Dr Mahmoud Abu Dakka, MBBcH, FRCS Eng, is a UK Board Certified Consultant Oncoplastic & Reconstructive Breast & General Surgeon in Dubai. 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 /breast oncology surgeons in Dubai.
Before Joining CMC Dubai, Dr Mahmoud had the following experience:
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.
-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
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.
This means there are essentially two parts to the breast surgeons role. 1) They deal with all the aesthetic aspects of breast surgery such as breast augmentation, breast reduction etc, but also 2) They deal with breast cancer surgery such as mastectomy and lumpectomies combined with aesthetic principles to give the patient the best outcome.
Dr Mahmoud Abu Dakka's clinic is located in Clemenceau Medical Center Hosptial Dubai, Al Jaddaf, just off Al Khail Road
Yes, as a Breast Oncoplastic Surgeon, Dr Mahmoud Abu Dakka has years of experience performing combined Mastectomy & Breast Reconstruction surgeries.
Yes, Dr Mahmoud Abu Dakka performs Double Mastectomy Surgery in Dubai at Clemenceau Medical Center Hospital. He also performs breast reconstructions at the same time during the procedure.
Yes, but please check with your insurance network that you have coverage at CMC Dubai.