Bio

Clinical Focus


  • Gastroenterology
  • Endoscopic Ultrasonography
  • ERCP

Academic Appointments


Honors & Awards


  • Top Reviewers Award, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Video GIE journals, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (April 2020)
  • Good to Great Award, The Ohio State University-Wexner Medical Center (August 2017)
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Fisher College of Business-Center for Operational Excellence (April 2016)
  • Fellow, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (July 2015)
  • The Fred B. Thomas Faculty Teaching Award, The Ohio State University-Wexner Medical Center (June 2015)
  • Peer Excellence Award, The Ohio State University-Wexner Medical Center (March 2015)
  • Evidence Based Quality Improvement Award, University at Buffalo (2003-2004)
  • Medicine Dean’s honors’ list, American University of Beirut (June 1998)

Professional Education


  • Fellowship: University of Virginia Health System (2009) VA
  • Board Certification: Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2004)
  • Fellowship: SUNY Buffalo Gastroenterology Fellowship (2004) NY
  • Residency: University at Buffalo Internal Medicine Residency (2001) NY
  • Medical Education: American University of Beirut Office of the Registrar (1998) Lebanon

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