Bashar Alzghoul, MD


Bashar Alzghoul, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Assistant Program Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship

UF Health Pulmonary – Medical Specialties – Medical Plaza

TEL: 352-273-8737

MDThe University of JordanMedicine
ResidencyUniversity of ArkansasInternal Medicine
FellowshipUniversity of FloridaPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine


  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests:

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine (Board Eligible)

Professional Societies:

Honors and Awards:

  • ATS Assembly on Clinical Problems Scholarship Award, 2021
  • ATS Assembly on Allergy, Immunology & Inflammation Abstract Scholarship Award, 2019
  • The Thomas & Andreoli Award for Excellence in Internal Medicine, 2018
  • ATS Assembly on Thoracic Oncology Abstract Scholarship Award, 2018
  • Arkansas ACP Abstract Honorable Mention Award, 2016
  • The University of Jordan Award for Excellence in Volunteering and Social Service, 2012


  • Abbas HK, Alzghoul BN, Jaber JF, Mehta HJ. Low Risk of COVID-19 Infection Among Bronchoscopy Suite Personnel in a Hospital Without Preprocedural Outpatient Testing Mandate. Chest 2021
  • Reddy RM, Khan A, Singh S, Alzghoul B, Gause S, Colaco N, Robinson J, Zayed Y. Effect of Obesity on Mortality in Pulmonary Hypertension, Does Obesity Paradox Exist? [Internet]. In Review; 2021 May
  • Alzghoul BN, Kay D, Innabi A, Omballi M, Kavesh MH, Mehta HJ. A 57-Year-Old Man With Stridor and Critical Tracheal Narrowing. Chest 2021; 159: e385–e388.
  • Chizinga M, Machuca TN, Shahmohammadi A, Patel DC, Innabi A, Alzghoul B, Scheuble V, Pipkin M, Mehrad B, Pelaez A, Lin C, Manjarres DG-. Lung transplantation for acute exacerbation of interstitial lung disease. Thorax [Internet] BMJ Publishing Group Ltd; 2021 [cited 2021 Jul 22]
  • Patel V, Alzghoul B, Kalra SS. COVID-19 infection and severe rhabdomyolysis. Bayl. Univ. Med. Cent. Proc. Taylor & Francis; 2021; 0: 1–3
  • Innabi A, Gomez-Manjarres D, Alzghoul BN, Chizinga M, Mehrad B, Patel DC. Cyclophosphamide for the treatment of Acute Exacerbation of Interstitial Lung Disease: A Review of the Literature. Sarcoidosis Vasc. Diffuse Lung Dis. [Internet] 2021 [cited 2021 May 5]; 38
  • Alzghoul BN, Sayaideh MA, Moreno BF, Singh SK, Innabi A, Reddy R, Papierniak ES, Alnuaimat HM. Pulmonary hypertension in eosinophilic versus noneosinophilic COPD. ERJ Open Res. [Internet] European Respiratory Society; 2021; 7
  • Zayed Y, Alzghoul BN, Banifadel M, Venigandla H, Hyde R, Sutchu S, Khasawneh M, Borok Z, Urbine D, Jantz M, Reddy R. Vitamin C, Thiamine, and Hydrocortisone in the Treatment of Sepsis: A Meta-Analysis and Trial Sequential Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. J. Intensive Care Med. 2021
  • Alzghoul BN, Amer FN, Barb D, Innabi A, Mardini MT, Bai C, Alzghoul B, Al-Hakim T, Singh N, Buchanan M, Serchuck L, Manjarres DG, Woodmansee WW, Maier LA, Patel DC. Prevalence and Characteristics of Self-Reported Hypothyroidism and its Association with Non-Organ Specific Manifestations in US Sarcoidosis Patients: A Nationwide Registry Study. ERJ Open Res. [Internet] European Respiratory Society; 2021
  • Alzghoul BN, Hamburger R, Lewandowski T, Janssen B, Grey D, Xue W, Ataya A, Alnuaimat H, Gomez-Manjarres DC, Patel D, Reddy R. Pulmonary hypertension in patients with interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features. Pulm. Circ. 2020; 10: 2045894020944117.
  • Alzghoul BN, Reddy R, Chizinga M, Innabi A, Zou B, Papierniak ES, Faruqi I. Pulmonary Embolism in Acute Asthma Exacerbation: Clinical Characteristics, Prediction Model and Hospital Outcomes. Lung 2020; 198: 661–669.
  • Alzghoul BN, Li P, Zaki S, Patel DC. Bronchoalveolar lavage flow cytometry for the diagnosis of pulmonary post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder. QJM Mon. J. Assoc. Physicians 2020; 113: 813–814.
  • Alzghoul BN, Innabi A, Mukhtar F, Jantz MA. Rapid Resolution of Severe Vaping-induced Acute Lipoid Pneumonia after Corticosteroid Treatment. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2020; 202: e32–e33.
  • Alzghoul BN, Abualsuod A, Alqam B, Innabi A, Palagiri DR, Gheith Z, Amer FN, Meena NK, Kenchaiah S. Cocaine Use and Pulmonary Hypertension. Am. J. Cardiol. 2020; 125: 282–288
  • Alzghoul B, Innabi A, Subramany S, Boye B, Chatterjee K, Koppurapu VS, Bartter T, Meena NK. Optimizing the Approach to Patients With Pleural Effusion and Radiologic Findings Suspect for Cancer. J. Bronchol. Interv. Pulmonol. 2019; 26: 114–118.
  • Innabi A, Surana A, Alzghoul B, Meena N. Rethinking the Doses of Tissue Plasminogen Activator and Deoxyribonuclease Administrated Concurrently for Intrapleural Therapy for Complicated Pleural Effusion and Empyema. Cureus 2018; 10: e2214.
  • Chatterjee K, Goyal A, Reddy D, Koppurapu V, Innabi A, Alzghoul B, Jagana R. Prevalence and predictors of readmissions among adults with cystic fibrosis in the United States. Adv. Respir. Med. 2018; 86: 75–77.
  • Raman T, Chatterjee K, Alzghoul BN, Innabi AA, Tulunay O, Bartter T, Meena NK. A bronchoscopic approach to benign subglottic stenosis. SAGE Open Med. Case Rep. 2017; 5: 2050313X17713151.
  • Alzghoul B, Innabi A, Chada A, Tarawneh AR, Kakkera K, Khasawneh K. Central Venous Line Insertion Revealing Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return: Diagnosis and Management. Case Rep. Crit. Care 2017; 2017: 3218063.
  • Altous M, Innabi A, Alzghoul B, Chatterjee K, Meena N, Massad E, Hawari F. A rare case of community acquired serratia lung abscess in a patient with cardiac bronchus. Adv. Respir. Med. 2017; 85: 151–154.
  • Burgess MJ, Rosenbaum ER, Pritt BS, Haselow DT, Ferren KM, Alzghoul BN, Rico JC, Sloan LM, Ramanan P, Purushothaman R, Bradsher RW. Possible Transfusion-Transmitted Babesia divergens-like/MO-1 Infection in an Arkansas Patient. Clin. Infect. Dis. Off. Publ. Infect. Dis. Soc. Am. 2017; 64: 1622–1625.
  • Alzghoul B, Innabi A, Shanbhag A, Chatterjee K, Amer F, Meena N. Iatrogenic Right-Sided Pneumothorax Presenting as ST-Segment Elevation: A Rare Case Report and Review of Literature. Case Rep. Crit. Care 2017; 2017: 3291751.
  • Innabi A, Mcclelland S, Raman T, Alzghoul B, Meena N. No Stent Left Behind’: A Review of Stent Removal and Related Complications [Internet]. Eur. Med. J. 2017
  • Meena N, Innabi A, Alzghoul B, Bartter T. A novel technique of needle setting for curvilinear endobronchial ultrasound: Improved efficiency with no cost. SAGE Open Med. 2016; 4
  • Chatterjee K, Alzghoul B, Innabi A, Meena N. Is vaping a gateway to smoking: a review of the longitudinal studies. Int. J. Adolesc. Med. Health 2016; 30.
  • Alzghoul B, Meena N. Tracheo-parenchymal fistula following concurrent chemo-radiation for stage III NSCLC. Respir. Med. Case Rep. 2016; 18: 22–23.