56. Abdalla Bashir

Company: Jordan Hospital
Designation: Chairman and General Director
Country: Jordan
Sector: Hospitals

Bashir helped establish the Jordan Hospital in 1996 and has since served as chairman of the board. The 350-bed hospital has residency programs and fellowships in all major specialties and subspecialties and has the only liver transplant program in the private sector in Jordan. As a general surgeon, Bashir continues to practice and teach surgery. He was previously the president of the Jordanian Surgical Society from 1988-1992. He was also one of the founders of the Pan-Arab Surgical Society in 1988.