Prof. Omar is full professor in Hannover Medical School in Germany. He is head of Department for
Orthopedic Oncology and head of the Sarcoma Center in Hannover, one out of 13 reference centers
for bone and soft tissue tumors in Germany.
After graduation from Hannover Medical School, he completed his residency training program for
orthopedic surgery in Hannover. Following specialization, Prof. Omar focused on orthopedic oncology
and underwent fellowships in Royal Orthopedic Hospital in Birmingham in United Kingdom, Helsinki
University Hospital in Finnland and University Hospital Essen in Germany. Since 2020 he is head of
department of Orthopedic Oncology.
During his scientific career he has authored over 90 pubmed listed scientific articles, reviews and
book chapters on musculoskeletal topics (PUBMED). His research is focused on improving diagnostic
and therapeutic treatment options for bone and soft tissue sarcoma. He is an invited speaker on
congresses all over the world including EMSOS, SICOT and AAOS. He is also a scientific reviewer for
several peer-reviewed journals including American Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Bone and
Joint Surgery Am, Bone Joint Journal, Injury, KSSTA and The Knee.
Prof. Omar is one of the leading physicians for orthopedic oncology in Germany. He has an extensive
expertise in bone and soft tissue tumor resection and bone replacement with tumor endoprosthesis.
He special interest is in limb-salvage procedures using custom-made jigs and implants, 3D printing
applications and navigation-assisted surgery.