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Gleneagles Medical Centre Penang


Penang, Malaysia

Dr. Adel Zaatar

Dr. Adel Zaatar

Consultant Radiotherapist & Oncologist
at Gleneagles Medical Centre Penang
Speciality Radiotherapy & Oncology
Languages English
About Dato’ Dr. Zaatar has a long distinguished career in Radiotherapy & Oncology. He is one of the pioneers in the fields of Radiotherapy & Oncology in our country and has been instrumental in building the cancer services at Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital before joining Gleneagles Medical Centre in March 2011.
Education - DSPN, PKT, MB Bch(Cairo), DMRT(Cairo), DMRO(London), AM
Professional Experience He has forty years experience in Radiation / Medical Oncology, in the management of all solid tumours of breast, lung, gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, nasopharynx and the head & neck.

He worked in the Department of Radiotherapy, Oncology and Nuclear Medicine at Cairo Medical School, Egypt before joining the Beatson Oncology Centre (formerly the Glasgow Institute of Radiotherapy and Oncology) Glasgow, United Kingdom in 1976.

Subsequently, he joined the Department of Radiotherapy & Oncology at Cork Medical School, Ireland in 1984 before joining Mount Miriam Hospital, Penang in 1985.
Memberships He was one of the founding members and was the Medical Adviser of Penang Breast Care Society - a support group for women with breast cancer, established in 1986.

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