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Dr. Wael Lakkis
Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist

Dr. Wael Lakkis is a BSc, MD, and Obs-Gyn residency graduate of the American University of Beirut. He underwent three years of rigorous training in an accredited advanced pelvic surgery program at McGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada, and at Saint Raphael Hospital affiliate of Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.

Dr. Lakkis acquired unique diagnostic skills and specialized surgical techniques in extensive oncologic pelvic surgery, urogynecology surgery for the treatment of urinary stress incontinence, pelvic floor repair, and advanced minimally invasive endoscopic surgery.

Dr. Lakkis is licensed in the states of New York and Connecticut and served as an assistant professor at New York Medical College for ten years where he received several teaching and recognition awards including the Golden Apple Award for the best teacher of New York City.

Expertise Symptoms & Procedures

  • Pelvic Floor repair
  • Urinary stress incontinence
  • Advanced minimally invasive endoscopic surgery
  • High risk pregnancy
  • Menopause
  • Infertility
  • Childbirth

 

Languages
English
French
Arabic
Educational Background
1987
Clinical Fellow, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Saint Raphael Hospital, Yale New Haven School of Medicine, Connecticut, USA
1986
Clinical and Research Fellow in Gynecologic Oncology Division
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
1981
Doctor of Medicine
American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Experience
Present
Specialist Obstetrician Gynecologist
Jumeirah American Clinic, Dubai, UAE
2006
Consultant Obs-Gyn
International Modern Hospital, Dubai, UAE
2004 - 2006
Medical Director
Lebanese Canadian Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
1997
Attending Physician, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Trad Hospital and Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon.
1991
Owner and President
Boston Medical Associates private practice group, Pelham, New York, United States
Achievements and awards
Golden Apple Award (Best Teacher of the Year), 1988, Office of Medical Education, New York Medical College
Excellence in Teaching Award, 1989, Office of Medical Education, New York Medical College
Residency Teaching Award, 1990,
Senior Honors New York Medical College Teaching Award, 1990,
Residency Teaching Award, 1992,
Dedication to Teaching and Service Ten Year Award, 1997, New York Medical College Residency Training in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dedication and Service Award, 1997, Dysplasia Clinic
Memberships
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
Canadian Medical Association
New England Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology
The Bronx Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology
American Medical Association
The Society of Gynecologic Oncology