Name Jihad Achkar
Title Head of Otolaryngology Division
Primary Specialty ENT Consultant
Languages Arabic, English & French
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Email [email protected]
Phone +974 4400 4400

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  • Achkar J, Song P, Andrus J, Franco R. Double-Bend Needle Modification for Transthyrohyoid Vocal Fold Laryngoscope. 2012 Apr;122(4):865-7. doi: 10.1002/lary.22181. Epub 2012 Feb 17
  • Achkar J, Silverman J, Song P. (2013) Neurological Disorders of the Larynx. In S. Kountakis (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. New York, NY: Springer
  • Husseini S, Achkar J, Rameh C, Almutair T, Hadi U. Unusual Transcervical Penetrating Injury to the Orbit With Complete Recovery. World article in Ear Nose & Throat, Vol.4 (2), Nov 2011
  • Hamdan AL, Ashkar J, Sibai A, Oubari D, Husseini ST. Effect of Fasting on Voice in Males Am J Otolaryngol. 2011 Mar-Apr;32(2):124-9. Epub 2010 Apr 13
  • Hamdan AL, Nassar J, Ashkar J, Sibai A. Prevalence of Arytenoid Asymmetry in Relation to Vocal Symptoms J Laryngol Otol. 2011 Mar; 125(3):282-7. Epub 2010 Dec 3
  • Husseini ST, Ashkar J, Halawi A, Sibai A, Hamdan AL. Arytenoid Asymmetry in Relation to Posture, Neck Tension and Glottal Attack in Singers. Folia Phoniatr Logop. 2011 Feb 9;63(5):264-
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  • Hamdan AL, Sibai A, Mahfoud L, Oubari D, Ashkar J, Fuleihan N. Short term effect of hubble-bubble smoking on voice. J Laryngol Otol. 2011 Jan 31:1-6. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Hamdan AL, Sibai A, Oubari D, Ashkar J, Fuleihan . Laryngeal findings and acoustic changes in hubble-bubble smokers. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2010 Oct; 267(10): 1587-92. Epub 2010 May 18
  • Achkar J.,Halawi A.,Haddad G.,Mahfoud L. Hadi U. Endoscopic repair of CSF Rhinorrhea: Sixteen Year Experience. EJENTAS 2009 June;(10): E5-7 (Presented at the Egyptian International Otolaryngology Congress 2009, March 11-14, 2009)
  • Rameh C., Sidani C., Arabi M., Achkar J. Bilateral Cervical Chondrocutaneous Branchial Remnants Associated with Cardiac Anomalies. Otolaryngol. 2007 Oct;36(5):E79-81