Marilyn Karam

Dr. Marilyn Karam is an American Board Certified Allergy and Clinical Immunology Consultant for both pediatric and adult patients. Dr. Karam graduated with a Bachelor of Sciences and a Doctor of Medicine, both from the American University of Beirut (AUB). She then completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Michigan, USA, and a fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

Spoken Languages : Arabic, English, French
Types of Physician : Full-time
DHA License : Consultant Allergy & Immunology
Branches : American Hospital Dubai


  • Bachelor of Science, American University of Beirut, Lebanon,
  • Medical Doctor, American University of Beirut, Lebanon,
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Henry Ford Hospital, Michigan, USA,
  • Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of Michigan, Michigan, USA,

Professional Associations:

  • Member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)
  • Member of the American College of Allergy & Immunology (ACAAI)
  • Member of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)
  • Member and Vice President of the Lebanese Society of Allergy and Immunology (LSAI)
  • American College of Physicians (ACP)

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, American University of Beirut, Lebanon,
  • Medical Director of Internal Medicine Specialty Clinics, American University of Beirut, Lebanon,

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Allergen immunotherapy - sublingual and subcutaneous
  • Urticaria and angioedema
  • Hereditary angioedema
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Food allergy
  • Drug allergy
  • Oral food and drug challenges
  • Drug desensitization - including aspirin desensitization for patients with nasal polyposis
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Allergic asthma
  • Immune deficiencies