Internal Medicine/Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


Eyad Almasri, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF


  Medical School: University of Damascus, Syria (with Honors)
  Residency: Damascus University Hospitals, Syria
  Fellowship : Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Pulmonary Medicine, Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburg
  Board Certified:

Internal Medicine
Critical Care Medicine,
Pulmonary Medicine

Sleep Medicine

  Awards and Recognition:
  1. Academic achievement award, Damascus University Medical School (Graduated top 3% of the class)
  2. National Achievement Award


  1. Naik M. Potluri R. Almasri E. Arnold GL. Sumatriptan-associated ischemic colitis. [Case Reports. Journal Article] Digestive Diseases & Sciences. 47(9):2015-6, 2002 Sep.
    UI: 12353847

  2. Hill WG. Almasri E. Ruiz WG. Apodaca G. Zeidel ML. Water and solute permeability of rat lung caveolae: high permeabilities explained by acyl chain unsaturation. [Journal Article] American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology. 289(1):C33-41, 2005 Jul. UI: 15728712

  3. John A. Kellum, Mingchen Song, and Eyad Almasri Hyperchloremic Acidosis Increases Circulating Inflammatory Molecules in Experimental Sepsis Chest, Oct 2006; 130: 962 – 967

  4. Eyad Almasri, MD and Lewis R Kline, MD Book Review: Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook Annals of Internal Medicine, March 20 2007




  1. A study of the relationship between Thyroid goiter and Iodine deficiency in south Syria, Department of Preventive Medicine, Damascus University, Damascus, Syria, 1996

  2. Effects of Hyperchloremic Acidosis on Circulating Cytokines in Experimental Septic Rats, Poster presentation at Society of Critical Care Medicine Phoenix, AZ: 2005

  3. Poster presentation at ASSM meeting: Minneapolis, MN, Heated Breathing Tube Provides More Humidity and comfort than CPAP Units with Heated Humidifiers. 2007.