Covenant Surgical Partners is very pleased to announce the appointment of Yousif I. A-Rahim, M.D., Ph.D. as Chief Medical Officer effective July 1, 2014.  Dr. A-Rahim will become the newest member of CSP’s Executive Team.

Dr. A-Rahim earned his medical and doctorate degrees from the Pennsylvania State University and completed a residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Gastroenterology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. As a physician, he is known for his expertise in interventional endoscopy and minimally invasive treatments for gastrointestinal disease. He has authored several articles published in medical journals and has delivered presentations to fellow physicians around the country, including at his alma mater, Harvard Medical School.

Since that time, Dr. A-Rahim has practiced Gastroenterology in Honolulu, HI, co-founded Pacific Endoscopy Center in Pearl City, HI in 2008, and served as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine.

As Covenant Surgical Partners continues to create a collaborative and engaging environment for our providers, Dr. A-Rahim, in his role as CMO, will be working closely with our Medical Advisory Boards, our Medical Directors, and our quality assurance programs to oversee improvement of clinical outcomes for our patients.

We look forward to Dr. A-Rahim’s leadership in achieving this important objective.