Adnan R. Munkarah, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, Henry Ford Hospital
A graduate of the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, Dr. Munkarah received his Doctorate of Medicine with Distinction in 1985. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine in 1988 and Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1992 at Wayne State University and fellowship training in Natural Immunity and Gynecology Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in 1995.
Dr. Munkarah has served in many leadership roles including being the Director of the Division of Gynecological Oncology at Wayne State University, Multidisciplinary Team Leader at Karmanos Cancer Center, and the Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at King Faisal Specialists Hospital.
He is the current Chairman of Women’s Health Services at Henry Ford Health System, Chair of the Board of Governors for the Henry Ford Medical Group, Chief Medical Officer of Henry Ford Hospital & Health Network and Chair of the Henry Ford Medical Group Finance Committee.
Dr. Munkarah is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American College of Surgeons, a member of many professional societies including the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Society of Gynecologic Investigation, the American Association of Cancer Research and others. He has served on a number of committees in those national and international professional societies.
Among his many honors and awards, Dr. Munkarah has received Best Doctor’s in America, APGO Excellence in Teaching Award, and named one of the Top Doctors HOUR Detroit Magazine in the area of Gynecology Oncology.
Dr. Munkarah is active in research and education. He is a full-time affiliate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wayne State University. He has authored more than 160 articles and book chapters. He often serves as a visiting professor and invited lecturer at national and international meetings.