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Wissam Chatila, MD

Wissam Chatila, MD

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine
  • About Me
  • Education, Training, & Credentials
  • Publications
Clinical Interests
  • Airway disorders

  • Alpha-1

  • Asthma

  • COPD

  • Sleep medicine


  • MD, American University of Beirut, Lebanon


  • Fellowship, Sleep Medicine, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

  • Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Fellowship, Pulmonary Medicine, Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT

  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Board Certification
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine

  • American Thoracic Society

  • American College of Chest Physicians

Honors & Awards
  • Bridgeport Hospital Research Award

  • Physician of the Year, National Republican Congressional Committee’s Physicians Advisory Board

  • Faculty Development Research Award

Selected Publications

Chatila W, Krachman SL. "Sleep at high altitude." In: Sleep A Comprehensive Handbook. Lee-Chiong T, (ed) John Wiley & Sons; 122:933-938, 2006

Krachman SL, Chatila W. "Sleep in the intensive care unit." In: Encyclopedia of Sleep Medicine. Lee-Chiong T, (ed) John Wiley & Sons. 118:899-908, 2006

Krachman S, Chatila W, Criner GJ."Cor pulmonale and sleep disordered breathing in patients with restrictive lung disease and neuromuscular disorders." In: Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Lynch JP, (ed) Thieme; 24:297-305, 2003

Chatila W, Criner GJ. "Complications of Long-Term Ventilation." In: The Respir Care Clin 8: 631-647, 2002

Office Locations

Temple University Hospital
3401 N. Broad Street
Ambulatory Care Center, 5th Floor (Zone D)
Philadelphia, PA 19140
United States