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Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions
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Focus Areas

Pulmonary Medicine

Languages Spoken

English, Arabic, French

Residency/Fellowship

Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, East Tennessee State University, July, 2006 – June 2009 Away rotation in Interventional Pulmonary, Cleveland Clinic, OH March 2008 Residency, Internal Medicine, East Tennessee State University, July 2003-June 2006 Chief resident- Internal Medicine, Johnson City Medical Center- Jan-March 2006

Higher Education

Medical school, Lebanese University, Faculty of Medical Sciences Beirut, Lebanon, Medical Degree - June 2002

Location

1930 NE 47th Street, Suite 205
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Notes

Focus Areas 
Lung cancer
Interventional pulmonary medicine
Sleep medicine
Critical care medicine 

Specialized Training 
Bedside Critical Care Ultrasound (FATE/ RUSH exam)

Interventional Pulmonary skills include: EBUS (Endobronchial Ultrasound), Critical Care Echocardiography, ENB (Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy), Laser, Electrocautery surgical resection of airway tumors, Argon Plasma Coagulation, Cryotherapy, NBI (Narrow Band Imaging), Metallic stents placement, Percutaneous tracheostomy placement, chest tubes placement in addition to other routinely performed procedures. 

Notable work experience
Assistant Professor-Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine- East Tennessee State University (2010-2012)

Certifications
American Board of Pulmonary Medicine 
American Board of Critical Care Medicine 
American Board of Sleep Medicine     

Postgraduate Training
Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, East Tennessee State University, July, 2006 – June 2009

Away rotation in Interventional Pulmonary, Cleveland Clinic, OH March 2008  

Residency, Internal Medicine, East Tennessee State University, July 2003-June 2006

Chief resident- Internal Medicine, Johnson City Medical Center- Jan-March 2006

Medical school, Lebanese University, Faculty of Medical Sciences Beirut, Lebanon, Medical Degree - June 2002 

Professional Associations 
American College of Chest Physicians-ACCP                       
Amercian Thoracic Society- ATS                                               
American Society of Sleep Medicine- AASM

Honors and Awards
“The Mummy’s Curse in Cushing’s disease.” 1st Place winner of ACP Chapter –Poster presentation- Nashville TN-November 2005 

Harrison Scholar Award 2005 & 2006

The Elizabeth A. Williams Award for Research Excellence 2005-2006 Presented by Department of Internal Medicine ETSU

 Paul E. Perlman Award for Research Excellence presented by Internal Medicine Department ETSU, in recognition of outstanding teaching ability 2007-2008

 Best Fellow Award for excellence in teaching presented by Internal Medicine Department at ETSU-2008

 Case Report Award presented in the session, Malevolent Metastases, at CHEST 2008 held from October 25-30 in Philadelphia, PA. 

 

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65 Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions
from our nationally recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Overall Rating

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17 Patient Comments

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February 26, 2019

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February 21, 2019

Very good.

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December 19, 2018

very good

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December 18, 2018

physician is very knowledgeable and he is well informed on patients history