Dr. Koury is the Chief Operations Officer of CEP America. He is responsible for day-to-day operations at all CEP America service locations, across all specialties. In this role, Dr. Koury develops and implements operational initiatives aligned with the strategic direction of the organization. He supervises the Vice Presidents and chairs the Regional Director Operations Committee. Dr. Koury joined CEP in 1997, and was the first chairman of CEP America's New Partner Committee. He has served as Medical Director, Regional Director, Vice President, and Board Member prior to becoming COO in 2013. He is a practicing emergency physician at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, CA. Dr. Koury attended the University of Southern California, where he obtained his bachelor's in Biology, and earned his medical degree at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk, Virginia, where he served as Chief Resident and received the John P. McDade Award for "Research in Emergency Medical Care."