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Ghaleb Fayez Hatem

Ghaleb Fayez Hatem, Syrian ophthalmologist, hospital administrator. Diplomate American Board Ophthalmology. Named to Top Docs List, Detroit Hour magazine, 2007; recipient Distinguished Service award, American Druze Society, 1986.


  • Hatem, Ghaleb Fayez was born on December 24, 1947 in Al-Sowieda, Syria. Son of Fayez S. and Hadieh Y. Hatem.

  • Education

    • Printed circuit board, Damascus University, Syria, 1966. Doctor of Medicine, Damascus University, Syria, 1972.


    • Vice chairman department Eye, Ears, Nose, and Throat Oakwood Hospital, Dearborn, Michigan, 1991-1995, chairman, 1997—2004.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Ophthalmology.


    Member advisory committee Arab Chaldean Council, Detroit, since 1994. Fellow: American Society Retina Specialists, Arab American Medical Association (national president since 2002, Distinguished Service award 1994, Top Docs List, Hour Magazine 2007), American Academy Neurology, American Academy Ophthalmology.


    • Married Layla Jarmakani, November 13, 1987. Children: Sami, Dina, Ziena, Sara.
    • father: Fayez S.
    • mother: Hadieh Y. Hatem
    • spouse: Layla Jarmakani
    • children: Sami Hatem
    • Dina Hatem
    • Ziena Hatem
    • Sara Hatem
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    Born December 24, 1947
    (age 69)