• Dr. Abouchala joined UAB as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in July 2021. He has also currently held the position of Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of North Dakota, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, since October 2019, where he previously held the position of the Medical Director of the Medical & Surgical ICU, and Program Director of the Critical Care Fellowship.

    Before his time at UAB, Dr. Abouchala worked as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, where he also completed his residency and fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine. Dr. Abouchala completed his initial medical training at Aleppo Medical School in 1983.
  • Research Overview

  • Critical Care Medicine, ARDS, ECMO, ICU Ultrasound, Post-Op Surgical Care, Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Teaching Overview


    * Advanced mechanical ventilation workshop.

    * Difficult airway simulation course (certified as instructor by the American College of Chest Physicians)

    * Percutaneous tracheostomy workshop

    * Special Interest in ARDS, VAP, Non-Invasive ventilation, Management of Massive and sub-massive Pulmonary embolism
  • Education And Training

  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Residency
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Aleppo 1983
  • Full Name

  • Nabil Abouchala