10/20/2009

Department of Otolaryngology appoints Al-Rawi

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Mouwafak Al-Rawi, M.B.Ch.B., has joined the staff of West Virginia University’s Department of Otolaryngology as a head and neck surgeon. He will treat patients with benign and cancerous tumors of all sites in the head and neck.


Dr. Al-Rawi completed a residency in otolaryngology at the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital/Cornell University. He spent the next two years completing head and neck and surgical oncology fellowships at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and the University of Pennsylvania, where he was also on the faculty. Before joining the staff at WVU, he was in private practice in Greensburg, Pa.


Al-Rawi earned his medical degree (Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery, equivalent to an M.D. in the United States) at the University of Baghdad College of Medicine in Iraq. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the American College of Surgeons.
 

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For more information:
Andrea Brunais, HSC News Service, 304-293-7087
brunaisa@wvuh.com
md: 10-12-09

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