Dr. Ghassan B. Alami is an orthopedic surgeon sub-specialized in complex fractures and upper-limb problems, with degrees from Northwestern U. (Chicago), McGill U. (Montreal), St. Vincent’s Hospital (New York), U. of Montreal (Montreal), U. of British Columbia (Vancouver), and l’Archet Hospital (Nice). Since 2013, he has been working in Amman for most of the year with periodic working visits to Canada, where he worked full time for three years following his sub-specialty training.
In addition to his surgical practice, Dr. Alami helped establish the orthopedics teaching program for emergency and family medicine residents at St-Jérôme Hospital in Canada. He is involved in the teaching of fracture surgery within the framework of the “AO” (Association for the Study of Internal Fixation) in both North America and the Middle East. He is also a volunteer surgeon and instructor with PCRF (Palestine Children Relief Fund) and USTOP (Uganda Sustainable Trauma Orthopedic Program), with a strong belief in the importance of improving local technical expertise (as opposed to limited medical aid) in underserved communities.