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Ali Amro, MD

Henry Ford General Surgery Resident

About Ali Amro

Ali Amro, MD, is a General Surgery Resident at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. As a dedicated medical professional, Dr. Amro strives to use his knowledge and expertise to serve his community, as well as disadvantaged communities around the world.

Dr. Ali Amro received a Bachelor of Science in biology from the American University of Beirut before earning his medical degree from the University of Balamand School of Medicine in Lebanon. He earned a spot on the Dean’s List every year that he attended medical school and even earned merit scholarships awarded by the university. In 2019, he was also honored to receive the Emerick Szilagyi Vascular Award for the Michigan Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (MCACS).

Dr. Ali Amro is expected to finish his residency at Henry Ford in June of 2020. Henry Ford Hospital is a state-of-the-art medical facility that has been in business for over 100 years. The hospital is considered a “leader in advancing medicine,” attracting patients from all across the country. As both an academic hospital and research center, Henry Ford hospital has been recognized for its work in various fields, including cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, transplant, and cancer. 

Dr. Ali Amro holds several licenses in addition to his Michigan Medical License. He is licensed in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery, and Fundamentals of Critical Care Support. 

In his young career, Dr. Ali Amro has already been a contributor to medical journals. He was one of the authors of an article published in the Journal of Radiology and Medical Imaging called “Diagnostic Yield of Portal Venous Gas and Pneumatosis Intestinalis: Does It Always Mandate a Trip to the OR?” Most recently, Dr. Amro was one of several researchers who performed a study titled “Distribution and Short-term Prognostic Value of the 21-Gene Recurrence Score in African American Compared to White American Breast Cancer Patients.” This study was published in The Breast Journal in 2019. He was also a contributing author for the book Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: A Clinician’s Guide.

Dr. Ali Amro has been a member of numerous committees, often holding a leadership position. In 2018, he became a member of the Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons. He was also a Resident Representative on the Henry Ford Hospital Sentinel Event Review Committee and a Class of 2020 Representative on the Residency Education Committee for the hospital. 

As part of Dr. Ali Amro’s passion for helping others, he enjoys going on surgical mission trips. Most recently, he went to Honduras for a week as part of AMMIGO, which stands for “a Medical Mission in Global Outreach.” AMMIGO is a non-profit based in Michigan that focuses on international relief by providing expert medical care to people and communities around the world that would not otherwise receive professional care. To date, Dr. Amro has performed over 100 surgeries in Sula, Santa Barbara.

When Dr. Ali Amro is not at work or volunteering, he enjoys watching basketball and following the Newcastle United Football Club in the Premier League. He also enjoys science fiction and fantasy books and movies. He also keeps himself healthy with physical activity and especially enjoys hiking.