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Meet Dr. Ehab Akkary


Ehab Akkary, MD FACS FAACS FASMBS
Board Certified in Cosmetic Surgery
Board Certified in Facial Cosmetic Surgery
Board Certified in General Surgery


Dr. Akkary completed his General Surgery Residency training in Michigan and then completed two Fellowship training programs: Bariatrics & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery at Yale University, New Haven, CT, and Cosmetic Surgery at Shumway Cosmetic Surgery Institute, San Diego, CA. Always pursuing innovations that benefit his patients. Dr. Akkary is Board Certified in Cosmetic Surgery by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, Board Certified in Facial Cosmetic Surgery by the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Dr. Akkary is also a Diplomat of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and Facial Cosmetic Surgery in the state of California as well as Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of General Surgery in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Akkary Surgery Center is also AAAHC certified.

Dr. Akkary performs General Surgery (such as Hernia; Hiatal Hernia; Nissen Fundoplication; Gall Bladder Surgery; Splenctomy; Stomach, Colon and Small Bowel Resections) and Bariatric Surgery (including Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, Adjustable Gastric Band, Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Balloon and Revisional Procedures) via a minimally invasive laparoscopic approach. These minimally invasive procedures reduce the time patients spend in the hospital, cutting recovery times, minimizing pain and providing far more cosmetically attractive results.

In addition, Dr. Akkary specializes in Cosmetic Surgery that includes Body Contouring for a comprehensive patient solution. His innovative cosmetic surgery procedures eliminate the need for general anesthesia, thus reducing patient recovery time, virtually eliminating the risk of hospital-acquired infections, and slashing patient costs.

Dr. Akkary is an Active Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS), American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery (ASCBS), California Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (CACS) and The American Society of Liposuction Surgery (ASLS).

Industry Recognition

2018

Doctor Choice Award in Cosmetic Surgery

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Award of Appreciation

The Egyptian Society for Bariatric Surgery (ESBS), 14th Annual Congress. Cairo, Egypt

Patients' Choice

American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center

On-Time Physician Award

American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center

America's Most Honored Professionals

Top 1% American Registry. Akkary Surgery Center

2017

Best of Morgantown

Akkary Surgery Center. Morgantown Award Program

America’s Most Honored professionals - Top 1%

American Registry. Akkary Surgery Center

2016

America’s Most Honored Professionals - Top 1%

American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center

On Time Physician Award

American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center

2015

Patient Choice Award

American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center

Patients’ Choice 5 Year Honoree

American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center

Compassionate Doctor 5 Year Honoree.

American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center

Compassionate Doctor Award

American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center

Award of Appreciation

The Egyptian Society for Bariatric Surgery (ESBS), 11th Annual Congress. Cairo, Egypt

Faculty Certificate of Recognition

Scientific Presentation. 21mm Circular Stapling with Over sewing is associated with low incidence of Gastrojejunal Strictures. MIS Week, SLS Annual Meeting. New York, NY. September 2015

Faculty Certificate of Recognition

Conference Faculty. MIS Week, SLS Annual Meeting. New York, NY. September 2015

2014

Top 10 Doctor in WV Award

American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center

On Time Physician Award

American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center

Compassionate Doctor Award

American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center

Patient Choice Award

American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center

2013

Plaque of Recognition

2nd Annual Meeting, Egyptian Chapter of the American College of Surgeons

Compassionate Doctor Award

American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center

Patient Choice Award

American Registry, Akkary Surgery Center

2012

Compassionate Doctor Award

American Registry, Preston Memorial Hospital

Patient Choice Award

American Registry, Preston Memorial Hospital

2011

Compassionate Doctor Award

American Registry, Preston Memorial Hospital

Patient Choice Award

American Registry, Preston Memorial Hospital

2010

Compassionate Doctor Award

American Registry, Preston Memorial Hospital

Patient Choice Award

American Registry, Preston Memorial Hospital

Certificate of Recognition, Scientific Presentation

19th SLS Annual Meeting & Endo Expo 2010 Jointly with the ISGE Regional Meeting, September 2010, New York, NY

Certificate of Recognition, Conference Faculty

19th SLS Annual Meeting & Endo Expo 2010 Jointly with the ISGE Regional Meeting, September 2010, New York, NY

Winner of National Doctor’s Day Award for “Providing Extraordinary Patient’s Care"

West Virginia University

2009

“Best of Class” Award, 99th percentile rank in Press Ganey Database for 2008

West Virginia University

Winner of National Doctor’s Day Award for “Providing Extraordinary Patient’s Care"

West Virginia University

2008

Award For Honorable Mention Scientific Paper-General Surgery

From SLS for the oral presentation “Sutureless Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair in Obese Patients" in the 17th SLS Annual Meeting and Endo Expo, Sept 17-20, 2008, Chicago, IL

2007

Resident Achievement Award

SAGES

Glenn A. Sanford Memorial Award for Excellence in Surgical Skills

NOMC

2006

Resident Achievement Award

SAGES

Research Recognition

NOMC Graduation, North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI for the research on the Support Groups Role in Weight Loss Post Laparoscopic Gastric Banding

The 2nd Award in the NOMC Research Forum

North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI for the oral presentation: Colchicine Inhibits Pressure Induced Colon Cancer Cell Adhesion in a Mouse Tumor Model.

The 3rd Award in the NOMC Research Forum

North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI. for the oral presentation: Midterm Follow-up of One Co-morbidity, Degenerative Joint Disease on Weight Loss Following Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band.

2005

The 1st Award in the NOMC Research Forum

North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI. for the oral presentation: The Effect of One Comorbidity, Degenerative Joint Disease, on weight Loss after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band.

The 2nd Award in the NOMC Research Forum

North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI. for the oral presentation: Intravenous Fluid Requirements in Laparoscopic Sigmoid Resection Compared to Open Sigmoid Resection.