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Firas A Saidi , MD

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Medical Group:

Main Line Physicians, Internal Medicine & Geriatrics
Main Line HealthCare Physician
Specialties Accepting New Patients
Geriatrics
  Board Certified in 2005
Yes
Internal Medicine
  Board Certified in 2003
Yes
Age: 44     Gender: M
Second Language: Arabic
Years in practice: 10
Areas of Clinical Interest: Adult & Geriatric Care
Cardiovascular Disease
Osteoporosis
Osteoarthritis

Medical School:
Al Nahrain University of Medicine

Internship:
Monmouth Medical Center

Residency:
Monmouth Medical Center

Fellowship:
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Primary Affiliation:  Lankenau Medical Center

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

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Office Information

Location:
Lankenau MOB East, Suite 467
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096

TEL: 610.896.7424 FAX: 610.896.6171
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Access Information:
Handicap Access

hours icon Hours: Weekdays
 
Main Line Physicians, Internal Medicine & Geriatrics
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096

TEL: 610.896.7424 FAX: 610.896.6171

View Map | Get Directions

Access Information:
Handicap Access

Hours:Weekdays



Statement of Practice Philosophy

We aim to keep you healthy and feeling well with thorough evaluation, aggressive problem management, and preventive care. We are interested in the individual as a whole, and appreciate the interplay of one's physical and emotional well being.

Professional Staff

Holly Baron, Office Manager - Lankenau
Phone: 610-896-7424
Fax: 610-896-6171

Pat McCann, RN, Office Manager - Shannondell
Phone: 610-728-5241
Fax: 610-728-5322

Titles

Clinical/Dept Titles:

Attending Physician

Recent Clinical Studies Published

PUBLICATIONS:

Gangi S, Saidi F,Patel K, Johnstone B, Jaeger J, Shine D: Cardiovascular Complications after GI endoscopy: Occurrence and risks in a large hospital system. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Volume 60, Issue 5, Pages 679-685.

Al-Saleem T and Saidi F: Histological subtypes of Hodgkin's disease in Iraq are similar to other developing countries, and to HIV patients in the West. Proc Am Assoc Cancer Res 41:4490, 2000.

RESEARCH:

Dignity in Dementia - Does staff education in end of life care improve attitudes and knowledge in end of life care in long-term care setting?"
Thomas Jefferson University

Anti Xa levels in renally impaired patients receiving daltaparin.
Monmouth Medical Center

EKG Monitoring in GI endoscopy.
Monmouth Medical Center - May 2003

Effect of hormonal therapy on multiple breast cancer cell lines
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Department of Pathology - January - June 2000

Hodgkin's Disease
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Department of Population Science - Pathology - 1999

Hodgkin's Disease in the Middle East
1997

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

2003 - John C. Borden Award
Outstanding Performance During Residency
Monmouth Medical Center

2003 - Ellen M. Cosgrove, MD Research Award
Monmouth Medical Center

2001 - Resident of the Year
Monmouth Medical Center

1994 - Best Research Paper in Medical School
Trachoma in Iraq, Epidemiologic Study."

1992 - Silver Star Social Service Award

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

OTHER POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
EPEC Trainer Course in Palliative Care Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical School
New York, NY

LANGUAGES
English and Arabic

Personal Quote

A patient-centered approach to health care stressing the importance of preventive medicine, early diagnosis, and psychological/spiritual wellbeing in the comprehensive care of the patient.

Current Memberships and Activities

American Geriatric Society
American Medical Directors AssociationDelaware Valley Geriatric Society
American Medical AssociationAmerican College of Physicians

GENERAL

Specialties: Geriatrics (Board Certified in 2005) - Accepting New Patients
Internal Medicine (Board Certified in 2003) - Accepting New Patients
Age: 44     Gender: M
Second Language: Arabic
Years in practice: 10

Medical School:
Al Nahrain University of Medicine

Internship:
Monmouth Medical Center

Residency:
Monmouth Medical Center

Fellowship:
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Primary Affiliation:  Lankenau Medical Center

* Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital.

Titles

Clinical/Dept Titles:

Attending Physician


PRACTICE

Practice Name:
Main Line Physicians, Internal Medicine & Geriatrics

appointment icon Location:

Lankenau MOB East, Suite 467
100 East Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, PA  19096
TEL: 610.896.7424 FAX: 610.896.6171
transportation icon Access Information:  Handicap Access
hours icon Hours: Weekdays
Areas of Clinical Interest: Adult & Geriatric Care
Cardiovascular Disease
Osteoporosis
Osteoarthritis

Statement of Practice Philosophy

We aim to keep you healthy and feeling well with thorough evaluation, aggressive problem management, and preventive care. We are interested in the individual as a whole, and appreciate the interplay of one's physical and emotional well being.

Patient Population
  • Adult
  • Geriatric
  • Medicare
  • HMO
  • PPO
  • Self-Pay
Professional Staff

Holly Baron, Office Manager - Lankenau
Phone: 610-896-7424
Fax: 610-896-6171

Pat McCann, RN, Office Manager - Shannondell
Phone: 610-728-5241
Fax: 610-728-5322


PUBLICATIONS & CITATIONS

Recent Clinical Studies Published

PUBLICATIONS:

Gangi S, Saidi F,Patel K, Johnstone B, Jaeger J, Shine D: Cardiovascular Complications after GI endoscopy: Occurrence and risks in a large hospital system. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Volume 60, Issue 5, Pages 679-685.

Al-Saleem T and Saidi F: Histological subtypes of Hodgkin's disease in Iraq are similar to other developing countries, and to HIV patients in the West. Proc Am Assoc Cancer Res 41:4490, 2000.

RESEARCH:

Dignity in Dementia - Does staff education in end of life care improve attitudes and knowledge in end of life care in long-term care setting?"
Thomas Jefferson University

Anti Xa levels in renally impaired patients receiving daltaparin.
Monmouth Medical Center

EKG Monitoring in GI endoscopy.
Monmouth Medical Center - May 2003

Effect of hormonal therapy on multiple breast cancer cell lines
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Department of Pathology - January - June 2000

Hodgkin's Disease
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Department of Population Science - Pathology - 1999

Hodgkin's Disease in the Middle East
1997

Recent Honors, Awards, Citations

2003 - John C. Borden Award
Outstanding Performance During Residency
Monmouth Medical Center

2003 - Ellen M. Cosgrove, MD Research Award
Monmouth Medical Center

2001 - Resident of the Year
Monmouth Medical Center

1994 - Best Research Paper in Medical School
Trachoma in Iraq, Epidemiologic Study."

1992 - Silver Star Social Service Award

Community/Team Clinical Affiliations

OTHER POSTGRADUATE TRAINING
EPEC Trainer Course in Palliative Care Medicine
Mount Sinai Medical School
New York, NY

LANGUAGES
English and Arabic

Personal Quote

A patient-centered approach to health care stressing the importance of preventive medicine, early diagnosis, and psychological/spiritual wellbeing in the comprehensive care of the patient.

Current Memberships and Activities

American Geriatric Society
American Medical Directors AssociationDelaware Valley Geriatric Society
American Medical AssociationAmerican College of Physicians

Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

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