Dr. Hisham Burezq

BSc, MD, FRCSC, FAAP
Consultant Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon Dean
Faculty of Plastic Surgery
Kuwait Institution of Medical Specialties
Biography

Dr. Burezq received his medical degree (Bachelor of Medicine and surgery) from Kuwait University, Faculty of Medicine 1994. He completed his post graduate training in plastic and reconstructive surgery in McGill University and got the Canadian board in plastic surgery in 2003. He then Joined University of Toronto and worked in The Hospital for Sick Children to get his fellowship in Pediatric Plastic surgery.

He is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Plastic surgery in the Kuwait institution of medical specialties, a Head of Unit in Al-Babtain center for burns and plastic surgery and the President of the Kuwait society of Plastic surgeons. He’s the chief and founder of the Kuwait Surgical hope team (multi-specialty surgical charity team since 2009).

Publications

Burezq H, Al-Tarkait Aishah: Multihandicap and Consanguinity in Kuwait. (Ann Saudi Med 1995; 15: 189-191)

Foad, M, Burezq, H. Laparoscopic repair of colonic perforation. (J Kuwait Med. Ass 1997; 29 (2): 199-200)

Extensive Tongue Hemangiopericytoma in a child: Modified combined modality of treatment to preserve good functioning tongue Al-Abdulhadi K, Burezq H, Manoukian J. (The International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 2004; 68, 211-219)

Juvenile Xanthogranuloma of the nose. Hisham Aburezq, Marcos Jaeger, Pratibha Iyengar, Ronald Zuker. (Can J Plast Surg 2004; 12(4):198-200)

The value of radial collateral ligament reconstruction and abductor digiti minimi release in MCP arthroplasty. Hisham Burezq, Gerry N. Polyhronopoulos, Sonia Beaulieu, Harvey C. Brown, Bruce Williams. (Ann Plast Surg. 2005 Apr; 54(4):397-401)

Management of the prominent premaxilla in bilateral cleft lip and palate. Hisham Burezq, John Daskalogiannakis, Christopher Forrest (Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal: Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 92– 95)

Iatrogenic fetal injury. Cases report and literature review. Hisham Burezq, Kaushik Chakrabarty, Ronald Zuker (Obstet Gynecol 2005;106:1172– 4)

Conservative management of Cystic hygroma. 33 year experience. Hisham Burezq, Sachin Chitte, Bruce Williams J Craniofac Surg. 2006 Jul;17(4):815-8

Unusual case of a severely protruding premaxilla in a bilateral cleft lip patient. Hisham Burezq, RL Bang, Alexander George, Ashraf Mukhtar, J Craniofac Surg. 2007 Jul;18(4):971-4

Forgotten Drain in a face lift. Hisham Burezq, R.L. Bang, J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2008; 61(4):459-60. Epub 2008 Jan 28

The versatility of the medial thigh flap for coverage of large perineoscrotal defects. Ahmad Al-Fadhli, Hisham Burezq, Wael Ayad, Nabeel Abdulfattah, Kuwait Medical Journal 2008, 40 (4): 293-296

Unusual malignant transformation of recurrent sebaceoma. A case report. Heba Al-Khashnam, Hisham Burezq, Ibrahim Al-Aradi, Hamood Al-Sabah, Khalid Al-Abdulhadi, Clinical Medicine: Oncology 2008:2 389-392

Giant gluteal lipoma-like liposarcoma: A Case report. Maitham Sultan, Hisham Burezq, RL Bang, World J Surg Oncol. 2008 Jul 29;6:81

Reconstruction of soft tissue defects of the foot Dorsum in children by free latissimus dorsi muscle flap: four year experience. Yehia Zakariya, Hisham Burezq. Egypt J Plast. Reconstr. Surg. Vol. 35, No. 1, January: 71-78, 2001

Vomerine hamartoma in a cleft palate child. Bang RL, Hisham Burezq, Imad Alnajadah. Indian J Plast Surg. 2010 Jul;43(2):216-8.

Complication of improper management of sodium hypochlorite accident during root canal treatment. Fatemah Faras, Fawaz Abo-Alhassan, Hisham Burezq. Jouranl of international society of preventive & community dentistry. Sep 2016, 6(5): 493-496.

Primary essential cutis vertices gyrate. Hazim Hussein, Waddah Abdoo Eskaf, Salem Al-Ajmi, Yehia Zakariya, Hisham Burezq. JPRAS Open 7 (2016) 23-26.

Versality of lateral arm flap for hand reconstruction – a clinical experience. Qutaibah AlKandari, Abeer Kalandar, Hisham Burezq. Eur J Plast Surg. December 2016, Volume 39, issue 6, PP 435-440.

Parentral perception of cleft in Kuwait. Abdulaziz Alrasheed, Hisham Burezq. Current Pediatric Research (2018) Volume 22, Issue 3

Unusual presentation of upper limb lymphedema. (Hazim Hussein, Hisham Burezq. PRSG Open April 2019; 7: e2137.

Chapters

Hisham Burezq, Mastoura Alazmi, Hala Bureza. Burns of the face, Synopsis of burn surgery 2017 (Lap Lambert academic publishing)

Qutaibah Alkandari, Abeer Kalandar, Hisham Burezq. Burns of perineum & genetalia. Synopsis of Burn surgery 2017 (Lap Lambert academic publishing)

Publications submitted

Marjolin's Ulcer; Prognostic Factors in its management". Ahmed Kenawi, Hisham Burezq (submitted to Annals of Plastic surgery 2018)

Nerve Sheath Myxoma: A rare tumor, a case report and literature review. Haitham Khashaba, Eman Hafez, Hisham Burezq (submitted to International journal of Surgery)

Monophasic synovial sarcoma presenting as an infantile hemangioma: a case report. Abdulrahman Alkandari, Abdulwahab Alkandari, Sarah Faisal Alhendi, Hussein Almousawi, Hisham Burezq (sumitted to annals of pediatric surgery)

Research Projects

Mast cell stabilizing agents and Hemangioma, (in preparation). Hisham Burezq, R.L. Bang, Charles Ezeamuzie, T. Junaid, C.H.Ford.

The value of radial collateral ligament reconstruction and abductor digiti minimi release in MCP arthroplasty (completed & published). Hisham Burezq, Gerry N. Polyhronopoulos, Sonia Beaulieu, Harvey C. Brown, Bruce Williams (done 2003-2005)

Presentations

Role of multidisciplinary teams in surgical charity camps. Gulf Society of Plastic surgeons, Dubai 2019.

Infantile Hemangioma. Our experience in Kuwait. 48th Annual meeting of the Egyptian society of plastic surgeons. March 2018

Aesthetic surgery. What a family physician should know. 5th WONCA East Mediterranean region family medicine congress, March 2018.

Role of Lasttismus dorsi flap in Pediatric foot crush injury., Yehia Zakariya, Hisham Burezq, 15th Health Sciences Centre Poster Conference, Kuwait University

Modification of Mustache technique in Post massive weight loss patients. Hisham Burezq, Yehia Zakariya, 15th Health Sciences Centre Poster Conference, Kuwait University

Abdominoplasty with no drains. Personal experience. Hisham Burezq, Ahmad Kenawi, 15th Health Sciences Centre Poster Conference, Kuwait University

Daflon, Does it have a role in reducing seroma in Abdominoplasty cases? Hisham Burezq, Ahmad Al-Fadhli, Ahdi Al-Bader, Hytham Khashabah, 15th Health Sciences Centre Poster Conference, Kuwait University

Using Inderal in proliferative Hemangioma of the head and neck area. Our experience in Kuwait. Hisham Burezq, Aisha Al-Terkait, 15th Health Sciences Centre Poster

Conference, Kuwait University

The Role of Plastic Surgery in the management of Obesity. The Thirteenth (XIII) Annual Conference in Obstetrics and Gynecology, The impact of Obesity on Women’s health, March 2008, Kuwait

The versatility of the medial thigh flap for coverage of large perineoscrotal defects, 12th Health Science Center Poster conference, April 2007, Kuwait

Unusual case of a severely protruding premaxilla in a bilateral cleft lip patient, 12th Health Science Center Poster conference, April 1007, Kuwait

Serum Zinc, Selenium, Manganese and Magnesium in Zinc altered diet and burn wound healing, 12th Health Science Center Poster conference, April 2007, Kuwait

Congenital neonatal gangrene and maternal hypertension. Case report and a new theory. 12th Health Science Center Poster conference, April 2007, Kuwait

Unusual malignant transformation of recurrent sebaceoma. A case report. 12th Health Science Center Poster conference, April 2007, Kuwait (Win an award).

When to consult the Pediatric Plastic Surgeon. 2nd Conference of Kuwait Society of Pediatrics, December 2005

Management of cystic hygroma by aspiration. 33 year experience. 10th Congress of ESPRAS, Vienna, August 2005

Secondary alveoloplasty in cleft lip & Palate treatment protocol. Tenth annual health sciences. Poster conference, Kuwait, April 2005

Abdominal wall implantation of hepatocellular carcinoma. Tenth annual health sciences. Poster conference, Kuwait, April 2005

Utility of Soft tissue reconstruction in Metacarpophalangeal Joint Implant Arthroplasty. Canadian Society of Plastic Surgery, Vancouver, 2003.(Published)

Multiple Modality Treatment of the Mangled Pediatric Lower Extremity. American Society for Microsurgery 2005 (Submitted).