Bassel F. El-Rayes, M.D.
Bassel F. El-Rayes, M.D. is the Director of the GI Oncology Clinical and Translational Research Program, Associate Cancer Research Director for Clinical Research at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and Associate Professor of Hematology and Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. El-Rayes earned his bachelor’s degree in biology and doctoral degree from the American University of Beirut. He then completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at Wayne State University, Detroit. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology and is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He was on faculty at Wayne State University Karmanos Cancer Institute from 2003-2009. Dr El-Rayes clinical interests include gastrointestinal malignancies. Dr El-Rayes is a Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Clinical Scholar. He has published over 75 peer reviewed articles in elite journals including Journal of Clinical Oncology and Cancer Research.