Dr. Ahmad Y. El-Hattab is a Surgeon in Dubuque, IA with special training and skill in performing surgical procedures within a wide variety of specialties. As a Surgeon, Ahmad Y. El-Hattab, MD performs surgical operations to prevent or remedy illness, injury, or dysfunction relating to patient anatomy. Surgery is a medical specialty focusing on surgical operations performed as emergency or elective procedures. Significant diseases and conditions treated by Surgeons include appendicitis, pancreatitis, traumatic injury, cancer, congenital birth defect, gallbladder disease, or illness. Medical tests, procedures and therapies provided by Surgeons include laboratory testing, surgical procedures, post-operative care, patient education, and pre-and post-operative medication prescription.
A general surgeon has expertise related to the diagnosis – preoperative, operative and postoperative management – and management of complications of surgical conditions in the following areas: alimentary tract; abdomen; breast, skin and soft tissue; endocrine system; head and neck surgery; pediatric surgery; surgical critical care; surgical oncology; trauma and burns; and vascular surgery. General surgeons increasingly provide care through the use of minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques.
Dr. Ahmad Y. El-Hattab performs surgical procedures and has a clinic at Jackson County Regional Health Center on a Thursday rotation.