Dr. Alhajjat is a pediatric surgeon and specialist in the area of surgical fetal intervention. He completed a two-year fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at Phoenix Children’s Hospital/Mayo Clinic Arizona, as well as a one-year fellowship in Fetal Surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. He completed his residency in General Surgery at the University of Iowa.
As a physician scientist, Dr. Alhajjat’s research has focused on the maternal and fetal immune response to In-Utero Stem Cell Transplantation and Prenatal Tolerance following Hematopoietic Cellular Transplantation. He also focuses on understanding of the delicate maternal-fetal immune tolerance during pregnancy and the imbalances that occur with various fetal procedures.
Clinically, Dr. Alhajjat practices pediatric general and thoracic surgery with a range of conditions spanning newborns through young adults. He has a strong interest in laparoscopic and thoracoscopic newborn surgery.
Education: Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2006
Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric surgery, Mayo Medical School, 2017-2019; Fellowship in fetal surgery, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2016-2017; Residency in general surgery, University of Iowa, 2012-2016