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Faculty Details

Rabah Boukhemis, MD




Family Medicine
Neuromuscular Medicine


Rabah Boukhemis, MD, is currently a professor at Marshall University in the Department of Family and Community Health. He received his M.D. from Constantine University Medical School in Algeria in 1977. He was certified in sports medicine, sports traumatology and physical medicine and rehabilitation in Paris, France in 1978 and 1982 respectively. He completed three years of training in family practice and adult fitness at the Marshall University Medical School in 1990. He is presently director of rehab at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Huntington, WV, and is consultant to the Division of Disability Services, WV Social Security Administration. He is also clinical instructor with West Virginia University, Department of Family Practice. He is team physician for Marshall University Men Soccer and has board certification in Sports Medicine with the AAPS.

Honors & Memberships

  • Member - American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Member - American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine


  • Certified: Assocation of American Physicians and Surgeons, subscpecialty certification in Sports Medicine
  • Certified: French Board of Rehabilitation

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences (Constantine, Algeria)
  • Internship: University Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences (Constantine, Algeria)
  • Residency: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine - Family Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Residency: Renee Descartes University - Rehabilitation Medicine (Paris, France)
  • Fellowship: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine - Sports Medicine & Adult Fitness (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Fellowship: Salpetriere Hospital - Sports Medicine (Paris, France)