Fadi Chakour

Fadi Chakour, M.D., J.D.

M.D., J.D.

Attorney Fadi Chakour is a medical doctor who left the practice of medicine for the practice of law as an expert in medical malpractice litigation. As a practicing physician, Fadi treated many patients injured as a result of the negligence of others and observed the resulting harm to their loved ones. Combining his medical knowledge and experience and legal abilities enables Fadi to be a powerful advocate for those  who have been injured by medical malpractice and their families.

Prior to joining Terrell • Hogan, Fadi was practicing at one of Florida’s largest defense firms, where he focused on medical malpractice and nursing home defense.

Fadi earned his Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law where he received four CALI Excellence for the Future Awards for being the highest scoring student in four classes and was on the Dean’s Honor List three times. He is a 1994 graduate of Yerevan State Medical Institute in Yerevan, Armenia, where he trained as a medical doctor, and then practiced general surgery.

Fadi is fluent in English, Arabic, and Armenian and also speaks conversational Russian and Turkish. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis, swimming, and volunteering at his church. Fadi is married and the proud father of two children.

Education

Florida Coastal School of Law, Juris Doctor (Dean’s Honor List)
CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Regulation of the Healthcare Industry
CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Constitutional Law
CALI Excellence for the Future Award, International law
CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Comparative Law
Yerevan State Medical Institute, Medical Doctor

Certi­fi­cations

Certificate in International and Comparative Law

Memberships

Member of the Florida Bar
American Association for Justice
Stroke Litigation Group (Co-Chair 2016–present)
Florida Justice Association
National Stroke Association’s Stroke Advocacy Network
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice