Dr. Alattar joined Pulmonary Associates of Fredericksburg in 2008. He came to us from the University of Maryland, Baltimore where he served on faculty, following extensive training in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, critical care and sleep medicine. Dr. Alattar's main interest in outpatient care is managing challenging common conditions in severe or advanced form. Examples are: COPD, Asthma Cough, Dyspnea, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Abnormal CXR of Chest, workup and follow-up for lung nodules/masses, pleural effusion and pulmonary hypertension. Dr. Alattar's inpatient interest is focused on critical decision making and managing conditions in the intensive care unit. Examples are: acute respiratory failure, adult respiratory distress syndrome, sepsis, shock, pneumonia, acute coronary syndrome, cardiac arrest, pulmonary embolism, stroke and post-cardiovasular surgery. Dr.Alattar excels in the management of difficult or complex patient care.
Dr. Alattar's professional objective places the patient as the highest value of his everyday practice. He is an astute clinician with more than 25 years of experience in the fields above, as well as a solid background of cutting edge, evidence based knowledge. He promotes patient satisfaction, safety and cost effectiveness. His model of care always involves patients and their families as the main driver of their medical care. Dr. Alattar has received much recognition within the local health care system, as well as the state of Virginia, where he continues to be a top physician in his specialty since 2010. Dr. Alattar always welcomes referrals and new patients.
Medical School: Al Mustansiriyah University of Baghdad, Iraq
Residency: Internal Medicine-Harbor Hospital Center
Fellowship: Pulmonary and Critical Care-University of Maryland
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep