Pulmonary and critical care subspecialty consultant in practice for over 20 years, in addition to Internal Medicine and Sleep medicine also has extensive experience in treating airway diseases including lung cancer treatment, variety of airway and pleural diseases interventions and procedures, with pioneer role in smoking cessation as a regional and local trainer in Tobacco dependency treatment, treating Bronchial Asthma, COPD, Emphysema, Lung Fibrosis, Pulmonary artery clotting and Pulmonary Hypertension.
Previously Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brown University, USA, Consultant Pulmonary CCM, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, USA, CPR Instructor, LCMC, USA, Clinical Associate, Tufts University, USA, Consultant in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Internal medicine Program Director at King Hussein Cancer Center in Amman, Jordan
In the ICU, Pulmonary & Critical Care Diseases Consultants play a crucial role in the management of critically ill patients. They oversee the respiratory care of patients on mechanical ventilation, provide interventions for respiratory failure, monitor and interpret diagnostic tests, and collaborate with other specialists to coordinate comprehensive critical care management.
Pulmonary & Critical Care Diseases Consultants Dr Mutaz Labib diagnose and treat a variety of respiratory conditions, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, pneumonia, pulmonary hypertension, and other lung-related disorders. They also provide critical care management for patients with acute respiratory distress, sepsis, multiorgan failure, and other life-threatening conditions.
While both Pulmonologists and Pulmonary & Critical Care Diseases Consultants specialize in the diagnosis and management of respiratory conditions, a Pulmonary & Critical Care Diseases Consultant has additional training and expertise in providing care for patients in critical care settings, such as intensive care units (ICUs).