Dr. Zahir Yousaf MD
Pulmonologist | Pulmonary Disease2417 Solomons Island Road Huntingtown MD, 20639
Dr. Zahir Yousaf practices Pulmonology in Huntingtown, MD. A pulmonologist is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary conditions and diseases. Dr. Yousaf manages patients who need life support and mechanical ventilation, and is specially trained in diseases and conditions of the chest, particularly pneumonia, asthma, tuberculosis, emphysema, and complicated chest infections.
Education and Training
Khyber Med Coll, Univ of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan 1972
University of Peshawar, Khyber Medical College
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Umdnj-Univ Hosp, Pulmonary Diseases; St Peter'S Med Ctr, Internal Medicine
- Saint Peter's University Hospital 1977
- University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) Affiliated Hospitals
- Saint Peter's University Hospital 1978
- Newark Beth Israel Medical Center 1980
- Beth Israel Medical Center 1980
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- Does the Treatment of Asthma Always Require an Inhaler?
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- Causes and Treatment of a Persistent Cough
What is a persistent cough?It can be annoying to have a cough that lasts for more than a couple of weeks. A cough is considered chronic or persistent if it does not go away after four weeks in children and eight weeks in adults. However, most persistent coughs are due to colds, flu, infection, or...
- 5 Tips on Living with Pleurisy
What is pleurisy?Pleurisy, also called as pleuritis, is the inflammation of the pleural membranes lining your lungs. These double-membraned pleura are important because they protect and lubricate your lungs as you breathe in and out. The small amount of fluid in the pleural cavity helps the two...
- Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Patients with COPD
Patients who are diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) should expect mucus production that is tenacious, long-term coughing, and extreme fatigue. The main concern with COPD is if permanent scars have developed in the lungs. If scarring does occur, the condition cannot be cured...
- How Depression Leads to COPD Medication Non-Adherence
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive disease that still does not have a cure. The World Health Organization predicts that COPD will become the fourth leading cause of death worldwide by 2030. The predominant cause for COPD is tobacco smoking. Most symptoms are irreversible,...
- Study Concludes At-home Antibiotic Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis No Riskier than at Hospital
Many patients would generally perform to have their treatments done at home than in a hospital; it's a familiar place, the patient can be more comfortable, travel isn’t necessary. It was assumed, however, that intravenous antibiotic treatment for cystic fibrosis patients would not be as safe at...
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