Mehdi S. Mirsaeidi, M.D., M.P.H.

Mehdi S. Mirsaeidi M.D., M.P.H.

Professor & Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Department: Department of Medicine
Business Phone: (904) 244-4075
Business Email: mehdi.mirsaeidi@jax.ufl.edu

Board Certifications

  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • AMBIM - Geriatric Medicine - Diplomate

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Publications

2023
Association of County-degree Social Vulnerability with Chronic Respiratory Disease Mortality in the United States
Annals of the American Thoracic Society.20(1):47-57[DOI] 10.1513/annalsats.202202-136oc.[PMID] .
2022
Anti-inflammatory Properties of the Alpha-Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone in Models of Granulomatous Inflammation.
Lung.200(4):463-472[DOI] 10.1007/s00408-022-00546-x.[PMID] 35717488.
2022
Association of COVID-19 Case-Fatality Rate With State Health Disparity in the United States.
Frontiers in medicine.9():853059-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2022.853059.[PMID] 35847787.
2022
COVID-19 and Acute Kidney Injury: A Systematic Review.
Frontiers in medicine.9():705908-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2022.705908.[PMID] 35445048.
2022
COVID-19 in patients with and without acute kidney injury.
Bratislavske lekarske listy.123(5):382-380[DOI] 10.4149/BLL_2022_059.[PMID] 35420885.
2022
Diagnostic Accuracy of Pyrazinamide Susceptibility Testing in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis.
Microbial drug resistance (Larchmont, N.Y.).28(1):87-98[DOI] 10.1089/mdr.2021.0048.[PMID] 34582723.
2022
Diagnostic Accuracy of Rapid Antigen Tests for COVID-19 Detection: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis.
Frontiers in medicine.9():870738-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2022.870738.[PMID] 35463027.
2022
Diagnostic, Prognostic, and Therapeutic Roles of Gut Microbiota in COVID-19: A Comprehensive Systematic Review.
Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology.12():804644-[DOI] 10.3389/fcimb.2022.804644.[PMID] 35310853.
2022
Effect of Androgen Suppression on Clinical Outcomes in Hospitalized Men With COVID-19: The HITCH Randomized Clinical Trial.
JAMA network open.5(4):e227852-[DOI] 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.7852.[PMID] 35438754.
2022
Immunomodulatory agents for COVID-19 treatment: possible mechanism of action and immunopathology features
Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry.477(3):711-726[DOI] 10.1007/s11010-021-04325-9.[PMID] 35013850.
2022
Pericardial Epithelioid Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Sarcoma: An Atypical Presentation.
Cureus.14(7):e26827-[DOI] 10.7759/cureus.26827.[PMID] 35847167.
2022
Repository Corticotropin Injection for the Treatment of Pulmonary Sarcoidosis: A Narrative Review.
Pulmonary therapy.8(1):43-55[DOI] 10.1007/s41030-022-00181-0.[PMID] 35113366.
2022
Role of anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha agents in treatment of sarcoidosis: A meta-analysis
European Journal of Internal Medicine.():-[DOI] 10.1016/j.ejim.2022.12.003.[PMID] .
2022
SARS-CoV-2 cell entry beyond the ACE2 receptor
Molecular Biology Reports.49(11):10715-10727[DOI] 10.1007/s11033-022-07700-x.[PMID] 35754059.
2021
A Trend Analysis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Mortality in the United States by Race and Sex.
Annals of the American Thoracic Society.18(7):1138-1146[DOI] 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202007-822OC.[PMID] 33347376.
2021
Activity of the growth hormone‐releasing hormone antagonist MIA602 and its underlying mechanisms of action in sarcoidosis‐like granuloma
Clinical & Translational Immunology.10(7):-[DOI] 10.1002/cti2.1310.[PMID] 34257968.
2021
Allergies, Allergic Comorbidities and the Home Environment in Pediatric Asthma in Southern Florida.
International journal of environmental research and public health.18(8):-[DOI] 10.3390/ijerph18084142.[PMID] 33919868.
2021
Antifibrotic and Anti-Inflammatory Actions of α-Melanocytic Hormone: New Roles for an Old Player
Pharmaceuticals.14(1):45-[DOI] 10.3390/ph14010045.[PMID] 33430064.
2021
Associations of Yersinia Enterocolitica Infection with Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Endocrine, metabolic & immune disorders drug targets.21(4):682-687[DOI] 10.2174/1871530320666200621180515.[PMID] 32564766.
2021
Autoantibodies neutralizing type I IFNs are present in ~4% of uninfected individuals over 70 years old and account for ~20% of COVID-19 deaths.
Science immunology.6(62):-[DOI] 10.1126/sciimmunol.abl4340.[PMID] 34413139.
2021
Clofazimine susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium avium complex and Mycobacterium abscessus: a meta-analysis study.
Journal of global antimicrobial resistance.26():188-193[DOI] 10.1016/j.jgar.2021.06.002.[PMID] 34153525.
2021
Commentary: Meta-Analysis and Structural Dynamics of the Emergence of Genetic Variants of SARS-CoV-2.
Frontiers in medicine.8():747109-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2021.747109.[PMID] 34631759.
2021
Comparison of Rifabutin-Based Versus Rifampin-Based Regimens for the Treatment of Mycobacterium avium Complex: A meta-Analysis Study.
Frontiers in pharmacology.12():693369-[DOI] 10.3389/fphar.2021.693369.[PMID] 34557091.
2021
COVID-19 and Cardiomyopathy: A Systematic Review.
Frontiers in cardiovascular medicine.8():695206-[DOI] 10.3389/fcvm.2021.695206.[PMID] 34222385.
2021
COVID-19 and cause of pregnancy loss during the pandemic: A systematic review.
PloS one.16(8):e0255994-[DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0255994.[PMID] 34379700.
2021
Drug-Induced Liver Injury in COVID-19 Patients: A Systematic Review.
Frontiers in medicine.8():731436-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2021.731436.[PMID] 34616757.
2021
Effect of Face Masks on Gas Exchange in Healthy Persons and Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Annals of the American Thoracic Society.18(3):541-544[DOI] 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202007-812RL.[PMID] 33003954.
2021
Inborn Errors in the LRR Domain of Nod2 and Their Potential Consequences on the Function of the Receptor
Cells.10(8):2031-[DOI] 10.3390/cells10082031.[PMID] 34440800.
2021
Long‐term exposure to indoor air pollution and risk of tuberculosis
Indoor Air.31(3):628-638[DOI] 10.1111/ina.12756.[PMID] 33016379.
2021
Machine-learning-based COVID-19 mortality prediction model and identification of patients at low and high risk of dying
Critical Care.25(1):-[DOI] 10.1186/s13054-021-03749-5.[PMID] 34496940.
2021
Mask-off policy in the shadow of emerging variants of SARS-COV-2
European Journal of Internal Medicine.90():109-110[DOI] 10.1016/j.ejim.2021.06.015.[PMID] 34193373.
2021
Nanotechnology against the novel coronavirus (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2): diagnosis, treatment, therapy and future perspectives.
Nanomedicine (London, England).16(6):497-516[DOI] 10.2217/nnm-2020-0441.[PMID] 33683164.
2021
Nontuberculous Mycobacteria, Macrophages, and Host Innate Immune Response
Infection and Immunity.89(8):-[DOI] 10.1128/iai.00812-20.[PMID] .
2021
Novel three-dimensional biochip pulmonary sarcoidosis model
PLOS ONE.16(2):e0245805-[DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0245805.[PMID] 33539409.
2021
Performance of Wayne assay for detection of pyrazinamide resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a meta-analysis study.
New microbes and new infections.42():100886-[DOI] 10.1016/j.nmni.2021.100886.[PMID] 34141437.
2021
Perspectives on the Health Effects of Hurricanes: A Review and Challenges
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.18(5):2756-[DOI] 10.3390/ijerph18052756.[PMID] 33803162.
2021
Phage Therapy for Mycobacterium Abscessus and Strategies to Improve Outcomes.
Microorganisms.9(3):-[DOI] 10.3390/microorganisms9030596.[PMID] 33799414.
2021
Pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial disease in Florida and association with large-scale natural disasters
BMC Public Health.21(1):-[DOI] 10.1186/s12889-021-12115-7.[PMID] 34758787.
2021
Role of Clofazimine in Treatment of Mycobacterium avium Complex.
Frontiers in medicine.8():638306-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2021.638306.[PMID] 33968952.
2021
Role of IgG against N-protein of SARS-CoV2 in COVID19 clinical outcomes.
Scientific reports.11(1):3455-[DOI] 10.1038/s41598-021-83108-0.[PMID] 33568776.
2021
Sarcoidosis or cancer? That is the question.
Respiratory medicine case reports.33():101426-[DOI] 10.1016/j.rmcr.2021.101426.[PMID] 34401272.
2021
Skin Manifestations in COVID-19 Patients: Are They Indicators for Disease Severity? A Systematic Review.
Frontiers in medicine.8():634208-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2021.634208.[PMID] 33665200.
2021
State-Level Health Disparity Is Associated with Sarcoidosis Mortality
Journal of Clinical Medicine.10(11):2366-[DOI] 10.3390/jcm10112366.[PMID] 34072248.
2021
Structural Analysis of the Novel Variants of SARS-CoV-2 and Forecasting in North America.
Viruses.13(5):-[DOI] 10.3390/v13050930.[PMID] 34067890.
2021
The Efficacy and Potential Mechanisms of Metformin in the Treatment of COVID-19 in the Diabetics: A Systematic Review.
Frontiers in endocrinology.12():645194-[DOI] 10.3389/fendo.2021.645194.[PMID] 33815295.
2021
X-linked recessive TLR7 deficiency in ~1% of men under 60 years old with life-threatening COVID-19.
Science immunology.6(62):-[DOI] 10.1126/sciimmunol.abl4348.[PMID] 34413140.
2020
<p>Ocular Manifestations of Sarcoidosis in a South Florida Population</p>
Clinical Ophthalmology.Volume 14():3741-3746[DOI] 10.2147/opth.s278373.[PMID] .
2020
Anti-inflammatory effects of α-MSH through p-CREB expression in sarcoidosis like granuloma model
Scientific Reports.10(1):-[DOI] 10.1038/s41598-020-64305-9.[PMID] 32350353.
2020
Antibiotic therapy success rate in pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Expert review of anti-infective therapy.18(3):263-273[DOI] 10.1080/14787210.2020.1720650.[PMID] 31986933.
2020
Association between African Dust Transport and Acute Exacerbations of COPD in Miami
Journal of Clinical Medicine.9(8):2496-[DOI] 10.3390/jcm9082496.[PMID] 32756441.
2020
Association of Serum Albumin and Severity of Pulmonary Embolism.
Medicina (Kaunas, Lithuania).56(1):-[DOI] 10.3390/medicina56010026.[PMID] 31936687.
2020
Autoantibodies against type I IFNs in patients with life-threatening COVID-19.
Science (New York, N.Y.).370(6515):-[DOI] 10.1126/science.abd4585.[PMID] 32972996.
2020
Case Series: COVID-19 in African American Patients With Sarcoidosis.
Frontiers in medicine.7():588527-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2020.588527.[PMID] 33251236.
2020
Clinical Features, Diagnosis, and Treatment of COVID-19 in Hospitalized Patients: A Systematic Review of Case Reports and Case Series.
Frontiers in medicine.7():231-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2020.00231.[PMID] 32574328.
2020
COVID-19 Clinical Characteristics, and Sex-Specific Risk of Mortality: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Frontiers in medicine.7():459-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2020.00459.[PMID] 32793620.
2020
COVID-19: Risk of alcohol abuse and psychiatric disorders.
Respiratory medicine case reports.31():101222-[DOI] 10.1016/j.rmcr.2020.101222.[PMID] 32953449.
2020
Delphi consensus recommendations for a treatment algorithm in pulmonary sarcoidosis.
European respiratory review : an official journal of the European Respiratory Society.29(155):-[DOI] 10.1183/16000617.0146-2019.[PMID] 32198218.
2020
Diagnostic Accuracy of Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) in Real Life.
Frontiers in medicine.7():118-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2020.00118.[PMID] 32318581.
2020
Editorial: Interstitial Lung Disease in the Context of Systemic Disease: Pathophysiology, Treatment and Outcomes.
Frontiers in medicine.7():644075-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2020.644075.[PMID] 33585522.
2020
Effects of 100 % oxygen during exercise in patients with interstitial lung disease.
Respiratory physiology & neurobiology.274():103367-[DOI] 10.1016/j.resp.2019.103367.[PMID] 31911201.
2020
Genotyping and drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Iran: a multi-centre study.
New microbes and new infections.37():100729-[DOI] 10.1016/j.nmni.2020.100729.[PMID] 32774869.
2020
Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone in Lung Physiology and Pulmonary Disease
Cells.9(10):2331-[DOI] 10.3390/cells9102331.[PMID] 33096674.
2020
Health and Economy in COVID-19 Era: A Plan for Reconstituting Long-Term Economic Security.
Frontiers in public health.8():235-[DOI] 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00235.[PMID] 32574304.
2020
Improving survival outcome among elderly lung transplant recipients.
European journal of internal medicine.74():121-124[DOI] 10.1016/j.ejim.2020.01.012.[PMID] 32001096.
2020
Inborn errors of type I IFN immunity in patients with life-threatening COVID-19.
Science (New York, N.Y.).370(6515):-[DOI] 10.1126/science.abd4570.[PMID] 32972995.
2020
Lack of tocilizumab effect on mortality in COVID19 patients
Scientific Reports.10(1):-[DOI] 10.1038/s41598-020-74328-x.[PMID] 33051534.
2020
Management of crash and burn patients with SARS-CoV-2 associated ARDS.
Journal of cardiac surgery.35(9):2129-2130[DOI] 10.1111/jocs.14699.[PMID] 32663349.
2020
Management of repository corticotrophin injection therapy for pulmonary sarcoidosis: a Delphi study.
European respiratory review : an official journal of the European Respiratory Society.29(155):-[DOI] 10.1183/16000617.0147-2019.[PMID] 32198219.
2020
Missense (p.Glu778Lys) and (p.Gly908Arg) variants of NOD2 gene are associated with recurrent pulmonary non‐tuberculous mycobacterial infections
Scandinavian Journal of Immunology.92(3):-[DOI] 10.1111/sji.12935.[PMID] .
2020
Olfactory and gustatory dysfunction in COVID‐19 patients: A meta‐analysis study
Physiological Reports.8(18):-[DOI] 10.14814/phy2.14578.[PMID] 32975884.
2020
Potential Mechanisms for COVID-19 Induced Anosmia and Dysgeusia.
Frontiers in physiology.11():1039-[DOI] 10.3389/fphys.2020.01039.[PMID] 33041842.
2020
Presence of concurrent sarcoid-like granulomas indicates better survival in cancer patients: a retrospective cohort study.
ERJ open research.6(4):-[DOI] 10.1183/23120541.00061-2020.[PMID] 33263026.
2020
Prevalence and Mechanisms of Carbapenem Resistance in Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Cross-Sectional Studies from Iran.
Microbial drug resistance (Larchmont, N.Y.).26(12):1491-1502[DOI] 10.1089/mdr.2019.0440.[PMID] 32348701.
2020
Protective effect of influenza vaccination on cardiovascular diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Scientific reports.10(1):20656-[DOI] 10.1038/s41598-020-77679-7.[PMID] 33244069.
2020
STAT3 gain-of-function mutation in a patient with pulmonary Mycobacterium abscessus infection.
Respiratory medicine case reports.30():101125-[DOI] 10.1016/j.rmcr.2020.101125.[PMID] 32577366.
2020
State-Level Disparity in Lung Cancer Survival in the United States.
Frontiers in oncology.10():1449-[DOI] 10.3389/fonc.2020.01449.[PMID] 32974167.
2020
The COVID-19 Pandemic-Can open access modeling give us better answers more quickly?
Journal of applied clinical medical physics.21(6):4-6[DOI] 10.1002/acm2.12941.[PMID] 32476231.
2019
An update on IgG4-related lung disease.
European journal of internal medicine.66():18-24[DOI] 10.1016/j.ejim.2019.06.010.[PMID] 31227290.
2019
Electronic Cigarettes Enhance Replication of Mycobacterium abscessus in Airway Epithelial Cells
American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.60(6):717-719[DOI] 10.1165/rcmb.2018-0339le.[PMID] .
2019
Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone Receptor Antagonist Modulates Lung Inflammation and Fibrosis due to Bleomycin.
Lung.197(5):541-549[DOI] 10.1007/s00408-019-00257-w.[PMID] 31392398.
2019
Guidelines-based treatment associated with improved economic outcomes in nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease.
Journal of medical economics.22(11):1126-1133[DOI] 10.1080/13696998.2019.1620243.[PMID] 31094592.
2019
Hepatic Sarcoidosis: Natural History and Management Implications.
Frontiers in medicine.6():232-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2019.00232.[PMID] 31737633.
2019
Low diagnostic accuracy of Xpert MTB/RIF assay for extrapulmonary tuberculosis: A multicenter surveillance
Scientific Reports.9(1):-[DOI] 10.1038/s41598-019-55112-y.[PMID] 31811239.
2019
Metabolomic and metallomic profile differences between Veterans and Civilians with Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
Scientific Reports.9(1):-[DOI] 10.1038/s41598-019-56174-8.[PMID] 31863066.
2019
Mycobacterium abscessus-Bronchial Epithelial Cells Cross-Talk Through Type I Interferon Signaling.
Frontiers in immunology.10():2888-[DOI] 10.3389/fimmu.2019.02888.[PMID] 31921151.
2019
Mycobacterium avium complex infection in patients with human immunodeficiency virus: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Journal of cellular physiology.234(7):9994-10001[DOI] 10.1002/jcp.27859.[PMID] 30548598.
2019
Rescue therapy for hypercapnia due to high PEEP mechanical ventilation in patients with ARDS and renal failure.
Artificial organs.43(6):599-604[DOI] 10.1111/aor.13393.[PMID] 30431163.
2019
Serum Albumin as a Biomarker of Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Chronicity.
Turkish thoracic journal.20(4):236-240[DOI] 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2018.094.[PMID] 31584385.
2019
Systemic Sclerosis Associated Interstitial Lung Disease: New Directions in Disease Management.
Frontiers in medicine.6():248-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2019.00248.[PMID] 31737640.
2019
The Importance of Melanocortin Receptors and Their Agonists in Pulmonary Disease.
Frontiers in medicine.6():145-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2019.00145.[PMID] 31316990.
2019
The unexplained increase of nontuberculous mycobacteriosis.
International journal of mycobacteriology.8(1):1-6[DOI] 10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_18_19.[PMID] 30860172.
2018
A portrait of patients who die in-hospital from acute pulmonary embolism.
The American journal of emergency medicine.36(10):1914-1916[DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.02.035.[PMID] 29525476.
2018
A Young Woman with Bradycardia and Hypotension
Annals of the American Thoracic Society.15(9):1092-1095[DOI] 10.1513/annalsats.201802-142cc.[PMID] .
2018
Circulatory TGF-beta1 is significantly higher in early stage of pulmonary sarcoidosis.
Sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and diffuse lung diseases : official journal of WASOG.35(3):213-217[DOI] 10.36141/svdld.v35i3.6112.[PMID] 32476905.
2018
Diagnosis of nontuberculous mycobacterial disease in the era of surveillance chest CT scans
Infection.46(6):861-865[DOI] 10.1007/s15010-018-1232-3.[PMID] .
2018
Differences in vaping topography in relation to adherence to exclusive electronic cigarette use in veterans.
PloS one.13(4):e0195896-[DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0195896.[PMID] 29694428.
2018
Health Care Utilization and Expenditures Following Diagnosis of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease in the United States.
Journal of managed care & specialty pharmacy.24(10):964-974[DOI] 10.18553/jmcp.2018.18122.[PMID] 30028225.
2018
Hypoalbuminemia is related to inflammation rather than malnutrition in sarcoidosis.
European journal of internal medicine.53():e14-e16[DOI] 10.1016/j.ejim.2018.04.016.[PMID] 29703691.
2018
Impact of seasonal variation in meteorological conditions on dry eye severity
Clinical Ophthalmology.Volume 12():2471-2481[DOI] 10.2147/opth.s181637.[PMID] .
2018
Increasing Non-tuberculous Mycobacteria Infections in Veterans With COPD and Association With Increased Risk of Mortality.
Frontiers in medicine.5():311-[DOI] 10.3389/fmed.2018.00311.[PMID] 30460238.
2018
Lung health in era of climate change and dust storms.
Environmental research.163():36-42[DOI] 10.1016/j.envres.2018.02.001.[PMID] 29426026.
2018
Mycobacterium ahvazicum sp. nov., the nineteenth species of the Mycobacterium simiae complex
Scientific Reports.8(1):-[DOI] 10.1038/s41598-018-22526-z.[PMID] 29515197.
2018
Mycobacterium avium Complex Extracellular Vesicles Attenuate Inflammation via Inducing IL-10.
International journal of molecular and cellular medicine.7(4):241-250[DOI] 10.22088/IJMCM.BUMS.7.4.241.[PMID] 31516884.
2018
Noncoding RNAs: New Players in Pulmonary Medicine and Sarcoidosis
American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.58(2):147-156[DOI] 10.1165/rcmb.2017-0196tr.[PMID] .
2018
Patients at high risk of tuberculosis recurrence.
International journal of mycobacteriology.7(1):1-6[DOI] 10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_164_17.[PMID] 29516879.
2018
Prevalence of nontuberculous mycobacteria and high efficacy of d-cycloserine and its synergistic effect with clarithromycin against Mycobacterium fortuitum and Mycobacterium abscessus.
Infection and drug resistance.11():2521-2532[DOI] 10.2147/IDR.S187554.[PMID] 30573983.
2018
rpoB gene mutations among Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from extrapulmonary sites.
APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica.126(3):241-247[DOI] 10.1111/apm.12804.[PMID] 29484749.
2018
Syncope on presentation is a surrogate for submassive and massive acute pulmonary embolism.
The American journal of emergency medicine.36(2):297-300[DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.11.014.[PMID] 29146419.
2018
The Italian registry of pulmonary non-tuberculous mycobacteria - IRENE: the study protocol.
Multidisciplinary respiratory medicine.13(Suppl 1):33-[DOI] 10.1186/s40248-018-0141-8.[PMID] 30151192.
2018
The low prevalence of pulmonary embolism in patients with syncope: What should clinicians do?
The American journal of emergency medicine.36(10):1917-1918[DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.02.037.[PMID] 29514749.
2018
What Immunological Defects Predispose to Non-tuberculosis Mycobacterial Infections?
Iranian journal of allergy, asthma, and immunology.17(2):100-109[DOI] .[PMID] 29757583.
2018
White donor, younger donor and double lung transplant are associated with better survival in sarcoidosis patients
Scientific Reports.8(1):-[DOI] 10.1038/s41598-018-25144-x.[PMID] 29725035.
2017
A Patient-Based Analysis of the Geographic Distribution of Mycobacterium avium complex, Mycobacterium abscessus, and Mycobacterium kansasii Infections in the United States.
Chest.151(4):947-950[DOI] 10.1016/j.chest.2017.02.013.[PMID] 28390637.
2017
A risky political game with climate change.
The European respiratory journal.50(4):-[DOI] 10.1183/13993003.01145-2017.[PMID] 28982778.
2017
Body habitus in patients with and without bronchiectasis and non-tuberculous mycobacteria
PLOS ONE.12(9):e0185095-[DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0185095.[PMID] 28957340.
2017
Bovis Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) infection induces exosomal miRNA release by human macrophages.
Journal of translational medicine.15(1):105-[DOI] 10.1186/s12967-017-1205-9.[PMID] 28499455.
2017
Cardiovascular complications and mortality determinants in near drowning victims: A 5-year retrospective analysis.
Journal of critical care.37():237-239[DOI] 10.1016/j.jcrc.2016.09.010.[PMID] 27692797.
2017
Improving adherence to alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency screening guidelines using the pulmonary function laboratory.
International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.12():2257-2259[DOI] 10.2147/COPD.S143424.[PMID] 28814853.
2017
Mixed infections in tuberculosis: The missing part in a puzzle.
Tuberculosis (Edinburgh, Scotland).107():168-174[DOI] 10.1016/j.tube.2017.09.004.[PMID] 29050766.
2017
Mycobacterium aquaticum sp. nov., a rapidly growing species isolated from haemodialysis water.
International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology.67(9):3279-3282[DOI] 10.1099/ijsem.0.002103.[PMID] 28829035.
2017
Mycobacterium persicum sp. nov., a novel species closely related to Mycobacterium kansasii and Mycobacterium gastri.
International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology.67(6):1766-1770[DOI] 10.1099/ijsem.0.001862.[PMID] 28629501.
2017
Recurrent Drug-Induced Hepatitis in Tuberculosis-Comparison of Two Drug Regimens.
American journal of therapeutics.24(2):e144-e149[DOI] 10.1097/MJT.0000000000000218.[PMID] 26057141.
2017
Sarcoidosis onset after breast cancer; a potential association
European Journal of Internal Medicine.44():e11-e12[DOI] 10.1016/j.ejim.2017.08.006.[PMID] .
2017
Toll-like receptors in mycobacterial infection.
European journal of pharmacology.808():1-7[DOI] 10.1016/j.ejphar.2016.10.018.[PMID] 27756604.
2016
Annexin A11 is associated with pulmonary fibrosis in African American patients with sarcoidosis.
Sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and diffuse lung diseases : official journal of WASOG.33(4):418-422[DOI] .[PMID] 28079857.
2016
Annexins family: insights into their functions and potential role in pathogenesis of sarcoidosis.
Journal of translational medicine.14():89-[DOI] 10.1186/s12967-016-0843-7.[PMID] 27071553.
2016
Association of Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio and Pulmonary Hypertension in Sarcoidosis Patients.
Tanaffos.15(1):44-7[DOI] .[PMID] 27403178.
2016
Climate Change and Respiratory Infections
Annals of the American Thoracic Society.13(8):1223-1230[DOI] 10.1513/annalsats.201511-729ps.[PMID] .
2016
Duration of ECMO Is an Independent Predictor of Intracranial Hemorrhage Occurring During ECMO Support.
ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992).62(5):634-6[DOI] 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000368.[PMID] 26978708.
2016
Exosomes and Exosomal miRNA in Respiratory Diseases
Mediators of Inflammation.2016():1-11[DOI] 10.1155/2016/5628404.[PMID] 27738390.
2016
Haarlem 3 is the predominant genotype family in multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the capital of Iran: A 5-year survey.
Journal of global antimicrobial resistance.5():7-10[DOI] 10.1016/j.jgar.2016.01.007.[PMID] 27436458.
2016
High prevalence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis mixed infection in the capital of moderate tuberculosis incidence country.
Microbial pathogenesis.93():213-8[DOI] 10.1016/j.micpath.2016.02.015.[PMID] 26944666.
2016
In Vitro Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Iran.
Microbial drug resistance (Larchmont, N.Y.).22(2):172-8[DOI] 10.1089/mdr.2015.0134.[PMID] 26468990.
2016
Incidence and predictors of ischemic cerebrovascular stroke among patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support
Journal of Critical Care.32():48-51[DOI] 10.1016/j.jcrc.2015.11.009.[PMID] .
2016
Management of extrapulmonary sarcoidosis: challenges and solutions.
Therapeutics and clinical risk management.12():1623-1634[DOI] .[PMID] 27853374.
2016
Microbiological Analysis of Hemodialysis Water in a Developing Country.
ASAIO journal (American Society for Artificial Internal Organs : 1992).62(3):332-9[DOI] 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000353.[PMID] 26919181.
2016
Plasma metabolomic profile in fibrosing pulmonary sarcoidosis.
Sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and diffuse lung diseases : official journal of WASOG.33(1):29-38[DOI] .[PMID] 27055833.
2016
Reply: Metabolomics and Mycobacterial Disease: Don’t Forget the Bioinformatics
Annals of the American Thoracic Society.13(1):142-143[DOI] 10.1513/annalsats.201510-711le.[PMID] .
2016
The association between BNP, 6MWD test, DLCO% and pulmonary hypertension in sarcoidosis.
Sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and diffuse lung diseases : official journal of WASOG.33(4):317-320[DOI] .[PMID] 28079843.
2016
The Association between ESR and CRP and Systemic Hypertension in Sarcoidosis.
International journal of hypertension.2016():2402515-[DOI] 10.1155/2016/2402515.[PMID] 27433355.
2016
The roles of miRNAs as potential biomarkers in lung diseases.
European journal of pharmacology.791():395-404[DOI] 10.1016/j.ejphar.2016.09.015.[PMID] 27634639.
2016
The simultaneous recording of right- and left-sided electrocardiogram in acute pulmonary embolism.
The American journal of emergency medicine.34(6):1183.e5-7[DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.11.018.[PMID] 26643161.
2015
Association of serum TNF-α, IL-8 and free light chain with HLA-DR B alleles expression in pulmonary and extra-pulmonary sarcoidosis.
Journal of inflammation (London, England).12():21-[DOI] 10.1186/s12950-015-0066-3.[PMID] 25866481.
2015
Gender susceptibility to mycobacterial infections in patients with non-CF bronchiectasis
International Journal of Mycobacteriology.4(2):92-96[DOI] 10.1016/j.ijmyco.2015.05.002.[PMID] 26097805.
2015
Genetic diversity and antimicrobial susceptibility of Nocardia species among patients with nocardiosis.
Scientific reports.5():17862-[DOI] 10.1038/srep17862.[PMID] 26638771.
2015
Hospital costs in the US for pulmonary mycobacterial diseases
International Journal of Mycobacteriology.4(3):217-221[DOI] 10.1016/j.ijmyco.2015.05.003.[PMID] 26258029.
2015
Identification and genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolated from water and soil samples of a metropolitan city.
Chest.147(4):1094-1102[DOI] 10.1378/chest.14-0960.[PMID] 25340935.
2015
Metabolomics: Applications and Promise in Mycobacterial Disease
Annals of the American Thoracic Society.12(9):1278-1287[DOI] 10.1513/annalsats.201505-279ps.[PMID] .
2015
Nontuberculous mycobacteria in Middle East: Current situation and future challenges
International Journal of Mycobacteriology.4(1):7-17[DOI] 10.1016/j.ijmyco.2014.12.005.[PMID] .
2015
Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Isolation from Clinical and Environmental Samples in Iran: Twenty Years of Surveillance
BioMed Research International.2015():1-10[DOI] 10.1155/2015/254285.[PMID] 26180788.
2015
Nontuberculous Mycobacteria: Epidemiologic, Mycobacteriologic, and Clinical Aspects
BioMed Research International.2015():1-2[DOI] 10.1155/2015/523697.[PMID] 26161405.
2015
Plasma Free Hemoglobin Is an Independent Predictor of Mortality among Patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support.
PloS one.10(4):e0124034-[DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0124034.[PMID] 25902047.
2015
Primary sclerosing cholangitis in common variable immune deficiency.
Allergology international : official journal of the Japanese Society of Allergology.64(2):187-9[DOI] 10.1016/j.alit.2014.09.003.[PMID] 25838096.
2015
Racial difference in sarcoidosis mortality in the United States.
Chest.147(2):438-449[DOI] 10.1378/chest.14-1120.[PMID] 25188873.
2015
Response.
Chest.147(2):e65-e66[DOI] 10.1378/chest.14-2603.[PMID] 25644926.
2015
Response.
Chest.147(4):e158-e159[DOI] 10.1378/chest.14-3235.[PMID] 25846544.
2015
Sarcoidosis in the National Veteran Population
Ophthalmology.122(5):934-938[DOI] 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.01.003.[PMID] 25687027.
2015
Towards personalized medicine in mycobacterial diseases; from bench to bedside
International Journal of Mycobacteriology.4():18-[DOI] 10.1016/j.ijmyco.2014.08.005.[PMID] .
2015
Video directly observed therapy for treatment of tuberculosis is patient-oriented and cost-effective.
The European respiratory journal.46(3):871-4[DOI] 10.1183/09031936.00011015.[PMID] 25792632.
2015
“Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis” may be nontuberculous mycobacteria
European Journal of Internal Medicine.26(4):279-284[DOI] 10.1016/j.ejim.2015.03.001.[PMID] 25784643.
2014
Adalimumab Induced Subcutaneous Nodular Sarcoidosis; A Rare Side Effect of Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Inhibitor.
Sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and diffuse lung diseases : official journal of WASOG.31(3):249-51[DOI] .[PMID] 25363227.
2014
Efficacy Results of a 52-week Trial of Adalimumab in the Treatment of Refractory Sarcoidosis.
Sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and diffuse lung diseases : official journal of WASOG.31(1):46-54[DOI] .[PMID] 24751453.
2014
Highlight on advances in nontuberculous mycobacterial disease in North America.
BioMed research international.2014():919474-[DOI] 10.1155/2014/919474.[PMID] 25574470.
2014
Management of nontuberculous mycobacterial infection in the elderly
European Journal of Internal Medicine.25(4):356-363[DOI] 10.1016/j.ejim.2014.03.008.[PMID] 24685313.
2014
Molecular epidemiology of nontuberculous mycobacteria isolates from clinical and environmental sources of a metropolitan city.
PloS one.9(12):e114428-[DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0114428.[PMID] 25485795.
2014
Nontuberculous mycobacterial disease mortality in the United States, 1999-2010: a population-based comparative study.
PloS one.9(3):e91879-[DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0091879.[PMID] 24632814.
2014
Pneumococcal Vaccine and Patients with Pulmonary Diseases
The American Journal of Medicine.127(9):886.e1-886.e8[DOI] 10.1016/j.amjmed.2014.05.010.[PMID] 24852934.
2014
Pneumococcal vaccines: understanding centers for disease control and prevention recommendations.
Annals of the American Thoracic Society.11(6):980-5[DOI] 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201401-042CME.[PMID] 25032872.
2014
Rifampin induced angioedema: a rare but serious side effect.
The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases.18(1):102-3[DOI] 10.1016/j.bjid.2013.08.001.[PMID] 24275373.
2014
Rituximab in the treatment of refractory pulmonary sarcoidosis.
The European respiratory journal.43(5):1525-8[DOI] 10.1183/09031936.00224513.[PMID] 24488568.
2014
The role of vaccination in preventing pneumococcal disease in adults.
Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.20 Suppl 5(0 5):52-8[DOI] 10.1111/1469-0691.12518.[PMID] 24410778.
2013
After 40 years, new medicine for combating TB.
International journal of mycobacteriology.2(1):1-2[DOI] .[PMID] 25045621.
2013
Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Autoantibody Associated Systemic Vasculitis Is Associated with Epstein - Barr virus in the Setting of HIV Infection.
Infectious diseases in clinical practice (Baltimore, Md.).21(1):50-53[DOI] .[PMID] 23483275.
2013
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis treatment with linezolid-containing regimen.
International journal of mycobacteriology.2(4):233-236[DOI] .[PMID] 25110635.
2013
Non-tuberculous mycobacterial disease is common in patients with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis.
International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases.17(11):e1000-4[DOI] 10.1016/j.ijid.2013.03.018.[PMID] 23683809.
2013
Nonsteroidal therapy of sarcoidosis.
Current opinion in pulmonary medicine.19(5):516-23[DOI] 10.1097/MCP.0b013e3283642ad0.[PMID] 23884295.
2013
Outcomes in females hospitalised with community-acquired pneumonia are worse than in males.
The European respiratory journal.41(5):1135-40[DOI] 10.1183/09031936.00046212.[PMID] 22835618.
2012
Personalized medicine approach in mycobacterial disease.
International journal of mycobacteriology.1(2):59-64[DOI] .[PMID] 25126491.
2012
Rifapentine and isoniazid for latent tuberculosis.
The New England journal of medicine.366(15):1447-8[DOI] 10.1056/NEJMc1200489.[PMID] 22494128.
2011
Association between time to clinical stability and outcomes after discharge in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia.
Chest.140(2):482-488[DOI] 10.1378/chest.10-2895.[PMID] 21330383.
2011
Generalized lymphadenopathy with cystic spleen lesions: a rare presentation of tuberculosis.
International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases.15(7):e505-[DOI] 10.1016/j.ijid.2011.03.010.[PMID] 21555230.
2011
Utility of Gastric Lavage for Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Patients who are Unable to Expectorate Sputum.
Journal of global infectious diseases.3(4):339-43[DOI] 10.4103/0974-777X.91054.[PMID] 22223995.
2010
Thrombocytopenia and thrombocytosis at time of hospitalization predict mortality in patients with community-acquired pneumonia.
Chest.137(2):416-20[DOI] 10.1378/chest.09-0998.[PMID] 19837825.
2010
Vitamin D receptor homozygote mutant tt and bb are associated with susceptibility to pulmonary tuberculosis in the Iranian population.
International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases.14(1):e84-5[DOI] 10.1016/j.ijid.2009.05.001.[PMID] 19482503.
2009
Comparison of the effectiveness of 2 treatment regimens in patients with isoniazid-resistant tuberculosis.
Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit.15(6):1346-50[DOI] .[PMID] 20218123.
2009
First-line anti-tuberculosis drug resistance patterns and trends at the national TB referral center in Iran--eight years of surveillance.
International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases.13(5):e236-40[DOI] 10.1016/j.ijid.2008.11.027.[PMID] 19285897.
2009
Is standardized treatment appropriate for non-XDR multiple drug resistant tuberculosis cases? A clinical descriptive study.
Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases.41(1):10-3[DOI] 10.1080/00365540802298079.[PMID] 19037820.
2009
Nontuberculous mycobacteria among patients who are suspected for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis-need for earlier identification of nontuberculosis mycobacteria.
The American journal of the medical sciences.337(3):182-4[DOI] .[PMID] 19301453.
2009
Predicting mortality in patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia: The APACHE II score versus the new IBMP-10 score.
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.49(1):72-7[DOI] 10.1086/599349.[PMID] 19480582.
2009
The NRAMPI, VDR and TNF-alpha gene polymorphisms in Iranian tuberculosis patients: the study on host susceptibility.
The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases.13(4):252-6[DOI] .[PMID] 20231985.
2008
Acute myocardial infarction in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia.
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America.47(2):182-7[DOI] 10.1086/589246.[PMID] 18533841.
2008
Inappropriate use of steroid and pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia: report of two cases.
Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit.14(5):1217-21[DOI] .[PMID] 19161096.
2008
Incidence, etiology, timing, and risk factors for clinical failure in hospitalized patients with community-acquired pneumonia.
Chest.134(5):955-962[DOI] 10.1378/chest.08-0334.[PMID] 18583514.
2008
Outcome of treatment of MDR-TB patients with standardised regimens, Iran, 2002-2006.
The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.12(7):750-5[DOI] .[PMID] 18544199.
2008
Representative drug susceptibility patterns for guiding design of re-treatment regimens for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Iran.
Respirology (Carlton, Vic.).13(1):108-11[DOI] 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2007.01201.x.[PMID] 18197919.
2008
The recent-transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains among Iranian and Afghan relapse cases: a DNA-fingerprinting using RFLP and spoligotyping.
BMC infectious diseases.8():109-[DOI] 10.1186/1471-2334-8-109.[PMID] 18681980.
2008
Treatment outcome of tuberculosis patients diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus infection in Iran.
Saudi medical journal.29(1):148-50[DOI] .[PMID] 18176695.
2007
Adverse reactions of anti-tuberculosis drugs in hospitalized patients: incidence, severity and risk factors.
Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety.16(10):1104-10[DOI] .[PMID] 17823987.
2007
Differences in characteristics between Afghani and Iranian patients with pulmonary tuberculosis.
International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases.11(2):180-2[DOI] .[PMID] 16859946.
2007
Do mitochondrial DNA haplogroups play a role in susceptibility to tuberculosis?
Respirology (Carlton, Vic.).12(6):823-7[DOI] .[PMID] 17986109.
2007
Instability of IS6110 patterns in multidrug-resistant strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Epidemiology and infection.135(2):346-52[DOI] .[PMID] 17291368.
2007
Lymphocytic bronchiolitis as presenting disorder in an undiagnosed adult patient with chronic granulomatous disease.
Iranian journal of allergy, asthma, and immunology.6(4):219-21[DOI] .[PMID] 18094446.
2007
Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in pregnancy: need for more intensive treatment.
Infection.35(6):477-8[DOI] .[PMID] 17906837.
2007
Trends of drug resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a tertiary tuberculosis center in Iran.
Saudi medical journal.28(4):544-50[DOI] .[PMID] 17457475.
2006
Chronic granulomatous disease with unusual clinical manifestation, outcome, and pattern of inheritance in an Iranian family.
Journal of clinical immunology.26(3):291-6[DOI] .[PMID] 16783468.
2006
Comparison between molecular epidemiology, geographical regions and drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains isolated from Iranian and Afghan patients.
Chemotherapy.52(6):316-20[DOI] .[PMID] 17008783.
2006
Prevalence of Haarlem I and Beijing types of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains in Iranian and Afghan MDR-TB patients.
The Journal of infection.53(5):331-6[DOI] .[PMID] 16476483.
2006
The most prevalent Mycobacterium tuberculosis superfamilies among Iranian and Afghan TB cases.
Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases.38(6-7):463-8[DOI] .[PMID] 16798695.
2005
Gains of glycosylation comprise an unexpectedly large group of pathogenic mutations.
Nature genetics.37(7):692-700[DOI] .[PMID] 15924140.
2005
Inherited disorders of the IL-12-IFN-gamma axis in patients with disseminated BCG infection.
European journal of pediatrics.164(12):753-7[DOI] .[PMID] 16091917.
2005
Primary immune deficiencies presenting in adults: seven years of experience from Iran.
Journal of clinical immunology.25(4):385-91[DOI] .[PMID] 16133995.
2004
Application of oxidation-reduction assay for monitoring treatment of patients with pulmonary tuberculosis.
Journal of clinical microbiology.42(7):3324-5[DOI] .[PMID] 15243106.
2004
Bacteriological follow-up of pulmonary tuberculosis treatment: a study with a simple colorimetric assay.
Microbes and infection.6(11):972-6[DOI] .[PMID] 15345227.
A time series forecasting of the proportion of SARS-CoV-2 N501Y lineage in North America
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Activity of the GHRH Antagonist MIA602 and its Underlying Mechanisms of Action in sarcoidosis
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COVID-19 Prediction using Genomic Footprint of SARS-CoV-2 in Air, Surface Swab and Wastewater Samples
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Distinct Mucoinflammatory Phenotype and the Immunomodulatory Long Noncoding Transcripts Associated with SARS-CoV-2 Airway Infection
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Impacts of 203/204: RG>KR mutation in the N protein of SARS-CoV-2
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Inborn errors E778K and G908R in NOD2 gene increase risk of nontuberculous mycobacterial infection: a computational study
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Mutation in position of 32 (G>U) of S2M differentiate human SARS-CoV2 from Bat Coronavirus
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Novel Three-Dimensional Organoid Sarcoidosis Granuloma Model
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PET/CT Scan as a Surrogate for Treatment Outcomes in Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
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Role of IgG against N-protein of SARS-CoV2 in COVID19 clinical outcomes
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Education

, USA
Medical Degree
1999 · Qazvin University, Qazvin, Iran
Infectious Disease Fellowship
2008 · University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
Internal Medicine Residency
2011 · The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
2015 · University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA