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Bassam Hashem, MD

  • Palos Medical Group




  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology


  • English

Video Transcript

Doctor talking:
I am Bassam Hashem, pulmonary and critical care physician.

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I work with patients with pulmonary illnesses and respiratory symptoms such as cough or shortness of breath, as well as critically ill patients.  

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What attracted me to the pulmonary and critical care medicine is the complex pathophysiology and the

Doctor talking:
intellectual stimulation, as well giving me the opportunity to manage wide spectrum of illnesses.  

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My philosophy of care is patient-centered. I work with a team

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to deliver comprehensive and individualized care. To maintain lung health, don’t smoke

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and avoid or minimize indoor and outdoor respiratory irritants.  

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Additionally, it is important to address respiratory symptoms. Early recognition and management of lung diseases could prevent further decline in lung function.

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A patient should consult pulmonologists when he or she develop respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath, cough or wheezing. Taking care of patients is very rewarding

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and fulfilling. It is very special to be able to make a difference in someone’s life.

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Bassam Hashem, MD
Palos Medical Group

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