Ali Ataya, MD

Ali Ataya, MD

Ali Ataya, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

UF Health Pulmonary – Medical Specialties – Medical Plaza

TEL: 352.273.8737
FAX: 352.273.9154

Degree/Program Institution

MDThe Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Medicine
ResidencyThe Cleveland Clinic, OHInternal Medicine
FellowshipUniversity of FloridaPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine


  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests:

  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary vascular disorders
  • Rare lung disorders
  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Professional Societies:

  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association

Honors and Awards:

  • The American Thoracic Society Fellow Track Symposium Scholarship. ATS 2015, Denver, CO
  • First place presentation award, The Tristate Conference Fellows Case Competition. Jacksonville, FL


  • Fakih HA, Daouk S, Runnstrom M, Ataya A. nasoenteral feeding tube barking up the wrong tree.​ Intensive Care Med. 2017 Jan [Epub ahead of print].
  • Ataya A, Biswas A, Chandrashekaran S, Salgado JC, Goldstein SS, Emtiazjoo AM.​ A 48-Year-Old Man With Leukopenia, Jaundice, and Skin Rash After Lung Transplantation.Chest. 2016 Dec;150(6):e167-e170.
  • Ataya A; Cope J; Shahmohammadi A; Alnuaimat H. Do patients with submassive pulmonary embolism benefit from thrombolytic therapy? Cleve Clin J Med. 2016 Dec;83(12):923-932.
  • Ataya A, Cope J, Alnuaimat H.​ A Review of Targeted Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension-Specific Pharmacotherapy. J Clin Med. 2016 Dec 6;5(12). pii: E114.
  • Nolte JL, Ataya A, Merrill H, Childs M, Brantly M. Alpha1-antitrypsin Deficiency-Increased Knowledge and Diagnostic Testing after Viewing Short Instructional Video. COPD. 2017 Feb;14(1):52-55.
  • Fakih H, Beel BC, Shychuk A, Ataya A. Bilateral adrenal hemorrhage. Intensive Care Med. 2016 Oct [Epub ahead of print].
  • Ataya A, Somoracki A, Cope J, Alnuaimat H.​ Transitioning from parenteral to inhaled prostacyclin therapy in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Pulm Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Oct;40:39-43.
  • Ataya A; Patel S; Cope J; Alnuaimat H. Pulmonary arterial hypertension and associated conditions. Dis Mon. 2016 Nov;62(11):379-402​.
  • Ataya A; Cope J; Moguillansky D; Machuca T; Alnuaimat H. A 61-Year-Old Man with Shortness of Breath, Ascites, and Lower Extremity Edema. Chest. 2016 Jun;149(6):e195-9.
  • Ataya A; Barretto J; Wynne J. Pulmonary Hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Dec 15;192(12):1514-6.
  • Ataya A; Harman E. Hemichoreoathetosis in Neurosarcoidosis. N Engl J Med 2015; 372:e27.