Professor Hossam Balkhi
One of the first users of the robot in conducting cardiac surgeries in the world
He is from Makkah, and one of the first users of the robot to conduct cardiac surgeries in the world. Dr. Balkhi is one of the few physicians worldwide qualified for this type of operations. He performed more than 700 robotic surgeries in the last four years. He travels regularly to many countries, such as Japan, Brazil and others, to save the lives of many heart patients. He also devotes part of his time to teaching a number of physicians the techniques of using this innovative surgical pattern in order to spread it in various countries worldwide. Currently, he is head of Cardiology Department at the University of Chicago.