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  •  AMP Urology now seeing patients in Rome

    Urologists Bashar Omarbasha, MD, FICS, and Wael F. Muakkassa, MD, of AMP Urology, have joined Rome Medical Practice to provide treatment of diseases of the urinary tract in men and women in Rome. Their office is located in the Griffiss Business and Technology Park at 267 Hill Road, Suite 300, accessed by turning on Avery Road next to AmeriCU Federal Credit Union.
    “We’re pleased to have Dr. Muakkassa and Dr. Omarbasha once again seeing patients in Rome,” said Giselle Wisdom, Rome Medical Practice administrator. “Having local access to AMP Urology services means our patients can receive the most current and innovative therapies for the treatment of many urologic conditions close to home.”
    Drs. Muakkassa and Omarbasha have specialized training and experience in many aspects of urology including cancer, prostate disease, male and female incontinence, male sexual dysfunction and kidney stone disease. The specialists are trained in laparoscopic and microvascular techniques.
    Many procedures can be performed in the office, such as cystoscopy to diagnose problems of the bladder and urethra and vasectomies. The specialists are members of Rome Memorial Hospital’s medical staff, performing surgical procedures at the hospital and providing 24-hour coverage in the Emergency Department.
    Dr. Omarbasha earned his medical degree at Damascus University in Syria and completed his internship and surgical residency at the Hospital de Chartres in Paris, France. He advanced his training with a urologic surgery residency at Boston University Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital in Massachusetts, an affiliate of Harvard University Medical School, and a fellowship in urological oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, focusing on the treatment of urological cancers.
    Dr. Omarbasha has been in practice since 1990. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Urological Association, New York State Urological Society, New York State Medical Society, Sexual Medicine Society of North America and the International College of Surgeons.
    Certified by the American Board of Urology, Dr. Muakkassa earned his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, where he completed his surgical internship. He completed his surgical residencies at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo and St. Luke’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. He advanced his training with residencies in urology at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo and the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore. He also completed a fellowship in renal transplant surgery at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond.
    Dr. Muakkassa held academic positions at the University of Maryland in Baltimore and American University of Beirut in Lebanon prior to going into private practice where he has more than 20 years of experience.
    He is a member of the American Urological Association, the American Medical Association and the New York State Medical Society. He has also been a member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.

    To make an appointment, please call 315.356.7390.


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