Dr. Abbas Chamsuddin
Past President of PAIRS
Head of Fellows Affairs Committee
Clinical Associate Professor, Radiology
Abbas Chamsuddin is Associate Professor of Radiology at Balamand University/Saint George University Medical Center. He is the founder and Medical Director of the Center for Laser and Interventional Surgery (CLIS) in Beirut, Lebanon.
Dr. Chamsuddin received his Medical Degree from the American University of Beirut (AUB) in 1991 followed by an internship in General Surgery and Residency in Radiology at the University of South Alabama. Following a Fellowship in Nuclear Radiology at North Shore University Medical Center/NYU School of Medicine, he completed a fellowship in Interventional Radiology at the University of Minnesota. He then joined the University of Tennessee in Memphis then became the Chief of Interventional Radiology and Director of its Fellowship Program until December 2003 when he joined Emory University as the Chief of its IR service and Director of its Fellowship Program.
In 2009 he returned to its native country where he founded CLIS and Global Teleradiology both based in Beirut. He joined Balamand University as Associate Professor of Radiology and started its Stroke Program. In 2012 he joined Quantum Medical Radiology and became the Chief of IR at Piedmont-Newton Medical Center in Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Chamsuddin is Certified by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic, Nuclear and Interventional Radiology. He is also certified by the American Board of Laser Surgery. He is a Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology, USA.
Dr. Chamsuddin has published more than 27 articles and book Chapters and is a reviewer for the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology as well as the Journal for Computed Body Tomography.