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Dr. Wael Lakkis
Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist

Dr. Wael Lakkis is a BSc, MD and Obs-Gyn residency graduate of the American University of Beirut. He underwent three years of rigorous training in an accredited advanced pelvic surgery program at McGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada and at Saint Raphael Hospital affiliate of Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.

Dr Lakkis acquired unique diagnostic skills and specialized surgical techniques in extensive oncologic pelvic surgery, urogynecologic surgery for the treatment of urinary stress incontinence, pelvic floor repair, and advanced minimally invasive endoscopic surgery.

Dr. Lakkis is licensed in the states of New York and Connecticut and served as an assistant professor at New York Medical College for ten years where he received several teaching and recognition awards including the Golden Apple Award for the best teacher of New York City.

  • Obstetrics And Gynecology
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Endoscopic Gynecological Surgery
  • Pelvic Floor Reconstruction With Prolift® Pelvic Floor Repair
  • Advanced Laparoscopic And Hysteroscopic Surgery
  • Laser Surgery In Gynecology
  • Advanced Colposcopy And Colposcopically Directed Biopsies For Dysplasia Of The Cervix
  • Surgical Correction Of Urinary Stress Incontinence
  • Vaginal Reconstructive Surgery

 

Languages
English
French
Arabic
Educational Background
1987
Clinical Fellow, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Saint Raphael Hospital, Yale New Haven School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA
1986
Clinical and Research Fellow in Gynecologic Oncology Division
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
1984
Chief Resident, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
1981
Doctor of Medicine
American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Experience
2006 - Present
Consultant Obs-Gyn
International Modern Hospital, Dubai, UAE
2004 - 2006
Medical Director
Lebanese Canadian Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon.
1997 - Present
Attending Physician, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trad Hospital and Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.
1991 - Present
Owner and President
Boston Medical Associates private practice group, Pelham, New York
Achievements and awards
Dedication and Service Award, 1997, Dysplasia Clinic
Dedication to Teaching and Service Ten Year Award, 1997, New York Medical College Residency Training in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Residency Teaching Award, 1992,
Senior Honors New York Medical College Teaching Award, 1990,
Residency Teaching Award, 1990,
Excellence in Teaching Award, 1989, Office of Medical Education, New York Medical College
Golden Apple Award (Best Teacher of the Year), 1988, Office of Medical Education, New York Medical College
Memberships
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
Canadian Medical Association
New England Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology
The Bronx Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology
American Medical Association
The Society of Gynecologic Oncology