Dr. Asem H. Mansour serves as the CEO and the Director General of the King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan; the largest Standalone Comprehensive Cancer Center across the Middle East, leading more than 200 oncologists and consultants and over 2,800 healthcare professionals in executing KHCC’s vision to provide the highest quality care to cancer patients throughout the Region.
As a renowned certified Diagnostic Radiologist with a subspecialty fellowship in Neuroradiology; Dr. Mansour first joined the Center as the Chairman of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology in 1998 where he led a team of eighteen Consultant Radiologists. He was later appointed as Deputy Director General in 2006.
In 2012 Dr. Mansour’s career took a ten-folded leap when he assumed his current position. He was also appointed as the Executive Chairman of the Jordan Breast Cancer Program (JBCP), where he pursued his role as an advocate and a leader of an international program dedicated to support breast cancer awareness and national efforts in fighting breast cancer through early detection and screening campaigns.
As his responsibilities grew, Dr. Mansour shifted all his focus towards fulfilling his long awaited promise of living up to KHCC’s legacy; by overseeing the execution process of a 108,000 square meters Expansion flourish into life. The campus included a 13-story inpatient tower and a 10-story outpatient building ranging a total of 352 beds that enabled KHCC to grow significantly serving an increasing number of patients every year by doubling up the capacity of new cases.
Aside from being the co-leader and co-founder of the newly established KHCC program; the Cancer Care Informatics (CCI) in Jordan that aims to enhance the utilization of data to better serve cancer patients, Dr. Mansour is also a notable newspaper columnist, an active reviewer, and have co-authored in many prestigious medical journals, and various peer-reviewed publications. In 2016 he took part as a co-author of the new strategy of the Jordanian Palliative and Home Care Strategic Framework in support of the Ministry of Health, an initiative that ensures palliative care training is integrated.
Dr. Mansour earned his M.D. from the Vitebsk Medical Institute, School of Medicine. He successfully pursued a fellowship through the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR- London) and also holds a Master degree of Medical Management (MMM) from the Carnegie Mellon University, USA.