Dr. Albert Mansour

Bookmark this
December 28, 2009
Born on the 4th March 1943, one of six children, he is from the first generation of Australian Lebanese, as his father immigrated from Hardin, Lebanon to Australia in 1926. In 1936, his father returned to Lebanon and married his mother, Alia Fayad from Kousba, Lebanon in 1938. His parents returned to Australia in 1938, and raised a family of six children. They encouraged their children’s education without undue pressure and for this he is forever indebted. They provided their children with wonderful examples of charity and of self giving to those in need. He graduated from Sydney University in 1968, and did his residency training at Mater Misericordiae Hospital, North Sydney. Then in 1970 he entered paediatric training at The Royal Alexandria Hospital, Camperdown. In 1973, was accepted into the Royal Australian College of Physicians and became a Consultant Paediatrician. He went on to do post-graduate studies in Immunology in Sydney and was awarded his PhD from Sydney University in 1981. In 1977 he met his future wife, Suzanne Haddad of Beirut and wed that same year, later moving to Toronto for two years to further his studies at the Toronto Sick Children Hospital. For the last 25 years, the candidate has been working as a Consultant Paediatrician predominantly attached to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead where he is Head of a medical team. Our candidate has three children Reuben, Sasha and Maeva. His current appointments as a Visiting Medical Officer (VMO) Paediatrician are: 2004 - 2007: Westmead Children’s Hospital and is also Head of Medical Team 2 2003 - 2008: Auburn Hospital 2003 - 2008: Canterbury Hospital and also Chairman of the Department of Paediatrics 2004 - 2007: Bankstown Lidcombe Hospital. The candidate is also engaged as a clinical tutor of undergraduate and postgraduate training at Sydney University. Further to this, he is an examiner of The Royal Australian College of Physicians. Our candidate is a foundation and current member of the Sydney Lebanon Lion’s Club and the Australian Lebanese Heart Foundation. This candidate has maintained an interest in medical research and has publications starting from 1975 till 2002 and in such prestigious journals as Nature and The New England Journal of Medicine. Also a publication is in progress in the field of “Plasma Exchange in two children with Familial Homozygous Hypercholesterolaemia” His work motto is to provide a service of excellence to children and their families to the best of my abilities through my faith and trust in my God.

Advertisement

Recent Articles

Lebanon ranks first in Huawei's Mideast ICT competition

Lebanon ranks first in Huawei's Mideast ICT competition

in World News, Local News

Lebanon ranked the first in Huawei's Middle East ICT competition which took place over the weekend in the Chinese city of Shenzhen, a Huawei statement said Monday. A total of 13 teams of 39 students from across the Middle East competed in the final.

December 3, 2019

Hariri Announces Resignation, Urges Political Parties to Protect Lebanon

Hariri Announces Resignation, Urges Political Parties to Protect Lebanon

in Local News

Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Tuesday submitted his government’s resignation to President Michel Aoun, on the 13th day of an unprecedented popular revolt against the entire political class.

October 30, 2019 By Naharnet Newsdesk

Protesters Take to Streets across Lebanon over Planned Taxes

Protesters Take to Streets across Lebanon over Planned Taxes

in Local News

Protesters took to the streets and blocked key roads across Lebanon on Thursday evening over the government’s inclination to impose new taxes, especially a tax on voice calls via internet apps.

October 18, 2019 By Naharnet

Bank of Beirut Internship

Bank of Beirut Internship

in Community News

CALLING ALL 3rd Year UNI STUDENTS; Work experience with the Bank of Beirut, Lebanon. This is initiated by the World Patriarchal Maronite Foundation for Integral Development and Bank of Beirut, in cooperation with Western Sydney University (WSU).

May 31, 2019