Trad Hospital, located in the center of Beirut, Lebanon, is a full-service community hospital founded in 1939 by Dr. Fouad Trad. Under the leadership of his son, the late Dr. Sami Trad, it has undergone major expansions and is now a 70-bed facility offering a variety of diagnostic and clinical services. The hospital is widely recognized in Lebanon for its high-quality care in a patient friendly environment.
Trad Hospital is financially independent, debt-free and does not receive outside support from any organization or religious institution.
Our mission & vision

Deliver world class medical care while adhering to traditional values of ethics, compassion and service.


the Trad Hospital journey of medical excellence.


the lives of our patients, our staff and our physician partners.


our communities and remain a beacon of co-existence and hope for Lebanon.
we stand by our values...
The Board
Dr. Fouad Trad

Dr. Fouad Trad

Born in Beirut in 1960, Dr. Fouad Trad received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut where he completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He pursued further specialty training in Kiel, Germany, the University of Arizona and the University of Vermont in the USA, followed by a two year fellowship at Harvard University Hospitals in Boston. He is US Board Certified in OBGYN and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Fouad Trad currently manages Trad Hospital in addition to his OBGYN practice.

Our patients' interests are above all considerations.

Dr. Karim Trad

Dr. Karim Trad

Born in Beirut in 1961, Dr. Karim Trad is a General and Bariatric Surgeon established in the Washington, D.C. area. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, completed a surgery residency at the George Washington University and a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery at Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, OH. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an Associate Professor of Surgery at the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

The best way to care for patients is to care about patients.

Mr. Rachad Assaf

Mr. Rachad Assaf

Originally from Toula in the North of Lebanon, Mr. Assaf was born at Trad Hospital in 1974. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Finance from the Université Saint Joseph (USJ) in Beirut and an Executive Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada. He joined Trad Hospital in 2000 and currently serves as its Chief Financial Officer and General Manager.

Learn from the best, and always give the best of yourself.

Meet the team

Dr. Najla Itani

Medical Administration

Rima Mehtar

Human Resources & Quality

Mireille Bekarian

Nursing Administration

Dr. Khalil Abdo

Laboratory Services & Blood Bank

Dr. Nathalie Rkaybi

Anesthesia Services

Dr. Lucie Abou Jaoudeh


Ghadir Schoucair

Infection Control & Prevention

Nader El Imad

Biomedical Engineering & Maintenance

Maguy Aroutin

Admissions & Billing

Amira Fakih


Dana Kabalan


Shahnaz Kassem


Ali Kaouk

Outpatient Billing

Élie Helou

Information Technology & Support

Mira Awad


Alexie Takla

Medical Surgical, ER & ICU

Viviana Feghali


Hala Louak

ICN & Nursery

Pauline Aghbochian

Occupational Health and Safety

Marie Bitar

Medical Records

Joya Farhat


Amal Bdeir


Mohamad Saad

Hotel Services

Alexis Skandar

OR Supervisor

Tony Chakhtoura

Chief Cook

Trad Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

We recruit and retain our staff based on merit and loyalty, without gender or religious discrimination. Our employees originate from all regions of Lebanon, with an equal representation of all religious communities.