After obtaining an M.D. degree at the French Faculty of Medicine in Beirut, Dr. Aouad specialized in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Illinois in Chicago, USA, with a focus on Rehabilitation, Prosthetics and Orthotics. Along with practicing Orthopedic Surgery in Lebanon, he was the Director of the School of Physical Therapy of Monsignor Cortbawi Rehabilitation Center. He integrated Al-Kafaàt in 1975 as the Head of its Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Unit. Dr. Aouad was instrumental in developing orthopedic and rehabilitation services at Al-Kafaàt, as well as in developing local expertise in the production of prosthetics and orthotics. He was the Director and then Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the Lebanese University between 1986 and 1996. Trustee of Al-Kafaàt since 1980, Dr. Aouad is the Chairman of the Al-Kafaàt Foundation since 2007.