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

Intrabronchial Valves for Air Leaks After Lobectomy, Segmentectomy, and Lung Volume Reduction Surgery.
Abu-Hijleh M, Styrvoky K, Anand V, Woll F, Yarmus L, Machuzak MS, Nader DA, Mullett TW, Hogarth DK, Toth JW, Acash G, Casal RF, Hazelrigg S, Wood DE, Lung 2019 Oct 197 5 627-633
Improving Lung Function in Severe Heterogenous Emphysema with the Spiration® Valve System (EMPROVE): A Multicenter, Open-Label, Randomized, Controlled Trial.
Criner GJ, Delage A, Voelker K, Hogarth DK, Majid A, Zgoda M, Lazarus DR, Casal R, Benzaquen SB, Holladay RC, Wellikoff A, Calero K, Rumbak MJ, Branca PR, Abu-Hijleh M, Mallea JM, Kalhan R, Sachdeva A, Kinsey CM, Lamb CR, Reed MF, Abouzgheib WB, Kaplan PV, Marrujo GX, Johnstone DW, Gasparri MG, Meade AA, Hergott CA, Reddy C, Mularski RA, Case AH, Makani SS, Shepherd RW, Chen B, Holt GE, Martel S, Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2019 Jul
Homozygous Rare PARN Missense Mutation in Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Zhang D, Zhou Z, Abu-Hijleh M, Batra K, Xing C, Garcia CK, Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2019 Mar 199 6 797-799
Successful Use of Pulmonary Cryotherapy for Tracheobronchial Thrombus Extraction and Recanalization of the Tracheobronchial Tree During a Pediatric Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Run.
Engelhardt K, Pirolli T, Raman L, Abu-Hijleh M, Hupp S, Pediatr Allergy Immunol Pulmonol 2019 Mar 32 1 28-30
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)