Abdalmajid Katranji, MD, MBA, a General Surgeon with Katranji Hand Center

Get to know General Surgeon Dr. Abdalmajid Katranji, who serves patients in East Lansing, Michigan.

Dr. Katranji is a board-certified general surgeon who has over two decades of experience in the medical field. In addition to serving as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, he is the Medical Director of Katranji Hand Center in East Lansing, Michigan. 

The doctor is affiliated with several hospitals and medical centers in the area, including Mclaren Greater Lansing, Sparrow Clinton Hospital, Edward W. Sparrow Hospital, and Memorial Healthcare.

His medical career began back in 1999 when he earned his medical degree from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing. He then went on to complete his residency in general surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, followed by his fellowship in hand, wrist, and microvascular surgery at the University of Connecticut. In 2005, he obtained his Master of Business Administration degree in Health Care and Resource Management from the University of Phoenix in Tempe, Arizona. 

The Michigan-based surgeon is one of the founding doctors of the Syrian American Medical Society, a large network of medical professionals dedicated to providing volunteer medical relief in Syria since the civil war started in 2011. He is also a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the National Arab American Medical Association. 

Furthermore, Dr. Katranji is board-certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery, an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge. 

General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland. A general surgeon performs a wide range of abdominal surgeries for many forms of intestinal and abdominal wall neoplasms, gallbladder disease, gastric and pancreatic disease. They follow the patient through critical care and surgical recovery all the way to outpatient care. 

Born and raised in Michigan to Syrian parents, Dr. Katranji is married with four children. He is fluent in both English and Arabic. 

Learn more about Dr. Abdalmajid Katranji:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8129950-Abdalmajid-Katranji-Hand-Surgeon or through Katranji Hand Center, http://www.krsimichigan.com/Blank.html

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