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Maher Tabba, MD, Pulmonology, Boston, MA, Tufts Medical Center


Pulmonology Boston, MA

Critical Care Medicine, Interventional Pulmonology, Pleural Disease

Associate Professor, Medicine, Tufts Medical Center; Director, Interventional Pulmonology; Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship Program

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Education & Training

  • Lahey Clinic
    Lahey ClinicFellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2006 - 2007
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
    University of Missouri-ColumbiaFellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 1998 - 2001
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    University of Michigan Medical SchoolMaster’s, Gene Therapy, 1998
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Wayne State University School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1997
  • University of Michigan
    University of MichiganMS, Human Genetics, 1993 - 1997
  • University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine
    University of Aleppo Faculty of MedicineClass of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2006 - 2025
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 1997 - 2001
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Richard W. Light Award For his Lifelong Commitment and Contribution to Pleural Diseases 2015
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification eClinicalWorks EHR, eClinicalWorks LLC, 2012-2013
  • Selected for the Northeast Regional Finalists Competition White House Fellowship Program, 2007
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Trends of asthma exacerbation readmission rates: A review of a national database  
    Obaidat, B. Alkhatib, A. Garcia, M. Tabba, M., CHEST, 1/1/2016
  • A Serendipitous discovery  
    Tabba, Maher; Anderson, Timothy; Lamb, Carla, Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, 1/1/2011
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A practical review  
    Tabba M, Johnson J, Missouri Medicine Journal, 1/1/2008
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Relationship Between The Use of Nasal CPAP and Chronic Sinusitis in Patient with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
    Tabba M, Sahota P, 15 th American Professional Sleep Society Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 1/1/2001
  • The management of perirectal abscess in infants and children: Identification of risk factors
    Maher Altabba, Daniel H Teitelbaum, Robert Drongowski, Arnold G Coran, American Academy of Pediatrics Meeting, Section of Surgery, Dallas, Texas, 1/22/1994
  • The Zebra Never Changes its Stripes: Inhaled Tobramycin (Tobi)-Induced Nephrotoxicity
    Kimberly Henley, AlmutazKartoumah, Ahmad Tarakji, Maher K. Tabba, Sanjay Jain, Rajiv Dhand, 2003 American College of Physicians (ACP), Missouri Chapter ACP State Meeting-Tan- Tara, Osage Beach, Missouri, 1/20/2003
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  • Lung Mechanics 
    Tufts Medical Center - 1/1/2018
  • Chest Radiology 
    Tufts Medical Center - 1/1/2018
  • Monthly case conference 
    Tufts Medical Center - 1/1/2018
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  • Choledocholithiasisafter Wipple’s Procedure 
    Tabba M, Graduation Thesis
    Department of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan - 1/1/1997
  • Arterio-Venous Malformation in the Brain and Spinal Cord 
    Tabba M, Graduation Thesis
    Department of Neurosurgery, Aleppo University, Aleppo, Syria - 1/1/1989
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension 
    Tabba M, Problem Based Learning Cases
    School of Medicine, University of Missouri Health Science Center -Columbia, Columbia, Missouri
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Press Mentions

  • Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Adds Pulmonologist, Respiratory Specialist to Medical Team
    Chestnut Woods Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Adds Pulmonologist, Respiratory Specialist to Medical TeamMarch 22nd, 2022

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Arabic

Hospital Affiliations