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Mukhtar Ahmed Al-Saadi, MBChB, EdD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Dr. Al-Saadi received his medical degree from the University of Baghdad-College of Medicine, Baghdad, Iraq. He completed his internship at Baylor College of Medicine and residency in Internal Medicine at Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Al-Saadi was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and then completed his fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Al-Saadi received a doctorate degree in education and leadership in health sciences from the University of Houston. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. Currently, he is Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and the Institute of Academic Medicine at Houston Methodist Hospital, and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Texas A & M College of Medicine.

Description of Research

Dr. Al-Saadi's areas of interest include right ventricular failure, shock and multiorgan failure, teaching in the ICU, leadership in the ICU, and bedside ultrasound use in critically ill patients.

Areas Of Expertise

Critical care and intensive care medicine Right ventricular failure Shock and multi-organ failure Teaching in the ICU

Tele-ICU: A key to residents' role in the intensive care unit during COVID-19 pandemic
Al-Saadi, MA, Wright, JU & Masud, FN 2020, , The clinical teacher, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 551-552.

Successful treatment of acute heart failure in COVID-19-induced cytokine storm with tocilizumab: A case report
Chitturi, KR, Thacker, S, Al-Saadi, MA, Kassi, M, Savarese, G, Ferrannini, G, Stolfo, D, Fielder Camm, C & Thomson, R 2020, , European Heart Journal - Case Reports, vol. 4, no. FI1, pp. 1-6.

Critical Care Services: Scope of Practice
Zimmerman, JL & Al-Saadi, MA 2020, . in Critical Care Administration. pp. 1-20.

Hemodynamic Effects of Dexmedetomidine in Adults With Reduced Ejection Fraction Heart Failure
Ruder, TL, Donahue, KR, Colavecchia, AC, Putney, D & Al-Saadi, M 2020, , Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, pp. 885066620934416.

Dietary history and physical activity and risk of advanced liver disease in veterans with chronic hepatitis C infection
White, DL, Richardson, PA, Al-Saadi, MA, Fitzgerald, SJ, Green, L, Amaratunge, C, Anand, M & El-Serag, HB 2011, , Digestive Diseases and Sciences, vol. 56, no. 6, pp. 1835-1847.