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Fellowship In General Thoracic Surgery (USA)
Harvard Medical School, Boston.

  • Thoracic & Surgical Oncology
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It gives us immense pleasure to inform you that Dr Arun Kanala have joined AL ZAHRA HOSPITAL, DUBAI as full time THORACIC SURGEON with a surgical experience of more than 20 years in India & USA.

He have done his M.S & M.Ch from OSMANIA MEDICAL COLLEGE, HYDERABAD, INDIA and subsequently CLINICAL FELLOWSHIP in Thoracic Surgery from the prestigious HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL, BOSTON, USA.

After coming back to India, he have worked with Dr. Sai Yendamuri,an eminent Thoracic surgeon from Roswell park Cancer Institute, NY who is currently working in the United States as a team.

Dr.Kanala is hard working, enthusiastic, honest and caring doctor. He has extensive experience with taking care of patients with various medical conditions. As his resume shows, he has worked in various environments in India, UAE & USA,Harvard Medical School.

Clinical Expertise:
  • Open lung surgeries i.e Lobectomy/Pneumonectomy/Decortication/Sleeve resections etc.
  • Minimally invasive surgeries/ VATS – Video Assisted Thoracoscopic surgery.
  • EBUS- TBNA (Endo-Bronchial Ultrasound- Trans bronchial Needle Aspiration) for Mediastinal lymphadenopathy.
  • Mediastinoscopy/ Bronchoscopy procedures
  • Lung cancer/ Mediastinal tumours/ Mesothelioma surgeries
  • TB Surgeries/ BPF- Broncho-pleural fistula closures / Bullectomy
  • Interventional Pulmonology procedures
  • VATS Surgeries for Trauma- Pneumothorax/ Hemothorax.
  • Malignant pleural effusions
  • VATS Sympathectomy for Hyperhydrosis.
  • VATS Pericardial window/ lung biopsy/ pleural biopsy/ Thymectomies etc.

We am proud to say that he is one among few Thoracic surgeons in UAE exclusively performing lung surgeries with a special focus on minimal invasive surgery i.e VATS. Our Center at AL ZAHRA HOSPITAL, DUBAI is the only place which has the advanced equipment for VATS, EBUS and the state-of-the-art Operation theatres with the cutting-edge ICU units handling all the complex surgeries. We are in collaboration with Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, USA working closely with them.

Your support is very much solicited to serve the lung surgery patients in UAE. I assure you that your patient is in the best hands and we give our 100%.