Medical Specialties: Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Disorders Medicine, Critical Care Medicine
Current Affiliations: First Coast Pulmonary Associates, St. Augustine and Palm Coast; First Coast Sleep Disorders Center, St. Augustine and Palm Coast
Medical School: University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Residency Training: University Hospital of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons/St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY
Fellowship Training: State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Board Certification: Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine
Organization Affiliations: ACCP
Clinical Special Interests: Sleep Breathing Disturbances, Respiratory Failure, Lung Cancer, Advanced COPD.
Nontuberculous Mycobacteria isolated from patients treated for tuberculosis. The American Thoracic Society International Conference 2004.
The association between the neck circumference, the Epworth sleepiness scale, and the apnea-hypopnea index. The American College of Chest Physicians Conference 2004.
The association between the apnea-hypopnea index and The Epworth sleepiness scale. The American Thoracic Society International Conference 2005.
Outpatient Directly Observed Therapy for Tuberculosis: Adherence and Outcome. The American Thoracic Society International Conference 2003.
Subcutaneous fondaparinux versus intravenous unfractionated heparin in the initial treatment of pulmonary embolism. Co-investigator. New England Journal of Medicine. 2003 Oct 30;349(18):1695-702
The prognosis of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia two decades into the Human Immunodeficiency Virus epidemic. Winner of “The Award of Best Young Investigator” in the American College of Chest Physicians Conference 2001.
Personal Interests: Basketball, Swimming, Soccer, Computer Sciences, Classical Poetry, and Greek Mythology.