Physicians & Staff
Raafat Z. Abdel-Misih, M.D.
Vice Chair, Surgery
Dr. Raafat Z. Abdel-Misih is the director of the Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Multidisciplinary Center at Christiana Care's Helen F. Graham Cancer Center. He has also served as chief of Surgical Services for Christiana Care since 1995 and as vice chair of the Department of Surgery since 1993.
A surgeon since 1981, Dr. Abdel-Misih is board-certified in general surgery and has a particular interest in head and neck cases, surgical oncology and laparoscopy/endoscopy. He is clinical assistant professor of surgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
Dr. Abdel-Misih had extensive training in Britain as well as the United States. Since completing his surgical training, he has performed more than 30,000 operations, including over 3,000 procedures on the thyroid and parathoroid glands.
He is recognized as a master surgeon by his colleagues and as an outstanding teacher by his students, as reflected in his four-time Teacher of the Year Award. He holds fellowship in both the Royal College of Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.
Helen F. Graham Cancer Center