Fuad Alkhoury, MD - Pediatric Surgeon


Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship Program

Fuad Alkhoury, MD is part of the Division of General & Thoracic Surgery at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.  Dr. Alkhoury, obtained his medical degree from the University of Damascus School of Medicine, where he later completed an internship in general surgery. Anxious to pursue a course in postdoctoral surgical research, Dr. Alkhoury accepted a position at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He then went on to complete his general surgery residency at Hospital of Saint Raphael, Yale University School of Medicine. Upon completion, he accepted a position as a pediatric surgical fellow at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, then known as Miami Children’s Hospital, Florida International University School of Medicine.

Dr. Alkhoury is Board certified in General and Pediatric Surgery.  He is a member of many professional societies and has authored many research articles and presented in national and international meetings. Although Dr. Alkhoury is well versed in all aspects of pediatric surgical care, he has a special interest in hepatobiliary and intra-thoracic pathology, neonatal and fetal medicine with focus on minimally invasive approach. In addition to the above, Dr. Alkhoury pioneered pediatric robotic surgery in South Florida. 

Hey, M.T., Mayhew, M., ..., Alkhoury, F. (2023). The safe introduction of robotic surgery in a free-standing children's hospital. Journal of robotic surgery, 17(5), 2369-2374. View in Pubmed

Hey, M.T., Mayhew, M., ..., Alkhoury, F. (2023). Pediatric Single-Incision Robotic Cholecystectomy: A 6-Year Update from a Single Institution. Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A, 33(7), 698-702. View in Pubmed

Chegondi, M., Hernandez Rivera, J.F., Alkhoury, F., et al (2023). The need for blood transfusion therapy is associated with increased mortality in children with traumatic brain injury. PloS one, 18(1), e0279709. View in Pubmed

Baboun, D., Solano, N., ..., Alkhoury, F., et al (2023). Malignancy Risk in Nodules Classified as Atypia of Undetermined Significance in a Predominantly Hispanic Free-Standing Children’s Hospital?. Journal of the Endocrine Society, 7(Supp 1), A786.

Martinez-Sanchez, A., Baboun, D., ..., Alkhoury, F., et al (2023). Molecular Makeup of Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma in a Free-Standing Children’s Hospital with a Predominantly Hispanic Population. Journal of the Endocrine Society, 7(Supp 1), A786-A787.

Solano, N., Baboun, D., ..., Alkhoury, F. (2023). Chronic Lymphocytic Thyroiditis Associated with Aggressive Differentiated Thyroid Cancer in a Predominantly Hispanic Pediatric Population?. Journal of the Endocrine Society, 7(Supp 1), A787.

Stokes, S.C., Rubalcava, N.S., ... , Alkhoury, F., et al (2022). Recognition and management of traumatic fetal injuries. Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A, 53(4), 1329-1344. View in Pubmed

Glithero, K.J., Hey, M.T., ..., Alkhoury, F., et al (2022). Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement via the introducer technique is safe and effective in children when compared to the laparoscopic technique. Pediatric surgery international, 38(12), 2005-2011. View in Pubmed

Terp, K.L., Roberts, B.K., ..., Alkhoury, F. (2022). Prenatal Recognition of Hepatopulmonary Fusion in Right-Sided Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia for Successful Operative Planning. Fetal diagnosis and therapy, 49(11-12), 451-458. View in Pubmed

Hey, M.T., Mayhew, M.M., ... , Alkhoury, F. (2021). Initial Experience with Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair in the Adolescent Population. Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A, 31(11), 1346-1350. View in Pubmed

Roberts, B., Pevsner, R., Alkhoury, F. (2020). Robotic Approach for Median Arcuate Ligament Release in Pediatrics. Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A, 30(1), 92-96. View in Pubmed

Marcadis, A.R., Romain, C.V., Alkhoury, F. (2019). Robotic duodeno-duodenostomy creation in a pediatric patient with idiopathic duodenal stricture. Journal of robotic surgery, 13(5), 695-698. View in Pubmed

Rosales-Velderrain, A., Alkhoury, F. (2017). Single-Port Robotic Cholecystectomy in Pediatric Patients: Single Institution Experience. Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques, 27(4), 434-437. View in Pubmed

Mohammed Ilyas, M.I., Tieman, J., Alkhoury, F. (2015). Laparoscopic single stage procedure for perforated choledochal cyst. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Report, 3(), 436-439.

Sasson, M., Flippin, J.A., Birken, G., Alkhoury, F. (2015). Surgical intervention for Kasaback-Merrit Syndrome: A case report. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Report, 3(), 462-465.

Alkhoury, F., Diaz, D., Hidalgo, J. (2015). Acute acalculous cholecystitis (AAC) in the pediatric population associated with Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) infection. Case report and review of the literature. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, 11(), 50-52. View in Pubmed

Rosales-Velderrain, A., Betancourt, A., Alkhoury, F. (2014). Laparoscopic repair of duodenal atresia in a low birth weight neonate. The American Surgeon, 80(9), 834-835. View in Pubmed

Davis, J.S., Alkhoury, F., Burnweit, C. (2014). Surgical and anesthetic considerations in histrelin capsule implantation for the treatment of precocious puberty. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 49(5), 807-810. View in Pubmed

Alkhoury, F., Knight, C., Stylianos, S., Zerpa, J., Pasaron, R., Mora, J., et al (2014). Prospective comparison of nonnarcotic versus narcotic outpatient oral analgesic use after laparoscopic appendectomy and early discharge. Minimally Invasive Surgery, 2014(), . http://www.hindawi.com/journals/mis/2014/509632/

Alkhoury, F., Kyriakides, T.C. (2014). Intracranial Pressure Monitoring in Children With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: National Trauma Data Bank-Based Review of Outcomes. JAMA Surgery, 149(6), 544-548. View in Pubmed

Rodriguez, M.A., Alkhoury, F., Malvezzi, L., Diaz, A. (2013). Conn syndrome and Crohn disease in a pediatric case: an interesting parallel. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 26(1-2), 155-159.

Alkhoury, F., Martin, J. (2012). Case report: Complex Retroperitoneal Herniation after Abdominoperineal Resection. International Journal of Surgery Case Report, 3(12), 584-586. View in Pubmed

Alkhoury, F., Malvezzi, L., Knight, C.G., Diana, J., Pasaron, R., Mora, J., et al (2012). Routine same-day discharge after acute or interval appendectomy in children: a prospective study. Archives of Surgery, 147(5), 443-446. View in Pubmed

Alkhoury, F., Burnweit, C., Malvezzi, L., Knight, C., Diana, J., Pasaron, R., et al (2012). A prospective study of safety and satisfaction with same-day discharge after laparoscopic appendectomy for acute appendicitis. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 47(2), 313-316. View in Pubmed

Colwick, S.E., Alkhoury, F., Martin, J.T., Ferneini, A.M. (2011). Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair complicated by infection with Clostridium septicum. Annals of Vascular Surgery, 25(6), 839 e11-e13. View in Pubmed

Alkhoury, F., Helton, S., Ippolito, R.J. (2011). Cost and clinical outcomes of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair using intraperitoneal nonheavyweight polypropylene mesh. Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques, 21(2), 82-85. View in Pubmed

Alkhoury, F., Courtney, J. (2011). Outcomes after severe head injury: a National Trauma Data Bank-based comparison of Level I and Level II trauma centers. The American Surgeon, 77(3), 277-280. View in Pubmed

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Fellowship - Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Research Fellow - Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency - Hospital of St. Raphael
Medical School - Damascus University


American Board of Surgery (Gen Cert in Surgery) - Certified
American Board of Surgery (Pediatric Surgery) - Certified