About The Doctor
Dr. Ghassan Azar was born in 1959 in Beirut where he grew up. After completing his elementary studies at International College (IC), he received a MD degree from the American University of Beirut in 1985 and spent four years training as a General Practitioner in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the American university of Beirut Medical Centre (AUBMC). He then pursued his higher education specializing in Maternal Foetal Medicine for three years at King’s College Harris Birthright Centre in London, one of the world’s leading clinical units and research centres for the assessment and treatment of unborn babies, where he also published several publications and wrote a chapter in the most prominent book about ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Dr. Azar came back to Beirut in 1991 and worked as an Assistant Professor at the American University Hospital (AUH) for seven years. During that time, he was engaged in clinical research and published 23 papers in international peer reviewed journals. He also served and headed several committees local and international.
While working as an Assistant Professor in foetal medicine, Dr. Azar opened his practice in 1994 in Gefinor. In 1996, he opened his current practice located at Speciality Clinic Centre in Hamra; a state-of-the-art centre for maternal foetal medicine which he regularly updates his practice with the latest technologies. To date, Dr. Azar has treated over 21,000 patients and delivered around 11,000 babies. He currently admits patients to Trad, Clemenceau Medical Center (CMC ) and Lebanese Canadian Hospital.
Dr. Azar is married to Gracy El Khoury; they have three children: Joe, Laura and Jad.