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Dr. Ammar Shaheen, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Shaheen

Dr. Ammar Shaheen, MD is a pulmonologist in Merrillville, IN and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Damascus Univ in 1985 and specializes in pulmonary disease.


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Dr. Shaheen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Respiratory Management
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shaheen performs Respiratory Management more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Shaheen performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Pneumonia
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very high

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Dr. Shaheen treats Pneumonia more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Shaheen treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Respiratory Failure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shaheen treats Respiratory Failure more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Shaheen treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Shaheen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ammar Shaheen, MD is a pulmonologist in Merrillville, IN and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Damascus Univ in 1985 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1995
U Miss Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1992
U Hlth Scis/Chicago Med Sch
Residency Hospital
1990
U Hlth Scis/Chicago Med Sch
Internship Hospital
1985
Damascus Univ
Medical School
1995
1992
1990
1985

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

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