Dr. Samir Abu-Ghazaleh, M.D., FACOG, FACS "is a Gynecologic Oncologist at Avera Cancer Institute in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh has been practicing medicine for over 30 years and is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Obstetrics and Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology.
"Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh was born in Haifa in 1944 and attended medical school at Ain Shams University Medical School in Cairo, Egypt from 1963-1969. Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh was an intern at the Base Military Hospital in Amman, Jordan from 1969-1971. He completed his residency and graduate education at the University of South Dakota Affiliated Hospitals: Sacred Heard Hospital, Yankton, SD; South Dakota Human Services Center, Yankton, SD; Public Health Services Hospital, Wagner, SD; Obstetrics and Gynecology, September 1972 – July 1976; Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, Gynecologic Oncology Associates, July 1976 – June 1978.
"Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh has published numerous articles in leading medical journals. He holds several professional memberships to organizations including Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists." 
- "Biography", Accessed March 2007.