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Wayne State University School of Medicine

Dr. Eltahawy accepted as Fellow of American College of Surgeons

Hazem Eltahawy, M.D., Ph.D.

Hazem Eltahawy, M.D., Ph.D.

Hazem Eltahawy, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.S., F.A.C.S., assistant professor of Neurosurgery for the Wayne State University School of Medicine, was recently selected to become a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. The distinction recognizes Dr. Eltahawy as one of the preeminent surgeons in the United States.

He is the second member of the Department of Neurosurgery at Wayne State University to obtain this distinction, joining Murali Guthikonda, M.D., professor and chair of the department.

"I’m truly honored by admission to the Fellowship of the American College. This is the largest body of board-certified, practicing surgeons from various subspecialties,” said Dr. Eltahawy, a Wayne State University Physician Group neurosurgeon. “I look forward to further contributing to Neurosurgery through collaboration with fellow surgeons."

Dr. Eltahawy holds several academic degrees from Ain Shams University in Cairo, including a master’s of science in surgery and a doctorate in neurosurgery. He also completed his neurosurgical residency at Ain Shams. Dr. Eltahawy also has completed fellowships in functional neurosurgery and neurooncology at the University of Toronto, and a spine surgery fellowship at Wayne State University.

He was previous recognized as a Fellow by the Royal College of Surgeons in England for his work at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery in London in 2000- 2001. He also was named one of metropolitan Detroit’s “Top Docs” by Hour Detroit magazine in 2006 and 2010.
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