- American College of Physicians
- American Academy of Chest Physicians
Hometown: Beit-Chabab, Lebanon
Why I chose a career in medicine: The main reason I chose to become a physician was my interest in human physiology and pathology. I love to help people and make a positive difference.
Why I chose this specialty: I have a great interest in lung disease with a special focus on smoking-related diseases. I really enjoy the intensity of the work and how the most appropriate, quick, critical-thinking decision can dramatically improve a patient's outcome.
Latest accomplishment: I was given an award for "Physician of the Year" from Mercy Hospital in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Most rewarding thing about being a doctor: Making a positive difference in patients' lives.