Leader in Medicine

Fouad G. Souki


Dr. Fouad G. Souki, Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at the University of Miami has been recognized as a “Leader in Medicine” among “America’s Best Doctors” for 2017. He will be sharing his knowledge and expertise on Transplant Anesthesiology.

With over a decade of experience in the field of Medicine, Dr. Souki offers valuable insight in his role as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at the University of Miami. Recognized as part of the University of Miami Health System, the University of Miami prides itself in delivering high-quality compassionate health care, promoting health and well-being in the community, and educating the next generation of medical leaders.

In his current capacity as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at the University of Miami for over five years, Dr. Souki day-to-day responsibilities include clinical work, teaching residents and fellows, overseeing the Transplant Anesthesia Fellowship Program and maintaining his role as the Director of Post Anesthesia Care Unit.

Following his graduation with a medical degree from the American University of Beirut  in 2003, Dr. Souki completed a residency in Anesthesiology at Jackson Memorial Hospital – Jackson Health System. He then continued post graduate training with a fellowship in Solid Organ Transplant Anesthesiology at Jackson Memorial Hospital – Jackson Health System.

Dr. Souki maintains affiliation with the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Florida Society of Anesthesiologists, Society for the Advancement of Transplant Anesthesia ,International Liver Transplant Society and International Anesthesia Research Society.  He is board certified in Anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

As a founding member of the Society for the Advancement of Transplant Anesthesia, Dr. Souki pursued Transplant Anesthesiology after being fascinated by the field , its challenges and positive impact on patients. Looking back, he attributes his success to hard work and dedication.

Due to his outstanding career, Dr. Souki has been honored with the 2012 Anesthesiology Research Award and the 2012 High Academic Achievement Award by the University of Miami. He has authored peer-reviewed publications on topics ranging from cardiac arrest in pregnancy, lingual tonsil hypertrophy, and cardioverter defibrillators and transesophageal echocardiography. Also, he has written book chapters on transplant in geriatric patients and anesthetic implications of opioid addiction. Dr. Souki has presented at numerous national conferences including ASA, GAARRC, IARS and OAS.

He is supportive of various local and international charitable organizations such as the Dolphins Cancer Challenge, United Way of Miami, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Residing in Miami, he is an avid Miami Heat fan who enjoys playing basketball, tennis, and football in his spare time. Due to his international roots, Dr. Souki is fluent in English, Spanish, and Arabic.

Considering the future, Dr. Souki plans to continue his dedication to academic medicine and develop his research for better patient care and safety.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at the University of Miami

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