Dr. Kouri has practiced clinical oncology and hematology in the Boston area for more than 30 years. As a general oncologist and hematologist, he has extensive experience treating all types of oncologic and hematologic disorders. He has participated in numerous community-based clinical trials and served as medical director of a large hospice. He started working in 1992 in private practice and several years later became a member of the board of directors of Commonwealth Hematology Oncology, the largest oncology and hematology private practice group in New England. In 2014 his group merged with Dana Farber Cancer Institute and since 2019 he has been the medical director of a large Dana Farber clinic in the Merrimack Valley overseeing nearly 100 employees.
He has published more than a dozen research papers and is a member of multiple local, regional, and national medical societies. He ran multidisciplinary tumor board meetings at local hospitals, where he has been a member and director of the cancer committee.
He is Board Certiﬁed in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. He received subspecialty training at New York University Medical Center between 1988 and 1992. He completed his internal medicine residency at the San Juan Veterans Administration Hospital from 1986 to 1988 and did his internship at the Chicago Medical School between 1985 and 1986.
Dr. Kouri was born in Cuba, and after spending several years in Mexico, grew up in Puerto Rico. He attended college and medical school at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus. He is fully bilingual in English and Spanish, and he can also understand several other languages.
Dr. Kouri and his wife Suzanne have relocated to Lakewood Ranch to be closer to family in Florida and to enjoy year-round activities including soccer, basketball, running and cycling. He volunteers for many non-proﬁt organizations, has written half a dozen non-ﬁction books and plays an important role in organized philately at the national and international level.