Professor Abdullah Omari MBBS(Hons), MMED, PhD, FRACP, DDU(Vascular), FACP, Amer. Board. Vasc. Med, FSVM, FACC, FAHA

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Professor Abdullah Omari is dedicated and committed to providing the highest level of patient and medical care

Specialist in Vascular Medicine

Vascular Medicine is a medical specialty devoted to the evaluation and management of patients with arterial, venous, and lymphatic conditions.

Expertise in Vascular Medicine

Professor Omari has the expertise in caring for patients with vascular disease requires skills in patient evaluation, vascular diagnostic testing and knowledge of the best available therapies that are available.

Professor Omari's interests:

  • Arterial diseases  
  • Venous diseases  (including deep vein thrombosis)
  • Lymphoedema
  • Vasculitis
  • Wounds (and wound care)
  • Peri-operative medical care
  • Cardiovascular risk assessment and management
  • General medicine

  • Qualifications

    Professor has completed numerous undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications and is well credentialed to provide the highest levels of medical care. As a consequence he has the following qualifications: MBBS(Hons), MMED, PhD, FRACP, DDU(Vascular), FACP, Amer. Board. Vasc. Med, FSVM, FACC.

    Professor Omari completed his medical degree with honours along with a Masters Degree in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) and a Doctor of Philosophy, all of which are from the University of Sydney. He received his Fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) completing dedicated vascular medicine training and subsequently being awarded board certification in Vascular Medicine by the American Board of Vascular Medicine. He is also a Fellow of the Society for Vascular Medicine and the American College of Cardiology. Professor Omari has completed a Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound (Vascular Studies) and is qualified in vascular ultrasound assessments.

  • Expertise

    Professor Omari is a dedicated Vascular Medicine Specialist with expertise in all aspects of Vascular Medical care. He has academic appointments as a Professor for his work in the area of Vascular Medicine.

    He is the only doctor in the Southern Hemisphere to be awarded certification by the American Board of Medicine (ABVM), an independent organisation dedicated to the certification of qualified vascular medicine physicians. This certification process is based upon formal professional education or practice in vascular medicine with experience-based requirements and examination and provides evidence of Professor Omari’s expertise in vascular medicine knowledge and skills to the medical and wider community.

  • Professional activities

    Professor Omari is a Professor, Head of Department, and Senior Staff Specialist in Vascular Medicine at St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney.

    He is regularly invited to present at local, national, and international medical meetings. He has published in in local, national and international medical journals and is involved in medical research. He has served on the editorial board and reviewed articles for medical journals. Professor Omari has received research funding from various organisations including the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and Heart Foundation.

    He is actively involved in the teaching of medical students, junior doctors, and specialist trainees. He is a university examiner of medical students, a specialist examiner for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, and an examiner for the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine.

    Professor Omari supervises higher degree research students (Masters and PhD) and undertakes vascular research collaborating with local and international colleagues and vascular centres. He is involved with the NHMRC funded National Centre for Research Excellence to improve the management of Peripheral Artery Disease (NCRE-PAD).

    He is involved in committees devoted to improving the level of understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of vascular disorders. This involves committees at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney; branches of NSW Health and other state and national organisations, and internationally with the Society for Vascular Medicine.