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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
Website(s):

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.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
M.D.Ross University School of MedicineMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
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

Awards
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
Cancer Liaison Physician (CLP) Neag Comprehensive Cancer CenterAdvisory CommitteeUConn HealthRegional2016
American Association of BronchologyExternalNational2012
American Thoracic SocietyExternalNational2010
Educational Commission of Foreign Medical GraduatesEducation CommitteeExternalNational2006

Book Chapters

  • Tracheal Diseases
    Ibrahim O and Folch E Pulmonary Medicine Examination and Board Review 2016 Sep;

Abstracts

  • STENOSIS OF THE BRONCHIAL TREE DUE TO GRANULOMATOSIS WITH POLYANGIITIS
    AYSHA TANDON, ANIL MAGGE, EVAN NADLER, RAHUL MUTNEJA, OMAR IBRAHIM CHEST 2018 Oct;154(4):907A
  • A Case Report of Primary Pulmonary Mucosa Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma
    Magge A, Ibrahim O American Thoracic Society 2018 May;
  • Incidentally Found Synchronous Adenocarcinoma and Primary Pulmonary Lymphoma Within a Single Lobe
    Jones A, Gross K., Ibrahim O American Thoracic Society 2018 May;
  • Beating the Odds-Five Year Survival Rate of a Patient with Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Magge A, Goralnik J, Mutneja R, Ibrahim O American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2017;195:A6688 2017 May;
  • Case Report of a Malignant Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura with Recurrence
    Kaiser T, Magge A, Goralnik J, Ibrahim O American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2017;195:A6637 2017 May;
  • Case Report of a Malignant Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura with Recurrence
    Kaiser T, Magge A, Goralnik J, Ibrahim O American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2017;195:A6637 2017 May;
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound; Wait but That’s the Heart!!
    Mutneja,R, Goralnik J, Nadler E, Ibrahim O American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2017;195:A5610 Washington, DC 2017 May;
  • Killing Two Birds with One Stone: A Tale of Pulmonary Lymphoma and Hepatitis C
    Goralnik J , Magge A, Mutneja R, Ibrahim O American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2017;195:A6705. 2017 May;
  • Lung Cancer One, Two, Three
    Nadler E, Goralnik J, Ibrahim O, Sharma American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2017;195:A6717 2017 May;
  • A Case of Parotid Acinar Cell Carcinoma With Metastasis to the Lung
    Miller A, Yap V, Folch E, Ibrahim O Chest. 2016; 150:811A-811A, Los Angeles, CA 2016 Oct;
  • Pulmonary Myxoma: A Rare Benign Tumor of the Lung
    Korzan S, Mutneja R, Ibrahim O. Chest. 2016; 150:762A-762A, Los Angeles, CA 2016 Oct;
  • The 20-Year Cough: A Rare Case of Carcinoid Tumorlets With Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia
    Nadler E, De Silva P, Ibrahim O Chest. 2016; 150:1256A-1256A, Los Angeles, CA 2016 Oct;
  • 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