgical Oncology (EJSO), M Hajaj, G Elamin, S Pascaline, L Noor, S Patel, Mahmoud Dakka
-Contrast Enhanced Spectral Mammography – a UK center experience May 2017. European Journal of Surgical Oncology (EJSO), A Ginawi, M Hajaj, S Pascaline, K Woodland, Mahmoud Dakka
-Value of vacuum-assisted core biopsy of indeterminate (B3) lesions of the breast June 2015. European Journal of Surgical Oncology (EJSO), Mahmoud Dakka, J El-Sheikha, H Tafazal, F Sandhu, D Clarke, S Harries, L Jones
-The use of SentiMag in identifying the sentinel lymph node: Warwick experience. June 2015. EJSO) H Tafazal, Mahmoud Dakka, R Attwal, D Clarke, L Jones, S Harries
-One Step Nucleic Acid amplification testing for CK19: Single copy number >5,000 copies/μL vs Total Tumour Load of 15,000 copies/μL June 2015. EJSO. G Atherton, H Tafazal, V Amin, Mahmoud Dakka, M Khan, S Harries, L Jones, D Clarke

-One-step nucleic acid amplification: CK 19 copy number as a predictor of further
axillary involvement. June 2015. EJSO
H Tafazal, G Atherton, V Amin, Mahmoud Dakka, M Park, A Smith, S Harries, L Jones, D Clarke
-Day case breast cancer surgery: Is it suitable for all? May 2014 EJSO. R Athwal, Mahmoud Dakka, D Appleton, S Harries, D Clarke, L Jones
-Intra-operative assessment of the sentinel node in breast cancer reduces time to commencement of adjuvant chemotherapy. EJSO. May 2013. N Rizkalla, K McEvoy, Mahmoud Dakka, T Woo, L Jones, S Harries, D Clarke

-Do molecular assays for assessing the sentinel node (SN) result in upstaging breast cancer? European Journal of Surgical Oncology. A Zolnourian, D Appleton, Mahmoud Dakka, F Daley-Morris, A Smith, M Parkes, S Harries, L Jones, D Clarke
-Rate of micrometastases in sentinel lymph nodes for operable breast cancers. European Journal of Surgical Oncology. Mahmoud Dakka. S. Laird. R. Nangalia. M. Kishore

-Sentinel lymph node micrometastasis – Should patients proceed to axillary lymph node clearance? International Journal of Surgery. A Patel Mahmoud Dakka. M Kishore

FAQ's

Dr Mahmoud Abu Dakka's clinic is located in Clemenceau Medical Center Hosptial Dubai, Al Jaddaf, just off Al Khail Road

If you are seeking the best breast surgeon in Dubai for breast cancer surgery. It's advisable to look for a combination of credible board certifications, fellowships and training, combined with years of experience in breast oncoplastic surgeries. Dr Mahmoud Abu Dakka is a UK Board Certified Consultant Oncoplastic & Reconstructive Breast & General Surgeon. with training and experience both in the UK, United States and Middle East.

Yes, but please check with your insurance network that you have coverage at CMC Dubai.

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