Medical School
University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine, Jordan (1995)
Alpert Medical School of Brown University (1997), Internal Medicine
Alpert Medical School of Brown University (1999), Internal Medicine
Alpert Medical School of Brown University (2002), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine

Research Interest

  • Airway Disease
  • COPD/Emphysema
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pleural Disease


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Linear Probe Endobronchial Ultrasound Bronchoscopy with Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (EBUS-TBNA) in the Evaluation of Mediastinal and Hilar Pathology: Introducing the Procedure to a Teaching Institution.
Abu-Hijleh M, El-Sameed Y, Eldridge K, Vadia E, Chiu H, Dreyfuss Z, Al Rabadi LS Lung 2013 Feb 191 1 109-15
Pulmonary puzzle. An unusual cause of chest pain. Diagnosis: Cor triatriatum sinistrum with secondary unilateral pulmonary venous hypertension and right lung hypoplasia.
Casserly B, Atalay MK, Poppas A, Klinger JR, Abu-Hijleh M Thorax 2011 Apr 66 4 285-6, 313-4
Cryptogenic and secondary organizing pneumonia: clinical presentation, radiographic findings, treatment response, and prognosis.
Drakopanagiotakis F, Paschalaki K, Abu-Hijleh M, Aswad B, Karagianidis N, Kastanakis E, Braman SS, Polychronopoulos V Chest 2011 Apr 139 4 893-900
Pleuropericarditis in a patient with inflammatory bowel disease: a case presentation and review of the literature.
Abu-Hijleh M, Evans S, Aswad B Lung 2010 Dec 188 6 505-10
Emergency use of an endobronchial one-way valve in the management of severe air leak and massive subcutaneous emphysema.
Abu-Hijleh M, Blundin M Lung 2010 Jun 188 3 253-7
The spectrum of nonasthmatic inflammatory airway diseases in adults.
Braman SS, Abu-Hijleh M Otolaryngol. Clin. North Am. 2010 Feb 43 1 131-46, x-xi


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Honors & Awards

  • Abu-Hijleh, M.D.
    Best Doctors in America (2012)
  • The Patient's Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • The Dean's Teaching Excellence Award
    The Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Pulmonary Medicine (2010)
  • The Patient's Recognition Award
  • The Veterans Administration Recognition Award

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • The American College of Chest Medicine (ACCP) (1996-2013)
  • The American Thoracic Society (ATS) (1996-2013)