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Dr. Ramzi Moucharafieh
H.E. Hassan Diab

A graduate of the American University of Beirut, Dr Moucharafieh joined the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in the United Kingdom where he completed a 3-year fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery.


Dr. Moucharafieh joined the Department of Surgery at the American University of Beirut in 1991 as Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Hand and Microvascular Surgery, and was later appointed an Associate Professor in 1997. In 2005, he was named Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Department of Orthopaedics at Balamand University and Clemenceau Medical Center in affiliation with Johns Hopkins International.


Professor Moucharafieh served as Head of the Orthopaedic Surgery Division at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (1993-1999) and Director of the Emergency Unit at the American University of Beirut Medical Center between 1992 and 2000.


Professor Moucharafieh currently serves as the President of the Lebanese Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery and is President of the Lebanese Orthopaedic Society.


He is a Founding Member of the American Academy of Emergency Physicians and a Member and Liaison Officer of the Society for International Advancement of Emergency Medical Care. He is a member of several other professional associations including: the International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, the International Association for the Study of Pain, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


Currently, Professor Moucharafieh serves as a member of the AO Foundation Faculty and of the AO Alumni Association (Association for the Study of Internal Fixation).


He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, the British Society for Surgery of the Hand and Member, and of the British Microsurgical Society.


Professor Moucharafieh is the author of more than 75 publications in peer reviewed journals, is a regular speaker at international conferences, and a frequent contributor to professional Continuing Medical Education for local and regional physicians.