Nabil Samara M.D.

P.O.Box 922613

Jabal Al-Hussein Algharbi

Amman, Jordan. 11192.

Email address:


Home: 5676646

Office: 5680866







Summary of qualifications

M.b; Ch.b; Faculty of Medicine; Alexandria University; Egypt; 1970; Very good with honors.

FLEX; 1978

ABIM (I.M) 1980

ABIM (Pulmonary Diseases) 1982

ABIM (CCM) 1997.


Premedical; Faculty of Science; 1964 - 65; Grade: Excellent

Basic medical sciences; Faculty of Medicine; 1965 - 68; Grade: Very Good

Clinical medical sciences; Faculty of Medicine; 1968 70; Grade: very good with honour.

PGY 1,2,3; Internal medicine; 1977 - 80; Rutgers medical school affiliated program; Jersey shore m.c.; Neptune, N.J.

Pulmonary disease fellowship & chief fellow; 1980 82; Long Island Jewish HMC. New Hyde Park; N.Y.

Professional experience

HMO in the Royal medical services of Jordan armed forces fields; then leader of a medical field batalion 1974 - 75

Consultant & assistant Prof. Then Associate Prof., now due to the Prof.; All at Faculty of Medicine, University of Jordan; 1982 - 91

Consultant & clinical Assoc. Prof. Medicine; Chief, section of Pulmonary & Critical care; Director of Sleep lab, Jordan hospital & Medical center; University of Jordan Affiliated hospital. 1991 now

Patents and publications

I published 28 papers and 5 abstracts most of it is clinical research, main fields of interest are critical care, pulmonary infections, sleep respiratory disorders and sarcoidosis. Those were published in AJRCC; AJM British, J clinical research, AJInd. Medicine, Sarcoidosis journal, and Jordan medical association journal.

Additional professional activities

Member of the Jordan Medical council examination committee (IM & PD)

Visiting Prof. And external examiner to the Jordan University of Science & Technology and Khartoum University, Sudan.

Member on the Editorial Advisory Committee of Jordan Medical journal

Invited lecturer to speak to physicians in Rhodes, and Athens, Greece. Also locally in Jordan to speak to chapters of Jordan medical association


Professional memberships

Member of Jordan Medical council

Member of American Thoracic Society

Fellow, American College of Physicians

Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians

Active member of European respiratory Society, Sections of pulmonary physiology and critical care

Jordan representative in the Mediterranean chest Society. Also member on the scientific committee

Community activities

Active member of Anti-smoking society. I had campaigned all over the country, Jordan. I had written, in Arabic, educational brochures about respiratory medicines (especially MDI), as well brochures telling the community smoking hazards.


Sports especially swimming and ping-pong, As well reading literature and travel.

Awards received

Anatomy and physiology award.

Biographic Data

D.O.B 12/14/1946

Social Status

Married to Ibtisam, we have two boys; Raed, 22yo; He is a senior Premed. Student and Fadi who is an Engineering student. Both student in the USA.

Address in Jordan (temporary)

P.O.Box 922613

Jabal Al-Hussein Algharbi

Amman, Jordan. 11192.

Email address:


Home: 5676646

Office: 5680866













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