1. The first open-heart surgery in Jordan (in Amman Military Hospital) on May 17th, 1970.
2. The first kidney transplant operation in Jordan (in Amman Military Hospital) on May 24th, 1972.
3. The first coronary arteries grafting in 1973, noting that the first case in the world was performed in 1967.
4. Endoscopic Transnasal Pituitary Gland operations in 1977.
5. Microscopic re-implantation and muscle transfer in 1983.
6. Coronary Arteries Balloon dilatation on April 7th, 1985.
7. The first heart transplant in Jordan (in Heart Institute) on August 9th, 1985, Jordan was the first in the Middle East and the seventh country in the world.
8. Conjoint twins’ separation operation first of its kind globally in 1985.
9. First successful newborn complex congenital heart malformations repair on July 10th, 1986.
10. Cardiac valves balloon dilatation in 1987.
11. Ultrasonic wave neurosurgery in 1988.
12. Limb-salvage cancerous tumor resection in 1990.
13. Toe transfer to replace an amputated thumb on January 9th, 1993.
14. Coronary STENT on May 17th, 1993.
15. First Latissimus dorsi dynamic cardiomyoplasty in Jordan on January 22nd, 1995.
16. Vascular aneurysm operations in 1980.
17. Microscopic Hand surgery in 1983.
18. Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery specialty in 1983.
19. Introduction of laparoscopic surgery for the first time in Jordan at the Royal Medical Services in 1991 by performing a Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in King Hussein Medical City.
20. First endartrectomy for common carotid plus stenting on January 14th, 1997. Queen Alia heart Institute was the first center to conduct such operations in the Middle East and “Third World” countries.
21. Non invasive closure of ASD and VSD on June 18th, 1997 for the first time in the region and fifth country in the world.
22. First Cardiopulmonary Transplantation in Jordan and the region on November 27th, 1997
23. On August 31st, 1998 for the first time in the Arab world, three cath operations for congenital heart disease (non invasive) were done with live broadcast via satellite to a medical conference held in Boston USA.
24. Non invasive ventricular septal defect surgery on May 4th, 1998
25. First operation of its kind was performed to treat female Urinary Incontinence using a synthetic fabric to support the neck of the bladder and pelvic muscles in April, 2000.
26. Laminectomy and vertebral implantation first of its kind in Jordan was done on September 9th, 2000.
27. On September 12th, 2000, emergency operations have been conducted for spinal rib fractures with metallic plates and screws fixation.
28. On December 1st, 2000, the introduction of intra-red navigation system and high performance computer systems for neurosurgery specialty.
29. Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication for GERD and diaphragmatic hernia in 2002.
30. Re-implantion of amputated limb through mid-upper arm of a patient victim of a motor vehicle accident in 2002.
31. Endovascular Stent Grafting for arterial aneurism in 2002.
32. Cervical Laminectomy during 2003.
33. Liver Transplant Surgery in 2004.
34. Endoscopic pituitary gland resection in 2004.
35. Laparoscopic bariatric surgery was introduced in 2005
36. First Laparoscopic Splenectomy in 2006
37. First Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in Jordan and the first Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass at King Hussein Medical City in 2006.
38. First Laparoscopic Resection Mesh Rectopexy in Jordan in 2006
39. First Laparoscopic Right Colectomy in Jordan in 2006
40. First Laparoscopic Hernia repair (TEP and TAPP) in Jordan in 2006
41. Breast Surgery (multi-disciplinary team) Unit established in 2008
42. Colorectal Surgery (multi-disciplinary team) Unit established in December, 2008
43. Treatment of intra-hepatic vein thrombosis for a patient after liver transplantation in 2009.
44. For the first time in Jordan, Thoracic Surgery Unit at the Jordanian Royal Medical Services introduced Thoracoscopic Thymectomy through a workshop for patients with muscle weakness (Myasthenia Gravis) and thyroid tumors in 2009.
45. Obesity and Bariatric Surgery (multi-disciplinary team) clinic were established, the first in Jordan at King Hussein Medical City (KHMC) in 2010.
46. Amputated hand re-implantation for a six years old girl in 2011.
47. First open-heart operation in the southern province at Prince Hashim Bin Abdullah II Hospital in Aqaba in 2014.
48. Establishment of a specialized (multi-disciplinary team) Surgical Oncology Unit in January 2014
49. Bariatric surgeries became available also in the southern province in Prince Hashim Bin Abdullah II Hospital in Aqaba in 2015.
50. Successful resection of large liver tumor for a Syrian patient weighing 3748 kg on May 29, 2015.
As well as numerous other achievements that can be viewed at “Achievements” page respective to each surgical sub-specialty.