Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Islam Ibrahim, M.D.

Associate Clinical Professor                                                                        


  • Global Challenges in Treating COPD
  • Diffuse Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Upper airway dysfunction induced dyspnea


  • Tissue Culture techniques
  • TGF-BETA effect on the chemically injured retina
  • Effect of various growth factors on the Regeneration of the Pigmented Epithelium in the White New Zealand Rabbit
  • Nocardiasis in HIV + Pleural Effusion


Disaster management and medical preparedness. during mass congregations, oral presentation. ACCP annual chest meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. November 2012.

Celia motility disorder, clinical presentation and review. ACCP annual chest meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.            November 2012.

Massive hemoptysis as a complication of thoracentesis, , ACCP annual chest meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.   November 2012.

Lecturer, .Pneumonia, predictors of poor outcome,         Egyptian and French thoracic societies conference,            Paris, France,  June 27, 2012.

Role of steroids in COPD, pros and cons, Speaker, Beirut, Lebanon. April 2012.

Organizer, and speaker,  Pneumonia, implementation of guidelines,  Two day course, Mecca, KSA., April 2012

Organizer and speaker,  Asthma master class, January 2012. Jeddah, KSA.

Chair and speaker, Use of biochemical markers in diagnosis of respiratory infections, ACCP Chest Meeting, Hawaii, USA.             November 2011.

Exercise-Induced Dyspnea, Case Presentation, ACCP. Chest Meeting, Hawaii, USA October 2011.

Chair and speaker, IMC International Conference, Clinical Puzzlers in Chest Medicine, Jeddah, KSA. March 2010

American Board of Internal Medicine Certification
American Board of Pulmonary Medicine Certification
American Board of Critical Care Medicine Certification

Dr. Ibrahim covers inpatient care at UC San Diego Medical Centers.

To contact Dr. Ibrahim:  imibrahim@ucsd.edu