Dr. Jabbour is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolic Diseases in the Department of Medicine at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is also Director of the Jefferson Diabetes Center & Jefferson Weight Management Program. Dr. Jabbour earned his medical degree in 1993 from Saint-Joseph University, Faculty of Medicine, in Lebanon. He completed his training in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolic Diseases in 1999 at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Dr. Jabbour has been recognized with many honors and he is holder of many teaching awards. Dr. Jabbour scored highest in the US on the American Board of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism in 1999. He also received many teaching awards from Jefferson house staff and medical students. Dr Jabbour was named Top Doc in Philadelphia area in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 by Philadelphia Magazine and one of the best endocrinologists in the nation by Castle Connolly in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Dr. Jabbour is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American College of Physicians, American Medical Association, The Endocrine Society, American Diabetes Association and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Dr. Jabbour has published many articles and chapters on diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity and various endocrine topics; he serves on the Editorial Board of many journals and he is the Section Editor for Endocrinology of the International Journal of Clinical Practice. Dr. Jabbour’s main research interest is in the fields of diabetes and obesity. He is involved in many clinical research trials related to new diabetes and obesity drugs. He also gives many lectures all over the US and Europe on different endocrine topics, mainly diabetes, either in the setting of grand rounds, symposia or other CME presentations.
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