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Hassan Khouli

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
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Specialty

Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

  • MD, University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Atlantic City Medical Center

  • Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine
    Cooper Hospital-University Med Ctr

  • Fellowship, Pulmonary
    Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Biography

    Dr. Khouli is the Interim Chair, Department of Medicine and Chief, Critical Care Section at Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals in New York City. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He has led the Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Roosevelt Multidisciplinary Critical Care Committee since 2000 and has implemented several clinical programs that resulted in improved patient safety and outcomes.
    Dr. Khouli has been the Chairperson of the Medical Ethics Committee at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals since 2000. He has led the efforts to develop a Simulation Program at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals; now the Center for Advanced Medical Simulation (CAMS).
    Dr. Khouli has been an invited lecturer both regionally, nationally, and internationally. He is on the advisory boards and committees of several regional and national organizations and societies. He has been a member of the New York State Task Force on Life and the Law since 2010. He has directed several local and regional symposiums and has received several teaching and community awards.
    Dr. Khouli has received several government, private foundations, and industry research grants and has published many peer-reviewed research papers, clinical abstracts, and book chapters. His areas of expertise are outcome research, medical education and training, and decision making.

Awards

  • 2013 -
    Simmy Award” Patient Safety. International Meeting on Simulation in Health care (IMSH)

  • 2013 - 2014
    “Best Doctors Award” Best Doctors in America

  • 2012 -
    “Wholeness of Life Award”

  • 2011 -
    “New York Organ Donor Network” Recognition Award

  • 2011 - 2012
    “Best Doctors Award” Best Doctors in America

  • 2008 -
    “The WESTY (West Side Sprit Thanks You) Award: Health care, New York, NY

  • 2006 - 2007
    "Teacher of the Year"
    St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY

  • 2001 - 2004
    “Teacher of the Year”
    St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY

Research

AIDS/HIV, Aging

Dr. Khouli's areas of research focus on outcome research, medical education and training, and decision making. His research publications on the impact of simulation training on advancing patient safety and medical education have been cited frequently and have provided significant advances in this field. He has published consistently on outcome of critically ill patients including patients with HIV infection and long term quality of life after critical illness. He has received several research grants including goverment and private foundation grants.

Publications

Gerolemou L, Fidellaga A, Rose K, Cooper S, Venturanza M, Aqeel A, Han Q, Jones J, Shapiro J, Khouli H. Simulation-based training for nurses in sterile techniques during central vein catheterization. American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses 2014 Jan; 23(1).

Danckers M, Grosu H, Jean R, Cruz RB, Fidellaga A, Han Q, Awerbuch E, Jadhav N, Rose K, Khouli H. Nurse-driven, protocol-directed weaning from mechanical ventilation improves clinical outcomes and is well accepted by intensive care unit physicians. Journal of critical care 2013 Aug; 28(4).

Khouli H, Astua A, Dombrowski W, Ahmad F, Homel P, Shapiro J, Singh J, Nallamothu R, Mahbub H, Eden E, Delfiner J. Changes in health-related quality of life and factors predicting long-term outcomes in older adults admitted to intensive care units. Critical care medicine 2011 Apr; 39(4).

Hoskote SS, Khouli H, Lanoix R, Rose K, Aqeel A, Clark M, Chalfin D, Shapiro J, Han Q. Simulation-based training for emergency medicine residents in sterile technique during central venous catheterization: impact on performance, policy, and outcomes. Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine 2015 Jan; 22(1).

Hoskote SS, Khouli H, Lanoix R, Rose K, Aqeel A, Clark M, Chalfin D, Shapiro J, Han Q. Simulation-based training for emergency medicine residents in sterile technique during central venous catheterization: impact on performance, policy, and outcomes. Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine 2015 Jan; 22(1).

Khouli H, Afrasiabi A, Shibli M, Hajal R, Barrett CR, Homel P. Outcome of critically ill human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Journal of intensive care medicine; 20(6).

Khouli H, Shapiro J, Pham VP, Arfaei A, Esan O, Jean R, Homel P. Efficacy of deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis in the medical intensive care unit. Journal of intensive care medicine; 21(6).

Hefer DV, Munir A, Khouli H. Low-dose tenecteplase during cardiopulmonary resuscitation due to massive pulmonary embolism: a case report and review of previously reported cases. Blood coagulation & fibrinolysis : an international journal in haemostasis and thrombosis 2007 Oct; 18(7).

Eden E, Mitchell D, Mehlman B, Khouli H, Nejat M, Grieco MH, Turino GM. Atopy, asthma, and emphysema in patients with severe alpha-1-antitrypysin deficiency. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 1997 Jul; 156(1).

Gerber DR, Zeifman CW, Khouli HI, Dib H, Pratter MR. Comparison of wire-guided and nonwire-guided radial artery catheters. Chest 1996 Mar; 109(3).

Impact of Multidisciplinary Simulation Training Program: Models, Curriculum, And Outcomes. St Nagrani, F Farooqui, A Sotelo, E Wall, K Rose, R Lanoix, H Khouli* Journal of Medical Education Perspectives (JMEP). 2012; 1: 51-57.;.

-Hemodynamic Comparison between Right Heart Catheterization and Transthoracic Echocardiography in the Critically Ill Patients: A Prospective Study. H Khouli*, E Eden, P Homel, M Sherrid The Open Critical Care Medicine Journal, 2012, Volume 5, 1-8. DOI:10.2174/1874828701005010001.;.

Efficacy of Deep Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis in the Medical Intensive Care Unit: A Systemic Review. H Khouli,*, H Grosu, A Brehm, J. Shapiro EJCMO 2011; 3 (4): 84-90 -Malignant Thymoma, A Complicated Triad of SVC Syndrome, Cardiac Tamonade and DIC. H. Dib, B. Friedman, H. Khouli, D. Gerger, R. Weiss Chest. 1994; 105 (3): 941-2. doi:10.1378/chest.105.3.941.;.

Tracheal Lymphoma presenting with acute airway obstruction diagnosed with Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (TBNA) / Rigid Bronchoscopy and managed with mechanical debulking and Neodymium Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (Nd:YAG) laser resection. N. Bhardwaj, H. Khouli, E. Cohen. CHEST / 114 / 4 / 403S.;.

The Clinical Course of HIV patients in an Intensive Care Settings: Impact of Protease Inhibitors and Related Variables. A Afrisiabi, M. Shibli, R. Hajal, L Nigam, H Khouli Crit Care Med 2000 Vol 28, No 12 (suppl) .;.

The Clinical Course of HIV patients in an Intensive Care Settings: Impact of Protease Inhibitors and Related Variables. A Afrisiabi, M. Shibli, R. Hajal, L Nigam, H Khouli Crit Care Med 2000 Vol 28, No 12 (suppl) .;.

Prognosis of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP) Two Decades into the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Epidemic. R. Hajal, M. Shibli, D Horton, R Shaqareq, P Herscovici, M Badra, H. Khouli Chest, 120/ 4/ S/ October 2001.;.

Mortality of HIV Patients Admitted to Intensive Care Unit in the Late 90s: Prognostic Indicators. M. Shibli, R Hajal, A Afrisiabi, H Khouli Chest, 120/4/S/ October 2001 .;.

Incidence of HIV Related Pulmonary Hypertension in Young Patients Hospitalized in Urban Cities. M. Shibli, M Kannas, R Hajal, H Khouli Chest; 120/4/S/October 2001.;.

Industry Relationships

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Dr. Khouli did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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