Sami G. Tahhan, MD

Professor

Internal Medicine


Hofheimer Hall

757.446.8920


Sami G. Tahhan M.D, FACP is a Professor of Internal Medicine and the Associate Chair for Faculty Development within the Internal Medicine Department at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Dr. Tahhan completed his medical school education and residency training at EVMS. Following his chief residency year, he joined as faculty in 2003 in the Division of General Internal Medicine at EVMS. 

His interests lie in Medical Education, Mentorship and Faculty Development.  He has received the academic teaching award from the American College of Physicians Virginia chapter and the EVMS Institutional Mentorship Award. He is an inaugural member of the Fine Family Academy of Educators.

Dr. Tahhan is thoroughly involved in medical education and has been a co-director of the multisystems disease module for the second-year medical students since 2018. Beyond delivering care to patients, Dr. Tahhan enjoys mentoring students and residents in writing clinical vignettes.

Outside work, Dr. Tahhan enjoys spending time with his wife, Valerie, and their adorable twin daughters.

 

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor of Medicine

Undergraduate Degree

University of Pennsylvania

 

09/87 – 12/91

 

BA

 

Mathematics

Medical Education

Eastern Virginia Medical School

 

08/95 – 05/99

 

MD

Residency

Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine

 

06/2003

 

 

 

Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) - 2002

Presentations and Scholarships

 Published Articles

Policarpio D, Tahhan S, Johnson DA.  False Positive Meckle's Scan Leads to Exploratory Laparotomy and Finding of an Endoscopic Dieulafoy's Lesions,

Am J Gastroent (September 2006) Volume 101, number 9, S271- 272

 

Majithia R, Tahhan S, Castaldo D, Gastric Adenocarcinoma: The Helicobacter Spins Out of Control,

Am J Gastroent (September 2008) Volume 103, number 127, S50

 

Stronge E, Tahhan S, Chemotherapeutic agents for the treatment of refrasctory TTP, where Oncology meets Hematology,

University of Virginia Journal of Medicine (May 2009) Volume 5, 51

 

Szulc S, Tahhan S, Cryptococcus a Phoenix rising,

University of Virginia Journal of Medicine(October 2010) , Volume 7, 33

 

Szulc S, Tahhan S, The Kindergarten Cop’ s Morning Report: Is Arnold Right ? It is not a tumor?

SGIM Forum (November 2011), Volume 34, Number 11, Pages 5,12,15

 

Tahhan S, A Laboratory Provided Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate Allows For More Appropriate Prescribing of Metformin,

Journal Of Investigative Medicine (January 2012 ) Volume 60, Number 1, 461

 

Rashidi A, Tahhan S, M Cohee, Goodman M, Fusobacterium nucleatum infection mimicking metastatic cancer

Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, DOI 10.1007/s12664-012-0223-x

 

Tahhan S, Mclaughlin M , Hooper M.  Empyema Necessitatis. J Gen Intern Med 2014; 29(3)540.

Images in Clinical Medicine , JGIM

Complete Research Profile

https://researchers.evms.edu/display/person-sami-tahhan

Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

Practice Locations

825 Fairfax Avenue
Suite 445
Hofheimer Hall
Norfolk
757.446.8920

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor of Medicine

Undergraduate Degree

University of Pennsylvania

 

09/87 – 12/91

 

BA

 

Mathematics

Medical Education

Eastern Virginia Medical School

 

08/95 – 05/99

 

MD

Residency

Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine

 

06/2003

 

 

 

Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) - 2002

Presentations and Scholarships

 Published Articles

Policarpio D, Tahhan S, Johnson DA.  False Positive Meckle's Scan Leads to Exploratory Laparotomy and Finding of an Endoscopic Dieulafoy's Lesions,

Am J Gastroent (September 2006) Volume 101, number 9, S271- 272

 

Majithia R, Tahhan S, Castaldo D, Gastric Adenocarcinoma: The Helicobacter Spins Out of Control,

Am J Gastroent (September 2008) Volume 103, number 127, S50

 

Stronge E, Tahhan S, Chemotherapeutic agents for the treatment of refrasctory TTP, where Oncology meets Hematology,

University of Virginia Journal of Medicine (May 2009) Volume 5, 51

 

Szulc S, Tahhan S, Cryptococcus a Phoenix rising,

University of Virginia Journal of Medicine(October 2010) , Volume 7, 33

 

Szulc S, Tahhan S, The Kindergarten Cop’ s Morning Report: Is Arnold Right ? It is not a tumor?

SGIM Forum (November 2011), Volume 34, Number 11, Pages 5,12,15

 

Tahhan S, A Laboratory Provided Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate Allows For More Appropriate Prescribing of Metformin,

Journal Of Investigative Medicine (January 2012 ) Volume 60, Number 1, 461

 

Rashidi A, Tahhan S, M Cohee, Goodman M, Fusobacterium nucleatum infection mimicking metastatic cancer

Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, DOI 10.1007/s12664-012-0223-x

 

Tahhan S, Mclaughlin M , Hooper M.  Empyema Necessitatis. J Gen Intern Med 2014; 29(3)540.

Images in Clinical Medicine , JGIM

Complete Research Profile

https://researchers.evms.edu/display/person-sami-tahhan

Primary Specialty

Internal Medicine

Practice Locations

825 Fairfax Avenue
Suite 445
Hofheimer Hall
Norfolk
757.446.8920

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