Lebanese Neurologist Was Just Awarded The French Order Of Legion

Adwa El Madina

Lebanese neurologist professor Hussein Al-Husseini was honored with the order of the Legion of Honor, with the rank of Knight bestowed upon him by Amin Maalouf, the Lebanese-born French author, and secretary of the French Academy, acting on behalf of President Emmanuel Macron.

The award ceremony took place at the George V Hotel, attended by numerous members of the medical community and the Lebanese diaspora in France.

Professor Al-Husseini is highly esteemed in his field and holds membership in the Association of Lebanese French Physicians.

Recognizing his significant contributions to brain and heart medicine, President Macron conferred upon him the Legion of Honor, citing his extensive research and the treatment of over 50,000 patients, along with groundbreaking work published in scientific journals, particularly on strokes.

Additionally, Professor Al-Husseini established a pioneering neurological unit at the Henri Mondor Hospital in Creteil, marking a significant advancement in stroke treatment methodologies.

The Legion of Honor, France’s highest civilian award, symbolized extraordinary achievements and services rendered to the nation.

The distinction is divided into five degrees, ranging from chevalier (Knight) to Grand Croix (Grand Cross).

Notable Lebanese figures, including Ms. Andree Daouk and MP Enaya Ezzedine, have also been recipients of this prestigious accolade, underscoring the enduring bonds between France and Lebanon in various fields and endeavors.

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