Mohamed A. Saad, M.D., FCCP, FAASM

Mohamed A. Saad, M.D., FCCP, FAASM

Mohamed Saad, M.D.

Mohamed A. Saad, M.D., FCCP, FAASM

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Director, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Program
  • Medical Director, ULP Sleep Clinic

UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202
502-852-5841 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Critical Care (Sepsis, ARDS, Nutrition in Critically Ill Patients, Role of Ultra Sonography in the ICU); Sleep Medicine (SDB, Insomnia, Narcolepsy)


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease / Sleep Medicine / Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Sleep Medicine

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Alexandria University, Egypt
  • Residency: The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville


Recent Publications

        • El-Kersh K, Chaddha U, Sinha RS, Saad M, Guardiola J, Cavallazzi R. Predictive Role of Admission Lactate Level in Critically Ill Patients with Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. J Emerg Med. 2015 Sep;49(3):318-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2015.04.008. Epub 2015 Jun 22. PubMed PMID: 26113379.
        • McClave SA, Saad MA, Esterle M, Anderson M, Jotautas AE, Franklin GA, Heyland DK, Hurt RT. Volume-Based Feeding in the Critically Ill Patient. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2015 Aug;39(6):707-12. doi: 10.1177/0148607114540004. Epub 2014 Jun 18. PubMed PMID: 24941950.
        • El-Kersh K, Cavallazzi R, Saad M, Guardiola J. Unusual placement of a central venous catheter: left pericardiophrenic vein. West J Emerg Med. 2015 May;16(3):422-3. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2015.2.25656. Epub 2015 Apr 2. PubMed PMID: 25987919; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4427216.
        • El-Kersh K, Fraig M, Cavallazzi R, Saad M, Perez RL. Pulmonary necrobiotic nodules in Crohn's disease: a rare extra-intestinal manifestation. Respir Care. 2014 Dec;59(12):e190-2. doi: 10.4187/respcare.03176. Epub 2014 Jul 15. PubMed PMID: 25233391.
        • El-Kersh K, Chaddha U, Cavallazzi R, Saad M. The use of endobronchial ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EBUS-FNA) in the diagnosis of lymphatic cryptococcosis. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Sep 24;2014. pii: bcr2014207005. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-207005. PubMed PMID: 25253488.
        • Kellie SP, Scott MJ, Cavallazzi R, Wiemken TL, Goss L, Parker D, Saad M. Procedural and educational interventions to reduce ventilator-associated pneumonia rate and central line-associated blood stream infection rate. J Intensive Care Med. 2014 May-Jun;29(3):165-74. doi: 10.1177/0885066612467152. Epub 2012 Nov 15. PubMed PMID: 23753223.
        • El-Kersh K, Gauhar U, Saad M. Atypical presentation of typical carcinoid. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Jan 17;2014. pii: bcr2013202870. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-202870. PubMed PMID: 24443340; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3903162.
        • Cavallazzi R, Saad M, Marik PE. Delirium in the ICU: an overview. Ann Intensive Care. 2012 Dec 27;2(1):49. doi: 10.1186/2110-5820-2-49. PubMed PMID: 23270646; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3539890.
        • Hurt RT, Frazier TH, McClave SA, Crittenden NE, Kulisek C, Saad M, Franklin GA. Stress prophylaxis in intensive care unit patients and the role of enteral nutrition. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2012 Nov;36(6):721-31. doi: 10.1177/0148607112436978. Epub 2012 Mar 12. Review. PubMed PMID: 22412182.
        • Otmishi P, Gordon J, El-Oshar S, Li H, Guardiola J, Saad M, Proctor M, Yu J. Neuroimmune interaction in inflammatory diseases. Clin Med Circ Respirat Pulm Med. 2008 Apr 29;2:35-44. PubMed PMID: 21157520; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2990232.