​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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.
Vasanth Stalin, M.D.
Surgical Oncology
Colorectal Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Yong C. Yoon, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Faiz Tuma, M.D.
Zachary Retzler, P.A.-C.
Faiz Tuma, M.D.
Surgery​
Zachary Retzler, P.A.-C.
Physician Assistant



​Elizabeth Hernden, N.P.
Laurie Meyer, N.P.
​Rhonda Pobanz, N.P.
Elizabeth Hernden, N.P.
Nurse Practitioner

Laurie Meyer, N.P.
Nurse Practitioner

Rhonda Pobanz, N.P.
Nurse Practitioner

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