Ascension Genesys welcomes physician to women’s health and cancer team

Dr. Sharif Sakr

Dr. Sharif Sakr

GRAND BLANC TWP. — A new specialist has joined the Ascension Medical Group and Ascension Genesys medical staff. Sharif Sakr, MD, FACOG, is a gynecologic oncologist and provides care to patients who have cancer of the reproductive system.

He also has a special interest in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) and clinical trial research.

Sakr is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology through the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG). He received his medical degree from the University of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt and completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. He also completed a fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Karmanos Cancer Institute/ Wayne State University and a research fellowship at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

With a special interest in clinical research, Sakr has presented at national meetings and published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. He is involved with training, teaching and mentoring residents, medical students, and fellows for the Gynecologic Oncology department. He strives to provide the most up-to-date and evidenced based care to his patients in an individualized and compassionate manner.

Sakr’s office is at Ascension Genesys Surgical Specialty Services, Suite 4642, located inside Ascension Genesys Hospital, One Genesys Parkway, in Grand Blanc. Appointments can be made by calling 810-606-7900. — G.G.