Fuad El Rassi, MD


Titles and Roles

Associate Professor, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
Director of Sickle Cell Research, Georgia Comprehensive Sickle Cell Program
Grady Health System
Blood Disorders
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


Fuad El Rassi, MD is Associate Professor in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. A board certified hematologist, Dr. El Rassi treats patients with sickle cell anemia and other blood disorders. He leads the sickle cell research program at Grady Health System, where investigational agents and curative treatments are being considered in phase I, II and III clinical trials. Additionally, Dr. El Rassi treats patients in benign hematology at Emory University Hospital Midtown.

Dr. El Rassi is a member of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute. He is a board member and serves as treasurer for the Sickle Cell Adult Provider Network. He is also involved in hematology and medical oncology fellows' training and education in benign hematology and chairs the Fellowship Competency Committee.


Dr. El Rassi received his Medical Degree from the American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon. His postgraduate medical training included a residency in internal medicine at Saint Louis University Hospital and a fellowship in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.


Dr. El Rassi's research work is focused on the development of novel approaches to improve the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia, management of sickle cell disease, and iron overload.


Dr. El Rassi's articles have been published in a number leading journals, including Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blood and American Journal of Hematology.

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