Keck School Faculty

Bassam Yaghmour, MD
Bassam Yaghmour, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)
Medicine
IRD 720 2020 Zonal Avenue Off Campus Los Angeles
Bassam Yaghmour, MD, FCCP Assistant Professor of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC is Associate Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Center-Director of Pulmonary Hypertension Research/Pulmonary Embolism Program and is a Faculty Pulmonologist and Intensivist at Keck Hospital of USC and LAC-USC Medical Center. He received his Medical School training at Aleppo University School of Medicine in Aleppo, SY, his Internal Medicine Training at Henry Ford Hospital-Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and his training in Pulmonary-Critical Care Medicine at University of Tennessee Heath Science Center in Memphis, TN where he served as Chief Fellow of Quality Improvement and Research. Dr.Yaghmour is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He received multiple ATS and ACCP fellow track Symposium awards and recognized during his fellowship for his strong patient advocate and outstanding care for Pulmonary Hypertension. He has authored multiple papers and interesting case in pulmonary hypertension published in Chest journal and has presented his research work at national and international seminars. He has been participating in several trials of innovative medical treatments for pulmonary hypertension, many of which are still ongoing. He is holding Professional Society Membership with Pulmonary Hypertension Association, Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute, American college of Chest Physician and American Thoracic society. Dr.Yaghmour's research focus is to describe the physiologic abnormalities that are caused by PH using measurements of Cardiopulmonary Exercise testing before and after treatment, and to study new noninvasive tools to better assess endothelial dysfunction in PH.

Dr. Yaghmour loves all the aspects of the pulmonary and critical care medicine field and he enjoys teaching, he has special interests in Ultrasonography in critical care setting in which he obtained a certificate at henry ford hospital; He brings his dedication, his passion for the field, as well as his great willingness to work hard for his patients. He enjoys playing guitar and goes hiking. He spends his free time with his twin brother who is a hematology and oncology Physician at Norris Cancer center. Dr. Yaghmour is fluent in English, French and Arabic.

Super Doctor Magazine, Los Angeles Times: Southern California Rising Star Physician/Super doctor Recognition, 2019

University of Southern California : Honor Teaching Faculty of third Annual So Cal PCCM Fellows EBUS Course , 2019

University of Southern California: Honor Teaching Faculty of Second Annual So Cal PCCM Fellows EBUS Course , 2018

Keck Hospital of University of Southern California. : WAW Award and Recognition for exceptional Patient care in ICU , 2018

American College of Chest Physician: Chest Foundation Travel Award , 2018

American College of Chest Physician: FCCP/Recognition as a leader in Chest/Honor for Excellence, Dedication and Leadership in Chest , 2018

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Los Angeles, CA: Honor Teaching Faculty of Third Annual So Cal PCCM Fellows Ultrasound Symposium, 2017

University of Southern California: Honor Teaching Faculty of first Annual So Cal PCCM Fellows EBUS Course , 2017

University Of California at Los Angeles.: Honor Teaching Faculty of Second Annual So Cal PCCM Fellow Ultrasound Symposium, 2016

University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center: Chief Fellow, 2015

University of Southern California: Honor Teaching Faculty of First Annual So Cal PCCM Fellows Ultrasound Symposium, 2015

American Thoracic Society: Fellow Symposium Award, 2014

American College of Chest Physicians: Fellow Critical Care Symposium Award, 2014

American College of Chest Physicians: Fellow Critical Care Symposium Award, 2013

Henry Ford Hospital: Outstanding Resident/Outstanding Performance of Patient's Dedication/Care, 2010

Aleppo University School of Medicine: Top 10 Award, 2008

Aleppo University School of Medicine: Top 10 Graduate Award, 2008

Aggressive systemic mastocytosis: midostaurin is safe, feasible and associated with durable response post-haploidentical allogeneic stem cell transplant Br J Haematol. 2019 May 21. . View in PubMed

A Case of Recurrent Pregnancy-Induced Adult Onset Familial Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis World J Oncol. 2018 Aug; 9(4):123-127. . View in PubMed

The role of FLT3 inhibitors as maintenance therapy following hematopoietic stem cell transplant Leuk Res Rep. 2018; 10:26-36. . View in PubMed

Pulmonary Rhabdomyosarcoma Associated with Check-Valve Mechanism Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Aug 01; 196(3):e7-e9. . View in PubMed

A 55-Year-Old Man with a Trachea Undressed Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Jul; 14(7):1212-1215. . View in PubMed

Sweet's syndrome associated with clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential responsive to 5-azacitidine Ther Adv Hematol. 2017 Feb; 8(2):91-95. . View in PubMed

A 63-Year-Old Woman With Neurofibromatosis Type 1 and Pulmonary Hypertension With Worsening Hypoxemia Chest. 2017 10; 152(4):e89-e93. . View in PubMed

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