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Omar Ibrahim, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Interventional Pulmonary
Academic Office Location:
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-1321
Phone: 860-679-8300
Fax: 860-679-8344

Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

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Dr. Ibrahim is an assistant professor of medicine and the director of interventional pulmonary at UConn Health. He performs minimally invasive pulmonary procedures and is responsible for training pulmonary fellows in these procedures. Dr. Ibrahim earned his medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, and completed his internal medicine residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, where he was also the chief medical resident. He completed his pulmonary critical care fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University in Pennsylvania. After Dr. Ibrahim's general pulmonary training, he was one of three applicants chosen to complete an additional year of training in interventional pulmonary at Harvard Medical School, with clinical responsibilities at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital.

M.D.Ross University School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipSUNY Downstate Medical CenterInternal Medicine
ResidencySUNY Downstate Medical CenterInternal Medicine
ResidencySUNY Downstate Medical CenterChief Resident-Internal Medicine
FellowshipThomas Jefferson University HospitalPulmonary and Critical Care
FellowshipBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical SchoolThoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonary

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Psi-Chi National Honor Society in Psychology
Gold Key National Honors Society
Lung cancer, pleural disease, and complex airway disease
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
American Association of BronchologyExternalNational2012
American Thoracic SocietyExternalNational2010
Educational Commission of Foreign Medical GraduatesEducation CommitteeExternalNational2006


  • Clinical predictors of abnormal chest radiographs in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
    Sutter J, Jaffe B, Ibrahim O, Baram M, Awsare B
  • Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage in a patient with hemoglobin SC disease.
    R. Restrepo, M.Baram, J. Herman, V. Kumar, O. Ibrahim
  • Electrocautery Knife For Benign Airway Stenosis: A Retrospective Outcome And Safety Analysis
    Barry M, Folch E, Fernandez-Bussy S, Ochoa S, Ibrahim I, Majid A. Am J Respir Crit Care 191A3724
  • Fungal Empyema Due To Untreated Spontaneous Fungal Peritonitis
    Zanoria S, Ibrahim O, Folch E. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 191A1859
  • Respiratory failure secondary to obstructive Aspergillus Tracheobronchitis.
    O. Ibrahim, A. Majid, M. Paul, A. Maskey, E. Folch
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Advanced Diagnostic and Therapeutic Pulmonary Medicine, Department of MedicineLectureMaimonides Medical Center2016Brooklyn, NY
Advanced Diagnostic and Therapeutic Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical Grand RoundsLectureUConn Health2015Farmington, CT
Approach to EmpyemaLectureNorwalk Hospital2015Norwalk, CT
Respiratory Failure Secondary To Obstructive Aspergillus TracheobronchitisPosterAmerican Thoracic Society Meeting2013Philadelphia,PA
Tracheal Lacerations and ManagementLectureBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center2013Boston, MA
Central Airway ObstructionLectureInterventional Pulmonary Conference /Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center2013Boston, MA
Pleural Effusion in Hematologic MalignanciesLectureMultidisciplinary Pleural Disease Conference Massachusetts General Hospital2013Boston, MA
Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage in a Patient with Hemoglobin SC DiseasePosterPoster presentation at Chest2012Atlanta, GA
Clinical Predictors of Abnormal Chest Radiographs In Acute Exacerbations Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseasePosterAmerican Thoracic Society Meeting2011Denver, CO
Permissive Hypercapnia: Consequence or Unsung HeroOtherSUNY Downstate Medical Center2010Brooklyn, NY
Permissive Hypercapnia: Consequence or Unsung HeroOtherSt. John’s Episcopal Hospital2010Far Rockaway, NY
Permissive Hypercapnia: Consequence or Unsung HeroOtherThe Department of Veterans Affairs New York2010Brooklyn, NY
Outcomes Associated with Transfer Time of Critically Ill Patients from the Emergency Department to the Medical ICUPosterAmerican Thoracic Society Meeting2009San Diego, CA