​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Our Specialists

The board-certified surgeons of CMU Health Department ​of Surgery are dedicated to giving you the best care possible. We believe no procedure is routine. 

Each surgery – your surgery – ​requires the utmost attention and precision.

That's why we are constantly educating ourselves about our specialties and the advances within them. Your care is our priority.
​​​​Dr. Paulus and Patient
If I had questions, Dr. Elizabeth Paulus had answers. Everything with my surgery went very well and I recovered quickly. ​​ George Servantes, Saginaw​ ​
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Samuel Shaheen M.D., F.A.C.S.​​​​John Blebea, M.D., M.B.A.
Maher Ghanem, M.D.Maher Ghanem, M.D.
General Surgery
John Blebea, M.D., M.B.A.
Vascular Surgery
Maher Ghanem, M.D.
General Surgery

​Timothy Hackett, M.D.
​Samer Kais, M.D.
Fady Moustarah, M.D.
​Timothy Hackett, M.D.
General Surgery

Samer Kais, M.D.
General Surgery/Surgical Critical Care
Bariatric Surgery

Elizabeth Paulus, M.D.
Wael Solh, M.D.
Yong C. Yoon, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Surgical Oncology
Colorectal Surgery
General Surgery
Faiz Tuma, M.D.
Zachary Retzler, P.A.-C.
​Elizabeth Hernden, N.P.
Faiz Tuma, M.D.
Surgery​
Zachary Retzler, P.A.-C.
Physician Assistant
Elizabeth Hernden, N.P.
Nurse Practitioner



Laurie Meyer, N.P.
​Rhonda Pobanz, N.P.

Laurie Meyer, N.P.
Nurse Practitioner
Rhonda Pobanz, N.P.
Nurse Practitioner


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