Nader N. Massarweh, M.D., M.P.H. - Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety
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Nader N. Massarweh, M.D., M.P.H.

Nader N. Massarweh, M.D., M.P.H.

Investigator, Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine


Phone: research office: 713-794-8601 ext. 10390

Phone: hospital office: 714-794-8780

Research Interests

  • Assessing the impact and effectiveness of national health policy initiatives
  • Evaluation of the reliability and value of national quality measures
  • Improving the timely dissemination of surgical performance data for quality improvement


  • Complex General Surgical Oncology Fellowship, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
  • General Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
  • M.D. Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana

Awards and Activities

  • Associate Editor for Healthcare Delivery, Quality Improvement, and Quality Assurance; Journal of Surgical Research 2017-Present
  • Junior Scholar Award from the Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, 2014-Present
  • Recipient of federal grant funding from VA HSR&D and AHRQ
  • Lotzava Memorial Research Prize, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2014
  • Association for Academic Surgery, Academic Surgical Congress Best Overall Abstract, 2014
  • Cancer Foundation Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2010
  • University of Washington Institution of Translational Health Sciences Tuition Support Fellow’s Program, 2008-2010
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (junior year inductee), 2004

Dr. Massarweh's PubMed Link*

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