Waqas Aslam, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Pulmonology - Fresno
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    Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi, PakistanMBBS06/2005Medicine
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University / Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New YorkResidency06/2013Internal Medicine
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University / Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New YorkChief Residency06/2014Internal Medicine
    Baylor Scott & White Medical Center/ Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple, TexasFellowship06/2019Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington, MassachusettsFellowship06/2020Interventional Pulmonary

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    Waqas Aslam, MD, is fellowship trained in interventional pulmonology, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine. He is also board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine.

    Dr. Aslam completed internal medicine residency and chief residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, NY. Upon completing his residency, Dr. Aslam joined Baylor Scott & White Medical Center at Texas A&M Health Science Center in Temple, TX, as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine. He then completed a pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowship at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center at Texas A&M Health Science Center. Dr. Aslam then furthered his training by completing additional fellowship training in interventional pulmonology at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington, MA.

    Dr. Aslam is an active member of the medical community and well published. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals on topics relating to pulmonology, medical education and technology, patient care improvement, and quality improvement.

    If you asked Dr. Aslam why he went into pulmonary and critical care medicine, he would say it is because he wanted to help patients with complicated lung disease and critical illness. He completed additional fellowship training in interventional pulmonology to learn advanced bronchoscopic interventions and minimally invasive techniques required to manage complex thoracic diseases, including lung cancer and pleural disease.

    When Dr. Aslam is not conducting research, teaching residents, or caring for patients, he enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.

    Dr. Aslam is fluent in English, Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi.

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    1. Fournier Gangrene due to Sodium-Glucose Transport Protein-2 Inhibitor Use. Am J Ther. 2024 Mar-Apr 01; 31(2):e203-e205. Croft BJ, Ali N, Aslam W. PMID: 37476857.
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    2. Dasatinib-Associated Spontaneous Gluteal Hematoma and Hemorrhagic Shock. Am J Ther. 2023 Mar-Apr 01; 30(2):153-155. Park D, Flores CL, Firdaus M, Aslam W. PMID: 36892562.
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    3. Severe tracheobronchial amyloidosis. Am J Med Sci. 2022 Sep; 364(3):366-368. Aslam W, Najafi AG, Lamb CR. PMID: 35427580.
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    4. Torsades de pointes in SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pneumonia: medicine reconciliation and careful monitoring of QTc interval may help prevent cardiac complications. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Mar 24; 14(3). Aslam W, Lamb CR, Ali N. PMID: 33762277; PMCID: PMC7993211.
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    5. Impact of Inappropriate Antibiotic Therapy in Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Bacteremia. Am J Ther. 2020 Sep 04; 28(4):e388-e396. Aslam W, Mathew NE, Shaver C, Brito V, Jones S, Arroliga AC, Ghamande S. PMID: 32909964.
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    6. Organizing Pneumonia Due to Nivolumab. Am J Ther. 2020 Sep 03. Aslam W, Acash G, Shadchehr S, Lamb CR. PMID: 32897903.
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    7. Application of structural equation modelling to develop a conceptual model for smallholder's credit access: The mediation of agility and innovativeness in organic food value chain finance. PLoS One. 2020; 15(8):e0235921. Abid A, Jie S, Aslam W, Batool S, Lili Y. PMID: 32750049; PMCID: PMC7402512.
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    8. Nanostructured NiMoS₂/Carbon Catalysts for Syngas Conversion to Higher Alcohols. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2020 08 01; 20(8):5260-5266. Aslam W, Ma Q, Tang F, Chen J, Beltramini J, Rudolph V, Wang G, Konarova M. PMID: 32126728.
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    9. Conversion of agricultural waste into stable biocrude using spinel oxide catalysts. J Hazard Mater. 2021 01 15; 402:123539. Atanda L, Fraga GLL, Ahmed MHM, Alothman ZA, Na J, Batalha N, Aslam W, Konarova M. PMID: 32738784.
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    10. Standardizing education in interventional pulmonology in the midst of technological change. J Thorac Dis. 2020 Jun; 12(6):3331-3340. Aslam W, Lee HJ, Lamb CR. PMID: 32642256; PMCID: PMC7330781.
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    11. Massive hemoptysis: an unusual presentation of papillary thyroid carcinoma due to tracheal invasion. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Aug 21; 12(8). Aslam W, Shakespeare A, Jones S, Ghamande S. PMID: 31439567; PMCID: PMC6721105.
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    12. Acute fibrinous organising pneumonia presenting as a cavitary lung lesion and treatment response to azithromycin. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Aug 21; 12(8). Aslam W, Perez-Guerra F, Jebakumar D, Culver DA, Ghamande S. PMID: 31439559; PMCID: PMC6720639.
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    13. Case of impressive megaesophagus in medical intensive care unit. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 May 08; 12(5). Aslam W, Velazco JF, Ghamande S. PMID: 31068358; PMCID: PMC6506040.
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