Oswego Health welcomes general surgeon

General surgeon Osama E. A. Essa, board certified, has joined Oswego Health to provide care at the Center for Surgical Services. Essa is now part of the over 100 physicians and advanced practice providers employed by Oswego Health and the 270 providers on the medical staff representing multiple specialty services across the community.

Essa’s professional interests include minimally invasive surgery, bowel surgery, hernia repair, gallbladder surgery, appendix surgery and thyroid gland surgery.

Before joining Oswego Health, he practiced at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville, Mohawk Valley, and UPMC Cole in Coudersport, Pennsylvania.

Essa earned his medical degree from Garyounis University in Benghazi, Libya, in 2002 and completed his training in general surgery in 2007. That same year he became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. In 2015, Essa finished his general surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.