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Sami G. Tahhan , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Faculty Appointments:
    • Associate Professor of Medicine

    • Additional Certifications:
    • Focus Areas:

      Hypercoagulable disorders

      DVT prophylaxis

      Hospital Acquired Infections

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8920

    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

    • Undergraduate Education:
    • Graduate Education:
    • Postdoctoral Education:
    • Medical Education:
    • Eastern Virginia Medical School


      08/95 – 05/99



    • Residency:
    • Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine






      Internal Medicine

    • Fellowship(s):
    • Board Certification(s):
    • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) - 2002

    • Affiliation(s):
    • ACP (American College of Physicians)

      MSV (Medical Society of Virginia)

      SGIM (Society of General Internal Medicine)

      ACP (American College of Physicians )

      Norfolk Academy of Medicine, VA

    • Research Interests:
    • Primary Specialty:
    • Internal Medicine

    • Hospital:
    • Courses Taught:
    • Current Projects:
    • Bio:

 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.

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