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Bassam Yaghmour, MD

Title(s)Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)
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    University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine, Aleppo, SyriaDoctor in Medicine (MD) 03/2008Medicine
    Henry Ford Hospital-Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USAAmerican Board of Internal Medicine06/2012Internal Medicine Residency, Department of Internal Medicine
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USAAmerican Board of Pulmonary Medicine and American Board of Critical Care Medicine06/2015Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Clinical Fellowship
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    Aleppo University School of Medicine2008Top 10 Graduate Award
    Henry Ford Hospital2010Outstanding Resident/Outstanding Performance of Patient's Dedication/Care
    American College of Chest Physicians2013Fellow Critical Care Symposium Award
    American Thoracic Society2014Fellow Symposium Award
    American College of Chest Physicians2014Fellow Critical Care Symposium Award
    University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center2015Chief Fellow
    Super Doctor Magazine, Los Angeles Times2019Southern California Rising Star Physician/Super doctor Recognition
    University of Southern California 2019Honor Teaching Faculty of third Annual So Cal PCCM Fellows EBUS Course
    Keck Hospital of University of Southern California. 2018WAW Award and Recognition for exceptional Patient care in ICU
    American College of Chest Physician2018FCCP/Recognition as a leader in Chest/Honor for Excellence, Dedication and Leadership in Chest
    American College of Chest Physician2018Chest Foundation Travel Award
    University of Southern California2018Honor Teaching Faculty of Second Annual So Cal PCCM Fellows EBUS Course
    University of Southern California2017Honor Teaching Faculty of first Annual So Cal PCCM Fellows EBUS Course
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Los Angeles, CA2017Honor Teaching Faculty of Third Annual So Cal PCCM Fellows Ultrasound Symposium
    University Of California at Los Angeles.2016Honor Teaching Faculty of Second Annual So Cal PCCM Fellow Ultrasound Symposium
    University of Southern California2015Honor Teaching Faculty of First Annual So Cal PCCM Fellows Ultrasound Symposium

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    Bassam Yaghmour, MD, FCCP Assistant Professor of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC is Associate Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Center-Director of Pulmonary Hypertension Research/Pulmonary Embolism Program and is a Faculty Pulmonologist and Intensivist at Keck Hospital of USC and LAC-USC Medical Center. He received his Medical School training at Aleppo University School of Medicine in Aleppo, SY, his Internal Medicine Training at Henry Ford Hospital-Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and his training in Pulmonary-Critical Care Medicine at University of Tennessee Heath Science Center in Memphis, TN where he served as Chief Fellow of Quality Improvement and Research. Dr.Yaghmour is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He received multiple ATS and ACCP fellow track Symposium awards and recognized during his fellowship for his strong patient advocate and outstanding care for Pulmonary Hypertension. He has authored multiple papers and interesting case in pulmonary hypertension published in Chest journal and has presented his research work at national and international seminars. He has been participating in several trials of innovative medical treatments for pulmonary hypertension, many of which are still ongoing. He is holding Professional Society Membership with Pulmonary Hypertension Association, Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute, American college of Chest Physician and American Thoracic society. Dr.Yaghmour's research focus is to describe the physiologic abnormalities that are caused by PH using measurements of Cardiopulmonary Exercise testing before and after treatment, and to study new noninvasive tools to better assess endothelial dysfunction in PH.

    Dr. Yaghmour loves all the aspects of the pulmonary and critical care medicine field and he enjoys teaching, he has special interests in Ultrasonography in critical care setting in which he obtained a certificate at henry ford hospital; He brings his dedication, his passion for the field, as well as his great willingness to work hard for his patients. He enjoys playing guitar and goes hiking. He spends his free time with his twin brother who is a hematology and oncology Physician at Norris Cancer center. Dr. Yaghmour is fluent in English, French and Arabic.

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    1. Martynova A, Nael A, O Neill C, Ramsingh G, Merchant A, Yaghmour B, Yaghmour G. Aggressive systemic mastocytosis: midostaurin is safe, feasible and associated with durable response post-haploidentical allogeneic stem cell transplant. Br J Haematol. 2019 Sep; 186(5):e139-e141. PMID: 31111479.
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    2. Wang LY, Hu J, Ramsingh G, Theodory B, Yaghmour B, Vergara-Lluri M, Yaghmour G. A Case of Recurrent Pregnancy-Induced Adult Onset Familial Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. World J Oncol. 2018 Aug; 9(4):123-127. PMID: 30220951.
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    3. Li GX, Wang L, Yaghmour B, Ramsingh G, Yaghmour G. The role of FLT3 inhibitors as maintenance therapy following hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Leuk Res Rep. 2018; 10:26-36. PMID: 30112274.
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    4. Chaddha U, Puscas I, Prosper A, Ganesh S, Yaghmour B. A 63-Year-Old Woman With Neurofibromatosis Type 1 and Pulmonary Hypertension With Worsening Hypoxemia. Chest. 2017 10; 152(4):e89-e93. PMID: 28991555.
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    5. Chaddha U, Hagen JA, Yaghmour B. Pulmonary Rhabdomyosarcoma Associated with Check-Valve Mechanism. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Aug 01; 196(3):e7-e9. PMID: 28534646.
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    6. Chaddha U, Yaghmour B, Mahdavi R. A 55-Year-Old Man with a Trachea Undressed. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 07; 14(7):1212-1215. PMID: 28665704.
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    7. Yaghmour G, Wiedower E, Yaghmour B, Nunnery S, Duncavage E, Martin MG. Sweet's syndrome associated with clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential responsive to 5-azacitidine. Ther Adv Hematol. 2017 Feb; 8(2):91-95. PMID: 28203345.
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