Karam Mounzer, MD

Jonathan Lax Treatment Center, Medical Leadership

Chief Scientific Officer

(215) 790-1788
Medical School: Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon
Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey
Dr. Karam Mounzer

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Karam Mounzer’s clinical expertise is in HIV, HCV, HBV, STDs, and other general infectious diseases and treatment of multi-drug resistant HIV.

Research Expertise

His research expertise is in HIV / HCV Drugs and Treatment Strategy Development, HIV and HCV immunopathogenesis, and resistance to ARTs.

Board Certifications

Dr. Mounzer is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.

Education & Training

Karam Mounzer, MD is the Chief Scientific Officer at Philadelphia FIGHT.  He received his medical training from Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon.


University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey

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Karam Mounzer, MD

Dr. Mounzer identified two major gaps in the care of patients with HIV/hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection, and the complexity of multidrug-resistant HIV treatment. He is involved with many clinical trials focusing on drug development and better understanding of HIV immunopathogenesis with the Wistar Institute. He is involved in teaching and mentoring.

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Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr. Mario CruzDr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who serves as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He has presented and/or published in the fields of community violence and domestic violence prevention, quality improvement, behavioral health, curriculum development and mentorship. In 2019 he received the Greater Philadelphia Social Innovation Award for Innovations in Healthcare.

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