Dr. Elie Farah
Consultant Internal Medicine

Dr Farah has all the qualifications to assist you at Jumeirah American Clinic in the field of Medical Diagnosis. He has over 20 years of experience in Internal Medicine, Autoimmune and Autoinflammatory diseases. Dr Farah held the position of head of department in one of the most renowned university hospitals in Beirut.

He is a dedicated physician, ensuring the excellence of patient care through an empathic academic approach. His mission is to advance and to achieve the best updated knowledge in clinical practice and education. He teaches in three different Medical Schools in Beirut, highlighting his communication skills and competence.

Dr Farah is the president and founder of AMPM (Association Moving towards Preventive Medicine) in Paris and Beirut. He has the vision of deploying prevention in non-communicable diseases in a personalized way which is translated into his daily practice. “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

Dr Farah has also written many books, among them one tackling alternative medicine in an evidence-based manner relying on scientific credible publications especially the phytochemicals. Thus adding an outstanding holistic approach to his clinical practice.

Welcome to a new horizon in modern medicine where healing is not just about a drug.

Specializations
Internal Medicine
Preventive Medicine
Autoimmune disease
Infectious diseases
Vasculitis
Complementary Medicine and phytotherapy
Intensive Care Medicine
Languages
English
Arabic
French
Educational Background
2005
FCCS, (Fundamental Critical Care Support)
SCCM (USA) and ESICM (Europe)
1999
Five years of specialization in Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology
University of St. Joseph, Hotel Dieu de France Hospital (HDF)
1994
Seven years of study to obtain Medical Doctor Degree
University of St. Joseph- Faculty of Medicine
Experience
2000- 2014
Head of Department of Internal Medicine
Mount- Lebanon Hospital
2015- 2020
Head of all Medical Departments
Mount- Lebanon Hospita
January 2021 to present
Head of Internal Medicine department
Mount-Lebanon Balamand University Medical Center
2000- 2020
Head of Department of Intensive Care Unit
Mount-Lebanon Hospital
January 2021 to present
ICU Director
Mount-Lebanon Balamand University Medical Center
1999
Practitioner physician
Mount-Lebanon Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Intensive Care Medicine
1996- 2020
In charge of teaching the physiology and the physiopathology
St. Joseph University, Beirut, Physical Therapy institute
2015
In charge of teaching the applied biology as a post graduate course
St. Joseph University
Achievements and awards
1997-1998 and 1998-1999, Awarded for advanced skills, Chief Resident for all Medical specialties at HDF for two consecutive academic years,
1997-1999, Awarded for outstanding performance, Chief Resident of Internal Medicine Department at HDF for three consecutive years,
Memberships
Society of Intensive care Medicine (ESICM-EUROPE) 2005 to present.
Society of Infectious Diseases (ESCMID-EUROPE) 2005-2006.
Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM-USA) 2004 to 2016.
Youth Association for Social Awareness (YASA LEBANON & INTERNATIONAL) 2000 to present.
Lebanese Society of Internal Medicine 2000 to present.
Lebanese Association for Medical Diagnosis and Auto-immune diseases at the Lebanese Order of Physicians (LAMDA) 2013, former President.
President and founder of AMPM (Association Moving towards Preventive Medicine, Paris, France).
President and founder of A HELP (Association Helping in Exertion as a Lebanese Prevention, Beirut, Lebanon).