Patient Care

Yara Al Jalbout, MD

Clinical Instructor

Program Director, Residency in Anesthesiology

Dr. Yara Al Jalbout is a polyvalent American Board-Certified anesthesiologist with special interest in Obstetric and Regional Anesthesiology.

She received her medical degree from the American University of Beirut in 2008, followed by one year of internal medicine training at the same institution. Afterwards, she joined the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, U.S.A. for a four-year residency in Anesthesiology where she served as chief resident during her final year of training, and received two separate awards for excellence. She then returned to Beirut and joined the LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine in 2014.

Since then Dr. Jalbout served for three years as a member of the LAU Interprofessional Education Working Group and has also served on the medical school’s Board of Admissions.

Dr. Al Jalbout has a particular interest in medical education and is currently the Anesthesiology Residency Program Director at the LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital.

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Education and Training

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Anesthesiology, Medical Education, Regional Anesthesia, Obstetric Anesthesia, early recovery after surgery (ERAS)