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Thoracic Surgery

Abbas El-Sayed Abbas, MD, MS, FACS

Abbas El-Sayed Abbas
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Specialties

Thoracic Surgery

Distinctions
4.8
172 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
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Clinical Interests
  • Diseases of the lung, tracheobronchial tree, esophagus, mediastinum, and chest wall
  • Experience in thoracic surgical oncology, robotic and other minimally invasive thoracic techniques
  • Advanced bronchoscopic and esophageal endoscopy
  • Lung volume reduction surgery
  • Thymectomy
  • Hiatal hernia repair
  • Special procedures for benign esophageal disease and other thoracic conditions
Research Interests
  • Clinical trials
  • Transplant immunology
  • Gene therapy in esophageal cancer
Education
  • 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
Training
  • Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • Residency, Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Surgery
  • 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
Awards and Honors
  • 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
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Office Locations

Temple Lung Center

Temple University Hospital – Main Campus

3401 N. Broad Street

Ambulatory Care Center, 5th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

Phone: 800-TEMPLE-MED

Fax: 215-707-6867

Fox Chase Cancer Center

333 Cottman Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19111

888-369-2427

Outpatient services located at Fox Chase Cancer Center Main Campus are provided by Temple University Hospital.

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172 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 about Patient Satisfaction Rating.

OVERALL RATING

4.80 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.8
Give easy to understand instruction
4.8
Provider expl in way you understand
4.8
Provider listen carefully to you
4.9
Show respect for what you say
4.8
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
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 2, 2020

All good.

5.0
November 2, 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 4, 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 22, 2020

Excellent care.

5.0
May 26, 2020

Excellent care. Thank you!

5.0
March 31, 2020

Dr. Abbas made me feel like I was his most important patient. I feel very confident about his abilities as a physician.

5.0
March 30, 2020

Good experience!

5.0
February 27, 2020

I felt very informed - Got all test leading to surgery - Dr. Abbas showed concern & caring.

5.0
February 18, 2020

Very good experience.