Dr. Waddah B Al-Refaie, MD

Dr. Waddah B. Al-Refaie, MD

Dr. Waddah B. Al-Refaie, MD

Languages: English, Arabic
Fax: (877) 376-2418

Contact this Provider:

  • Surgical Oncology
Conditions I Treat
  • acral lentiginous melanoma
  • adamantinoma
  • alveolar soft part sarcoma
  • anal cancer
  • angiosarcoma
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Procedures I Perform
  • anastomosis of pancreatic duct
  • bile duct biopsy
  • bile duct repair
  • breast cancer surgery
  • cancer risk reduction surgery
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About the Provider

Dr. Al-Refaie is the founding Chief of Surgical Oncology. His areas of interest include surgical oncology, GI cancers, gastric cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), soft tissue sarcoma, malignant melanoma, pancreatic cancer, geriatric surgical oncology and surgical outcomes research. He is an active member of the following medical societies: Society of Surgical Oncology, Society of University Surgeons, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Association for Academic Surgeons, Western Surgical Association, American College of Surgeons (Fellow), American Pancreatic Association, The Society for Surgery of The Alimentary Tract and The Surgical Outcomes Club.

Recently, Dr. Al-Refaie was installed as the John S. Dillon Chair in Surgical Oncology at Georgetown University and he was honored with the first ever Gulf Cooperation Council Award of Excellence.

Research Areas

  • GI cancer surgery
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Surgical outcomes
  • Patient safety and quality

  • Fellowship Program: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (2006)
  • Residency Program: University of California San Diego (2004)
  • Internship Program: Premier Medical Associates (1998)
  • Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (1997)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgery

Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Pasquerilla Healthcare Center Fourth Floor
    Washington, DC 20007
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    Phone: (202) 444-0820
    Fax: (877) 376-2418

  • 6862 Elm Street
    Mc Lean, VA 22101
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Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital