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J. R. Salameh, MD, FACS

  • Surgery (general)
Self-Designated Expertise
  • Heartburn Surgery
  • Weight Loss Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
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Dr. J.R. Salameh is a Board-certified general surgeon and a fellowship trained laparo-endoscopic surgery specialist. After obtaining his M.D. from Saint Joseph University (Beirut, Lebanon), Dr. Salameh did his General Surgery training at Georgetown University (Washington, DC) and then completed a Laparoscopic/Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, Texas). Prior to joining Surgical Associates at Virginia Hospital Center in July 2007, he was Associate Professor of Surgery and Director of the Surgery Simulation Center at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jackson, MS). Dr. Salameh performs a wide range of minimally-invasive gastrointestinal and endocrine surgical procedures?including laparoscopic weight loss surgeries? taking a laparoscopic (?key hole?) approach to operations on the esophagus, stomach, bowels, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen and adrenal glands whenever possible. In addition, he performs surgery on the thyroid and parathyroid glands and is nationally recognized as an expert on both traditional and minimally-invasive hernia surgery. The author of numerous publications and journal articles, Dr. Salameh is also a frequent lecturer and scientific presenter proficient in English, French and Arabic.

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Language(s): Arabic
  • Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC
  • Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX

Congratulations to Dr. JR Salameh for being named in Northern Virginia Magazine’s 2014 TOP DOCTORS!

Congratulations to Dr. JR Salameh for being named in Washingtonian Magazine's 2014 TOP DOCTORS!


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