Maher M. Khodor

Professor Maher Khodor is an American Board certified internist since 1993, and has an ABIM certification in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism since 1995. He graduated from the medical college Maulana Azad Medical College in Delhi University, India in 1988. He is Associate professor and attending internist & endocrinologist at Damascus University hospital, Faculty of Medicine since 2000. His scientific efforts and research projects include: participation in prospective study in the use of complement activation products to monitor patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, Participantion in a randomized parallel study on the effect of theophylline as a loading dose in the emergency room in reducing the hospital stay of asthmatic patients, Participation in a multicenter randomized, double blind placebo controlled trial on the effect of Orlistat in obese patients with NIDDM, (later marketed as Xenical).