October 12, 2022
Tonight we welcome pediatric surgeon Dr. Afif Kulaylat '07.
Dr. Kulaylat graduated summa cum laude from Dickinson with the class of 2007 with a biology major earning honors in the Order of Scroll and Key and Phi Beta Kappa. He then joined several other Dickinsonians as a student and resident at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA where he served as class president and volunteered with the Admissions office. He also earned the Gold Humanism in Medicine Award and was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha. He is a general and thoracic pediatric surgeon who completed his subspecialty training in pediatric surgery at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. His clinical interests include neonatal surgery, oncology, minimally invasive surgery and robotics, and the surgical management of endocrine and congenital colorectal disorders. He has held leadership positions in numerous national surgical org anizations. In 2021, he was awarded Dickinson’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Dr. Kulaylat was also recognized by the Pennsylvania Medical Society as a top 40 physician under 40. He is married to Dr. Audrey Stokes Kulaylat and they have a young son.