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Omar Almoghrabi, M.D.

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Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
oalmoghrabi@kumc.edu

Professional Background

Dr. Omar Almoghrabi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Almoghrabi was born in Doha, Qatar then moved to Amman, Jordan before finally moving to Grandview, Missouri at the age of thirteen with his family. He attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City for his undergraduate studies in Biological Sciences and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where he received the Honor in Medicine and Service to KUMC Awards. He completed his General Surgery residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, where he was selected as the chief resident during his last year of training. He then completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where he received the Outstanding Resident Award and the national AATS Thoracic Robotic Scholarship Award.

Dr. Almoghrabi is certified by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Almoghrabi specializes in open heart surgery. In addition, he has a particular interest in robotic heart surgery, transcatheter procedures and atrial fibrillation procedures.

Education and Training
  • BS, Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
  • MD, Medical Degree, University of Kansas-School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Kansas-School of Medicine, Wichita, KS
  • Clinical Fellowship, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS
Professional Affiliations
  • The Cardiothoracic Surgery Network, Member, 2019 - Present
  • The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member, 2019 - Present
  • American College of Surgeons, Member, 2013 - Present

Publications
  • Almoghrabi, Omar. 2020. Efficacy of Intravenous Acetaminophen as Adjunct Post-Operative Analgesic in Cardiac Surgery: A Retrospective Study. Kansas Journal of Medicine, 13. https://journals.ku.edu/kjm/article/view/13818/12789
  • Almoghrabi, Omar. 2020. Retained Mediastinal Contrast. Kansas Journal of Medicine, 13. https://journals.ku.edu/kjm/article/view/13532/12656
  • Moore, Carolyn, Almoghrabi, Omar. 2020. Endoluminal Woud Vac: An Evolving Role in Treatment of Esophageal Perforation. Journal of Visualized Surgery , 6