Marwan Abouljoud MD

Marwan S Abouljoud, MD

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Specialties: Surgery, Transplant Surgery

Services: Cancer Surgery, Intestine Transplant, Kidney Transplant, Liver Cancer, Liver Transplant, Liver Tumors, Transplant Surgery

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery


  • American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine, 1985

Residencies & Internships

  • Henry Ford Hospital, General Surgery, MI, 1992
  • University of Michigan, General Surgery, MI, 1988


  • Baylor University Medical Center, Transplant Surgery, TX, 1994
  • Univ. of Alabama in Birmingham, Transplant Surgery, AL, 1993

About Me

Member of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute
Member of the Henry Ford Transplant Institute

Care Philosophy:
My philosophy is to provide cutting edge liver care in a compassionate and kind environment. Patients will be educated about their disease to make informed decisions and be treated with respect in a supportive and relaxed atmosphere.

Biographical Statement:
Dr. Marwan Abouljoud earned his  medical degree from the American University of Beirut. His post-graduate training included the University of Michigan Hospital in general surgery, Henry Ford Hospital in general surgery, University of Alabama in Birmingham in transplant surgery and Baylor University Medical Center in transplant surgery.

Research Interests:

  • Liver and kidney transplantation, including split liver transplantation
  • Surgery for liver cancer
  • Bleeding from cirrhosis of the liver and refractory ascites

Awards and Honors:

  • LAHC (Leaders Advancing and Helping Communities) Excellence and Achievement Award, 2019
  • Alkebu-Lan Village Community Partner Award, 41st Anniversary Celebration, 2019
  • Fred Whitehouse Lifetime Achievement Award, Henry Ford Medical Group, 2017
  • American University of Beirut Surgical Alumni Association of North America, Outstanding Service Award, 2017
  • Hour Detroit Top Doc: Organ Transplantation, Transplant and Hepatic Surgery, 2002-2010, 2012-2017
  • America’s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd., 2005-2016
  • Arab American of the Year Award, ACCESS 42nd Annual Anniversary Dinner, 2013
  • Patient Choice Award, US News and World Report, 2008, 2009, 2012
  • MOTTEP Vanguard Award, Gift of Life Michigan Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education Program, 2011
  • Distinguished Physician of the Year Award by the National Arab American Medical Association, 2010
  • Arab American Professional of the Year, The Arab American Professionals Network of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce, 2007
  • Best Doctors in America: 2005-2006, 2007-2008
  • Champion of Organ Donation, International Association for Organ Donation, 2004
  • Shadow of a Leader Recognition, Henry Ford Health System - Each Patient First, 2003
  • Benson Ford Chair in Transplantation Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, July 1998
  • Charles Johnston Award: Awarded by the Detroit Surgical Association in May 1991 for best clinical paper presentation.




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Marwan Abouljoud, MD - Transplant Surgery, Henry Ford Health System


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