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Abdulghani Sankari, MD, Internal Medicine, Detroit, MI, DMC - Detroit Receiving Hospital

AbdulghaniSankariMDPhD

Internal Medicine Detroit, MI

Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Pulmonology

Professor & Director of Medical Education and ACGME Designated Institution Official at Ascension-Providence Hospital in Michigan. He served several leadership roles including the director Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship of Wayne State University and has been playing a key role in the development of graduate medical education programs at the Detroit Medical Center.

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Summary

  • Dr. Abdulghani Sankari is a University Professor and Director of Medical Education. He is a practicing board certified pulmonologist in Detroit Metro area in Michigan and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ascension Providence Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, John D. Dingell Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Karmanos Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 17 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including Arabic. He specializes in asthma & copd, critical care medicine, pleural disease, and sleep medicine and is experienced in sleep medicine, critical care medicine, medical education, general pulmonology, and pulmonary.

Education & Training

  • Wayne State University PhD, Physiology , 2006 - 2009
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Wayne State University School of MedicineFellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2005 - 2008
  • St Marys CampusResidency, Internal Medicine, 2002 - 2005
  • University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine
    University of Aleppo Faculty of MedicineClass of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2004 - 2024
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License Current
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Sleep Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 2021 APCCMPD Award for Novel Medical Education Implementation Association of Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Program Director (APCCMPD)
  • ATS Innovation in Fellowship Education American Thoracic Soceity, 2018-2019
  • College Teaching Award Recipient Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2014
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Communication Training in Adult and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. A Systematic Review  
    Michael P Mendez, Harin Patel, Jordan Talan, Jared Chiarchiaro, Trevor C Steinbach, Abdulghani Sankari, Jennifer W Mccallister, ATS Scholar
  • Multidisciplinary Disease Management Program for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease  
    Sankari, Abdulghani, Austin J Pulm Respir Med, 1/25/2014

Authored Content

  • Communication Training in Adult and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. A Systematic ReviewJuly 2020
  • Longitudinal effect of nocturnal R-R intervals changes on cardiovascular outcome in a community-based cohortAugust 2019
  • Longitudinal effect of nocturnal R-R intervals changes on cardiovascular outcome in a community-based cohortAugust 2019

Press Mentions

  • NIH Bets on Wayne-Made Approach to Analyzing Sleep-Disordered Breathing Diagnoses and Clinical Outcomes
    NIH Bets on Wayne-Made Approach to Analyzing Sleep-Disordered Breathing Diagnoses and Clinical OutcomesOctober 11th, 2017
  • Spinal Injuries Can Cause Sleep Apnoea
    Spinal Injuries Can Cause Sleep ApnoeaFebruary 10th, 2016
  • Yes, You Can Suffer from Night Sweats at Any Point in Your Life — but These Tips Can Help
    Yes, You Can Suffer from Night Sweats at Any Point in Your Life — but These Tips Can HelpJuly 16th, 2019
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Committees

  • Chair, Graduate Medical Education Council (GMEC)-Ascension Providence 2020 - Present
  • Chairman, CPR committee, John D.Dingell VA MedCtr 2010 - 2020

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Arabic

Hospital Affiliations