Elie Rassy, MD, MSc


Internal Medicine Resident
Hotel Dieu de France University Hospital
Faculty of Medicine
Saint Joseph University
Philadelphia, PA 19131, USA

Biography

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

• (2014-Present) Masters in Biological and Medical Sciences, Hotel Dieu de France (HDF), Beirut, Lebanon; Internal Medicine Resident, Saint Joseph University (USJ), School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
• (2014-2015) Masters in Biomedical Sciences-Part I, Saint Joseph University (USJ), School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
• (2012-2014) Doctor in Medical Studies, Saint Joseph University (USJ), School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
• (2010-2012) Premedical Studies, Masters in Medical Studies, Saint Joseph University (USJ), School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
• (2007-2010) Saint Joseph University (USJ), School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon
• (2006-2007) Baccalaureate, Antonine Saint-Joseph Sisters’ School, Zahle, Lebanon (graduated with distinctions)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

• (2014-Present) Radiotherapy, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Cardiology and Medical Intensive Care Departments, Residenship at Hotel Dieu de France (HDF), Beirut, Lebanon
• (2014-2014) Gynecology-Obstetrics Department, Gastroenterology Department, Internship at Hotel Dieu de France (HDF), Beirut, Lebanon
• (2014) Leukemia Department, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
• (2013-2013) Oncology Department, Intensive Care Unit, Internship at Belle Vue Medical Center (BMC), Beirut, Lebanon
• (2012-2013) Infectious Disease, Neurology, Anesthesia, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Emergency Room Departments, Internship at Hotel Dieu de France (HDF), Beirut, Lebanon
• (2011-2012) General Surgery Department, Orthopedics Department, Nephrology Department, Internal Medicine Department, Training at Hotel Dieu de France (HDF), Beirut, Lebanon
• (2011) Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Room, Operating Room, Observership at General Khoury Hospital, Zahle, Lebanon
• (2010) Emergency Room, Observership in Tel-Shiha Hospital, Zahle, Lebanon
• (2010) Emergency Room, Observership in Rizk Hospital UMC, Beirut, Lebanon
• (2009) Emergency Room, Observership at Lebanese-French Hospital, Zahle, Lebanon
• (2009) Emergency Department, Nursing Training at Hotel Dieu de France (HDF), Beirut, Lebanon
• (2007-2007) Basic Life Support Training, Red Cross, Zahle, Lebanon

Research Interest

His research interests include: Epidemiology.

Scientific Activities

AWARDS AND HONORS

• (2014) United States Medical Licensing Exam Step 2 Clinical Knowledge certificate
• (2014) United States Medical Licensing Exam Step 1 certificate
• (2013) Certificate of attendance of the Best of Asco 2013, 2014, Lebanon
• (2012-2013) Certificate of attendance of the first, second and third Hematology Course by MD Anderson Cancer Center, Lebanon
• (2011-2012) Certificate of attendance of the 5th and 6th update of nephrology, Lebanon

Publications

1. El Karak F, Tabchi S, El Rassy E. Rhabdomyosarcoma of the toe. BMJ. 2014; 349: g4688-g4688. doi: 10.1136/bmj.g4688
2. El Rassy E, Kourie HR, Nehme W, et al. Successful Eltrombopag treatment of refractory idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura associated with Crohn disease. Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol. 2015; 39(2): e23-e24. doi: 10.1016/j.clinre.2014.10.011
3. Assi T, Kattan J, Ibrahim T, et al. Venous Thrombosis Associated with Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters in Oncology Patients: A Single Institutional Experience. J Palliat Care Med. 2014; 5(1).
4. El Rassy E, Assi T, Tabchi S, Chebib R, Hampig Raphael K, Georges C. Digestive endoscopy in Diagnostic Medicine. Gastroenterology & Hepatology: Open Access 2015; 2(1): 0029. Available from: http://medcraveonline.com/GHOA/GHOA-02-00029.pdf
5. Chahine G, El Rassy E, Khazzaka A, et al. Characteristics of incident female breast cancer in Lebanon, 1990-2013: Descriptive study of 612 cases from a hospital tumor registry. Cancer Epidemiol. 2015; 39(3): 303-306. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2015.03.008
6. Ghosn M, Kourie HR, El Rassy E, et al. Optimum chemotherapy for the management of advanced biliary tract cancer. World J Gastroenterol WJG. 2015; 21(14): 4121-4125. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i14.4121
7. Rassy EE, Kourie HR, Antoun J, Chouery E, Megarbane A, Nasr F. Factor XIII deficiency revealed by spontaneous intramedullary hemorrhage: confirmation of a severe mutation. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis Int J Haemost Thromb. 2015; 26(5): 586-587. doi: 10.1097/MBC.0000000000000297
8. Aoun F, El Rassy E, Kourie HR, Hawaux E, van Velthoven R. Vulvar Metastasis from Bladder Cancer. Case Rep Obstet Gynecol. 2015; 2015: e324634. doi: 10.1155/2015/324634
9. El Karak F, Assi T, Kourie HR, et al. BRAFV600 mutant non-small-cell lung cancer resistant to Vemurafenib. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2015; 8(3): 3294-3298.
10. El Rassy E. Multiple Personality Disorder: Am I Physician or Son? J Gen Practice. 2015, 3: S1. doi: 10.4172/2329-9126.S1-001
11. Sabbagh C, Chaddad M, El Rassy E. Experience of morning reports in the emergency department. Intern Med J. 2015; 45(7): 780-783.
12. El Karak F, El Rassy E, Tabchi S, Chouery E, Megarbane A, Kattan J. Pseudo-Guillain-Barré syndrome masking acute myeloid leukemia Brief report and review. Leuk Res Rep. 2015; 42-44. doi: 10.1016/j.lrr.2015.05.002
13. Assi T, El Rassy E, Haddad A, Kattan J. Solitary Laryngeal Metastasis from Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Kidney: Clinical Case and Review of the Literature. Case Rep Otolaryngol. 2015; 2015: e595283. doi: 10.1155/2015/595283
14. Assi T, Rassy EE, Tabchi S, et al. Treatment of cancer patients in their last month of life: aimless chemotherapy. Support Care Cancer. 2015; 1-6. doi: 10.1007/s00520-015-2959-3
15. Raphael Kourie H, Antoun J, El Rassy E, Rassy M, Sader-Ghorra C, Kattan J. Osteonecrosis of the jaw during biyearly treatment with zoledronic acid for aromatase inhibitor associated bone loss in early breast cancer: A literature review. J Bone Oncol. 2015; 4(3): 77-79. doi: 10.1016/j.jbo.2015.09.001
16. El Rassy E, Tabchi S, Kourie HR, et al. Pancreatic small cell cancer. Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol. 2015. doi: 10.1016/j.clinre.2015.09.010
17. Assi T, El Rassy E, Naderi S, Moussa T, Moukarzel M, Kattan J. The Forgotten Complication of Recurrent Nephrolithiasis: Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Renal Pelvis. A Case and Review of the Literature. Case Rep Urol Case Rep Urol. 2015; 2015: e298317.
18. Rassy EE, Tabchi S, Haddad FG, et al. Acquired factor inhibitor in a patient with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance responding to rituximab. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis Int J Haemost Thromb. 2015.
19. Tabchi S, Rassy EE, Khazaka A, et al. Validation of the EORTC QLQ-INFO 25 questionnaire in Lebanese cancer patients: Is ignorance a Bliss? Qual Life Res. 2015; 1-8.
20. Moussa T, Nawfal G, Assi T, et al. Isolated Celiac and Splenic Artery Dissection: A Case Report and Review of the Literature, Isolated Celiac and Splenic Artery Dissection: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Case Rep Vasc Med Case Rep Vasc Med. 2015; 2015, 2015: e194079.