Editorial Board Biography

Kosar Mohamed Ali

Assistant Professor in Respiratory Medicine


Graduated in college of medicine university of Baghdad 1996.  Membership of royal college of physician (London), 2005> Fellow of royal college of physician (London), 2016. Dean of college of Medicine, University of Sulaimani


College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Contact number 009647702472030






Mohammed O Mohammed

College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani


Professor of Medicine and Consultant Gastroenterologist. Graduated from College of Medicine, University of Baghdad, 1987. High Diploma in Medicine 1994. Fellow of Iraqi Board for Medical Specialty, 1995.Fellow of Royal college of Physician (London), 2012.


Contact number: 00964-7730491963

Email: [email protected]








Nazar Mohammad Amin

Professor of Psychiatry



Fellow of The Royal College of Psychiatrists, M. B. Ch. B., D.P.M., M. R. C. Psychiatry, F. R. C. Psychiatry, F. A. C. P Psychiatry.

1976: Graduated from College of Medicine, University of Baghdad 

1983: Gained membership of The Royal College of Psychiatrist England

1983-1998: Worked as Consultant Psychiatrist and Senior Lecturer University of Salahaddin, Erbil, Iraq

1998-2004: Worked as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at University of Sulaimani, Sulaimani, Iraq

2004- now: Professor of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani.

Teaching psychiatry, psychology, psychopharmacology for undergraduate and postgraduate students


Dept. of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Contact number:  009647701532168

Email: n[email protected]




Sherko Ali Omer

Assistant Professor in Medical Microbiology and Immunology


Graduated from College of Medicine, University of Baghdad 1987. MSc in Immunology, University of Baghdad 1992. PhD in Molecular Microbiology, University of Nottingham, UK, 2008. Participates in teaching of undergraduate studied and supervision of postgraduate students in medical microbiology and immunology.   Editor secretary of JSMC since 2011.



Dept. of Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Contact number: +(964)7705492838

Email: [email protected]






Alan Nzar Talabani

BSc, MScBiotechnology


My name is Alan Nzar Talabani. I am a Lecturer holding MSc degree in Biotechnology. Currently, I am working at the Department of Microbiology/College of Medicine/University of Sulaimani. I’ve Participated in a number of workshops locally and overseas. I am an editorial secretary of the Journal of Sulaimani Medical College (JSMC).



College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Contact number: 07700557698







Dana Ahmed Sharif

Assistant professor of nephrology 


MBChB, MRCP (London), FRCP (Glasgow). Head of medical department, College of medicine. Head of nephrology board center in Sulaimani KBMS


Department of medicine, college of medicine, University of Sulaimani

Contact number: 07501542595

Email:[email protected]



Zagros Ghaffor Rashid Mahmoud

Senior Lecturer in General Medicine


I graduated from Mosul Medical School in 1989. I became a member of Royal College of Physician UK in 2004. In 2010 I got Diploma in Diabetes from Bradford University, UK. In 2015 I became a lecturer in Sulaimani Medical College. In 2017, I became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physician, Glasgow, UK.



College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Contact number: 00964(0)7711552127

Email:[email protected]




Adnan Mohammed Hasan

Professor of Pediatrics 


Previous editor-in-chief of JSMC. Published thirty-two original articles and case reports. Interested in Medical Education and Pediatric gastroenterology and Hepatology. Married and grandfather of four grandsons and daughters.


College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani.

Sulaimani Pediatric Teaching Hospital.

Kurdistan Center for Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Contact number: 00964(0)7702591646

Email:[email protected]







Faruk Hassan Faraj

Professor in General surgery 


MB.Ch.B College of Medicine, Baghdad, Iraq, 1980. DS (Diploma in general surgery, College of Medicine, Baghdad, Iraq), 1990. F.A.B.S (Fellow of Arab Board of Surgeons), Baghdad center, 1991. F. R.C.S (England, UK ), 1997.


Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani.

Contact number: 00964(0) 7701586447

Email: [email protected]




Abdulsalam Yaseen Taha

Professor in Cardio-thoracic and Vascular Surgery


A graduate of Basra College of Medicine at 1987 (grade good). I obtained the degree of Fellowship of Iraqi Commission for Medical Specializations in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at 1995. I joined the teaching staff of the department of surgery in Basra College of Medicine as a lecturer in July 1995 and then promoted to Assistant Professor at 1998. I moved to Sulaimani University/College of Medicine at 2004 and promoted to Professor at 2005. I have opened the Section of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery in Sulaimani Teaching Hospital and served as a senior consultant cardio-thoracic and vascular surgeon. Moreover, I am the director of Training Center for Iraqi Board students in Cardio-thoracic and vascular surgery in Sulaimani. I have published 63 articles, one book and one thesis.



Department, Cardio-thoracic and Vascular Surgery, College of Medicine/University of 

Contact number: 009647701510420
















Taha Othman Asaad Mahwi

Professor of Medicine


Graduated from Salahadeen University Erbil in 1987,Diploma of Medicine in 1994,F.I.C.M.S (Baghdad)in1994,Head of Kurdistan Medical Association in 2004,Head of Kurdistan Diabetes Society in 2004, Establish Slemani Diabetes Centre in 2007, Assistant Professor of Medicine in 2007 (Slemani College of Medicine), Professor of Medicine in 2014 , Published 22 researches in different national and international journals.


Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Contact number:   009647701546000

Email: [email protected]





Mohamed Abdulrahman Alshekhani 

Professor of Medicine 


MBChB-CABM-FRCP-EBGH. Consultant Physician & gastroenterologist. Member of the ASGE, AGA, ACG, ESGE, and ISGEH.

Author of many articles in international & national journals in the field of gastroenterology & internal medicine. Author of accepted abstracts in DDW, UEGW, WGEO, Endo 2017. Presenter in many international & national GIT societies.

Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Contact number:




Aso Faeq Salih

Assistant Professor in PediatricCardiology 


Graduated College of Medicine in 1996, high Diploma in pediatrics in 2001, Iraqi board in pediatrics in 2009, Higher diploma in pediatric cardiology and interventions in 2013, now working as head of pediatric cardiology in Sulaimani pediatric teaching hospital, supervising Board, PhD and master student’s pediatrics and pediatric nursing. Performed more than 1000 interventional and diagnostic pediatric cardiac procedures, more than 70000 pediatric echocardiography and 1000 fetal echocardiography 



Dept. of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Contact number: +(964)- 07701474701









Aram Baram Mohammed

Assistant Professor in Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery


Mousl College of Medicine 1995.

French Board of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (DES)2005.

MRCSEd  Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2006.

University of Sulaimani / College of Medicine /Faculty member 2007.

Fellow of American College of Surgeons 2009.

Assistant Professor of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, 2014.

Consultant Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon 2019.

47 publications science 2005

Program director for cardiothoracic and vascular surgery training


Dept. of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Sulaimani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.

Contact number: 009647701511478






Web of science P-1155-2016