About Dr. Rami Arfoosh
Dr. Rami Arfoosh graduated from Medical School in the year 2000. He completed his Internal Medicine and Pulmonary post-graduate training at Chicago Medical School/Rosalind Franklin University in North Chicago, IL. He also completed Critical Care and Sleep Medicine post-graduate training at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.
Dr. Arfoosh initially worked for two years at John D. Dingell VA Medical Center and served as a faculty at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI before moving to Georgia.
Dr. Arfoosh moved to Georgia in 2010. He founded Pulmonary and Sleep Specialists of Northeast Georgia, PC and currently serves as its CEO. He is currently a Clinical Associate Professor and instructor for medical students at the Medical College of Georgia and the Georgia Campus of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
He teaches and mentors students and residents. He published several abstracts and papers in pulmonary and sleep medicine.
Dr. Arfoosh is a recipient of “The Professionalism Award” from Chicago Medical School in 2005, the “Mentor of the Year” award from U-Beyond Atlanta in 2019, “Faculty Research Mentor” award from Northeast Georgia Medical Center – GME in 2022 for leading the medical residents in doing academic research on post COVID19 patients, and several other awards in recognition of his personal manners and outstanding patient care.
Dr. Arfoosh serves as the Medical Director of the Respiratory Department for Northeast Georgia Health System. He is also a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
His professional interests include management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases, Asthma, Sleep Breathing Disorders, Bronchiectasis, Interstitial Lung Disease and screening for lung cancer.
For several years, Dr. Arfoosh has been actively involved in conducting trials in pulmonary diseases. He serves as principal investigator on several studies.
Dr. Arfoosh has the following American Board Certifications:
- ABIM – Internal Medicine
- ABIM – Pulmonary Medicine
- ABIM – Sleep Medicine
- ABIM – Critical Care Medicine