Fahed Habash


Lecturer in Department of Oral Diagnosis and Oral Radiology


Al-Quds University, Palestine - Oral & Maxillofacial surgery Department- Oral Medicine and Oral Diagnosis Department P.O. Box 20002


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SEX: Male
DATE OF BIRTH:  19/8/1973
NATIONALITY: Palestinian/ Jordanian

School:  Elementary and Primary and Secondary: DEIR LATIN School, Jordan High School (Jordanian Tawjeehi, 1995): 93.1

  • Faculty of Dentistry, University of Jordan (1995): Awarded a BDS (1995). This degree is a professional degree that involves a five    year full time study, in which the language of instruction and examination was English.
  • Queen’s University of Belfast,UK,( 1997): Awarded an M,Med.Sc in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Oral Medicine.  This taught master course provided me with solid clinical training in oral surgery, maxillofacial surgery, oral radiology and oral medicine. The theoretical side included different courses in dental and medical basic science, oral pathology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral medicine, oral radiology, biostatics and research metholodology.


  • BDS, Jordan University,(1995).
  • M.Med.Sc. in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Queen’s University of Belfast ( 1997).
  • Higher Specialty degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery / Jordan and Palestine


  • The Epidemiology of Oral Cancer (1997)
  • The Innervation of Oral Cancer (1997)

Paper Review:

  • Extraction lower first Permanent Molars and their replacement with Second permanent Molars (2003)
  • Burning mouth Syndrome (2004)
  • Impacted Third Molars in a Palestinian Population
  • The innervation patterns in oral cancer using the general neuronal marker protein gene product 9.5 (PGP9.5). (2009).

Employment and Experience

  • Queen’s University, training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, postgraduate  student (1996-1997)
  • First Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at AL-Quds University (2003-2005).
  • First Head of Oral Medicine and Oral Diagnosis Department at AL-Quds University (2005- 2006)
  • Member of the Dental Faculty Council (2002-2006) (2010-present)
  • Head of Oral, Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Diagnosis Department at AL-Quds University    (2010-present)
  • Ramallah Private Clinic
  • Ramallah and other Palestinian Hospitals, Working Minor and Major Surgeries.

Duties & Teaching


  • Establishment of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department
  • Establishment of Oral Medicine and Diagnosis Department
  • Program Coordination of Oral  Surgery/ Oral Medicine /  Oral pathology/ Oral Radiology Courses
  • Lecturer and Consultant at the Palestinian Health Ministry, Internship course.
  • Examiner for the Palestinian Dental Licence (1998-present)
  • Lecturer at Palestinian Dental association (Continuing Education Programs).

Teaching Experiance: I am involved in teaching the following subject:

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery  
  • Oral Medicine
  • Oral Pathology
  • Oral Radiology
  • I coordinate and taught oral pathology course for third year dental students.
  • I coordinate and taught oral medicine course for fourth year students.
  • I taught the course of oral surgery for fourth year dental student.
  • I also coordinate and taught oral medicine course for fifth year dental students.
  • I am the coordinator of oral radiology course for fourth  year dental students.
  • I supervise the students in the oral surgery clinics.
  • I am the major supervisor for oral medicine clinics.

Exams & Training


  • Oral and Maxillofacial Written Exam , Queen’s University, UK ( 1997)
  • Defence of Masters Thesis, Queen’s University, UK (1997)
  • Written Component of the Royal College of Surgeons,1997
  • Eligible for the Royal College Membership ,Surgery    

Training Courses:

  • Pitt –easy, Bio-Oss System, Implant System  (1997)
  • MIS, Implant System (1999)
  • Biohorizons dental  implant system (2009)
  • Participation in many dental conferences held in UK, Jordan and Palestine.


  • Head of Dental Association Council/ Ramallah (elected) (2000-2004).
  • Member of the Ramallah Municipality council (2005- present)       ( Elected)
  • Member of the Board of Palestinian Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (elected) (2007-present).
  • Member of Palestinian Medical Council (elected) (2008-2009)
  • Deputy Mayor of  Ramallah  Municipality (2008-present)
  • Head of Health and Environment Committee, Ramallah Municipality (2006-present).
  • Board of Jerusalem Water Undertaking (2010-present)
  • Head of Urban Beautification Committee , Ramallah Municipality
  • Supervisor for WHO Healthy Cities Project at Ramallah Municipility which will bring a unique advantage to our city through our direct link to WHO and other healthy cities.
  • I had some duties in Ramallah Municipility as Supervisor for Improvement of Medical Waste Management Project in Ramallah District.

Licences & Membership

  • Jordanian and Palestinian permanent Dental licences
  • The general Dental Council, UK ( 1997)
  • The Jordanian Dental Association
  • The Palestinian Dental Association
  • Palestinian Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons