Wissam Jaber, MD, Pulmonology, Atlanta, GA, Emory University Hospital


Pulmonology Atlanta, GA

Critical Care Medicine, Interventional Pulmonology, Pleural Disease

Assistant professor @Emory SOM

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  • Dr. Wissam S. Jaber is an interventional pulmonologist in Atlanta, GA and is affiliated with Emory University Hospital. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 7 years. He speaks multiple languages, including Arabic and Spanish. He specializes in pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, interventional pulmonology, and is experienced in benign and malignant airway obstruction, general pulmonology, and pleural disease.

Education & Training

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationFellowship, Interventional Pulmonary, 2011 - 2012
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Cleveland Clinic FoundationFellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2008 - 2011
  • Emory University
    Emory UniversityResidency, Internal Medicine, 2005 - 2008
  • American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
    American University of Beirut Faculty of MedicineClass of 2001
  • American University of BeirutB.Sc., Biology, 1993 - 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2018 - 2022
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2015 - 2020
  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 2012 - 2015
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Critical Care Medicine
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Internal Medicine
  • National Board of Physicians and Surgeons Pulmonary Disease
  • American Association for Bronchology and Interventional PulmonologyAABIP Board Certified

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Viewer's Choice for the 2013 Best of Broadcast Med

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Acute Central Airway Obstruction: An Occupational Hazard: Aspiration of Crack Cocaine  
    Narula, Tathagat; Jaber, Wissam; Machuzak, Michael S.; Gildea, Thomas R, Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology, 1/1/2012
  • Zinc Deficiency Mediates Alcohol-Induced Alveolar Epithelial and Macrophage Dysfunction in Rats  
    Pratibha C. Joshi, Ashish Mehta, Wissam S. Jabber, Xian Fan, and David M. Guidot, Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol., 1/1/2009
  • Comparative performance of PCR-based assay versus microscopy and culture for direct detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Clinical Respiratory Specimens in Lebanon  
    G.F. Araj, R.S. Talhouk, L.Y. Itani, W. Jaber, G.W. Jamaleddine, Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 1/1/2000


  • Bronchoscopic Management of Endobronchial Fire with Severe Airway Obstruction.
    Danai Khemasuwan, W Jaber, Eighteenth World Congress of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonary, 1/1/2014
  • Role of EBUS-TBNA in the Management of Bronchogenic Cysts.
    W Jaber, Chest, 1/1/2014
  • Management of Benign Tracheal Stenosis: Gentle vs Rigid Dilation.
    Abdul Hamid Alraiyes; Danai Khemasuwan, MBA; Yvonne M. Meli, CCRN; Joseph Cicenia; Thomas Gildea, MS; Wissam Jaber; Michael Machuzak; Atul Mehta; Sonali Sethi; Juan Wa..., Chest, 1/1/2014
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  • CT screening for lung cancer and newer interventional. 
  • Dumon Silicone Y-stents in Nonmalignant and Malignant Central Airway Obstruction: the Cleveland Clinic experience. 
    Cleveland, OH - 1/1/2012
  • "Complications of Bronchoscopy" 
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Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Arabic, Spanish

Hospital Affiliations