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Rami Makhoul, MD, FACS, FASCRS

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Dr. Makhoul graduated from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon in 2001 and went on to complete his medical degree from the University of Balamand in 2005 in Lebanon. He pursued his residency training in general surgery at the George Washington University in DC and fellowship training in colon and rectal surgery at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School-Rutgers University.

Dr. Makhoul started practicing colon and rectal surgery in 2014 with Metro Colon and Rectal Surgery PC and was appointed a clinical instructor at the George Washington University.  Most recently, he got appointed Vice Chairman of Surgery at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, MD, and Cancer Liaison Physician for their Cancer Center.           

                               

Professional Highlights

  • Physician, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Metro Colon and Rectal Surgery PC, Rockville, Maryland
  • Physician, Colon and Rectal Surgery-General Surgery, Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Clinical Instructor in Surgery, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington DC
  • Chief Resident, Coordinator of Conferences, The George Washington University Hospital (GWUH), Washington DC
  • Clinical Instructor, The George Washington University Hospital (GWUH), Washington DC
  • Clinical Instructor, University of Massachusetts (UMASS), Worcester, MA
  • Clinical Instructor, St George University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
  • House Physician/ Surgical Assistant, Clemenceau Medical Center and Trad Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Committee Member, Continuing Education Committee, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)
  • Vice-Chairman of Surgery, Surgery Department, Holy Cross Hospital- Silver Spring, MD
  • Cancer Liaison Physician, Cancer Program, Holy Cross Hospital- Silver Spring, MD
  • Community Outreach Projects, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Red Cross Member, Beirut, Lebanon

 

Medical Accreditation

  • Board Certified in Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Board Certified in General Surgery
  • Board of Medicine, Commonwealth of Virginia
  • ACLS Certified

 

Professional Membership

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeon
  • Member of the Chesapeake Colorectal Society
  • Member of the American Medical Association
  • Member of the American College of Surgery
  • Member of the Medical Student Society of Medicine, University of Balamand
  • Member of the Student Representative Committee, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut
  • Member of the Human Rights and Peace Club, American University of Beirut
  • Member of the Graduate Student Society, American University of Beirut
  • Member of the Biology Student Society, American University of Beirut

 

 Publications and Presentations

  • Robotic Single Incision Sigmoid Colectomy: Initial Case Series Journal of Robotic Surgery-515R1 January 2013
  • Paranuclear dot-like immunostaining for CD-99: presence in colonic adenomas and adenocarcinomas. Am J Surg Pathol. 2011
  • Totally Robotic Single Position Flip Arm Technique For Splenic Flexure Mobilization and Low Anterior Resection, Int J Med Robotics Comput Assist Surg 2011; 7: 000–000.
  • Rectovaginal Fistula – Classifications When First Present after Obstetric Injury: Repairs (Management of Anorectal Disease Course). ACS 2018 National Meeting.
  • Non-Operative and Office-Based Management of Hemorrhoids (Management of Anorectal Disease Course). ACS 2017 National Meeting.
  • Management of Rectal Cancer. Holy Cross Hospital Grand Round Presentation. May 2015

 

Education  

  • Fellowship Training, PGY VII Colon and Rectal Surgery, Rutgers University/ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Jersey
  • PGY V-VI General Surgery Residency, The George Washington University Hospital (GWUH), Washington D.C
  • PGY-IV General Surgery Research Pathway, The George Washington University Hospital (GWUH), Washington D.C
  • PGY II-III General Surgery Residency, The George Washington University Hospital (GWUH), Washington D.C
  • PGY-I General Surgery Residency, University of Massachusetts (UMASS), Worcester, MA
  • Preliminary General Surgery Training, St George University Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Balamand, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon