Waddah Al-Refaie, MD

Waddah Al-Refaie, MD, FACS

General Surgery Washington, DC

Chief of Surgical Oncology, Georgetown University Hospital


Office Address

  • 3800 Reservoir Road
    4PHC
    Washington, DC 20007
    Phone: (202) 444-0482

Waddah Al-Refaie, MD, FACS

General Surgery Washington, DC

Chief of Surgical Oncology, Georgetown University Hospital

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)
  • Clinical Interests: Health Policy; Outcome Assessment (Health Care); Stomach Neoplasms; Sarcoma; Melanoma

Education & Medical Training

  • Royal College of Surgeons IrelandRoyal College of Surgeons Ireland
  • University of California at San DiegoUniversity of California at San Diego

Certifications & Licensure

  • current datecurrent dateDC, 2012 - Present
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of SurgerySurgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Advanced Care Practitioner Award in Patient CareThe University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 2006
  • Surgical Society AwardHouston Surgical Society, 2005
  • Merit AwardAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology Foundation, 2005, 2006

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Novel somatic KIT exon 8 mutation with dramatic response to imatinib in a patient with mucosal melanoma: a case report  Rapisuwon S, Parks K, Al-Refaie W, Atkins MB, Melanoma Research, 7/1/2014
  • Does Patient Rurality Predict Quality Colon Cancer Care? A Population Based Study  C.J. Chow, W.B. Al-Refaie, Anasooya Abraham, Abraham Markin, Wei Zhong, D.A. Rothenberger, M.R. Kwaan, E.B. Habermann, Disease of Colon and Rectum, 4/1/2014
  • Laparoscopic-assisted versus open pancreaticoduodenectomy: early favorable physical quality-of-life measures  Langan RC, Graham JA, Chin AB, Rubinstein AJ, Oza K, Nusbaum JA, Smirniotopoulos J, Kayser R, Jha R, Haddad N, Al-Kawas F, Carroll J, Hanna J, Parker A, Al-Refaie WB, ..., Surgery, 3/1/2014

Books/Book Chapters

  • The M. D. Anderson Surgical Oncology Handbook Chapter: Gastric Cancer 
    Al-Refaie W, Abdalla EK, Ahmad SA, Mansfield PF
    Editors: Feig BW, Berger DH, and Fuhrman GM.Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia
    Edition 4th,2006
  • Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Chapter: Multimodality Treatment in Esophageal Cancer 
    Al-Refaie W, Hofstetter WL
    Editors: .W.B. Saunders
    Edition 6th,2006
  • Operative Techniques in General Surgery Chapter: Inguinal Lymphadenectomy For Malignant Melanoma. Lymphadenectomy for Malignant Disease 
    Al-Refaie W and Ross MI
    Editors: .Elsevier
    2006

Abstracts/Posters

  • Pancreaticoduodenectomy in the Oldest of Old: Results Beyond Operative Mortality R. C. Langan, P.R. Bucciarelli, W. Chapman, K. Oza, C. Fehring, P.G. Jackson, T.M. Fishbein, R. Jha, N. Haddad, F. Al-Kawas, J. Carroll, J. Hanna, A...., 2014 Society of Black Academic Surgeons Annual Scientific Assembly, 4/1/2014
  • Racial and Ethnic Differences in Use of High-Volume Hospitals for Total Gastrectomy R.C. Langan, K. M. Harris, Mihriye Mete, Sameer Desale, Chun-Chih Huang, N.M. Shara, Carole Roan Gresenz, L. B. Johnson, Waddah B. Al-Refaie, 2014 Society of Black Academic Surgeons Annual Scientific Assembly, 4/1/2014
  • Laparoscopic Assisted versus Open Pancreaticoduodenectomy: Early Favorable Quality of Life Measures Langan RC, Graham JA, Chin AB, Rubinstein AJ, Oza K, Nusbaum JA, Smirniotopoulos J, Kayser R, Jackson PG, Jha R, Haddad N, Al-Kawas F, Carroll J, Hanna J, Parker A, Al..., Academic Surgical Congress, Association of Academic Surgeons, 2/4/2014

Lectures

  • Vignettes in Cutaneous Malignancy 1/1/2014
  • Interventions in Surgical Trials 12/1/2013
  • Why a Career in Surgical Outcomes Research? 10/1/2013

Other Languages

  • Arabic

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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