Dr. Faysal El Kak

  • American University of Beirut

Professional Experience

Clinical Associate of Obstetrics and Gynecology Sexual health and Director of Women Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) Program, Department of OBGYN, American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC)

Senior Lecturer of Health Behavior and Sexuality, Faculty of Health Sciences, AUB

Chair of Arab Woman Health Group- Federation of Arab Gynecology Obstetrics Society (FAGOS)

Immediate Past Vice President of the Federation International Gynecology Obstetrics (FIGO)

Expertise and Research Interests

Integrated clinical ObGyn services

Comprehensive sexual health services (medical, surgical, counseling)

Sexual and reproductive health

Selected Publications

Rola Yasmine, Noura El Salibi, Faysal El Kak, and Lilian Ghandour (2015).  Postponing Sexual Debut among University Youth:  How Do Men and Women Differ in their Perceptions, Values and Non-penetrative Sexual Practices?  Cult Health Sex.  17(5):555-75

Faysal El Kak, NouraEl Salibi, Rola Yasmine, Lilian Ghandour (2017).  Hymen protection and the sexual practices, perceptions, and attitudes of female university  students  from Lebanon,  IntJ  Gynecol Obstet;  139:  155–163

El Kak F. The integration of sexual and reproductive health and rights into universal health coverage: a FIGO perspective. Sex Reprod Health Matters. 2020 Dec;28(1):1829796. doi: 10.1080/26410397.2020.1829796.

Margit Endler, Taghreed Al Haidari,  Sameena Chowdhury,  Jan  Christilaw,  Faysal El Kak,  et al (2020).   How the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic is impacting sexual and reproductive health and rights and response: Results from a global survey of providers, researchers, and policymakers, Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, April; 100(40; 571-578