Dr. Hamad Harb
Dr Hamad Harb has been working as a doctor in Australia since 1994, in various positions including both hospital and general practice. Hamid was born in Syria. He was granted a scholarship to study medicine in Russia. He had to spend his first year learning the language and then went on to complete his medical degree in the city of Volgograd graduating in 1985. Hamad then went back to Syria to specialise in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the city of Damascus. Four years later he graduated and opened a practice for a short time.
He migrate to Australia (Perth) in 1993 and has been calling Australia home ever since. After learning English he began work as an RMO in Royal Perth Hospital.
In 2001 Hamad moved to Bundaberg and commenced training for his FRACGP. He lived there with his family for four years and successfully completed his training. He especially enjoyed working at Gin Gin, a small regional town 60 km away from Bundaberg, where he worked as a GP running the thirteen-bed hospital for a year. Queensland was where Hamad developed an interest in skin cancer checks, prevention and Mole scans.
In 2004 Hamad moved to Adelaide with his wife and children to be close to their family and friends, and commenced work at St Agnes Surgery. He considers himself fortunate to work within a great professional team and gets a lot of personal satisfaction from caring for his patients.