Thomas L. Khoury, M.D., FACS, FICS, recently received notification that he has been selected as Master Faculty for 2010 for the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-COM). Every four years, this honor is bestowed on physicians in the Centers for Osteopathic Research and Education (CORE) System for their outstanding contributions to OU-COM. Khoury joins an elite group of 119 other clinical faculty members awarded the title of “Master Faculty.” Dr. Terry Johnson, CORE Assistant Dean at SOMC, nominated Dr. Khoury for the award. Dr. Khoury received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. He completed training at the University of Miami, Harvard University/Beth Israel Hospital, Tufts University/Baystate Medical Center and Boston University. He is board certified in Nutrition, Surgery and Vascular Technology. Dr. Khoury is in practice with the Southern Ohio Surgical Associates, Inc., located at 1711 27th St., Braunlin Building, Suite 306 in Portsmouth. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 740-353-8661.