Departments & Organizations
Wassim H. Fares, MD MSc is the director of the Pulmonary Vascular Disease Center within the section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine. Dr. Fares specializes in evaluation and management of the different stages of Pulmonary Hypertension. He is also specialized in Critical Care Medicine. His clinical and research focuses are pulmonary vascular disease (pulmonary hypertension) and heart–lung interactions.
Dr. Fares earned his undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Science in Biology) and MD from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. He received his Masters of Science in Clinical Research from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He completed both an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, after which he joined the General Internal Medicine faculty at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio for 3 years. Dr. Fares then completed a fellowship in Pulmonary Hypertension and Heart Failure at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey, before completing a Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
Education & Training
|MS||University of North Carolina (2011)|
|MD||American University of Beirut (2000)|
|Fellow||University of North Carolina|
|Fellow||Hackensack University Medical Center|
|Residency||Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center|
Honors & Recognition
Fellowship Research AwardUniversity of North Carolina, 2011. (2011)
Residency Excellence Research awardSaint Vincent Charity Medical Center (2003)
Residency Excellence Research award Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center (2002)
Dean's Honor ListAmerican University of Beirut (1996)
Dean's Honor ListAmerican University of Beirut (1995)
Dean's Honor ListAmerican University of Beirut (1994)