Dr. Iyad A Issa graduated with an MD from the American University of Beirut (AUB) in 1995 and subsequently completed his Diploma’s in Internal Medicine and then later Gastroenterology at AUB Medical Center. He has received a certificate for the Business of Healthcare Academy from Duke University (USA) in 2016.
Dr. ISSA has authored / co-authored more than 20 papers over the past few years, published in high impact international journals, in addition to more than 50 oral presentations given locally and internationally. He is also a designated reviewer and member of the editorial board on several peer-reviewed journals including the world journal of gastroenterology.
His main fields of interest / research are functional disorders, GI bleed, obesity and inflammatory bowel disease, which was the subject of his last book chapter published in 2012. Dr Issa has GCP training and CITI certification and has served as chairman of the institutional review board (IRB) at RHUH for 9 years. His administrative work experience includes appointments in administrative positions such as chairman and chief medical officer of a large university hospital (RHUH).