Ehab Akkary MD FACS FASMBS
Dr. Akkary graduated from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt then pursued General Surgery residency training at North Oakland Medical Centers, Pontiac, MI and Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. He was then accepted for a fellowship position in Bariatrics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at Yale University, New Haven, CT.
in 2008, Dr. Akkary started his practice in Morgantown, WV at an academic institution followed by a community hospital where he and his outstanding team were able to achieve the designation of Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence successively in the 2 hospitals. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Akkary serves on multiple committees at the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons and he has multiple publications in reputable peer reviewed journals in the fields of bariatric surgery, GERD, general surgery and others. Dr. Akkary received awards for his surgical skills as well as multiple awards and recognitions for outstanding patient care.
Forrest Olgers PA-C
Forrest Olgers was raised in central Virginia. He graduated from Alderson Broaddus College where he also met his wife Kassandra Katona. Forrest joined Dr. Akkary's practice in 2009 and has been a valuable member of the team since then. He is Lap Band Total Care certified and proficient in band adjustments. He also assists Dr. Akkary on major surgeries in the operating room.
Jessica Murray RN, Office Manager
Jessica started her career in Health Information after she graduated from Fairmont State in 2005. She worked at Preston Memorial Hospital for a few years in Health Information before she furthered her education in 2007 when she was accepted into Nursing School at Fairmont State. Jessica Graduated in 2009 as a Registered Nurse and has become an outstanding member of Dr. Akkary's team since 2010.
Belinda Frausto, Billing Manager Insurance Specialist
Belinda was born and raised in Fairview WV. She has two sons and one grandson. Belinda worked with Kaiser Permanente for 16 years and then moved back to WV and worked with WVUH for 15 years. She obtained her CPC certification (certified professional coder) in May 2003 and became a member of American Academy of Professional Coders. She began working with Dr. Akkary in February 2013 as a Billing Specialist.
Hayley Corwin, Receptionist
Hayley was born and raised in Rivesville, West Virginia. She graduated from Fairmont Senior High School in 2008 and then went on to become a student at West Virginia University from 2008-2012. While at WVU, she studied Business Management with a minor in Communication. During her years at WVU, Hayley was a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and also the academic fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi. She also plans on going back to school to learn more about the medical field. Hayley now lives in Fairview with her fiancé, and their two dogs.