Ehab El-Akkary

  

Professor Ehab El-Akkary

 

EDUCATION : M.D. Ain Shams University, December 1998, Cairo, Egypt.

 

CITIZENSHIP STATUS :    US Citizen

 

EMPLOYMENT/ Independent study and research, Ain Shams University  

FACULTY/                            Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt, January 1999 – February CONSULTATIONS              1999

Transitional year resident, Ain Shams University  

                                        Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt, March 1999 – February  

                                         2000.

 

Independent study and research, Ain Shams University  

                                        Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt, March 2000 – October 2000.

 

Ophthalmology resident, Ain Shams University  

                                        Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt, November 2000 – July  

                                         2001.

 

Electives at US hospitals, August 2001 – December 2001.

 

Independent study and research, January 2002 – June 2002.

 

General Surgery resident, North Oakland Medical  

                                         Centers, Pontiac, MI, July 2002 – June 2007.

 

Minimally Invasive Surgery fellow, Yale University, New

Haven, CT, July 2007 – June 2008.

 

Director of Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, June 2008 – July 2010, achieved Bariatric Center of Excellence designation by the ASMBS in 2010

 

Director of Bariatric and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Preston Memorial Hospital, Kingwood, WV, November 2010 – present, achieved Bariatric Center of Excellence designation by the ASMBS in 2011

 

Expert Witness Independent Contractor, Healthcare Management Solutions. 2009 - 2014

 

Consultant for Allergan. 2011 - 2013

 

Consultant for Apollo Endosurgery Jan 2015 - present

 

Consultant for Richard Wolfe. September 2011 - present

 

CEO & Founder, Akkary Center for Weight Management & Surgical Services (DBA: Akkary Surgery Center), Morgantown, WV. November 2012 – present

 

Reviewer WV Board of Medicine. August 2016- Present

 

Cosmetic Surgery Fellow. Shumway Cosmetic Surgery, La Jolla, CA. Feb 2016 - Feb 2018

 

Fellowship Program Director. Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Training Program (First Program in WV). Preston Memorial Hospital. Anticipated Start Date: August 2018

 

 

EDITORIAL Reviewer: US Gastroenterology and Hepatology Review

(2009 – present).

 

Reviewer: JSLS (2013 – present).

 

Reviewer: abstracts submitted to SLS meeting, Sept 2014, Las Vegas, Nevada

 

Reviewer: SOARD (2014 - present)

 

COMMITTEES   1- Director of the Bariatric Committee, Preston Memorial

Hospital, Kingwood, WV 2010 – present. (Preston _ Memorial Hospital was designated as Center of Excellence _ in Bariatric Surgery in 2011).

 

3- Member of the Product Safety Committee, Preston Memorial Hospital, Kingwood, WV 2011 –2013.

 

4- Member of the Inpatient Committee, Preston Memorial Hospital, Kingwood, WV 2011 – 2015.

 

5- Member of the Critical Care Committee, Preston Memorial Hospital, Kingwood, WV 2011 – 2013.

 

6- Member of the Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Special Interest Group Committee, SLS 2010 – present

 

7- Member of the Hernia Special Interest Group Committee, SLS 2010 – present

 

8- Member of the Fellowship Program Special Interest Group Committee, SLS 2010 – 2014

 

9- Member of the Bariatrics Special Interest Group Committee, SLS 2010 – present

 

10- Director of the Bariatric Committee, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 2008 – July 2010. (designated as Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery in 2010).

 

11- Member of the CME Committee, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 2009 – 2010.

 

12- Member of the AACS Membership Committee, 2017 - Present

 

GRANTS 2009 Allergan educational grant – WVU     $20,000

2009 Saudi Gov. Research sponsorship – WVU $40,000

2010 Karl Storz educational grant – WVU     $ 20,000

2016 Foundation of Surgical Fellowships     $ 20,000

 

MEDICAL Michigan (4301079748 expired), Connecticut (45118

LICENSURE expired), West Virginia (23105 active), Pennsylvania (MD447157 active), California 146072, active)

 

IDENTIFIERS Individual NPI: 1144487042

Practice NPI: 1730437716

 

DEA FE0790851 (West Virginia)

NATIONAL BOARD USMLE I: 89th percentile (8/29/2000)

EXAMS USMLE II: 88th percentile (8/28/2001)

USMLE III: 76th percentile (12/27/2001)

ECFMG 0-616-382-8

 

ABSITE SCORES PGY1: 97th percentile

PGY2: 91st percentile

PGY3: 93rd percentile

PGY4: 86th percentile

PGY5: 91st percentile

 

AMERICAN BOARD Board certified (qualifying exam: August 2007, certifying

OF SURGERY exam: September 2007)

 

PUBLICATIONS 1] Omental Mass Secondary to Metastatic Breast Cancer.

Elakkary E, Dwivedi A, Prakash S. Dig Dis Sci .49 (2), 2004: 308 -311.

 

2] Appendicocutaneous Fistula from a Carcinoid Tumor of the Appendix. Elhorr A, Dwivedi A, Elakkary E, Prakash S. Surgical Rounds. 27 (4), 2004: 176 -181.

 

3] Vaginal Leiomyoma. Elakkary E, Elhorr A, Kumar A. Surgical Rounds. 27 (8), 2004: 378 - 380.

4] Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band: Do  

Support Groups Add to the Weight Loss? Elakkary E, Gazayerli M. Obes Surg, September 2004, Vol 14, pages:  

                                         1139 - 1140.

5] Bowel Obstruction Secondary to Idiopathic  

Adhesions. Elakkary E, Dwivedi A, Elhorr A, Phan T. Dig Dis Sci. 49 (10), 2004: 1687.

 

6] Do Support Groups Play a Role in Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery? Elakkary E, Elhorr A, Gazayerli M. SOARD. 1 (3), 2005: 262 (Abstract).

 

7] Enterocutaneous Fistula, a Rare Complication of Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band. Elakkary E, El Essawy D, Gazayerli M. Obes Surg. 15 (6), 2005: 897-900.

 

8] Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Small Bowel Mesentery Mimicking Ectopic Pregnancy. Elhorr A, Elakkary E, Bleibel W, Phan T. Surgical Rounds. 29 (1), 2006: 30-33.

 

9] Acute abdomen secondary to perforated ileal  

Diverticulitis. Elakkary E, Sincos I, Bolton S. Surgical Rounds. 29 (3), 2006: 125-127.

10] Do support groups play a role in weight loss after gastric banding? Elakkary E, Elhorr A, Aziz F,  Gazayerli M, Silva Y. Obes Surg. 16 (3), 2006: 331-334.

11] A correlation between the shape of the epiglottis and obstructive sleep apnea. Gazayerli  M, Bleibel W, Elhorr A, Elakkary E, Maxwell D, Seifeldin R. Surg Endosc. 20 (5), 2006: 836-837.

12] The Shape of The Epiglottis Reflects Improvement in

Upper Airway Obstruction After Weight Loss. Gazayerli M, Bleibel W, Elhorr A, Elakkary E. Obes Surg 16 (7), 2006: 945-947.

 

13] Spiral Cystic Duct: Beware!! Elakkary E,  Ching K, Jacobs, M. JSLS. 10(4), 2006: 514-516.

 

14] Endometrioma of the Large Bowel. Kanthimathinathan V, Elakkary E, Bleibel W, Kuwajerwala N,

Conjeevarum S, Tootla F. Dig Dis Sci. 52 (3), 2007: 767 - 769.

 

15] Intravenous Fluid Requirements in Laparoscopic Sigmoid Resection Compared to Open Sigmoid Resection. Elakkary E, Elhorr A, Tootla F, Silva Y. Surgical Rounds. 30 (3), 2007: 141- 144.

 

16] Fibromyxoma of the Small Bowel Review Article. Chaku M, Elakkary E, El Sarraf F, Phan T. Dig Dis Sci.   52(5), 2007: 1150-1153.

 

17] Masters Allen Syndrome Review Article.

Gupta R, Elakkary E, Sadek M, Lakra Y. Dig Dis Sci. 52(8), 2007: 1749-1751.

 

18] Surgical Technique For Gastric Band Placement. Gazayerli M, Adair J, Harvey KP, Elakkary E, Elhorr A. SOARD. 3(4), 2007: 488-489.

 

19] Recent Advances in the Surgical Treatment of

Achalasia and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Elakkary

E, Duffy A, Roberts K, Bell R. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2008,

42(5):603-609.

 

20] Deciphering The Sleeve: Technique, Indications,

Efficacy And Safety Of Sleeve Gastrectomy. Akkary E,

Duffy A, Bell R. Obes Surg. 2008 Oct (10):1323-1329.

 

21] Socioeconomic Predictors Of Weight Loss After

Laparoscopic Roux-Y Gastric Bypass. Akkary E, Nerlinger A, Yu S, Dziura J, Duffy A, Bell R. Surg Endosc 2009;23(6):1246-1251.

 

22] The Paradox Of The Pouch: Prompt Emptying Predicts Improved Weight Loss After Laparoscopic Roux-Y Gastric Bypass.  Akkary E, Sidani S, Boonsiri J, Yu S, Dziura J, Duffy A, Bell R. Surg Endosc 2009;23(4):790-4.

 

23] The Role of Haptic Feedback in Laparoscopic Simulation Training. Panait L, Akkary E, Bell RL, Roberts KE, Dudrick SJ, Duffy AJ. J Surg Res 2009;156(2):312-316.

 

24] Current Surgical Treatments of Gastgroesophageal Reflux Disease. Martin L, Caranasos T, Akkary E. European Gastroenterology and Hepatology Review. 2009;5:7-10.

 

  25] The Role of Endoscopy in the Treatment of Obesity:

Current and Future Concepts. Kupec J, Goebel S, Akkary E. Practical Gastro. 33(11), 2009:29-36  

 

26] Retained Sponge, is it Still a Problem in Current Surgical Practice? Akkary E, Singer D, Holloway D. Journal of Abdominal Surgery Winter2009/Spring 2010.

 

27] Superior Mesenteric Artery Aneurysm, uncommon Disease with Potentially Serious Complications. Review Article. Akkary E, Cramer T, Patel M, Kanthimathinathan V, Phan T. WV Medical Journal. 2010; 106:10-14.

 

28] Appendicitis After Appendectomy? Case Report and Literature Review. Akkary E, Sadek M, Phan T. WV Medical Journal. 2010; 106:28-31

 

  29] Survey of the Effective Exercise Habits of the

  Formerly Obese. Akkary E, Cramer T, Chaar C, Rajput K,

  Yu S, Dziura J, Roberts K, Duffy A, Bell R. JSLS.

  2010;14(1):106-114.

 

30] Routine Upper Endoscopy Before Bariatric Surgery. Would it Influence the Surgical Plan?

Akkary E, Koay J, Jaramillo C, Brusatin O, Vona-Davis L, Gazayerli M. (in process).

 

 31] Retroperitoneal Myoma And Chronic Pelvic Pain.  

 Case report and literature review. Lukanova M, Akkary E,   

 Popov Y, Stoykov D, Nikolova M. Gynecol Surg. 2010;

 7(4): 369.

32] Achalasia. Kusti M, Caranasos T, Jan A, Kupec C, Akkary E US Gastroenterology & Hepatology Review, 2010;6:11–16

33] Sutureless Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair in Obese Patients. Akkary E, Panait L, Roberts K, Duffy A, Bell R. JSLS. 2011;15(2):154-159.

34] Recent Advances in Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair. Akkary E. (in process)

35] Bariatric Surgery Evolution from the Malabsorptive to the Hormonal Era. Akkary E. Obes Surg. 2012;22(5):827-31

36] Catastrophic Bleeding from a Marginal Ulcer after  

Gastric Bypass. Management And Literature Review.

Sidani S, Akkary E, Bell R. JSLS. 2013;17(1):148-51

 

37] Subcutaneous placement of Lap Band Port without  fascial fixation provides safe and durable access. Akkary E, Olgers F. Obes Surg2014 May 14. [Epub ahead of print]. 2015; 24 (11): 1987-1991

 

38] A Second Opinion on Gastric Banding. Letter to the Editor. Shayani V. Akkary E. Bagnato J et al. General Surgery News. July 10, 2017

 

IRB RESEARCH 1] Effective Exercise Habits of The Formerly Obese.

Akkary E, Chaar C, Rajput K, Yu S, Dziura J, Roberts  K, Duffy A, Bell R. {IRB approved, Yale University-School of Medicine, New Haven, CT}

 

2] Laparoscopic Gastric Pacemakers for Gastroparesis (Accepted by the IRB committee at West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV)

 

3] Laparoscopic Omentectomy (work in progress)

 

BOOKS 1] USMLE Step 2CS. Pre-Exam Fast Review, published September 2011. ISBN 978-0-9839178-0-9

 

2] Gastric Bypass: Surgical Procedures, Health Effects and     Common Complications, NOVA publishers. 2010. ISBN 978-1-60876-698-7. Chapter V. Bariatric Surgery: From Historical Procedures to Hormonal Operations, pp. 119-138
(Uzer Khan, Ehab Akkary)

 

3] Anti-Obesity Drug Discovery and Development, Bentham Science Publishers. Chapter: Pharmacological Approach for Obesity Page 67-81. ISSN: 2210-2698
eISBN: 978-1-60805-163-2, 2011 (Mohannad Kusti, Forrest Olgers, Ehab Akkary)

 

4] Obesity based discrimination. (work in progress)

 

PRESENTATIONS 1] Pathologic Correlation of Mammographically Interpreted Category 4 & 5 Lesions Of The Breast. Ehab Elakkary, MD, Anil Shetty MD, Yash Lakra MD. Presented at the OHEP 26th annual research forum, May 2004. University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI. (oral presentation).

 

2] Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band: Do Support Groups Add to the Weight Loss? Ehab Elakkary MD, Nafisa Kuwajerwala MD, M.M. Gazayerli MD, FRCSC, Yvan Silva MD, FRCSC, FACS. Presented at:

  1. The 90th Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, October 2004, New Orleans, LA. (poster presentation).
  2. The Detroit Surgical Association, September 2004, Detroit, MI. (oral presentation).
  3. The 51st Annual Meeting of Michigan Chapter, American College of Surgeons, May 2004, Thompsonville, MI. (oral presentation).
  4. The NOMC Research Forum, April 2004, North Oakland Medical Centers. Pontiac, MI. (oral presentation).

 

3] Early Complications of Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band and Its Prevention. Nafisa Kuwajerwala MD, Ehab Elakkary MD, Mark Pleatman MD, Yvan Silva MD, FRCSC, FACS. Presented at:

  1. The 51st Annual Meeting of Michigan Chapter, American College of Surgeons, May 2004, Thompsonville, MI. (oral presentation).
  2. The OHEP 26th annual research forum, May 2004. University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI. (oral presentation).
  3. The NOMC Research Forum, April 2004. North Oakland Medical Centers. Pontiac, MI. (oral presentation).

 

4] Intravenous Fluid Requirements in Laparoscopic Sigmoid Resection Compared to Open Sigmoid Resection. Ehab Elakkary MD, Ali Elhorr MD, Farouk Tootla MD, FACS, Yvan Silva MD, FRCSC, FACS.

Presented at:

  1. The 91st Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, October 2005, San Francisco, CA. (poster presentation).
  2. The 27th Annual SEMCME Research Forum, May 2005. Oakland University. Rochester, MI. (oral presentation).
  3. The 52nd Annual Meeting of Michigan Chapter, American College of Surgeons, May 2005, Grand Rapids, MI. (oral presentation).
  4. The NOMC Research Forum, April 2005, North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI. (oral presentation).

 

5] The Effect of One Comorbidity, Degenerative Joint Disease, on weight Loss after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band. Ali Elhorr MD, Ehab Elakkary MD, M.M. Gazayerli MD, FRCSC, Yvan Silva MD, FRCSC, FACS.

Presented at:

  1. The 91st Annual Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons, October 2005, San Francisco, CA. (poster presentation).
  2. The American Society for Bariatric Surgery,  

     June 2005, Orlando, FL. (poster presentation).

  1. The 27th Annual SEMCME Research Forum, May 2005. Oakland University. Rochester, MI. (oral presentation).
  2. The 52nd Annual Meeting of Michigan Chapter, American College of Surgeons, May 2005, Grand Rapids, MI. (oral presentation).
  3. The NOMC Research Forum, April 2005, North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI. (oral presentation).

 

6] Do Support Groups Play a Role in Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery? Ehab Elakkary MD, Ali Elhorr MD, M.M. Gazayerli MD, FRCSC, Yvan Silva MD, FRCSC, FACS. Presented at:

The American Society for Bariatric Surgery, June 2005, Orlando, FL. (poster presentation).

5] Spiral Cystic Duct: Beware. Ehab Elakkary MD, Karen Ching MD, Michael Jacobs MD. Presented at:

  1. SAGES scientific session, April 2006, Dallas, TX. (poster presentation).
  2. Providence Hospital and Medical Centers Research Forum, April 2006, Southfield, MI. (poster presentation).

 

7] Midterm Follow-up of One Co-morbidity, Degenerative Joint Disease on Weight Loss Following Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band. Ali Elhorr, MD, Ehab Elakkary MD, Wissam Bleibel MD, MM Gazayerli MD, FRCSC, Yvan Silva MD, FRCS, FACS. Presented at:

  1. The NOMC Research Forum April 2006, North  

    Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI. (oral  

     presentation).

  1. The 53rd Annual Meeting of Michigan Chapter, American College of Surgeons, May 2006, Traverse City, MI. (oral presentation).
  2. The 28th Annual SEMCME Research Forum, May 2006. Oakland University. Rochester, MI. (oral presentation).

         

8] Colchicine Inhibits Pressure Induced Colon  Cancer Cell

Adhesion in a Mouse Tumor Model. Ehab Elakkary MD,

Ali Elhorr MD, Mary Walsh PhD, Marc Basson MD, PhD,

Yvan Silva MD, FRCSC, FACS. Presented at:

  1. The NOMC Research Forum April 2006, North  

    Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI. (oral  

     presentation).

  1. The 28th Annual SEMCME Research Forum, May 2006. Oakland University. Rochester, MI. (oral presentation).

 

9] Socioeconomic Predictors of Weight Loss After

Laparoscopic Roux-y Gastric Bypass. Ehab Akkary

MD, Abby Nerlinger BS, Sunkyung Yu MS, James Dziura

PhD, Andrew J Duffy MD, Robert L Bell MD. Presented at

the 2008 SAGES Scientific Session. April 2008,

Philadelphia, PA. (poster presentation).

 

10] The Paradox of The Pouch: Prompt Emptying Predicts

Improved Weight Loss After Laparoscopic Roux-Y Gastric

Bypass Ehab Akkary MD, Shafik Sidani MD, Joseph

Boonsiri BS, Sunkyung Yu MS, Dziura James PhD, Andrew

J Duffy MD, Robert L Bell MD. Presented at the

2008 SAGES Scientific Session. April 2008, Philadelphia,

  1. (Oral presentation).   

 

11] Effective Exercise Habits of the Formerly Obese.

Ehab A Elakkary MD, Cassius Chaar MD, Kanishka

Rajput MD, Sunkyung Yu MS, James Dziura PhD, Kurt E

Roberts MD, Andrew J Duffy MD, Robert L Bell MD.

(Presented at the SLS annual meeting, September

17-20, 2008, Chicago, Illinois, Oral Presentation).

12] Suturless Ventral Hernia Repair in Obese Patients.

  Ehab Akkary MD, Andrew Duffy, MD, FACS, Kurt

  Roberts, MD, Robert Bell MD MA FACS (Presented at the  

  SLS annual meeting, September 17-20, 2008, Chicago,

                                    Illinois, Oral Presentation).

 

13] Bariatric Surgery vs. Diabetes. Grand Rounds

Presentation for WVU Diabetes Center. September 25,

  1. Morgantown, WV.

 

14] Bariatric Surgery Beyond Weight Loss. Grand Rounds

Presentation for WVU Pulmonology and Critical Care Service. October 7, 2008. Morgantown, WV.

15] Centers of Excellence Standards Can Ensure Careful

Tracking Of Patient Outcomes And Provide A Medium To

Ensure Patient Safety After Bariatric Surgery

Akkary E, Duffy A, Cramer T, Roberts K, Aranow J,  

Barba C, Floch N, Bell R. (presented at the ACS meeting,

Oct 12-16, 2008, San Francisco, CA, poster presentation).

 

16] Bariatric Surgery, Horizons Beyond Weight Loss.

Surgery Grand Rounds. November 5, 2008. WVU.

Morgantown, WV.

 

17] Recent Advances in the Surgical Treatment of

Achalasia and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Presented at:

  1. Surgery Grand Rounds, Reynold Memorial Hospital, February 3, 2009. Glen Dale, WV.
  2. WVU School of Pharmacy, in honor of heart burn awareness month. December 4, 2009. Morgantown, WV.

 

18] The Role of Haptic Feedback in Laparoscopic Simulation Training. Panait L, Akkary E, Bell RL, Roberts KE, Dudrick SJ, Duffy AJ. Presented at

(a) ACS CT Chapter meeting, 2008.

(b) 4th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Fort Myers, FL, February 2009.

 

19] Bariatric Surgery, Horizons Beyond Weight Loss.

Family Medicine Grand Rounds. April 1, 2009. WVU.

Morgantown, WV.

 

20] Transvaginal appendectomy.  Akkary E, Roberts K. Submitted To 4th International Noscar® Conference on Notes. July 2009, Boston, MA.

 

21] Routine Upper Endoscopy Before Bariatric Surgery. Would it Influence the Surgical Plan?

Akkary E, Koay J, Jaramillo C, Brusatin O, Vona-Davis L, Gazayerli M. Oral presentation at SLS annual meeting, September 2009, Boston MA.

 

22] Rare Acrometastases From Renal Cell CA. Ching K, Akkary E, Karmo F. Denver. Oral presentation at the 72nd annual surgical update of the International College of Surgeons - US section. August 2010, Denver, CO.

 

23] Routine Upper Endoscopy before Bariatric Surgery Clinical vs Statistical Significance. Akkary E, Jaramillo C, Brusatin O, Gazayerli M. Oral presentation at SLS annual meeting, September 2010, New York, NY.

 

24] Laparoscopic Spigelian Hernia repair (Video presentation). Khan U, Akkary E. Video presentation at SLS annual meeting, September 2010, New York, NY.

 

25] Bariatric Surgery; from the Malabsorptive to the Hormonal Era. Akkary E. Sig Committee Lap Updates  (Bariatric). Oral presentation at SLS annual meeting, September 2010, New York, NY.

 

26] Recent Advances in Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair. Akkary E. Sig Committee Lap Updates (Hernia). Oral presentation at SLS annual meeting, September 2010, New York, NY.

 

27] Moderator at the SLS annual meeting, September 2010, New York, NY.

 

28] Standardized Protocol for Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism prophylaxis. A Simple Pathway to Minimize the Risk of Thromboembolism after Bariatric Surgery. Kusti M, Olgers F, Groves L, Bellotte T, Moynihan D, Akkary E. IFSO XV World Congress, September 2010, Long Beach, CA

 

29] Teaching faculty at Allergan basic fellowship course, September 2011, Chicago, IL.

 

30] Recent Advanced in Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery in Rural WV. Grand Rounds, Family Practice Department. February 13, 2012. WVU. Morgantown, WV.

 

31] Teaching faculty at Allergan basic fellowship course, October 2012, Chicago, IL.

 

32] Chairperson of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. American College of Surgeons, Egyptian Chapter. Cairo, Egypt. May 2013. Presented: Obesity & Metabolic syndrome, How to build a bariatric surgery program?, Choice and selection of the appropriate procedure, The role of EGD in Bariatric Surgery, Technical pearls (Lap band),

 

                33] GERD: Establishing Standard of Care. Ehab Akkary

                                    MD, Jessica Murray RN, Mohamed Shakshak MD,

 MoheyElbanna MD. Oral presentation. SLS annual  meeting, Reston, VA. August 2013

 

34] Subcutaneous placement of Lap Band Port provides safe and durable access. Ehab Akkary MD, Forrest Olgers PA-C. Oral presentation. SLS annual meeting,

Reston, VA. August 2013

 

35] Non Cardiac Chest Pain. Cardiovascular Annual Conference. West Virginia University. Morgantown, WV. October 2013.

 

36] Bariatrics, MIS, GERD. Family Practice CME Conference. Fairmont Clinic. Fairmont, WV. November 2013

 

37] The Early Effects Of Sleeve Gastrectomy Compared With Gastric Bypass For The Lipid Profile Of Morbidly Obese Patients. Elsayed K, Abdelmoneim M, Akkary E, Fouad O, Khalil A, Elbanna M. Poster presentation. ASMBS. Atlanta, GA,  November 2013

 

38] Chairperson of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Grand Rounds, Ain Shams University Annual Conference. Cairo, Egypt. March 2014. Presented: Obesity & Metabolic syndrome, How to build a bariatric surgery program?, Choice and selection of the appropriate procedure, The role of EGD in Bariatric Surgery, Technical pearls (Lap band), Interesting Bariatric cases, The failed bariatric procedure: definition and management.

 

39] Moderator of Bariatric Surgery Session. SLS Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada. September 10 - 13, 2014.

 

40] "Obesity, what do we really know?". American Medical Technology semi-annual meeting. Morgantown, WV. October 12, 2014

 

41] Non Cardiac Chest Pain. PMH Grand Rounds, Kingwood, WV. August 2015.

 

42] 21mm Circular Stapling with Over sewing is associated with low incidence of Gastrojejunal Strictures. MIS Week, SLS Annual Meeting. New York, NY. September 2015

 

43] Role of Preoperative Upper Endoscopy in Bariatric Surgery. Distinguished Speaker, Oral Presentation. 11th annual conference of the ESBS, Cairo, Egypt. October 2015

 

44] Hormonal Aspects of Bariatric Surgery. Distinguished Speaker, Oral Presentation. 11th annual conference of the ESBS, Cairo, Egypt. October 2015

 

45] Strategies to add Cosmetic Surgery and Body Contouring to your Practice. Invited Speaker, Oral Presentation. ASMBS Annual Meeting, Obesity Week October 31 – November 4, 2016, New Orleans, LA

 

46] Abdominoplasty, Optimizing Safety, Avoiding Pitfalls. Oral Presentation. AACS Annual Meeting. February 2017, San Diego, CA

 

47] Tummy Tuck. Shumway R. MD, Akkary E. MD. Oral Presentation. AACS Annual Meeting. February 2017, San Diego, CA

 

48] Permanent Filler. Shumway R. MD, Akkary E. MD. Oral Presentation. AACS Annual Meeting. February 2017, San Diego, CA

 

49] Face Lift. Shumway R. MD, Akkary E. MD. Oral Presentation. AACS Annual Meeting. February 2017, San Diego, CA

 

50] Who Wants to Sue Their Surgeon? Shumway R. MD, Akkary E. MD. Oral Presentation. AACS Annual Meeting. February 2017, San Diego, CA

 

51] Impact of Bariatric Surgery Complications on Cosmetic Surgery. Akkary E. MD, Shumway R. MD. Poster Presentation. AACS Annual Meeting. February 2017, San Diego, CA

 

52] Cosmetic Surgery, Investment or Distraction. Invited Expert Speaker. ASMBS Obesity Weekend, June 2008, San Diego, CA

 

53] Breast Reduction by Liposuction. Shumway R, Akkary E. Oral Presentation. 2017 World Congress on Liposuction. September2017, Chicago, IL

 

54] AFT Breast Augmentation. Shumway R, Akkary E. Oral Presentation. 2017 World Congress on Liposuction. September2017, Chicago, IL

 

55] Progressive Shumway Lipoabdominoplasty. Shumway R, Akkary E. Oral Presentation. 2017 World Congress on Liposuction. September2017, Chicago, IL

 

56] Early Diagnosis and Management of Bariatric Surgery Complications. Invited Speaker. Oral Presentation. AACS Webclinic. October 10, 2017

 

57] Post Massive Weight Loss Body Contouring. Oral Presentation. AACS Core Curriculum. January 15, 2018

 

58] The Comprehensive Bariatric Surgeon. Invited Speaker, Grand Rounds. Ain Shams University, Department of General & Bariatric Surgery. April 1st, 2018

 

59] SILS; Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery. Invited Speaker, Grand Rounds. Ain Shams University, Department of General & Bariatric Surgery. April 1st, 2018

 

AWARDS   1) The 2nd award in the NOMC Research Forum,

April 2005, North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI. for the oral presentation: Intravenous Fluid Requirements in Laparoscopic Sigmoid Resection Compared to Open Sigmoid Resection.

 

2) The 1st award in the NOMC Research Forum,

April 2005, North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI. for the oral presentation: The Effect of One Comorbidity, Degenerative Joint Disease, on weight Loss after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band.

 

3) The 3rd award in the NOMC Research Forum,

April 2006, North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI. for the oral presentation: Midterm Follow-up of One Co-morbidity, Degenerative Joint Disease on Weight Loss Following Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band.

 

4) The 2nd award in the NOMC Research Forum,

April 2006, North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI for the oral presentation: Colchicine Inhibits Pressure Induced Colon  Cancer Cell Adhesion in a Mouse Tumor Model.

 

5) Research Recognition in NOMC Graduation, June

2006, North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI for  

the research on the Support Groups Role in Weight Loss

Post Laparoscopic Gastric Banding.   

 

6) Resident Achievement Award from SAGES, June

2006.

 

7) Glenn A. Sanford Memorial Award for Excellence in

Surgical Skills from NOMC, June 2007.

 

  8) Resident Achievement Award from SAGES, June  

          2007.

  9) Award For Honorable Mention Scientific Paper-  

  General  Surgery. From SLS for the oral presentation   

    “Sutureless Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair in Obese  

    Patients” in the 17th SLS Annual Meeting and Endo Expo,   

      Sept 17-20, 2008, Chicago, IL.  

 

  10) National Doctor’s Day Award for “Providing  

  extraordinary Patient’s care” from West Virginia  

                                    University, March 2009.

 

  11) “Best of Class” Award, 99th percentile rank in Press     

                                    Ganey Database for 2008. From West Virginia University,  

                                    April 2009.

 

  12) Winner of National Doctor’s Day Award for    

                                    “Providing extraordinary Patient’s care” from West  

    Virginia University, March 2010.

 

  13) Certificate of Recognition, Conference Faculty. 19th

  SLS Annual Meeting & Endo Expo 2010 Jointly with the

  ISGE Regional Meeting, September 2010, New York, NY.

 

  14) Certificate of Recognition, Scientific Presentation.  

  19th SLS Annual Meeting & Endo Expo 2010 Jointly with

  the ISGE Regional Meeting, September 2010, New York,

                                    NY.

 

 15) Patient Choice Award, American Registry. Ruby  Memorial Hospital 2010

 

 16) Compassionate Doctor Award, American Registry Ruby Memorial     

 Hospital 2010

 

17) Patient Choice Award, American Registry Preston Memorial Hospital 2011

 

18) Compassionate Doctor Award, American Registry Preston Memorial Hospital 2011

 

19) Patient Choice Award, American Registry Preston Memorial Hospital 2012

 

20) Compassionate Doctor Award, American Registry Preston Memorial Hospital 2012

 

21) Plaque of Recognition, 2nd  annual meeting, Egyptian Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, May 2013.  

 

22) Patient Choice Award, American Registry Akkary Surgery Center, 2013

 

23) Compassionate Doctor Award, American Registry Akkary Surgery Center 2013

 

24) Patient Choice Award, American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center, 2014

 

25) Compassionate Doctor Award, American Registry Akkary Surgery Center 2014

 

26) On Time Physician Award, American Registry Akkary Surgery Center, 2014

 

27) Top 10 Doctor in WV Award, American Registry Akkary Surgery Center 2014

 

28) Faculty Certificate of Recognition. Conference Faculty. MIS Week, SLS Annual Meeting. New York, NY. September 2015

 

29) Faculty Certificate of Recognition. Scientific Presentation. 21mm Circular Stapling with Over sewing is associated with low incidence of Gastrojejunal Strictures. MIS Week, SLS Annual Meeting. New York, NY. September 2015

 

30) Award of Appreciation, The Egyptian Society for Bariatric Surgery (ESBS), 11th Annual Congress. Cairo, Egypt 2015

 

31) Compassionate Doctor Award, American Registry Akkary Surgery Center, 2015

 

32) Compassionate Doctor 5 Year Honoree. American Registry. Akkary Surgery Center, 2015

 

33) Patients’ Choice 5 Year Honoree. American Registry. Akkary Surgery Center, 2015

 

34) Patient Choice Award, American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center, 2015

 

35) On Time Physician Award, American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center, 2015

 

36) America’s Most Honored professionals 2016 – Top 1%. American Registry. Akkary Surgery Center, 2016

 

37) Compassionate Doctor Award, American Registry Akkary Surgery Center, 2016

 

38) America’s Most Honored professionals 2017 – Top 1%. American Registry. Akkary Surgery Center, 2017

 

39) Best of Morgantown 2017 awarded to Akkary Surgery Center. Morgantown Award Program 2017

 

VOLUNTEER Externship at the General Surgery Department, Iash

EXPERIENCES    University, Iash, Romania, August 1996.

 

Research volunteer (Development of Artificial Retina), Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, July – August 2001.

 

Externship at the Surgery Department, University  

of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, September – October

2001.

 

Colchicine Inhibits Pressure-Induced Tumor Cell Implantation Within Surgical Wounds and Enhances Tumor-Free Survival in Mice. Craig D, Owen C, Conway W, Walsh M, Downey C, Basson M. J Clin Invest. 2008, Sep; 118(9): 3170-80. (Technical assistance in the VA animal  lab at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI)

 

Course instructor, Covidien wet lab, Norwalk, CT. August 2009.

 

Arranging the "Walk from Obesity" event. Morgantown, WV, 2012. Fund Raising to fight the Obesity Disease

 

Arranging the "Walk from Obesity" event. Morgantown, WV, 2013. Fund Raising to fight the Obesity Disease

 

Arranging the "Walk from Obesity" event. Morgantown, WV, 2015. Fund Raising to fight the Obesity Disease

 

Arranging the "Walk from Obesity" event. Morgantown, WV, 2016. Fund Raising to fight the Obesity Disease

PROFESSIONAL American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

ORGANIZATIONS (ASMBS), 2008 – present (FASMBS).

Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS), 2006 – present (Faculty).

 

American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), 2005 – 2013.

 

American Medical Association (AMA), 2004 – 2013 (Pending Renewal).

 

American College of Surgeons (ACS), 2002 – Present (Fellow).

 

Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), 2012 – Present.

 

The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO), 2013 – Present

 

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS), 2014 – Present

 

American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery (ASCBS), 2016 – Present

 

California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (CACS), 2016 – Present

 

American Society of Liposuction Surgery (ASLS), 2016 – Present

 

PERSONAL Soccer, pool, squash, travel, guitar, scuba diving

INTERESTS