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Salima Amin Thobani, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Pediatrics
GLB 1-G14 1801 Marengo Street Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 226 3813

Overview

Dr. Thobani is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (USC Keck School of Medicine) and Section Chief of Community Education and Outreach for the Division of Allergy and Immunology. She provides ongoing asthma care to patients in the LACUSC hospital-based clinics and the Breathmobiles. Dr. Thobani is an active member of several national asthma and allergy organizations. She has presented her research findings nationally. She takes pleasure in teaching and enjoys clinical research in asthma and respiratory health in the adult and pediatric populations. She currently is evaluating factors that contribute to uncontrolled asthma for inner city patients.

Awards

University of Southern California: Fellow

Publications

Scott L, Li M, Thobani S, Nichols B, Morphew T, Kwong KY. Factors affecting ability to achieve asthma control in adult patients with moderate to severe persistent asthma. J Asthma. 2016 Aug; 53(6):644-9. View in: PubMed

Scott L, Li M, Thobani S, Nichols B, Morphew T, Kwong KY. Asthma control and need for future asthma controller therapy among inner-city Hispanic asthmatic children engaged in a pediatric asthma disease management program (the Breathmobile program, Mobile Asthma Care for Kids Network). J Asthma. 2016 Aug; 53(6):629-34. View in: PubMed

Palta R, Thobani S, Donovan JA, Kanel GC, Gutierrez G, Fong TL. Prolonged cholestasis associated with benazepril therapy. Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Jan; 104(1):245-6. View in: PubMed

Mirza R, Memon I, Cheema HA, Ali S, Thobani S, Shah U. Recommendations for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection in children. J Pak Med Assoc. 2007 Aug; 57(8):419-20. View in: PubMed

Shah U, Memon I, Cheema HA, Ali S, Thobani S, Mirza R. Recommendations for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B infection in children. J Pak Med Assoc. 2007 Apr; 57(4):204-7. View in: PubMed

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