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Eyad Kawar, MD, FCCP

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In 2004, Dr. Eyad Kawar completed his medical degree at the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan, where he also completed his internship in 2005. In 2009, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and served as a chief medical resident at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. In 2013, he completed his fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care at the Alpert Medical School at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine, Dr. Kawar treats adult patients for conditions of the respiratory system, particularly the lungs. Some medical conditions Dr. Kawar can manage include asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), sleep apnea, and more. His clinical interest includes treating pulmonary complications related to neuromuscular disorders.

Awards & Publications

Publications

  • Koo P, Gartman EJ, Sethi JM, Kawar E, McCool FD “Change in End-Expiratory Lung Volume During Sleep in Patients at Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea.” J Clin Sleep Med. 2017 Ag 15;13(8):941-947
  • Casserly B, Dennis McCool F, Sethi JM, Kawar E, Read R, Levy MM, “A Method for Determining Optimal Mean Airway Pressure in High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation.” Lung. 2012 Nov 7. Lung. 2013 Feb;191(1):69-76. Epub 2012 Nov 7
  • Kawar, E., and DiGiovine, B., 2011, “MICU Care Delivered by PAs versus Residents: Do PAs Measure up?” Journal of American Academy of Physician Assistants (JAAPA), 24(1):36-41, PMID 21261146.
  • Kawar, E., Saraf, S., and Braman, S. S., “Nodular Pulmonary Sarcoidosis,” Medicine and Health Rhode Island, May 2012, 95 (5):139-140
  • Kawar, E., Garcia-Sayan, E., Baker-Genaw, K., Drake, S., and Kaatz, S., March 2012, “Journal club 102; Enhancing Evidence-based medicine learning using a virtual journal club” Journal of Graduate Medical Education, March 2012, 4 (1):116
  • Kawar, E., Batarseh, N., “Bronchiectasis as The Sole Presentation of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency in a Never Smoker” AJRCCM conference. 193; 2016: A1577
  • Patrick Koo, Eyad Kawar, Eric Gartman, Jigme Sethi, Franklin D. McCool, “EndExpiratory Lung Volumes (EELV) Decreases During Stage REM Sleep Despite The Presence Of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure” AJRCCMconference. 2013.187.1_MeetingAbstracts.A5676
  • Eyad Kawar, Mohamad Mourad, Eric Gartman, Jigme Sethi, F. D. McCool, “End Expiratory Lung Volume (EELV) And REM Sleep Disordered Breathing” ajrccmconference. 2012.185.1_Meeting Abstracts. A3594
  • Kawar, E., Abu-Samra. A., Iribarren, J. B., Mahafzah, M., Badamosi, R., 2010, “Mortality predictors in Stage IV cancer patients admitted to the intensive care unit; developing the Henry Ford score” AJRCCM, 181: A1625.

Research

  • “Respiratory muscle weakness due to neuromuscular disease, evaluation and treatment,” Medical Grand Rounds, Sanford School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, March 2016
  • “Respiratory muscle weakness due to neuromuscular disease, a state-of-the-art update,” Oral presentation at the Avera Pulmonary Symposium, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, June 2015
  • “Heliox, from physics to application,” Oral presentation at ARCS conference, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, October 2014
  • “Diaphragm Thickening Predicts Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation,” presented at the American Thoracic Society’s International Conference, San Francisco, California, May 2012.
  • “End Expiratory Lung Volume (EELV) And REM Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB),” presented at the American Thoracic Society’s International Conference, San Francisco, California, May 2012.
  • “Changes in End-Expiratory Lung Volume (EELV) Following Sleep Onset,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, Boston, Massachusetts, June 2012.
  • “Atrial Septal Aneurysm and Dilation of the Aortic Root Leading to Platypneaorthodeoxia Syndrome,” presented at the American College of Physician’s National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 2009.
  • “Japanese Encephalitis Presenting as a New-onset Seizure in an Adult from Michigan; Importance of the Travel History,” presented at the American College of Physicians’ Scientific Meeting, Michigan Chapter, September 2008.
  • “Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy; Case Presentation and Literature Review,” presented at the American College of Physicians’ Scientific Meeting, Michigan Chapter, September 2007.

Hobbies & Interests

In Dr. Kawar’s spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, traveling, and biking.

Medical School

  • University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, 2004

Internship/Residency

  • Internship: Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan, 2005; Residency: Internal Medicine residency training at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, M-ich., 2009; Fellowship: Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow, Alpert Medical School-Brown University, Providence, R.I., 2013

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care
Dr. Kawar is a member of the American Thoracic Society and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.

Locations

Pearland Clinic

2515 Business Center Drive,
Pearland, TX 77584

Get Directions 713-442-7200

Berthelsen Main Campus

2727 W. Holcombe Blvd.,
Houston, TX 77025

Get Directions 713-442-0000

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

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