Patient Care

Karl Jallad, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Urology

Division Head, Uro-gynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
Acting Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dr. Karl Jallad completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., followed by a three-year fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology) at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, U.S.A. He is one of the few fellowship-trained Urogynecologists in Lebanon and in the region.

This distinctive training and double American-Board certification has equipped Dr. Jallad with a leading edge in providing outstanding patient care and has granted him a well-rounded skill set. In addition to managing common obstetric and gynecologic conditions, Dr. Jallad is qualified to treat advanced pelvic floor disorders. He excels at minimally invasive natural orifice, laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He is highly qualified to treat pelvic organ prolapse, fecal and urinary incontinence, episiotomy pain, vesico-vaginal/recto-vaginal fistula, uterine fibroids, and abnormal uterine bleeding, as well as vaginal mesh implant complications. In addition, he brings to Lebanon and the region the latest techniques in cosmetic gynecologic surgery.

Dr. Jallad has published several manuscripts, videos and book chapters. He serves on the editorial board of the journal Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and the International Academy of Pelvic Surgery. He is a peer reviewer for Obstetrics and Gynecology, International Urogynecology Journal, Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Jallad is dedicated to education and has received several teaching awards. He is interested in surgical innovation and has developed new techniques in Natural Oriå_fice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES). He was the å_first surgeon in the U.S.A. to perform a NOTES salpingo-oophorectomy.

Selected Publications

View Dr. Jallad’s publications on PubMed.

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Pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, mesh complications, episiotomy pain, menopause transition, pain with intercourse, fecal incontinence, vesicovaginal fistula, rectovaginal fistula, vaginoplasty, labioplasty, vaginal rejuvenation, rectocoele, fibroids