DETROIT — Marwan Abouljoud, M.D., director of the Henry Ford Transplant Institute, has been elected to serve as a director on the American Board of Surgery.
The independent, nonprofit organization provides and maintains board certification for surgeons, currently certifying about 30,000 surgeons in the United States. About 40 active surgeons serve as volunteers on the board. Nominated by his peers, Dr. Abouljoud will serve for six years, beginning July 1.
A liver transplant surgeon, Dr. Abouljoud serves as chief medical officer of the Henry Ford Medical Group, with more than 1,200 physicians and researchers in more than 40 specialties.
Dr. Abouljoud of Grosse Pointe Park is a member of the public policy committee for the American Medical Group and serves on the board of directors and is a Region 10 Councillor for the United Network for Organ Sharing, among numerous other professional affiliations. He is also an associate professor at the Wayne State University School of Medicine.
Dr. Abouljoud earned his medical degree at the American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and master’s degree in medical management at Carnegie Mellon University.