Dr. Elkhatib received his Bachelors of Science degree in biology from The Ohio State University. After graduating from Ohio State, he attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine where he received his medical degree. He completed his internal medicine residency at Northwestern University in Chicago and went on to complete a subspecialty fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of California, San Diego. He also received additional training there on Advanced Endoscopy. Dr. Elkhatib has authored and published multiple publications in gastrointestinal journals.