Karam Mounzer, MD

Jonathan Lax Treatment Center

Medical Director

(215) 790-1788 (ext.139)
Medical School: Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon
Residency: University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey
Karam Mounzer, MD

Clinical Expertise

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

Research Expertise

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

Board Certifications

Karam is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.

Education & Training

Karam Mounzer, MD is the Medical Director of The Jonathan Lax Treatment Center. 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 fellows, residents and students.

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