Francois Abi Fadel, MD, Pulmonology, Cleveland, OH, Cleveland Clinic

FrancoisAbi FadelMDFACP, FCCP

Pulmonology Cleveland, OH

Critical Care Medicine


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  • Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine.

Education & Training

  • SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
    SUNY Health Science Center at BrooklynFellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2010 - 2013
  • Staten Island University Hospital
    Staten Island University HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 2007 - 2010
  • St Joseph's University Medical School
    St Joseph's University Medical SchoolClass of 2005
  • Ottawa University Hospital, OntarioVisiting Fellow, Respirology
  • Columbia University Medical Center, New YorkVisiting Fellow, Neuro-Critical Care

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2017 - 2023
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2017 - 2022
  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2014 - 2016
  • IN State Medical License
    IN State Medical License 2014 - 2021
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 2013 - 2019
  • NE State Medical License
    NE State Medical License 2012 - 2018
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease
  • Belgium: Board of Pulmonary Medicine: Titre professionnel de médecin spécialiste, Pneumologie Belgian Ministry of Public Health
  • Belgium: Full registration-licence to practiceBelgian Ministry of Public Health
  • Sweden: Full registration-licence to practice The National Board of Health and Welfare - Socialstyrelsen

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow American College of Physicians
  • Fellow American College of Chest Physicians
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification NextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare, 2013

Publications & Presentations



  • Lung Malignancy and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Two Faces of One Disease or Two Unrelated Entities.
    Abi Fadel F, Saleem T, Alqaisi S, Afzal S., Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2021;203:A2103, 5/18/2021
  • Nighttime Intensivist Staffing Model Compared to A Tele-Medicine Electronic Intensive Care Unit Model. A Single Center Experience
    Abi Fadel F., Kumar S., Wang X., Griffiths L, Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2020;201:A7816, 5/1/2020
  • Ibrutinib Induced Organizing Pneumonia After Four Years of Therapy
    Gunasekaran D., Abi Fadel F., Khan S.G., Kumar S., Arrossi A.V., Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2020;201:A3136, 5/1/2020
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  • “Asthma: Diagnosis and treatment”, American Hospital Association Headquarters, Chicago, Illinois, USA 4/2017 
  • Respiratory Diseases in a Global Context: Impact on Public health. 
  • “Advances in Lung Cancer: Lung Cancer Screening and Lung cancer diagnosis with ENB and EBUS”, Pulaski Memorial Hospital, Winamac, Indiana, USA 5/2017 
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Authored Content

  • American Thoracic Society International Conference 2021: Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the COVID-19 PandemicMay 2021

Press Mentions

  • Thorns and Roses
    Thorns and RosesJanuary 19th, 2017
  • Congrats! You're Fully Vaccinated—Now, Do You Still Need to Wear a Mask?
    Congrats! You're Fully Vaccinated—Now, Do You Still Need to Wear a Mask? March 23rd, 2021
  • Medical Diaspora: A Brain Drain or A Brain Gain.
    Medical Diaspora: A Brain Drain or A Brain Gain.May 29th, 2020
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • French

Hospital Affiliations