Medical College of Georgia
Department of Surgery: Surgical Oncology
Dr. Yakoub graduated at University of Cairo, obtained his PhD degree at Imperial College London. He completed his surgical residency at Staten Island University Hospital in NYC, fellowship training in Complex General Surgical Oncology at the University of Miami. He practiced at the University of Miami, University of Tennessee Health Sciences, Mayo Clinic Health System before Joining AU.
Dr Yakoub is interested in teaching medical students as well as training surgical residents in the disciplines of upper gastrointestinal as well as liver, biliary and pancreatic surgery.
Clinical interests include the treatment of malignant as well as benign disorders of the esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, biliary system, small intestine and sarcomas. He is trained in laparoscopic and robotic surgery techniques.
Research interests include improving clinical outcomes in upper gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary pancreatic cancer patients through outcomes analysis as well as basic science research.