Joseph J. Naoum

Lebanese American Univerrsity, University medical Center Rizk Hospital, Lebanon


Dr. Joseph Naoum graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine where he was also awarded an undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering. He completed his General Surgery Residency at The University of Texas Medical Branch and a Fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the prestigious Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine. He is currently certified by the American Board of Surgery in both General and Vascular Surgery and he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a good standing member of various academic surgical societies. His research interests include the design of novel vascular devices and has been the Principal investigator or Sub-investigator in many clinical trials. He has numerous peer-reviewed journal publications, book chapters, and abstract submissions presented at scientific society meetings. He has presented and has been an invited lecturer at both USA national and international meetings. He has been actively involved in teaching and training Medical Students, Residents and Fellows in both General and Vascular Surgery. Dr. Naoum has expertise in vascular approaches to aortic surgery, limb salvage procedures, carotid surgery, dialysis access, and the treatment of venous disease and varicose veins. While at The Methodist Hospital in Houston,Texas he contributed the establishment of very successful dialysis access, limb salvage, venous and aortic surgery programs. He has joined the Lebanese American University (LAU) and the University Medical Center Rizk Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon where he continues to train future generations of physicians and medical professionals while delivering expert, professional and compassionate care to patients.

Biography Updated on 4 September 2012

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