Dr Walid Mohabbat is a specialty trained vascular surgeon with advanced training in endovascular and aortic surgery. He has particular expertise in open and endovascular stentgraft repairs for abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) and thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAA) and aortic dissections, complex endografting (fenestrated and branched endograft repairs) for juxtarenal, suprarenal and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms and dissections, carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and carotid artery stenting (CAS), lower extremity endovascular treatments including angioplasty, stenting, laser atherectomy. He also specialises in endovenous therapies for varicose veins including percutaneous laser vein ablation. Walid grew up on the North Shore and received his medical degree from the University of Sydney. He undertook general surgical training at the RPA and POW hospitals. He then completed a three year fellowship in vascular surgery including training years at RNSH, Sydney and PA, Brisbane. Walid received his FRACS (Vascular) in 2006.
Under the mentorship of Roy Greenberg, MD, a world renowned vascular surgeon, Walid then joined the Department of Vascular Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Main Campus in Cleveland, Ohio USA. There he obtained his Ohio State Board Medical License and completed fellowships in the fields of vascular research, aortic surgery and endovascular surgery in the United States’ consistently number one ranked heart and vascular institute.