Michel KahalehMD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE
Dr. Kahaleh is the Clinical Director of Gastroenterology and Chief of Endoscopy at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson. Trained in Erasme Hospital, University of Brussels, he became the leader of the Pancreatico-Biliary group at the University of Virginia before joining Weill Cornell in July 2011 as Chief of Endoscopy until December 2017.
He is world renown endoscopist boarded in Europe and the United States. He is fluent is French, Spanish and Arabic. Dr. Kahaleh's research is focused on interventional endoscopy, and the use of new devices to diagnose and treat biliary and pancreatic diseases. Using the adjunction of both Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EUS) has permitted his group to successfully treat pancreatic collections and perform newly described procedures that have had a major impact on patient management.
Currently, Prof. Michel Kahaleh is the Clinical Director of Gastroenterology, Chief of Endoscopy, and Director of the Pancreas Program at the Department of Medicine, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.