Omar Taha, MD
Pulmonologist/Critical Care Specialist

Dr. Taha graduated from the American University of Antigua and spent six years in Brooklyn, New York at a busy 711 bed community hospital (Maimonides Medical Center). He received numerous awards including Resident of the Year twice as well as Fellow of the Year in his final year. Dr. Taha helped run a COVID-19 ICU to manage the sickest patients when the pandemic hit Brooklyn.  Dr. Taha is also a Co-Medical Director of the Intensive Care Unit. He believes in evidence-based medicine tailored to the individual patient and has special interests in tracheostomies and weaning patients from ventilators after devastating injuries as well as management of the critically ill.

Pulmonology and Sleep Services
201 Dates Drive, Suite 301
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 882-2277
Fax: (607) 535-2700

Pulmonology and Sleep Services
74 N. West Street
Homer, NY 13077
(607) 882-2277
Fax: (607) 535-2700

Education

Doctor of Medicine, American University of Antigua College of Medicine (Osbourn, Antigua & Barbuda)

Internship: Maimonides Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY) – Internal Medicine

Residency: Maimonides Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY) – Internal Medicine

Fellowship: Maimonides Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY) – Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine

Areas of Special Clinical Interest

Sepsis

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

COVID-19

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Breathing disorders in obesity

Tracheostomy management and chronic respiratory failure

Pulmonary rehabilitation

Smoking cessation

Member

American Medical Association

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