Sayed Amjad Hussain

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Full NameSayed Amjad Hussain
Birth DateJanuary 1, 1937
Birth PlacePeshawar, N.W.F.P (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), Pakistan
NationalityPakistani, American
Alma MaterKhyber Medical College, Peshawar
Known ForInvention of the pleuroperitoneal shunt and a special endotracheal tube
SpouseDorothy Hussain
AwardsInduction in the Medical Mission Hall of Fame (2012)
FieldsCardiothoracic Surgery, Photography
InstitutionsUniversity of Toledo College of Medicine
Early EducationGovernment High School No. 1, Peshawar; Islamia College Peshawar
Medical TrainingGeneral surgery training at the Medical University of Ohio; Thoracic and cardiovascular surgery training at Wayne State University
FellowshipRoyal College of Surgeons of Canada (1973)
DiplomateAmerican Board of Thoracic Surgery (1970)
Professional CareerTaught at Khyber Medical College; Private practice in Toledo; Chief of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at various hospitals
Visiting ProfessorKhyber Medical College; University of Garyounus, Libya; Government Medical College, Amritsar, India; University of Alberta, Canada; University of Beijing, China
Humanitarian WorkDonated tons of supplies and equipment to the Dominican Republic, China, and Pakistan
Expedition AchievementMember of Team Indus; covered the entire 2,000 miles of the river Indus in Pakistan
Photographic WorkPhotographs appeared on 35 magazine covers and in 8 calendars
Honorary DegreeHonorary Doctor of Science (SciD) Degree by the University of Toledo (2020)
Notable PublicationsAuthored several medical and non-medical articles and books

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