Chief Medical Officer, Chief Medical officer and Deputy Director General King Hussein Cancer Center (Jordan)
Dr. Hikmat Abdel-Razeq is the Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Director General of King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC), as well as Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine. Dr. Abdel-Razeq joined KHCC in 2004 and since then has taken several strides in the improvement of provision of services in Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine.
Prior to joining KHCC, Dr. Abdel-Razeq was Head of Hematology and Medical Oncology section at King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (1999-2004). He was also a consultant Internist, Hematologist and Medical Oncologist at Detroit Mercy Hospital in Michigan for two years.
Dr. Abdel-Razeq earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Jordan School of Medicine in 1988, following which he joined Jordan University Hospital then New York Medical College for residency training in Internal Medicine which he completed in 1993. His subspecialty and fellowship training in Hematology and Medical Oncology was conducted at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio (1993-1996) following which he served as a Special Senior Fellow for one year in the Bone Marrow Transplantation at the same institution.
Dr. Abdel-Razeq holds specialty certificates by the American Board of Medical Oncology, American Board of Hematology and the American Board of Internal Medicine. Currently he chairs the Medical Board and a member of both the Executive and Quality councils at KHCC.
Dr. Abdel-Razeq established and chaired KHCC’S Credentials and Privileges Committee. He also sets on the board of many institutional, local and regional committees and councils. In addition, Dr. Abdel-Razeq is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, American Society of Hematology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, European Society of Medical Oncology and the International Society on Thrombosis and Homeostasis.
Dr. Abdel-Razeq is the author of over 50 peer-reviewed articles and publications. He has also participated in authoring a number of books and medical references specializing in Hematology, Thrombosis and Medical oncology. In addition, Dr. Abdel-Razeq is an expert reviewer for many internationally-renowned medical journals. He has received several awards and honors throughout his academic and professional careers in Jordan, Saudi Arabia and United States.