University of California San Francisco

Khoury Amal 4
Amal Lina Khoury MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery
UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program


    Amal L. Khoury received a B.S. in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology from the University of California, Riverside and her MD from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She completed her general surgery residency at Howard University Hospital. During residency, she was awarded an NIH T32 Research Fellowship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill where she studied Immune Response to Burn and Traumatic Injury and also obtained her M.P.H. at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Dr. Khoury also conducted health disparities research with a focus on breast cancer outcomes among African-American women living in the Washington, D.C. area.



    University of California, Riverside, B.S. Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, 2005

    Howard University, Washington, D.C., M.D., 2009

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M.P.H., 2013

    Breast Surgical Oncology
    Start Year
    End Year

    Clinical Interests

    Breast Oncology

    Program Affiliations

    Breast Oncology Program

    AL Khoury, G Ortega, F Fahimuddin, CC Emenari, Rafael Diaz, VF Pinard, NR Changoor, DD Tran, TM Fullum. “Venous Thromboemolism Outcomes In Bariatric Surgery Patients: The Role Of Operative Time” Society of Black Academic Surgeons- Chapel Hill, NC. April 2015.

    AL Khoury, N Akolkar, AC Obirieze, G Ortega, C McLaughlin, M Sarraf-Yazdy, SL Horton, J Dunmore-Griffith, KM Bolden, RL Dewitty, WAI Frederick, LL Wilson. “Racial/Ethnic Disparities In Stage At Diagnosis Among Premenopausal Breast Cancer Patients” Xavier University of Louisiana Health Disparities Conference- New Orleans, LA. March 2015.

    AL Khoury, S Tolleson-Rinehart, AG Charles. “Breast Cancer Outcomes In Younger Women: A Systematic Review Of The Literature On Locoregional Management” Poster presentation, Southeastern Surgical Congress- Chattanooga, TN. February 2015.

    AL Khoury, M Phillips, SN Kim, AE Mendoza, BA Cairns, SE McLean, AG Charles. “Exploratory Laparotomy In Adult Patients Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Is It Safe?” Academic Surgical Congress- San Diego, CA. February 2014.

    AL Khoury, A Irshad, J Maggin, AE Mendoza MD, CJ Neely, R Maile, B Cairns. “Burn Injury Induces High Levels Of Estradiol And IL-6 In Both Males And Females.” Southern Regional Burn Conference- Norfolk, VA. November 2012.

    AL Khoury , M Joseph, AE Mendoza, AG Charles. “Tracheostomy In The Critically Ill: Does It Change Respiratory Dynamics?” Academic Surgical Congress- Las Vegas, NV. February 2012.

    OB Bolorunduro, AH Haider, AL Khoury, MM. Cubangbang; TA. Oyetunji, ER. Haut, EE Cornwell III, DC Chang, SM Siram. “Insurance Disparities In Trauma Patients; Fewer Diagnostic Tests Conducted For The Uninsured.” American College of Surgeons; Committee on Trauma Resident Paper Competition- Washington, DC. November 2010.

    AL Khoury, TA Oyetunji, LD Harbour, OB Bolorunduro, EE Cornwell, S Siram, T Mellman, WR Greene. “Living On A Prayer: Religious Affiliation And Trauma Outcomes” Poster presentation, Southeastern Surgical Congress- Savannah, GA. February 2010.