Faculty Profile

Paul A. Ghareeb, MD

Paul A. Ghareeb, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine




American Board of Plastic Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member



After receiving his MD degree from West Virginia University in 2013, Dr. Ghareeb completed his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Emory University. He then completed a fellowship in hand surgery at the Department of Orthopedics of the University of California, Los Angeles in 2020.

Dr. Ghareeb's primary clinical specialties are hand and wrist surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, microvascular surgery, and reconstructive plastic surgery. He has contributed to numerous textbook chapters, and his articles have been published in a number of leading journals, including Annals of Plastic Surgery, HAND, and Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.


  • Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

  • Emory University Hospital

  • Emory University Hospital Midtown

  • Grady Memorial Hospital

  • Atlanta VA Healthcare System

  • The Emory Clinic


  • MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Class of 2013

  • General Surgery Residency, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 2013-2015

  • Plastic Surgery Residency, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 2015-2019

  • Hand Surgery Fellowship, University of California-Los Angeles School of Medicine, 2019-2020

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand: Candidate Member

  • American Society of Plastic Surgery: Candidate Member

  • Emory Jurkiewicz Society

Clinical Interests

  • Hand and wrist surgery

  • Peripheral nerve surgery

  • Microvascular surgery

  • Reconstructive plastic surgery

Research Interests:

  • Hand and upper extremity trauma, microvascular surgery