Dr. Omar Awija

Dr. Omar Awija is a French board Orthopaedic Surgeon with over 30 years experience. He graduated in medicine from Aleppo University in 1979 and undertook his postgraduate studies in France at Montpellier University and Nancy University.

Since his postgraduate studies, Dr. Awija has worked extensively in France, Syria and the UAE. He has a particular interest in arthroscopy of the knee joint, hip joint replacement and revision, knee joint replacement and hand trauma, Podology (Foot surgery).
He has regularly contributed to conferences within the region and beyond as a speaker and as a director.

Clinical Expertise

  • Joint replacement and hip replacement and revision
  • Arthroscopy of the knee join and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction
  • Deformity correction surgery using the Ilizarov method
  • Trauma and Fracture surgical treatment