Jinane El Khoury Okais, MD

Jinane El Khoury Okais, MD

  • Speciality: Dermatologist
  • Experience: 7+ Years
  • Work Time: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm

Dr Jinane El Khoury obtained her Medical Doctorate from the American University of Beirut in 2009. She went on to pursue her dermatology residency training at the American University of Beirut medical center with an emphasis on general dermatology, dermatopathology and basic science. During her final year of training she attended a two month elective at the laboratory of stem cells dynamics of the EPFL (école polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland) headed by Professor Yann Barrandon.  During her stay she was trained in basic and advanced molecular biology, and was involved in a project aimed at studying the behavior of epithelial stem cells during wound healing on a murine model.

After her residency, she was awarded a one year scholarship from the College of medicine of the Hospitals in Paris (Bourse du collège de médecine des hôpitaux de Paris). She completed one year of advanced training at the Cochin Tarnier hospital in Paris in the field of cutaneous oncology, with an added exposure to the management of connective tissue diseases, bullous diseases, female genital mucous membrane diseases and skin ulcers. She was awarded a Diploma of Specialized Medical Training in October 2014 (DFMS, Diplôme de formation médicale spécialisée).

She is currently a clinical assistant professor at the dermatology department of the Lebanese American University Medical Center- Rizk Hospital and a clinical dermatologist at the Kesserwan Medical Center affiliated with AUBMC. Dr El Khoury is the author of numerous publications in the fields of general dermatology and dermatopathology. Her interest is in managing challenging medical dermatology cases as well as female genital mucosal diseases. 

Dr El Khoury joined The Skin Clinic in July 2016.

Vulvar hidradenoma papilliferum (HP) is located on the sites of mammary-like anogenital glands (MLAGs): Analysis of the photographs of 52 tumors, El-Khoury J, Renald MH, Plantier F, MD, Avril MF, Moyal-Barracco M, J Am Acad Dermatol 2016 Mar 2. Epub 2016 Mar 2.

Fibroblast-activation protein: valuable marker of cutaneous epithelial malignancy. El Khoury J, Kurban M, Kibbi AG, Abbas O.Arch Dermatol Res. 2014 May;306(4):359-65. 

Elastophagocytosis: underlying mechanisms and associated cutaneous entities. El-Khoury J, Kurban M, Abbas O. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 May;70(5):934-44. 

Topical immunomodulation with diphenylcyclopropenone for alopecia areata: the Lebanese experience. El Khoury J, Abd-el-Baki J, Succariah F, Abbas O, Kibbi AG, Kurban M. Int J Dermatol. 2013 Dec;52(12):1551-6. 

A novel splice-site ECM1 gene mutation in a Lebanese girl with lipoid proteinosis. Abbas O, Farooq M, El Khoury J, Kibbi AG, Fujikawa H, Fujimoto A, Shimomura Y, Kurban M. Int J Dermatol. 2013 Jul;52(7):824-6. 

Cutaneous metastasis: clinicopathological study of 72 patients from a tertiary care center in Lebanon. El Khoury J, Khalifeh I, Kibbi AG, Abbas O. Int J Dermatol. 2014 Feb;53(2):147-58. 

Indurated hyperpigmented plaques with overlying fibrotic nodules in an adolescent boy. El Khoury J, Salman S, Kibbi AG, Abbas O. Pediatr Dermatol. 2012 Jan-Feb;29(1):111-2. 

Livedoid vasculopathy associated with sickle cell trait: significant improvement on aspirin treatment. El Khoury J, Taher A, Kurban M, Kibbi AG, Abbas O. Int Wound J. 2012 Jun;9(3):344-7

Mucocutaneous pseudoepitheliomatous hyperplasia: a review. El-Khoury J, Kibbi AG, Abbas O.Am J Dermatopathol. 2012 Apr;34(2):165-75.



Topical immunomodulation with diphenylcyclopropenone (DPCP) for alopecia areata: the Lebanese experience, El Khoury J, Abd-el-Baki J, Succariah F, Kurban M: Presented at the Society of Investigative Dermatology (SID) meeting in May 2012.