Kuwaiti surgeon named head of surgery department at Creighton Hospital

The renowned Creighton University hospital and the hospitals organization, CHI, in the US State of Nebraska have appointed the Kuwaiti surgeon Waddah Al-Rifai as head of the surgery, Technical and academic research department, effective March.

Dr. Al-Rifai, the first Kuwaiti and Gulf doctor to earn the post, said in a statement to KUNA, late on Friday, that he has deeply admired support by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-sabah and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Sabah.

He has affirmed that this continuing backing has effectively helped him in his professional endeavors in the US.

The Kuwaiti surgeon explained that his new responsibilities include supervision over wards for treating cancer, cardiac and internal diseases, accidents and injuries.

Source: Kuwait News Agency