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Tarek Haykal



Internal Medicine, Graduating Class of 2020

Originally from:


Medical school:

Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences, Beirut, Lebanon

What brought you to the United States?

I came to Michigan in June 2017 for residency.

Why did you choose your specialty?

I want to get into hematology-oncology, so this is good preparation. I chose hematology-oncology because I always found my energy and passion directed to the truly sick. I want to help ease their suffering and help them fight the deadliest diseases of our century.

When you’re not working, what do you do for fun?

Watch movies and hang out with my friends.

What do love about Hurley and the surrounding area?

I love the nature, the people and the relaxation.

What do you miss most about home?

I miss the quality time with my family and friends. We Facetime very often.