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Amir Quefatieh, MD

Board-Certified Pulmonologist

  • Graduated 1st in Class
  • Sleep Medicine Specialist
  • 20+ Years of Experience
  • 2014 Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Physician of the Year
Medical Group
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Specialties

  • Bronchial Thermoplasty
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases
  • COPD Management
  • C-PAP and Bi-Pap Treatments
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Infections, Abscesses, Nodules and Benign Neoplasms
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ventilation Management

Bio

Amir Quefatieh, MD is board certified in pulmonology, critical care, sleep medicine and internal medicine. He is the current Medical Director of Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Sleep Center, where he has served as a staff physician since 2010. His commitment to excellence in patient care most recently earned him a 2014 Patients’ Choice Award, and the 2014 Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Physician of the Year.

Dr. Quefatieh graduated first in his medical class of 400 at Aleppo University School of Medicine in Aleppo, Syria, and undertook an internship in general surgery before moving to the United States for his internal medicine residency at the University of Maryland’s Harbor Hospital Center in Baltimore. He then completed a multi-year fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine followed by a three-month fellowship in sleep disorders at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Mich.

Prior to joining Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, Dr. Quefatieh served as a staff physician specializing in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford, Del., where he was Medical Director of Respiratory Care and helped lead the Intensive Care Unit. In these positions, Dr. Quefatieh earned recognition as one of the top physicians in the state of Delaware by Delaware Today Magazine.

Dr. Quefatieh is a fluent speaker of English and Arabic.

Profile

  • Founding Physician, Advanced Pulmonary and Critical Care
  • Board Certified, Pulmonary Disease
  • Board Certified, Sleep Medicine
  • Board Certified, Critical Care Medicine
  • Board Certified, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship, Sleep Disorders, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Harbor Hospital Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Internship, General Surgery, Aleppo University Hospital, Aleppo, Syria
  • Medical Degree, Aleppo University School of Medicine, Aleppo, Syria

Certifications

  • ABPNA Certified Physician Nutrition Specialist
  • Certification in Hyperbaric Medicine and Basic Wound Care, Undersea Hyperbaric Medical Society
  • Certification in Bedside Critical Care Ultrasonography

Honors and Awards

  • 2014 Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Physician of the Year
  • Patients’ Choice Award, 2014
  • Scored in Top 10 Percent for Board Certification/Recertification in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care
  • Recognized as a Top Physician in the State by Delaware Today Magazine, 2005
  • Papadopoulos Scholarship for Excellence in Fund of Knowledge, Harbor Hospital Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Junior Resident of the Year, Harbor Hospital Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Al-Basel Prize for Graduating 1st in Class, University of Aleppo Medical School
  • Presidential Award for Graduating First in Syrian Baccalaureate (High School)

Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Member, American Thoracic Society
  • Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine

Advanced Pulmonary and Critical Care

Zephyrhills

6748 Gall Boulevard
Zephyrhills, FL 33542

Phone: 813.788.0705
Fax: 813.788.2567

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Wesley Chapel

2700 Healing Way, Suite 310
Wesley Chapel, FL 33544

Phone: 813.788.0705
Fax: 813.788.2567

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Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (closed at lunch, 1200-1:00 pm)