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Tawfiq Khoury, MD

House Staff
Start Year: 
Duke University
Medical School: 
George Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical and Research Interests

  • 3D modeling and printing
  • Cost-effective care

What were you looking for in a residency program?

In choosing a program I was looking for a place that would be able to support my research interests as well as a place where I would receive world-class training.

What are the strengths of the Duke program?

Duke Otolaryngology has a great surgical education and a an emphasis on research.

What advice do you have for incoming interns?

  • Do your homework, study hard, and don't eat food that's cooked in lard.
  • Call a family member every day.

What do you like best about living in Durham and the Triangle?

  • Diverse population with many different opportunities for fun.

What do you like to do outside of Duke?

Playing basketball, playing piano, and fishing are my primary forms of stress relief.

Honors and Awards

  • Small grant from the Department of Surgery to help develop a 3D printing lab.