Dr. Osama Alharastani

Dr. Osama Alharastani

Urinary Specialist - Urologist

  Canadian Specialist Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  15 Years of experience

BIOGRAPHY

About Doctor

Dr. Osama Alharastani holds more than 10 years of experience in the field of urology. In the year 2002, he graduated (M.D) from the University of Damascus. After this, in the year 2007, he completed his M.Sc. in Urology from the Damascus University Hospitals. Dr. Osama Alharastani received a fellowship from the Arab Board of urology in the year 2008. Finally, he completed his Ph.D. in female urology from the University of Damascus in the year 2012.

Medical Expertise

Though Dr. Osama Alharastani’s main area of specialization lies in female urology he has a keen interest in ensuring male sexual health, performing penile surgeries and solving general urological issues. Dr. Osama Alharastani mainly treats female urological issues like stress incontinence and vaginal sling surgeries. At the same time, he also holds experience in treating minimally invasive surgeries for the management of urinary stones, endoscopic surgeries, and lithotripsy. At the same time, he also owns to his credit various memberships like the Syrian Medical Association, European Association of Urology (EAU), Syria Association of Urology, Arab Association of Urology, Emirates Urological Society and Societe international Urologie (SIU). At present, Dr. Osama Alharastani is working at the Canadian Specialist Hospital in Dubai, UAE.

Past Experience

  • Supervisor of Female Urology Department in Damascus University
  • General and Pediatric Urology in Damascus Private Hospitals

Qualifications

  • MD
  • MSc
CERTIFICATIONS (2)
  • Fellowship of Arab Board of Urology
  • Ph.D.
MEMBERSHIPS (7)
  • Member of Syrian Medical Association
  • Member of European Association of Urology(EAU)
  • Member of Syrian Association of Urology
  • Member of Arab Association of Urology
  • Member of Emirates Urological Society (EUS)
  • Member of Societe International D Urologie (SIU)
Procedures
Kidney Transplant

 

There are many options when it comes to the treatment of a kidney that fails to maintain normal function in the body. Kidney transplant surgery is one of the most successful ways to restore normal functioning of the affected kidneys as it allows for an access to greater freedom and a better quality of life.

A kidney transplant patient is more likely to enjoy bouts of energy and follow the less strict diet as compared to patients who choose an alternative treatment.

The kidney performs several important functions in the human body. Even slight damage to the kidneys can, therefore, cause a lot of problems. When the kidney is rendered incapable of its main function, that is, removal of waste products from the blood, a condition called uremia develops.

Unfortunately, the symptoms of this condition do not develop unless 90 percent of the kidney is damaged. This is the time when an individual would require a kidney transplantation surgery or dialysis to restore the normal functioning.

There are several other kidney diseases that warrant the need for a kidney transplantation. Some of these conditions include the following:

    • Deep-rooted problem in the anatomy of the urinary tract
    • Extremely high blood pressure
    • Glomerulonephritis
    • Polycystic kidney disease
    • Diabetes mellitus

 

Symptoms of Kidney Dysfunction

Some of the common symptoms observed in the case of kidney diseases include the following:

  • Shortness of breath and general fatigue
  • Retention of fluid causing swelling (edema)
  • Foamy and dark orange,  brown, red or tea-colored urine
  • Increased frequency of urination
  • Back pain
  • Restless legs and inability to sleep due to leg cramps
  • Metallic taste
  • Breathing problems due to urea build up in blood
  • Loss of appetite
  • Numbness in the toes or fingertips and tingling sensation
  • Problem concentrating
Frequently Asked Questions
What area of specialization does Dr. Osama Alharastani have?
Dr. Osama Alharastani is specialized in United Arab Emirates and of the most sought after doctors in Urinary Specialist.
Does Dr. Osama Alharastani offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?
No, this doctor dose not offer telemedicine via MediGence
How many years of experience does Dr. Osama Alharastani have?
Dr. Osama Alharastani is one of the most sought after specialists in United Arab Emirates and has over 15 Years years of experience.
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