Dr. Waddah B. Al-Refaie, MD

Dr. Waddah B. Al-Refaie, MD

Languages: English (Primary Language), Arabic (Fluent)
Fax: (877) 376-2418

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Specialties
  • General Surgery; certified in 2005
  • Surgical Oncology (Primary)
Clinical Areas of Focus
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Geriatric Oncology
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Melanoma
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About the Provider

Dr. Al-Refaie is the founding Chief of Surgical Oncology. His areas of interest include surgical oncology, GI cancers, gastric cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), soft tissue sarcoma, malignant melanoma, pancreatic cancer, geriatric surgical oncology and surgical outcomes research. He is an active member of the following medical societies: Society of Surgical Oncology, Society of University Surgeons, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Association for Academic Surgeons, Western Surgical Association, American College of Surgeons (Fellow), American Pancreatic Association, The Society for Surgery of The Alimentary Tract and The Surgical Outcomes Club.

Recently, Dr. Al-Refaie was installed as the  John S. Dillon Chair in Surgical Oncology at Georgetown University and he was honored with the first ever Gulf Cooperation Council Award of Excellence.

Publications & Abstracts

Click here for a list of Dr. Al-Refaie's books, chapters & abstracts.

Research Areas

  • GI cancer surgery
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Surgical outcomes
  • Patient safety and quality

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Education
  • Fellowship Program: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (2006)
  • Residency Program: University of California, San Diego (2004)
  • Internship Program: Amiri Hospital - Kuwait (1998)
  • Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (1997)
Professional Memberships
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Society for University Surgeons
  • Western Surgical Association
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
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Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road NW
    Pasquerilla Healthcare Center Fourth Floor
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: (202) 444-0820
    Fax: (877) 376-2418

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Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital