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Amal Lina Khoury M.D., MPH

Amal Lina Khoury M.D., MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery
UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program

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  • 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 Oncology Program
  • Breast Oncology

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.

  • NIH T32 Research Fellowship: 5T32GM008450-19
  • Cairns (PI)
  • 07/01/2011-06/30/2013
  • University of North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute
  • NC TraCS Pilot Grant: 2KR491312
  • 04/01/2013- 03/31/2014
Most recent publications from a total of 21
  1. Hosseini A, Khoury AL, Varghese F, Carter J, Wong JM, Mukhtar RA. Changes in mammographic density following bariatric surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Jun; 15(6):964-968. View in PubMed
  2. HJ Keane, AL Khoury, A Hosseini, FP Varghese, R Mukhtar, SE Eder, J Wong, LJ Esserman. Abstract P4-11-01: A simple intervention for long-term relief of chronic post mastectomy pain. . 2019 Feb 15; p4-11-01-p4-11-01. View in PubMed
  3. A Hosseini, AL Khoury, J Carter, JM Wong, MD Alvarado, C Ewing, LJ Esserman, RA Mukhtar. Abstract P5-12-04: The impact of bariatric surgery on mammographic breast density. . 2018 Feb 15; p5-12-04-p5-12-04. View in PubMed
  4. Price ER, Khoury AL, Esserman LJ, Joe BN, Alvarado MD. Initial Clinical Experience With an Inducible Magnetic Seed System for Preoperative Breast Lesion Localization. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Apr; 210(4):913-917. View in PubMed
  5. Ava Hosseini, Laura Esserman, Anne M. Wallace, Amal Khoury, Alfred Au, Rita Mukhtar. Breast tumor location in BRCA mutation carriers and implications for prevention. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2017 May 20; 35(15_suppl):e13048-e13048. View in PubMed
  6. Hosseini A, Khoury AL, Esserman LJ. Precision surgery and avoiding over-treatment. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2017 May; 43(5):938-943. View in PubMed
  7. Linz BM, Neely CJ, Kartchner LB, Mendoza AE, Khoury AL, Truax A, Sempowski G, Eitas T, Brickey J, Ting JP, Cairns BA, Maile R. Innate Immune Cell Recovery Is Positively Regulated by NLRP12 during Emergency Hematopoiesis. J Immunol. 2017 03 15; 198(6):2426-2433. View in PubMed
  8. Ariel Nehemiah, Gezzer Ortega, Amal L. Khoury, Saaniya Ajmeri, Rhea Green, David R. Springs, Lori L. Wilson. Socioeconomic Factors and Breast Cancer Survival Outcomes in Black Women at an Urban Academic Institution. . 2016 Oct 1; 223(4):e79-e80. View in PubMed
  9. Ariel Nehemiah, Gezzer Ortega, Amal L. Khoury, Saaniya Ajmeri, Rhea Green, David R. Springs, Lori L. Wilson. Socioeconomic Factors and Breast Cancer Survival Outcomes in Black Women at an Urban Academic Institution. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2016 Oct 1; 223(4):e79-e80. View in PubMed
  10. Claudia Weeks, Gezzer Ortega, Tran Daniel, Terrence Fullum, Glen Dale, Amal Khoury, Navin Changoor, Rafael Acosta-Diaz, Fatimah Fahimuddin. A138 Venous Thromboembolism Outcomes In Bariatric Surgery Patients: The Role of Operative Time. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2015 Nov 1; 11(6):s23-s24. View in PubMed
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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
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