Omar M. Ghanem, M.D.

  1. Metabolic Surgeon

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

ArabicEnglish
  1. Diabetes
  2. Diaphragmatic hernia
  3. Hernia
  4. Inguinal hernia
  5. Metabolic syndrome
  6. Obesity
  7. Umbilical hernia
  8. Ventral hernia
  9. Weight regain after bariatric surgery
  • Metabolic Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Weight Regain after Bariatric Surgery
  • Complex & Re-operative Revisional Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery with Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia (Morgagni, Bochdalek)
  • Minimally Invasive Complex Hernia Surgery
  • Recurrent Hernia Surgery
  1. 2017
    FellowRST Minimally Invasive Surgery, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2016
    Residency - General SurgeryMedstar Union Memorial Hospital
  3. 2010
    InternshipUniversity of Balamand
  4. 2009
    Doctorate of MedicineUniversity of Balamand
  5. 2004
    BachelorAmerican University of Beirut

Certifications

  1. 2016
    General SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    2019 Physician Recognition Award NomineeMosaic Life Care
  2. 2018
    2018 Physician Teacher of the Year Award NomineeMosaic Life Care
  3. 2017
    2017 Fellow Teacher of the Year AwardMayo Clinic in Rochester
  4. 2015
    2015 & 2016 Best Research AwardMedstar Union Memorial Hospital
  5. 2011
    2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Best ABSITE Score AwardMedstar Union Memorial Hospital
  6. 2011
    2011 Viresh Patel Award Medstar Union Memorial Hospital
  7. 2005
    2005-2009 School of Medicine Dean’s Honor ListUniversity of Balamand

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  2. 2017 - present
    Vice President of EducationInternational Hernia Collaboration
  3. 2017 - present
    Active MemberSociety of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
  4. 2017 - present
    Active MemberAmerican Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  5. 2017 - present
    Active MemberAmerican Hernia Society

Publications