Dr. Hasan Abdessamad is an Obstetrician & Gynecologist based in Vancouver, Canada.
Dr. Abdessamad earned both the American and Canadian boards of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He continues to be an active Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) and Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologist (FACOG).
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology (1999) and a Medical Diploma (2003) from the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon. He finished his training in OBGYN at University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UHCMC) in Cleveland, Ohio, USA in 2009. He has been in practice as an OBGYN specialist in Canada since 2009.
He speaks English and Arabic fluently. He has basic knowledge in medical French.
Dr. Abdessamad has an interest in Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) and new advancements in Gynecologic Laparoscopy.
He has been on faculty as a laparoscopic suturing preceptor at the Laparoscopic Institute for Gynecology & Oncology LIGO’s Surgical Masters’ Course since 2012.
Dr. Abdessamad has an interest in sexual health and transgender health. He provides health care with no discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. He is a women’s health advocate, and a self-proclaimed feminist.
He is the founder and immediate past-president of the Lebanese Medical Association for Sexual Health (LebMASH)
He has been a human rights activist for more than a decade, with focus on LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) rights.
He is the founder of the Lebanese LGBT Media Monitor.
He is a co-founder of the Foundation of Hope.
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