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Rita Sakr

Dr. Sakr (MD PhD) is French Board-Certified OB-Gynecologist & Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon with experience of more than 20 years. Dr. Sakr had received her basic medical degree from St Joseph University in Lebanon. She then pursued her speciality training in France and obtained her French Board in OB-Gynecology & Oncoplastic Breast Surgery after completing her academic degrees and trainings. Then she moved to USA and completed her PhD degree in molecular biology of breast cancer (Predictive factors for progression of in situ breast lesions) and breast fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York) and Ecole de Cancérologie Institut Gustave Roussy (Paris). After training in both France and USA, she was first appointed as Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Cancer Surgeon at Institut Curie (Paris), then as Attending at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York), then as Consultant OB-Gynecologist & Oncoplastic Breast Cancer Surgeon + Associate Professor and Co-Head of “Breast and gynecology care Unit for early detection of high risk patients for breast/ovarian cancer” at Pierre & Marie Curie University - Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris (Paris). She had relocated 2 years ago to Dubai as Consultant OB-Gynecologist and Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon in Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital. In addition to her wide clinical and academic experience, Dr. Sakr has a passion for patients advocacy and has been actively involved in multiple associations for breast cancer survivors in Europe, USA and UAE.

Spoken Languages : Arabic, English, French
Types of Physician : Full-time
DHA License : Ob-Gynecologist & Breast Oncoplastic Surgeon
Branches : American Hospital Dubai

Credentials:

  • MD, University of St Joseph medical school, Lebanon,
  • Speciality Diploma, University of Aix Marseille, France,
  • French Board, Ministry of Health and Medical Council, France,
  • Certificate of Laparoscopy, University of Clermont-Ferrand, France,
  • Masters of Surgical Sciences, University of Paris 11, France,
  • PhD doctorate in Breast Molecular Biology , Ecole de Cancérologie Institut Gustave Roussy, France, ,
  • Breast Fellowship, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA,
  • Diploma of Oncoplastic Breast Surgery, University of Paris 11, France,
  • Diploma of Breast disease, University of Versailles, France,
  • Certificate of Breast Cancer Surgery, European School of Surgery, EU,

Professional Associations:

  • ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology)
  • AACR (American Association for Cancer Research)
  • LSOG (Lebanese Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology)
  • CNGOF (Collège National des Gynécologues et Obstétriciens Français)
  • SFSPM (Société Française de Sénologie et Pathologie Mammaire)
  • NYAS (New York Academy of Sciences)
  • ESSO (European Society of Surgical Oncology)
  • EOS (Emirates Oncology Society)

Professional Experience:

  • Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Cancer Surgeon, Institut Curie, France
  • Attending Breast Cancer Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA,
  • Consultant OB-Gynecologist & Oncoplastic Breast Cancer Surgeon + Associate Professor and Co-Head of “Breast and gynecology care Unit for early detection of high-risk patients for breast/ovarian cancer”, Pierre & Marie Curie University - Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris, France,
  • Consultant OB-Gynecologist and Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon, Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital, UAE,

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Breast surgery (cancer & benign lesions)
  • Oncoplastic breast surgery - lumpectomy - mastectomy
  • Axillary sentinel lymph node biopsy - axillary clearance
  • Counseling for breast issue (symptomatic and screening patients)
  • Early detection of high-risk patients for breast/ovarian cancer
  • Laparoscopy: Adnexal mass, ovarian cyst, or ectopic pregnancy
  • Laparotomy: Hysterectomy, other gynecologic conditions
  • Hysteroscopy: Myomectomy, Polypectomy
  • Colposcopy and Conization
  • Counseling patients with infertility or fertility issues related to cancer management
  • Pap smear - IUD - pelvic ultrasound
  • PCOS, menstrual disorders, and postmenopausal disorders
  • Normal vaginal delivery and instrumental delivery
  • Cesarean

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