Category: Pediatrics

VS6-3 - Cold and Controlled: Cold-Knife Incision of Posterior Urethral Valves in Neonates

Fri, Sep 21
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Osama Al-Omar

Chief of Pediatric Urology, Associate Professor of Urology, Department of Urology
West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia

Osama Al-Omar, MD., MBA, is the Chief of Pediatric Urology and Associate Professor of Urology at West Virginia University. He recently completed his master degree in business administration (Executive MBA) from West Virginia University (2016).
Dr. Al-Omar earned his medical degree at Aleppo University School of Medicine in Aleppo, Syria (1996). He completed a urology residency at Tishreen Military Hospital in Damascus, Syria (2002), and a pediatric urology fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan (2005). Dr. AL-Omar has special interest in pediatric minimum invasive surgeries, including laparoscopic and robotic surgeries, pediatric endourology and reconstructive surgeries.

Chad Crigger

Urology Resident
West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia

Chad Crigger is a PGY-3 resident within the Department of Urology at West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV. Born and raised in Charleston, WV, he left the state for his undergraduate studies at the University of Richmond in Richmond, VA. Following his undergraduate studies, he completed a Master's in Public Health with a focus on Health Care Policy at West Virginia University. After completing his graduate studies, he attended Marshall University in Huntington, WV, for medical school. The match process ultimately placed Chad back to Morgantown, WV, where he is staying busy as a PGY-3. In his free time, Chad enjoys the outdoors, playing guitar, or staying active in sports.

Ali Hajiran

Urology Resident
West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia