Rabih M. Salloum, M.D.

Rabih M. Salloum, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-7630
Fax: (585) 276-2203

Professional Bio

Dr. Salloum, an AssociateProfessor at the University of Rochester Medical Center, received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon and completed his surgical residency at the University of Florida/Shands Hospital in Gainesville. He then completed a fellowship in surgical metabolism and nutrition at the University of Florida and a fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Salloum is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, among several other professional societies. His areas of special interest are gastrointestinal surgical oncology, colorectal surgery, melanoma, and sarcoma.

· Colorectal surgery
· General surgery

Awards & Honors (Local)

MPH Degree | University of Rochester 2010
Outstanding Teaching Award | Department of Urology 2009
Alpha Omega Alpha | AOA Honor Medical Society 2009
Teaching Award | Department of Urology 2009
Surgical Chief Residents Excellence in Teaching Award 2008
AAMC Humanism in Medicine Institutional Nominee 2008
Marvin Hoffman Mentorship Award 2008
Special Commendation for Teaching | Third Year Medical Student Class 2008
Seymour I. Schwartz Excellence in Teaching Award University of Rochester 2005
Elethea Caldwell Award for excellence in teaching University of Rochester 2003
Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching University of Chicago 2000
National Research Scholar Award, University of Chicago 1997 - 1998

Recent Journal Articles

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Domajnko, B.; Salloum, RM. "Duplication cyst of the sigmoid colon." Gastroenterology Research and Practice. 2010; .
Spaniolas, K.; Ou, S.; Monson, J.; Salloum, R. "Paper Pica: An Unusual Cause of Colonic Ischemia". J Gastrointest Surg. 2009; : DOI 10.1007/s11605-009-1092-3.
2007 Apr
Gutierrez JC, Perez EA, Salloum RM, Koniaris LG. "Racial disparities in the treatment of rectal cancer in Florida." Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2007 Apr; 204(4):724.
. "Griffith J, Apostolakos M, Salloum RM, Pneumatosis Intestinalis and gas in the portal venous system J. gastro intestine Surg 2006 May 10 (5) 781-82". 2006; .
. "Kovach SJ, Fischer AC, Katzmann PJ, Salloum RM, Ettinghausen SE, Schoeniger LO, Koniaris LG: Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumors J. of Surg Oncol 2006 Sep 11; 94 (5): 385-391". 2006; .

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Surgery, Colorectal Surgery (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Cancer Center


Surgery - American Board of Surgery


MD | Medicine | Lebanon-Sch Med Amer U Beirut1988
MD | Medicine | Lebanon-Sch Med Amer U Beirut1988
BS | Chemistry | Lebanon - Non-Medical School1984
BS | Chemistry | Lebanon - Non-Medical School1984

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at University of Chicago Hospitals07/01/1997 - 6/30/00
Residency in General Surgery at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida07/01/1992 - 6/30/97
Internship in General Surgery at Shands Hospital at the University of Florida07/01/1991 - 6/30/1992