As a urologist, Dr. Raja Khauli is highly trained to treat disorders of the male and female urinary tract (bladder, ureter, kidney, and urethra) and the male reproductive system. Urology is classified as a surgical subspecialty, but since a wide variety of clinical problems are encountered when treating urological conditions, knowledge of internal medicine, pediatrics, gynecology, and other specialties is required.
Dr. Khauli is certified by the American Board of Urology
and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Raja B. Khauli, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Raja B. Khauli M.D. is Professor of Surgery, and Head, Division of Urology and Renal Transplantation at the American University Medical Center, Beirut - Lebanon, and Adjunct Professor of Urology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. After residency training in surgery and urology at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, and fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 1984, he went on to help establish the urology and transplantation programs at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. He served as Professor of Urology and Surgery, and Head of the Transplantation Program at the University of Massachusetts from 1985 to 1996, and Adjunct Professor of Surgery from 1996 to present.
Dr. Khauli currently sits on the editorial boards of several international journals including "Transplantation", "British Journal of Urology" (BJU), and "Graft", and has served as a reviewer for the "Journal of Urology" and "Urology". His interests in the past ten years have included adult urology and in particular genitourinary oncology, prostate cancer, and renal cancer. He has also had independent research involving the science of transplantation rejection and immunobiology, induction immunosuppression, cyclosporine drug monitoring, and immunomodulation. He has been involved in educational courses on cost containment and ethical and legal issues in medicine. His most recent urologic work has focused on the evaluation of PSA and Prostate Volume indexes (PSA, PSATZ) and PSAF/T (Free to total ratio), in determining the risk for prostate cancer, and the evaluation of "wide-excision" radical prostatectomy in obtaining tumor-free margins.
Dr Khauli has served as a consultant in urology and transplantation at two medical schools, and has been invited as a visiting lecturer or professor to thirteen medical schools worldwide. He has directed or chaired several post-graduate courses in urology and transplantation. He has served on the advisory boards of educational institutions and state and federal organizations and on executive committees of several medical societies, and has been a member of several others. These include the American College of Surgeons, International College of Surgeons, Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association, the University of Maryland Surgical Society, the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland, the AUB Alumni Surgical Society of North America, the Transplantation Society, the Massachusetts Medical Society, the Boston Surgical Society, the American Urological Association, the Urological Society for Transplantation and Vascular Surgery, the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, and the Society of University Urologists. He has served on several American national and international committees including board of trustees in New England Organ Bank (NEOB), Chairman, Scientific Studies Committee, Urologic Society for Vascular and Transplant Surgery Board of Directors, United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), and member and executive of finance committee, New England Organ Bank, member of the board of directors, Northeast Organ Procurement Organization, 1994-1995. He has served on the Cancer Committee, University of Massachusetts Medical Center from 1985-1996, and the Kidney-Pancreas Committee, The American Society of Transplantation, 2000-2003.
Dr. Khauli is an author or co-author of eighty peer-reviewed scientific publications and eleven book chapters. He has six audio-visual presentations and has held two research grants.
Dr Khauli is a recipient of several awards including the following:
- Awarded certificate of appreciation by Governor of Massachusetts, Michael S. Dukakis and President of Massachusetts Medical Society J.J. Siragusa M.D.
- Nominated to Men of Achievement International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England (Summer 1992)
- Nominated to Men of the Year, American Biographical Institute, Inc., and Raleigh, North Carolina (February 1993)
- Nominated and listed in Who's Who in America, 121 Chanlon Rd., New Providence, NJ (1994-1995) and Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Who's Who, New Providence, New Jersey, April 1996.
- Finally his name is listed in the Best Doctors in American (twice), having been nominated by his peers in the Northeast Region, 1996-1997 and 1998-1999.
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