EUROSPINE 2017

Sleiman Haddad

Sleiman completed his medical studies at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, a leading institution in the Middle East, from which he graduated with High Distinction in June of 2009.  He also earned the Penrose award of the 2009 graduating class.

He then completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology in May 2015 at the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital  (Barcelona - Spain), a national reference hospital at many levels especially in Spine Surgery.  During his training he developed a special interest for spinal disorders and later had a temporary contract with the Spinal Surgery Unit.

He is now following a two-year Spinal Surgery Fellowship at the Queen´s Medical Center in Nottingham (United Kingdom).

Sleiman has written book chapters, peer reviewed articles and participated in many research projects in Spine Surgery. He was also an orthopedic and spine research fellow at the prestigious Rothman Institute of Philadelphia during summer 2014.

His PhD thesis tries to shed a light on the relationship between surgical site infection and the final outcome of spine surgeries.