Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Victor S. Wahby

Country of origin: Egypt

Victor S. Wahby, MD, PhD, FACP, is an Egyptian-American physician, born 1945 in Alexandria; Egypt’s northern outpost on the Mediterranean.


He subsequently was recruited to the faculty at the Yale, Chicago and George Washington Medical Schools respectively, and held various leadership positions at the VA Medical System. He is currently a senior physician at the Veterans Health Administration in Washington, DC, where he is leading its veteran’s health communications outreach. He also produced the award-winning “VATV”, a health program for veterans and the public on PBS Television and the Internet. Dr. Wahby is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP).

Dr. Wahby is a champion of veterans causes, as well as of the provision of charitable care to the uninsured and underserved. A Renaissance man, he is also a musician and is the founder of the VA-National Medical Musical Group (VA-NMMG), now the premier medical musical group in America.

To read more about Victor S. Wahby, visit his page at the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations website.

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