ATLANTA, GA, December 21, 2017 — Dr. Eddie Abdalla has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With 30 years of experience in medicine, Dr. Abdalla currently works as the medical director of the Liver and Pancreas Program at the Northside Hospital Cancer Institute in Atlanta, GA. He served as a professor and founding chairman of surgery and division director of surgical oncology at the Lebanese American University and as the chief of surgery at the Lebanese American University Medical Center-Rizk Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon since 2011. His professional career started at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center where he was on faculty from 2003 until 2011, then served as adjunct professor with the Department of Surgical Oncology.
Dr. Abdalla completed his MD at the University of Michigan College of Medicine in 1993, then went on to the University of Florida for a general surgery internship and residency from 1993 to 1999, including a 1 year research fellowship. He continued his specialty training in surgical oncology with a fellowship with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center from 1999 to 2002 including a National Institutes of Health T-32 postdoctoral research fellowship in 2000 to 2001. In 2002 and 2003, he traveled to Paris, France for a hepatobiliary surgery fellowship at Beaujon Hospital. He holds licenses to practice medicine in Lebanon and the US, including the states of Georgia and Texas. He is certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Abdalla has contributed to more than 150 articles published in peer-reviewed journals, written dozens of book chapters and he has worked on the editorial boards of a number of highly recognized journals in the fields of surgery and oncology. He is affiliated with many important societies and associations including the American Association for Cancer Research, the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease, and the Americas and International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Associations.
Throughout his career, Dr. Abdalla has been recognized for important contributions to the fields of liver and pancreas surgery and surgical oncology. He was included as one of American Registry's Most Honored Professionals in 2017, having won the Most Compassionate Doctor Award from them from 2011 to 2016 and the Patients' Choice Award from 2008 to 2013. He also won the Compassionate Doctor Award from Vitals in 2013 and 2016, and Castle Connolly named him to their Top Doctors from 2008 to 2012. Fellowship Trainees at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center voted him the Teacher of the Year Award in 2007, the Summer Internship Students Teacher Award in 2006, and the Clinical Excellence Award in 2001 and 2002.
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