Dr. Raymond Elias graduated from American University of Beirut with MD degree in 1995 and with surgery board in 2000. He completed the Arab board in general surgery in 2003. He achieved ECFMG certification in 2000. He received two diplomas in advanced laparoscopic surgery from IRCAD Strasbourg, France in 2004 and 2016. He has been the head of surgery department and Medical Director in private hospital in Lebanon from 2011 to 2015. He performs most types of open and laparoscopic surgical procedures including thyroid, colorectal and abdominal surgeries. He has special interest in laparoscopic hernia repair, appendectomy and cholecystectomy.