Hatem Abou-Sayed, M.D.
- Suite 1
101 Plaza Real South
Boca Raton, FL 33432
- Tel: Click for phone number561-807-6046
- Fax: 954-252-3800
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Background & Specialties
The American Board of Plastic Surgery
Board Certified in Plastic Surgery –November 2004
Certification Number: 6673
The American Board of Surgery
Board Certified in General Surgery –June 2002 (Re-certified 2010)
Dr. Abou-Sayed joined Plastic Surgery of Palm Beach in 2003. Since joining the practice, Dr. Abou-Sayed has won the hearts and minds of many patients and referring physicians, as well as the staff. He keeps up to date on new techniques and regularly pursues continuing education at plastic surgical conferences. During his long residency training, Dr. Abou-Sayed received surgical instruction from many recognized leaders in breast reconstruction, aesthetic surgery, and complex reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Abou-Sayed received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley and his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). While pursuing his academic career, Dr. Abou-Sayed worked as a Research Assistant for both the University of California Department of Surgery and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories in Berkeley, California. He then completed a five-year Residency in surgery at Harvard Medical School's prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, before returning to UCSF for his plastic surgery training. In his spare time, he plays several musical instruments and enjoys sports and the arts.
University of Vermont Clinical Assistant Professor at St. Mary’s Hospital , 2010-current
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Volunteer Assistant Professor, 2011-current
Publications and Presentations
Abou-Sayed, H. “Anatomy,” First Aid for USMLE Step 1, Le, et al., Eds. First Edition. Appleton and Lange, 1994.
Abou-Sayed, H. “Surgery,” First Aid for the Wards, Le, et al., Eds. First Edition. Appleton and Lange, 1998.
Abou-Sayed H. Berger DL. Blunt lower-extremity trauma and popliteal artery injuries: revisiting the case for selective arteriography. Archives of Surgery. 137(5):585-9, 2002 May. Presented at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the New England Surgical Society, September 2001.
Abou-Sayed, HA and Mathes, SJ. Significance of intraabdominal compartment pressures following TRAM flap breast reconstruction (Comment). Plast Reconstr Surg. 112(1):348-9, 2003 Jul.
Abou-Sayed, HA, Gruber, RP and Lesavoy, MA. Enlargement of Nasal Vault Volume with Closed Septoturbinotomy. Plast Reconstr Surg. 120 (3):753-9, 2007 Sep.
Hobbies and Interests
Enjoy playing sports, creative writing, guitar, piano and vocal performance and composition.
MENSA member and three-time Jeopardy! game show champion.