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Muslim pediatric neurosurgeon from the UK helped separate Israeli Jewish conjoined twins

Muslim pediatric neurosurgeon from the UK helped separate Israeli Jewish conjoined twins

From All Israel News
September 15, 2021

Dr Noor ul Owase Jeelani (Photo courtesy of Noor ul Owase Jeelani)

Dr. Noor ul Owase Jeelani from London played an important role on the medical team that successfully separated Israeli-Jewish conjoined twins earlier this month at the Soroka University Medical Center in the southern Israeli city of Beersheva. The twin girls  - who were conjoined at the head - are recovering well and expected to live completely normal lives.

The first-of-its kind, miracle operation in Israel was led by Dr. Jeelani, a pediatric neurosurgeon at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital and considered a world expert on cases involving Craniopagus twins (CPT).

When doctors at Soroka needed to prepare for the operation to separate the twins, they reached out to Jeelani and he agreed to perform surgery outside of the UK for the first time.

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