Francois Fadell MD

Francois Fadell

Francois Fadell
MD

Associate Professor

Department of Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Contact Information
VA Western New York Health Care
3495 Bailey Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14215
Phone: 7168628675
ffadell@buffalo.edu



Professional Summary:

• American Board of Internal Medicine: Pulmonary Medicine.
• American Board of Internal Medicine: Critical Care Medicine.
• American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).
• Belgium Board of Pulmonary/Respiratory Medicine: Belgium Federal Ministry of Health (Service Public Federal, Sante Publique): Titre professionnel de médecin spécialiste, Pneumologie, Belgium, Europe.
• European Diploma in Adult Respiratory Medicine-HERMES-European Respiratory Society.

Education and Training:

  • Fellow/Clinical Assistant Instructor in Medicine: CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE: State university of New York, Downstate medical center, Brooklyn, New York: July 2012-June 2013.
  • Fellow/Clinical Assistant Instructor in Medicine: PULMONARY MEDICINE: State university of New York, Downstate medical center, Brooklyn, New York: July 2010-July2012.
  • French Baccalaureate, Scientific section, Academy of Aix-Marseille, France. June 1997
  • Medicine Doctor Diploma (MD), Saint joseph University, Faculty of Medicine. July 2005.
  • Medicine Doctor Diploma/Nostrification (MD), Ministry of Culture and higher Education, Government of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, European Union. March 2007.
  • Medicine Doctor Diploma/Nostrification (MD), Ministry of Health, Brussels, Belgium, European Union. May 2011.
  • Visiting Fellow: PULMONARY MEDICINE: Respirology department, Ottawa General Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. September-October 2011.
  • Visiting Fellow: NEURO-CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, Columbia University Medical Center-New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York. February-March 2013.

Employment:

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York. (2023-present)
  • Cleveland Clinic Global Ambassador to the European Region, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Cleveland, Ohio. (2022–2023)
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. (2021–2023)
  • Program Director, International Pulmonary Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Cleveland, Ohio. (2021–2023)
  • Subspecialty Coordinator, Core Faculty and Associate Program Director, Cleveland Clinic Fairview Internal Medicine Residency Program, Cleveland, Ohio (2021–2023)
  • Chairman Sepsis Committee, Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio. (2020–2023)
  • Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy & Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio (2020–2023)
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. (2018–2021)
  • Chairman of Medicine, Logansport Memorial Hospital, Logansport, Indiana. (2017–2018)
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Marian University-COM, Indianapolis, Indiana. (2015–2018)
  • Medical Director of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy & Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Medical Director of the Anticoagulation Clinic, Logansport Memorial Hospital, Logansport, Indiana (2014–2018)
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Awards and Honors:

  • Teacher of the year Award, Cleveland Clinic FV Internal Medicine Residency Program, Cleveland, Ohio. (Academic year 2022-2023).
  • Teaching Award, Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital, Avon, Ohio (2023).
  • Teaching Award, Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio (2021).
  • Excellence Award for Quality and Safety, Cleveland Clinic Enterprise, Cleveland, Ohio (March 2022).
  • Nominated Nightingale physician collaboration award, Fairview hospital, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio (May 2019).
  • Fellows Track Symposium Award Winner, American Thoracic Society International Meeting, San Francisco, (May 2012).
  • Certificate of Appreciation and Outstanding Achievements in nosocomial infection prevention at Downstate Medical Center, the State university of New York, Brooklyn, New York. (June 2011).
  • Twenty-Eight Appreciation Awards for Professionalism and Quality of care provided, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio (2018-2023)

Research Expertise:

  • Cardiac arrest/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • COVID-19 Management
  • Critical Care Outcomes
  • Health Care Disparities and Health Equity
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Lung Nodules
  • Medical Education
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Quality Improvement
  • Sepsis
  • Smoking Cessation

Journal Articles:

  • Garvey C., Abi Fadel F., "Pulmonary Rehabilitation US Reimbursement Update: 2024". American Thoracic Society Pulmonary Rehabilitation Assembly Quarterly Bite. February 2024. https://www.thoracic.org/members/assemblies/assemblies/pr/quarterly-bite/pulmonary-rehabilitation-us-reimbursement-update-2024.php. (2024) (Feb)
  • Alwakeel M, Wang Y, Torbic H, Sacha GL, Wang X, Abi Fadel F, Duggal A. (2024) Impact of Sedation Practices on Mortality in COVID-19-Associated Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome Patients: A Multicenter Retrospective Descriptive Study. Journal of intensive care medicine (Jan)8850666231224395.
  • Lin DY, Abi Fadel F, Huang S, Milinovich AT, Sacha GL, Bartley P, Duggal A, Wang X. (2023) Nirmatrelvir or Molnupiravir Use and Severe Outcomes From Omicron Infections. JAMA network open (Sep), 6(9): e2335077. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.35077
  • Bhardwaj A, Alwakeel M, Kirincich J, Shaheen H, Gaieski DF, Abella BS, Wang X, Al-Jaghbeer MJ, Duggal A, Abi Fadel F, Krishnan S. (2023) Outcomes after cardiac arrest in Medical Intensive Care Unit: A propensity score matching analysis of COVID-19 MICU vs non COVID-19 MICU cardiac arrest. Resuscitation (Aug), 189: 109890. doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2023.109890
  • Wang X, Fadel FA, Huang S, Sacha GL, Bartley P, Duggal A, Lin DY. (2023) Effectiveness of Bebtelovimab Against Hospitalization and Death From the Omicron BA.4/BA.5 and BQ.1/BQ.1.1 Subvariants. Chest (Jun).
  • Boustany A, Hencel H, Svoboda O, Fungcap S, Abi Fadel F. (2023) Integration Strategy for e-Intensive Care Unit: A Narrative Review and Implementation Plan. Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association (Mar), 29(3): 361-365.
  • Admon AJ, Iwashyna TJ, Kamphuis LA, Gundel SJ, Sahetya SK, Peltan ID, Chang SY, Han JH, Vranas KC, Mayer KP, Hope AA, Jolley SE, Caldwell E, Monahan ML, Hauschildt K, Brown SM, Aggarwal NR, Thompson BT, Hough CL; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute PETAL Network. Assessment of Symptom, Disability, and Financial Trajectories in Patients Hospitalized for COVID-19 at 6 Months. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Feb 1;6(2):e2255795. (2023) (Feb)
  • Bowdish ME, Barkauskas CE, Overbey JR, Gottlieb RL, Osman K, Duggal A, Marks ME, Hupf J, Fernandes E, Leshnower BG, Golob JL, Iribarne A, Rassias AJ, Moquete EG, O'Sullivan K, Chang HL, Williams JB, Parnia S, Patel NC, Desai ND, Vekstein AM, Hollister BA, Possemato T, Romero C, Hou PC, Burke E, Hayes J, Grossman F, Itescu S, Gillinov M, Pagani FD, O'Gara PT, Mack MJ, Smith PK, Bagiella E, Moskowitz AJ, Gelijns AC. A Randomized Trial of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells for Moderate to Severe ARDS From COVID-19. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 Sep 13. (2022) (Sep)
  • Bhardwaj A, Alwakeel M, Duggal A, Abi Fadel F, Abella BS. (2022) Post resuscitation myocardial dysfunction and echocardiographic characteristics following COVID-19 cardiac arrest. Resuscitation (Apr), 173: 57-58. doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2022.02.009
  • Mitri M, Abi Fadel F, Juvelekian G. (2021) Resilience in Health Care: Surviving a Coinciding Pandemic, a Major Deadly Disaster, and an Economic Collapse: What Did We Learn?. Chest (Nov), 160(5): 1986-1988. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2021.06.056
  • Kewan T, Flores M, Mushtaq K, Alwakeel M, Burton R, Campbell J, Perry H, Al-Jaghbeer M, Abi Fadel F. (2021) Characteristics and outcomes of adverse events after COVID-19 vaccination. Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians open (Oct), 2(5): e12565. doi:10.1002/emp2.12565
  • Bhardwaj A, Alwakeel M, Saleem T, Afzal S, Alqaisi S, Saand AR, Najjar HA, Griffiths L, Han X, Wang X, Perez-Protto S, Abella BS, Gaieski DF, Duggal A, Abi Fadel F. (2021) A Multicenter Evaluation of Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients. Critical care explorations (May), 3(5): e0425. doi:10.1097/CCE.0000000000000425
  • Bhardwaj A, Alwakeel M, Wang X, Duggal A, Gaieski DF, Fadel FA. (2021) Effectiveness of mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation for patients with COVID-19 and in hospital cardiac arrest. Resuscitation (May), 162: 268-270. doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2021.03.024
  • Saand AR, Flores M, Kewan T, Alqaisi S, Alwakeel M, Griffiths L, Wang X, Han X, Burton R, Al-Jaghbeer MJ, Abi Fadel F. (2021) Does inpatient hyperglycemia predict a worse outcome in COVID-19 intensive care unit patients?. Journal of diabetes (Mar), 13(3): 253-260. doi:10.1111/1753-0407.13137
  • Self WH, Semler MW, Leither LM, Casey JD, Angus DC, Brower RG, Chang SY, Collins SP, Eppensteiner JC, Filbin MR, Files DC, Gibbs KW, Ginde AA, Gong MN, Harrell FE, Hayden DL, Hough CL, Johnson NJ, Khan A, Lindsell CJ, Matthay MA, Moss M, Park PK, Rice TW, Robinson BRH, Schoenfeld DA, Shapiro NI, Steingrub JS, Ulysse CA, Weissman A, Yealy DM, Thompson BT, Brown SM, , Steingrub J, Smithline H, Tiru B, Tidswell M, Kozikowski L, Thornton-Thompson S, De Souza L, Hou P, Baron R, Massaro A, Aisiku I, Fredenburgh L, Seethala R, Johnsky L, Riker R, Seder D, May T, Baumann M, Eldridge A, Lord C, Shapiro N, Talmor D, O’Mara T, Kirk C, Harrison K, Kurt L, Schermerhorn M, Banner-Goodspeed V, Boyle K, Dubosh N, Filbin M, Hibbert K, Parry B, Lavin-Parsons K, Pulido N, Lilley B, Lodenstein C, Margolin J, Brait K, Jones A, Galbraith J, Peacock R, Nandi U, Wachs T, Matthay M, Liu K, Kangelaris K, Wang R, Calfee C, Yee K, Hendey G, Chang S, Lim G, Qadir N, Tam A, Beutler R, Levitt J, Wilson J, Rogers A, Vojnik R, Roque J, Albertson T, Chenoweth J, Adams J, Pearson S, Juarez M, Almasri E, Fayed M, Hughes A, Hillard S, Huebinger R, Wang H, Vidales E, Patel B, Ginde A, Moss M, Baduashvili A, McKeehan J, Finck L, Higgins C, Howell M, Douglas I, Haukoos J, Hiller T, Lyle C, Cupelo A, Caruso E, Camacho C, Gravitz S, Finigan J, Griesmer C, Park P, Hyzy R, Nelson K, McDonough K, Olbrich N, Williams M, Kapoor R, Nash J, Willig M, Ford H, Gardner-Gray J, Ramesh M, Moses M, Ng Gong M, Aboodi M, Asghar A, Amosu O, Torres M, Kaur S, Chen JT, Hope A, Lopez B, Rosales K, Young You J, Mosier J, Hypes C, Natt B, Borg B, Salvagio Campbell E, Hite RD, Hudock K, Cresie A, Alhasan F, Gomez-Arroyo J, Duggal A, Mehkri O, Hastings A, Sahoo D, Abi Fadel F, Gole S, Shaner V, Wimer A, Meli Y, King A, Terndrup T, Exline M, Pannu S, Robart E, Karow S, Hough C, Robinson B, Johnson N, Henning D, Campo M, Gundel S, Seghal S, Katsandres S, Dean S, Khan A, Krol O, Jouzestani M, Huynh P, Weissman A, Yealy D, Scholl D, Adams P, McVerry B, Huang D, Angus D, Schooler J, Moore S, Files C, Miller C, Gibbs K, LaRose M, Flores L, Koehler L, Morse C, Sanders J, Langford C, Nanney K, MdalaGausi M, Yeboah P, Morris P, Sturgill J, Seif S, Cassity E, Dhar S, de Wit M, Mason J, Goodwin A, Hall G, Grady A, Chamberlain A, Brown S, Bledsoe J, Leither L, Peltan I, Starr N, Fergus M, Aston V, Montgomery Q, Smith R, Merrill M, Brown K, Armbruster B, Harris E, Middleton E, Paine R, Johnson S, Barrios M, Eppensteiner J, Limkakeng A, McGowan L, Porter T, Bouffler A, Leahy JC, deBoisblanc B, Lammi M, Happel K, Lauto P, Self W, Casey J, Semler M, Collins S, Harrell F, Lindsell C, Rice T, Stubblefield W, Gray C, Johnson J, Roth M, Hays M, Torr D, Zakaria A, Schoenfeld D, Thompson T, Hayden D, Ringwood N, Oldmixon C, Ulysse C, Morse R, Muzikansky A, Fitzgerald L, Whitaker S, Lagakos A, Brower R, Reineck L, Aggarwal N, Bienstock K, Freemer M, Maclawiw M, Weinmann G, Morrison L, Gillespie M, Kryscio R, Brodie D, Zareba W, Rompalo A, Boeckh M, Parsons P, Christie J, Hall J, Horton N, Zoloth L, Dickert N, Diercks D. (2020) Effect of Hydroxychloroquine on Clinical Status at 14 Days in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA (Dec), 324(21): 2165-2176. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.22240
  • Fadel FA, Al-Jaghbeer M, Kumar S, Griffiths L, Wang X, Han X, Burton R. (2020) Clinical characteristics and outcomes of critically Ill patients with COVID-19 in Northeast Ohio: low mortality and length of stay. Acute and critical care (Nov), 35(4): 242-248. doi:10.4266/acc.2020.00619
  • Abi Fadel F, Al-Jaghbeer M, Kumar S, Griffiths L, Wang X, Han X, Burton R. (2020) The impact of the state of Ohio stay-at-home order on non-COVID-19 intensive care unit admissions and outcomes. Anaesthesiology intensive therapy (Jan), 52(3): 249-252. doi:10.5114/ait.2020.98393
  • Pickell T, Donnelly J, Abi Fadel F. (2018) Smoking Relapse Causing an Acute Exacerbation of Desquamative Interstitial Pneumonia with Pleural Effusions and Mediastinal Adenopathies. Case reports in pulmonology (Jan), 2018: 8503694. doi:10.1155/2018/8503694
  • Abi-Fadel F, Gorga J, Fahmy S. (2013) Smoking cessation counseling: who does best - pulmonologists or GPs?. Primary care respiratory journal : journal of the General Practice Airways Group (Mar), 22(1): 17-8. doi:10.4104/pcrj.2013.00028
  • Abi-Fadel F, Gupta K. (2013) Acute respiratory distress syndrome with miliary tuberculosis: a fatal combination. Journal of thoracic disease (Feb), 5(1): E1-4. doi:10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2012.07.02
  • Abi-Fadel F, Khan M, Apergis G, Fahmy S. (2012) A 40 year-old female with an acute onset left lateral neck and supraclavicular swelling. Heart, lung & circulation (Dec), 21(12): 815-6.
  • Apergis G, Abi-Fadel F, Krishnan P. (2012) In digging up the past of this 90-year-old man, a recent Eastern European immigrant to the USA, what is a historical treatment for an ongoing endemic disease he might have received?. Thorax (Dec), 67(12): 1122.
  • Abi-Fadel F, Smith PR, Ayaz A, Sundaram K. (2012) Paranasal sinus involvement in metastatic carcinoma. Journal of neurological surgery reports (Oct), 73(1): 57-9. doi:10.1055/s-0032-1323157
  • Abi-Fadel F, Harasiuk K, Ng M. (2012) Mollaret's meningitis: 65 years of history. Internal and emergency medicine (May), 7 Suppl 1: S15-6.
  • Said R, Abi-Fadel F, Talwar J, Attallah JP, Dilawari A. (2011) Intracranial rosai-dorfman: a clinical challenge. The neurologist (Mar), 17(2): 117-9.
  • Harris K, Chalhoub M, Maroun R, Abi-Fadel F, Zhao F. (2011) Lipoid pneumonia: a challenging diagnosis. Heart & lung : the journal of critical care (Jan), 40(6): 580-4.
  • Abi-Fadel F, Desai NR, Vatandoust G, Said R, Gottesman A, Terjanian T. (2010) Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance with amyloid deposition in the lung and non-amyloid eosinophilic deposition in the brain: a case report. Case reports in medicine (Jan), 2010: 406102. doi:10.1155/2010/406102
  • Abi Fadel F, “ American Thoracic Society International Conference 2022: Highlights in Pulmonary Rehabilitation” American Thoracic Society Pulmonary Rehabilitation Assembly Quarterly Bite. August 2022. https://www.thoracic.org/members/assemblies/assemblies/pr/quarterly-bite/ats-international-conference-2022-highlights-in-pr.php. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi Fadel F, Corbett M, Lui K., Garvey C., “Pulmonary Rehabilitation in the United States: December 2021 Updates on Covered Indications and Reimbursement.” American Thoracic Society Pulmonary Rehabilitation Assembly Quarterly Bite. December 2021. https://www.thoracic.org/members/assemblies/assemblies/pr/quarterly-bite/pulmonary-rehabilitation-in-the-united-states-december-2021-updates.php. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi Fadel F, Houchen-Wolloff Linzy “American Thoracic Society International Conference 2023: Highlights in Pulmonary Rehabilitation” American Thoracic Society Pulmonary Rehabilitation Assembly Quarterly Bite: August 2023. https://www.thoracic.org/members/assemblies/assemblies/pr/quarterly-bite/ats-international-conference-2023-highlights-in-pr.php. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi Fadel F, “American Thoracic Society International Conference 2021: Pulmonary Rehabilitation and The COVID 19 Pandemic”. Invited by Doximity Editorial team to author an article as a Contribution to the ATS 2021 post-Conference Digest on Op-Med Doximity. https://opmed.doximity.com/articles/american-thoracic-society-international-conference-2021-pulmonary-rehabilitation-and-the-covid-19-pandemic?. (1900) (Jan)
  • Morales MJM, Maroo A, Kewan T, Alwakeel M, Al-Jaghbeer M, Fadel FA. Cardiovascular Adverse Events after COVID-19 Vaccination. Int J Anaesth Crit Care. 2023;2(1):1-4. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi Fadel F, Corbett M, Garvey C., “Pulmonary Rehabilitation in the United States: Updates on Covered Indications and Reimbursement” American Thoracic Society Web Committee Quarterly Bite. March 2021. https://www.thoracic.org/ HYPERLINK "https://www.thoracic.org/members/assemblies/assemblies/pr/quarterly-bite/pr-in-the-us-updates-on-covered-indications-and-reimbursement.php"m HYPERLINK "https://www.thoracic.org/members/assemblies/assemblies/pr/quarterly-bite/pr-in-the-us-updates-on-covered-indications-and-reimbursement.php"embers/assemblies/assemblies/pr/quarterly-bite/pr-in-the-us-updates-on-covered-indications-and-reimbursement.php. (1900) (Jan)
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Books and Book Chapters:

  • ACP-MKSAP 19 (American College of Physicians-Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program) Pulmonary and Critical Care Q&A Section Contributor (2023). (1900)

Abstracts:

  • Harasiuk K., Abi Fadel F., Ng M., Gottesman A., “Mollaret’s meningitis, 65 years of history: A case report.” (Journal of Hospital Medicine) J Hosp Med. 2010;5(3)(suppl 2):S 271. (1900) (Jan)
  • Gunasekaran D., Abi Fadel F., Khan S.G., Kumar S., Arrossi A.V., “Ibrutinib Induced Organizing Pneumonia After Four Years of Therapy”, Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2020;201:A3136. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi Fadel F, Kumar S., “Isolated Tracheal Amyloidosis: A Five Years Follow-Up”, Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2020;201:A6655. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi Fadel F, Saleem T, Alqaisi S, Afzal S. “Lung Malignancy and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Two Faces of One Disease or Two Unrelated Entities”. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2021;203:A2103. (1900) (Jan)
  • Bhardwaj A., Alwakeel M., Dugar S., Krishnan S., Wang X., Duggal A., Abi Fadel F., Abella B., “Abstract 12933: Myocardial Dysfunction After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in COVID-19 Patients.” Circulation. 2021;144:A12933. (1900) (Jan)
  • Bhardwaj, A., Bansal, A., Alwakeel, M., Ennala, S., Han, X., & Abi Fadel, F. (2022). 338: COVID-19 VERSUS NON-COVID-19 in-hospital cardiac arrest survival at a large US HealthCare System. Critical Care Medicine, 50(1), 155. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi Fadel F., Murphy C., Smultea L., Fababe K., Tauquir A., Rodaitis M., Kaffel M., Orlosky K., Berriochoa J., Tapryal N., Mushtaq K., Ghimire B., Krishtopaytis E., Karki A., Boustany A., Al-Jaghbeer M. “ Multimodal Quality Initiatives in Sepsis: Impact on Core Measures and Outcomes. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2022;205:A5533. (1900) (Jan)
  • Obeidat M, Alwakeel M, Alayan D, Morales M, Abi Fadel F, Awad M. Assessment of Nasal Polymerase Chain Reaction For Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) in The Diagnosis of MRSA Pneumonia in the Intensive Care Unit. CHEST, Volume 164, Issue 4, A6524. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi Fadel F., El-Charabaty E., Said R., Odaimi M., Gottesman A., Wetz R., “Clinical and Diagnostic Pitfalls In Vitamin B12 Deficiency.” (Journal of Hospital Medicine) J Hosp Med. 2010;5(3)(suppl 2):S 205. (1900) (Jan)
  • Szerszen A, Abi Fadel F, Ross J, Vassell K, Ahern K,, Shtaynberg N, Edwards A, Rothman J, Maniatis T, Bagon E, Castellanos M.R. “Hemoglobin A1C level less than 6.5% is associated with severe hypoglycemia in critically ill patients treated with insulin”. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2010; 181: A1620. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi Fadel F., Harris K., Fan Z., Chalhoub M. “Exogenous lipoid pneumonia: A case report and review of the literature.” Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2010; 181: A4508. (1900) (Jan)
  • Apergis G., Abi-Fadel F., Kuperberg S., Zein J., Fahmy S. “Will Early Management Improve the Outcome of Gastrointestinal Bleeding? An Intensivist perspective.” Chest Journal October 2011 Vol. 140, Num 4, 341 A. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi Fadel F., Harasiuk K., Ciccone R., Gottesman A., “Spontaneous pneumomediastinum: a rare entity”. 5th Annual hospitalist medicine meeting, Chicago, Il, October 2009. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi-Fadel F., Apergis G., Botros R., Kuperberg S., Fahmy S.,“Do Clinical Presentations Predict the Outcome In Gastro-intestinal Bleeding? An Intensivist Perspective.” Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012; 185: A1621. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi Fadel F., Tauquir A., Crosby L., Orlosky K., Alayan D., Edwards M., McMahan J. Murphy P., Cassara J., Al-Jaghbeer M. “Impact of Educational Activities, Dedicated Rapid Response Team, and Quality Case Reviews on In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest”. CHEST Vol. 162 Issue 4 Supplement A1471–A1472. (1900) (Jan)
  • Ogbue O., Kewan T., Mehkri O., Fadell F., Nautiyal I., Reynold M., Durmaz A., VanOudenhove J., Awada H., Unlu S., Singh A., Visconte V., Mendez L., Bosler D., Duggal A., Halene S., Maciejewski J., Al-Jaghbeer M., Gurnari C. ; Can Emergency Hematopoiesis Due to Sepsis Lead to Clonal Hematopoiesis? Implications for Understanding the Pathogenesis of Clonal Evolution. Blood 2023; 142 (Supplement 1): 2691. doi: https://doi.org/10.1182/blood-2023-187424. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi-Fadel F., Fahmy S., szerszen A., Ross J.,Shtaynberg N., Rothman J.,Maniatis T.,Castellanos M., "Indeed, Intensive Insulin Therapy Does Not Improve Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients." (American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine) Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012; 185: A1655. (1900) (Jan)
  • Gerolemou L., Abi-Fadel F., Shah J." Extra-Meningeal Manifestations of Fulminant Meningococcemia: An Intensivisit Perspective." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012; 185: A3165. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi-Fadel F, Apergis G., Lagzdins M., Soueidan A. "From Mediastinal Granulomas to Fibrosing Mediastinitis: Are These Two Faces Of One Disease Or Two Different Unrelated Entities?” Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012; 185: A2959. (1900) (Jan)
  • Alayan D, Abi Fadel F., Alahmad J., Saleem T., Gopalakrishna KV., Alkhalaileh F., Abdelghaffar B., Perinephric Mass Leading to Pleural Empyema: Connecting The Dots.” CHEST Vol. 162 Issue 4 Supplement A1388–A1389. (1900) (Jan)
  • Pirouz R, Bollavaram N., Shah J, Golla V., Abi Fadel F., Khan S, Isache C., Aristide G., Gerolemou L. “Propylene Glycol Intoxication Without an Anion Gap.” Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012; 185: A3174. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi-Fadel F, Ponnambalam A., Fahmy S, " A 35 y/o Woman with Headaches, Vomiting and Altered Mental Status: Is It Always An Infection?" Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2013; 187: A3174. (1900) (Jan)
  • Mathew A, Smith P, Vastardi M., Abi Fadel F, Joks R.: “Desensitization to Omalizumab in an Inner City Severe Persistent Asthmatic”. Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Volume 111, Issue 5, Supplement, November 2013. (1900) (Jan)
  • Ennala S., Abi Fadel F., Jadhao Y.; “Topotecan Induced Organizing Pneumonia”, Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2020;201:A3134. (1900) (Jan)
  • Abi Fadel F., Kumar S., Wang X., Griffiths L., “Nighttime Intensivist Staffing Model Compared to A Tele-Medicine Electronic Intensive Care Unit Model. A Single Center Experience”, Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2020;201:A7816. (1900) (Jan)
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Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow: American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP).
  • Fellow: American College of Physicians (ACP).
  • Fellow: American Thoracic Society (ATS).
  • Fellow: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow, UK.
  • Member: European Respiratory Society (ERS).
  • Member: Belgian Respiratory Society (BeRS).
  • Member: Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS).

Presentations:

  • "Landmark Trials in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, University at Buffalo & Catholic Health System Saturday CME Program, Buffalo, NY, USA 1/2024"
  • "“Asthma: Diagnosis and treatment”, American Hospital Association Headquarters, Chicago, Illinois, USA 4/2017"
  • "“In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Coronavirus 2019 Patients”, Critical Care Conference Series, University College London, NHS Foundation Trust Fellowship Program, London, UK. 01/2022."
  • "“In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Coronavirus 2019 Patients”, Critical Care Grand Rounds, Distinguished Staff Lecture Series, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 12/2021."
  • "“In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Coronavirus 2019 Patients”, Lebanese Pulmonary Society (LPS) Annual Meeting, Beirut, Lebanon 04/2023."
  • "“Pulmonary Medicine Transition from Pediatrics to Adults”. Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital Grand Rounds, Avon, Ohio, USA 03/2022."
  • "“Update in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine”. Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital Grand Rounds, Avon, Ohio, USA 1/2023."

Service Activities:

  • Logansport Memorial Hospital, Logansport, Indiana; Board Member, Physician Network Governance. (2015–2018)
  • Subspecialty Clinical Editor and Reviewer ACP (American College of Physicians) Internal Medicine Board Review Course (section on Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine). 2022, 2023, 2024.
  • Reviewer ACP-MKSAP 19 (American College of Physicians-Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program) 2021-2022-2023-2024
  • Reviewer ATS (American Thoracic Society) Cases/Abstracts, International Conference 2023, Washington DC; International Conference 2024, San Diego.
  • Member American Thoracic Society (ATS) Planning Committee, Pulmonary Rehab Assembly (April 2023-present)
  • Member Council of Chapter Representatives (CCR) of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) (2022-2023)
  • Chair Organizing Committee, American Thoracic Society Quad State Chapter Annual Meeting (Indiana Thoracic Society-Michigan Thoracic Society-Ohio Thoracic Society-West Virginia Thoracic Society) (2021)
  • Organizing Committee, White House Vaccinations Coordinator Webinar: “Building Vaccine Confidence in the Arab American Community” (July 2021)
  • Member American Thoracic Society (ATS) Project Review Committee (May 2021-present)
  • Member American Thoracic Society (ATS) Web Committee, Pulmonary Rehab Assembly (October 2020-present)
  • President, Ohio Thoracic Society (OTS) Chapter of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) (November 2020-December 2021)
  • Member American Thoracic Society (ATS) Program Committee, Pulmonary Rehab Assembly (April 2023-present)
  • Journal Thorax (United Kingdom: Official Journal of the British Thoracic Society-BTS).; Journals/Books Reviewer
  • Journal Respiratory care (United States: Official Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care-AARC).; Journals/Books Reviewer

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VA Western New York Health Care
3495 Bailey Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14215
Phone: 7168628675
ffadell@buffalo.edu