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Sam Kouri, MD
Sam Kouri, MD

Consultant, Hinkle Law Firm LLC (Retired Surgeon)

Dr. Sam Harry Kouri was born in Wichita, Kansas, on January 19, 1933. His parents are both of Lebanese descent. He moved to Oklahoma in 1938. Dr. Sammy received both his bachelor of Science Degree and Medical Degree from Oklahoma University. He married Jacque Naifeh in 1957. Following an internship at Wesley Hospital, Wichita, Kansas, he returned to Oklahoma University for 4 year surgery residence. In 1962 Dr. Sam moved back to Wichita to begin solo practice of general surgery; and, in 1988 he joined the Wichita Surgical Specialists. Dr. Sam retired from General and Colorectal Surgery on July 1, 2003. He is now with Hinkle Law Firm as a consultant.

Dr. Sam is an active member of the St. George Orthodox Christian Cathedral. He has served on the National Board of Trustees of Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese since 1976 to present time. Dr. Sam and Jacque have had been married 57 years. They have three daughters, one son, eleven grandchildren and three great granddaughters. Dr. Sam takes pride in his family and his heritage. His family, God and the church are first and foremost in his life. His life exemplifies his deep faith and true Christian love. He continues to play golf and to travel—and, of course, nothing gives him more joy than enjoying time with his family.