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Assaad M. Soweid, MD

    Assaad M. Soweid, MD


  • 110 Hospital Road, Suite 101
  • Prince Frederick, MD 20678
  • 410.535.7630

  • Yes

  • American University of Beirut Beirut, Lebanon

  • Emory University School of Medicine

  • Emory University School of Medicine

  • St. Louis University School of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine/ University Hospitals of Cleveland

  • American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty: Gastroenterology
Board-certified gastroenterologist Dr. Assaad Soweid has joined CalvertHealth Surgical Specialists. He provides comprehensive care for a broad range of GI issues. Dr. Soweid specializes in advanced endoscopyand is regarded as a leading expert in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), which is important in diagnosing, staging and treating many cancers and diseases of the digestive system.

Dr. Soweid, who has been practicing for more than 24 years, completed his fellowship at the prestigious Case Western Reserve University advanced endoscopy program under Dr. Michael Sivak. “I had the honor of being trained by one of the giants in gastroenterology of the 20th century and am very happy to be bringing this expertise to CalvertHealth.”

His philosophy of care is patient-focused. “First of all, I want our patients to feel they are respected and they are given the time they deserve … that all of their health concerns are taken very seriously and that they’re going to be offered nothing less than the best standard of care.”

He received the American Digestive Health Foundation advanced therapeutic endoscopy award for his endoscopic-based research. Dr. Soweid joined the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) as an assistant professor in 2001 went on to become the director of the Endoscopy & Bronchoscopy Unit in 2009.

He has lectured extensively and given numerous therapeutic endoscopy and EUS workshops and live demonstrations worldwide. Dr. Soweid has also helped develop many EUS programs in the Middle East and Africa. Additionally, he has published numerous articles and book chapters and currently serves on the editorial board and is a reviewer in several distinguished journals including The Lancet, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology.

After receiving his medical degree at the American University of Beirut, he completed his internal medicine residency at Emory University affiliated hospitals in Atlanta, GA and his gastroenterology fellowship at St. Louis University affiliated hospitals. He is a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

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