• Dr. Aline Zouk completed her undergraduate education in Biology, graduating from the American University of Beirut. She then completed her initial medical training while also at the American University of Beirut. Dr. Zouk undertook fellowship training in the UAB Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, where she served as chief pulmonary fellow. This training was followed by a fellowship in interventional pulmonology at New York University. After completing her latest fellowship, Dr. Zouk returned to UAB as an assistant professor in its interventional pulmonology program.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2022 Bleeding Risk With Combination Intrapleural Fibrinolytic and Enzyme Therapy in Pleural Infection: An International, Multicenter, Retrospective Cohort StudyChest.  162:1384-1392. 2022
    2021 Managing complications of percutaneous tracheostomy and gastrostomyJournal of Thoracic Disease.  13:5314-5330. 2021
    2020 Pulmonary artery enlargement is associated with pulmonary hypertension and decreased survival in severe cystic fibrosis: A cohort studyPLoS One.  15. 2020
    2019 Effect of a fluid bolus on cardiovascular collapse among critically ill adults undergoing tracheal intubation (PrePARE): a randomised controlled trial 2019
    2019 Bag-mask ventilation during tracheal intubation of critically ill adultsNew England Journal of Medicine.  380:811-821. 2019
    2019 EBUS-TBNA on patients receiving antiplatelet therapy: Are we throwing caution to the wind?Journal of Bronchology.  26:1-3. 2019
    2018 Manual ventilation to prevent hypoxaemia during endotracheal intubation of critically ill adults: Protocol and statistical analysis plan for a multicentre randomised trialBMJ Open.  8. 2018
    2018 The use of a standardized order set reduces systemic corticosteroid dose and length of stay for individuals hospitalized with acute exacerbations of COPD: A cohort study 2018
    2017 A Multicenter, Randomized Trial of Ramped Position vs Sniffing Position During Endotracheal Intubation of Critically Ill AdultsChest.  152:712-722. 2017
    2017 In Rotterdam, size really does matter: Implications of pulmonary artery enlargement on mortalityEuropean Respiratory Journal.  49. 2017

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Zouk is a member of the American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians, the European Respiratory Society, the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, and the American Federation of Medical Research. Dr. Zouk has research experience in bag-mask ventilation, endotracheal intubation, pulmonary artery enlargement, and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
  • Teaching Overview

  • Dr. Zouk has experience in teaching medical students and residents concepts relating to lung mass and nodules, pain, sedation, and delirium in the ICU, and general pulmonary case sessions.
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine in Internal Medicine Residency Program, 2011
  • Full Name

  • Aline Zouk