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Zab Mosenifar, MD

Executive Vice Chair, Department of Medicine

Geri and Richard Brawerman Chair in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Medical Director, Women's Guild Lung Institute

Professor, Medicine

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048

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310-423-8784

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310-423-2665

Zab Mosenifar, MD

Executive Vice Chair, Department of Medicine

Geri and Richard Brawerman Chair in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Medical Director, Women's Guild Lung Institute

Professor, Medicine

  • IM/Pulmonary Medicine

Asthma

Bronchitis

Chronic Cough

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Emphysema

Lung Cancers

Lung Disorders

Sarcoidosis

Shortness of Breath (Dyspnea)

The research of Zab Mosenifar, MD, focuses on pulmonary exercise physiology, hyperinflation, emphysema and non-invasive lung volume reduction in emphysema.

  • Medical School: University of Tehran, 1973
  • Internship: Burlington County Memorial Hospital, 1974
  • Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1977
  • Fellowship: UCLA, 1979
  • Editorial Board: Intensive Care Medicine, 2010-present
  • Executive Editor: E-Medicine-Pulmonary Section, 2005-present
  • Editorial Board: COPDI, 2004-present
  • Geri and Richard Brawerman Chair in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, 2013
  • Brown CD, Benditt JO, Sciurba FC, Lee SM, Criner GJ, Mosenifar Z, Shade DM, Slivka WA, Wise RA. Exercise testing in severe emphysema: association with quality of life and lung function. COPD. 2008;5(2):117-124.
  • Chang J, Mosenifar Z. Differentiating COPD from asthma in clinical practice. J Intensive Care Med. 2007;22(5):300-309.
  • Falk JA, Minai OA, Mosenifar Z. Inhaled and systemic corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2008;5(4):506-512.
  • Fan VS, Ramsey SD, Giardino ND, Make BJ, Emery CF, Diaz PT, Benditt JO, Mosenifar Z, McKenna R, Curtis JL, et al. Sex, depression, and risk of hospitalization and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Arch Intern Med. 2007;167(21):2345-2353.
  • Martinez FJ, Han MK, Andrei AC, Wise R, Murray S, Curtis JL, Sternberg A, Criner G, Gay SE, Reilly J, Make B, Ries AL, Sciurba F, Weinmann G, Mosenifar Z, et al. Longitudinal change in the BODE index predicts mortality in severe emphysema. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008;178(5):491-499.
  • Snyder ML, Goss CH, Neradilek B, Polissar NL, Mosenifar Z, Wise RA, Fishman AP, Benditt JO. Changes in arterial oxygenation and self-reported oxygen use after lung volume reduction surgery. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008;178(4):339-345.

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