28 May Dr. Mostafa El Khashab Named as Member of The American College of Surgeons
You will now see the distinguished FACS designation following Dr. Khashab’s name. Members of the American College of Surgeons are referred to as “Fellows.” The letters FACS (Fellow, American College of Surgeons) after a surgeon’s name mean that the surgeon’s education and training, professional qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical conduct have passed a rigorous evaluation, and have been found to be consistent with the high standards established and demanded by the College.
The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice.
The College currently has approximately 79,000 members, including more than 4,000 Fellows in other countries, making it the largest organization of surgeons in the world.