Dr. Iyad A Issa graduated with an MD from the American University of Beirut (AUB) in 1995 and subsequently completed his Diplomas in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology from AUB Medical Center. He has received a certificate for 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 the field of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 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.
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 is serving as chairman of the institutional review board (IRB) at RHUH since 2013.