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Seyedmohammad (Omid) Pourshahid, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Clinical Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Seyedmohammad (Omid) Pourshahid
For Patients
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary vascular diseases
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)

Research Interests

  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Artificial Intelligence
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion Clinic School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Program at Queens Hospital Center, Jamaica, NY
  • MPH, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS
  • MD, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran


  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine


  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society

Honors & Awards

  • National Top Thirty Researcher, 16th Annual Respiratory Disease Young Investigator’s Forum at National Jewish Hospital, Virtual meeting
  • First Place Winner CHEST Annual Meeting 2019 of Asthma challenge New Orleans, LA
  • First Place Award Mount Sinai Queens Hospital 2018 Research Day Queens, NY
  • Second Place Award Mount Sinai Queens Hospital 2017 Research Day Queens, NY
  • Best Poster Presentation Award New York State Thoracic Society 2017, New York, NY
  • Best Health Promotion Plan Entrepreneurship Challenge 2016, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS
  • Gold Medal Winner Iranian National Biology Olympiad 2006, Tehran, Iran

Digital Bibliography

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Additional Publications

  • Pourshahid S, Khademolhosseini S, Hussain S, Ie SR, Cirino-Marcano MD, Aziz S, Biscardi F, Foroozesh M. A Case Series of E-cigarette or Vaping-Associated Lung Injury with a Review of Pathological and Radiological Findings. Cureus. 2022 May 8;14(5).
  • Admire KJ, Aleem SS, Mahendra AN, Pourshahid S, Uchel T, Cossio MR. Air Space Jam: Vanishing Lung Syndrome Seen in a Competitive Basketball Player. PULMONARY CLINICAL CASES II 2022 May (pp. A2048-A2048). American Thoracic Society.
  • Pourshahid S, Khademolhosseini S, Admire K, Uchel T, Cossio MR. A Case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Adult Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). COVID-19 AND ITS COMPLICATIONS 2022 May (pp. A1682-A1682). American Thoracic Society.
  • Smallwood E, Giri B, Pourshahid S, Dursun A. Simultaneous Diagnoses of Primary TB and Squamous Cell Carcinoma from Cavitary Lung Mass Biopsy. TUBERCULOSIS 2022 May (pp. A1899-A1899). American Thoracic Society.
  • Aleem SS, Uchel T, Admire KJ, Cossio MR, Mahendra AN, Pourshahid S. The Curious Case of Pulmonary Amyloidoma. RARE CASES IN THORACIC ONCOLOGY 2022 May (pp. A3404-A3404). American Thoracic Society.
  • Pourshahid S, Khademolhosseini S, Ie S, Rubio E. Neurofibromatosis-Assoicated Lung Disease: A Case Report. Chest. 2021 Oct 1;160(4):A1436.
  • Pourshahid S, Khademolhosseini S, Mahgoub A, Giri B, Rubio E. A CASE of Steroid Responsive Severe Pneumonia Related to Immune-like Reconstitution Inflammatory Response three months after Rituximab Therapy for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcal Infections. Chest. 2021 Oct 1;160(4):A1175.
  • Khademolhosseini S, Springsted E, Pourshahid S, Giri B. Coexistence of pernicious anemia and myasthenia gravis presenting as dyspnea. Cureus. 2021 May 28;13(5).
  • Khademolhosseini S, Pourshahid S, Zirkiyeva M, Trandafirescu T. Right Middle Lobe Single Pulmonary Opacity With Air Bronchogram: A Problem-Solving Case Report. Cureus. 2021 May 23;13(5).
  • Springsted EE, Pourshahid S, Giri B. Progressive Dyspnea and Ataxia-A Case of Coexisting Myasthenia Gravis and Pernicious Anemia. InTP45. TP045 Dyspnea and Cough Case Reports 2021 May (pp. A2393-A2393). American Thoracic Society.
  • Pourshahid S, Khademolhosseini S, Abi Hatem N, Foroozesh M. Pneumomediastinum after Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Biopsy. Chest. 2020 Oct 1;158(4):A1888-9.
  • Pourshahid S, Zirkiyeva M, Khademolhosseini S, Trandafirescu T. Pulmonary Maltoma, Diagnostic Approach to a Single Pulmonary Mass. Chest. 2019 Oct 1;156(4):A599-600.
  • Ventura A, Lopez R, Rutazaana D, Gupta A, Pourshahid S. Chylothorax Presenting in a Patient with Endometrial Cancer. Chest. 2018 Oct 1;154(4):505A-6A.
  • Pourshahid S, Khademolhosseini S, Arnedo J, Trandafirescu T. Pulmonary and Splenic Sarcoidosis Mimicking Lymphoma. Chest. 2018 Oct 1;154(4):955A.
  • Pourshahid S, Salloum M, Elfishawi M, Barakat M, Basith M. Fahr’s Disease: A Differential to Be Considered for Various Neuropsychiatric Presentations. Cureus 2018; 10(3): e2304.
  • Barakat M, Abu Kar A, Seyedmohammad Pourshahid, Ainechi S, Jeong H, Othman M, Tadros M. Gastrointestinal granular cell Tumor literature review. Annals of Gastroenterology (2018) 31, 1-9.
  • Barakat M, Hernandez S, Benoit J, Pourshahid S, Mamoon Y, Martin GT. Clostridium tertium: An Unusual Cause of Pyogenic Liver Abscess. ACG Case Rep J 2018;5:e30
  • Pourshahid S, Dedhia S, Hakim S, Barakat M, Genin D. Seizure and Pulmonary Embolism: A Differential That Can Save a Life. Case Reports in Pulmonology 2017; 2017: 3408795.
  • Shapouran S, Pourshahid S, Fuzailov M, Sachmechi I . Five-Year Institutional Experience on the Impact of Afirma and ThyroSeq v2 on Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules for Malignancy Prediction. MOJ Women’s Health 2017; 5(6): 00138.
  • Zomorodian K, Pourshahid S, Sadatsharifi A, Mehryar P, Pakshir K, Rahimi M. Biosynthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles by Aspergillus Species Running title: Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles by Aspergillus spp. BioMed Research International Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 5435397.
  • Noorafshan A, Karbalay-Doust S, Pourshahid S. Stereological survey of the ameliorative effects of sulforaphane and quercetin on renal tissue in unilateral ureteral obstruction in rats. Acta Clin Croat, 2012, Vol. 51, No. 4.
  • Karbalay-Doust S, Noorafshan A, Pourshahid S. Taxol and Taurine Protect the Renal Tissue of Rats after Unilateral Ureteral Obstruction: A Stereological Survey. Korean J Urol 2012; 53:360-367.
  • Moghadami M. Honarvar B, Sabaeian B, Zamani N, Pourshahid S, Rismanchi M, Lankarani K. H1N1 Influenza Infection Complicated with Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Arch Iran Med 2012 Jan; 15(1):55-8.