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profile_1 Dr. Gus Noureddine

Gus Noureddine, M.D. Pulmonary, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Gus Noureddine is a highly experienced physician who has been practicing at the Lung & Asthma Clinic in the Houston Texas Medical Center since 1998. He obtained his medical degree from the American University of Beirut in 1990 and completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. He then pursued a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Johns Hopkins University, followed by a fellowship in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. 

Dr. Noureddine believes that. “learning is a lifelong mission, and he actively seeks to acquire new knowledge daily. His motivation behind this continuous learning is to empower his patients with the necessary information to take control of their own health.” By actively listening to his patients, he ensures that he understands their specific needs and can provide them with the appropriate treatment. Additionally, Dr. Noureddine strives to offer his patients not only medical care but also hope and comfort during their healthcare journey. This quote reflects his dedication to ongoing education, patient-centered care, and holistic well-being.

Throughout his career, Dr. Noureddine has conducted clinical research at Johns Hopkins University and Baylor College of Medicine, and he has made significant contribution to the field of respiratory health through his published articles. Here are some of his notable published articles: 

    • “Nasal Antigen Challenge in Asthmatics: Effects of Cortisone on Nasal and Pulmonary Response” in 1994.
    • “Effects of Breathing at High Lung Volumes on Lung Elastic Recoil” in 1996.
    • “Nedocromil Sodium Worsens Ozone – Induced Lung Function Changes in Healthy Non-Smoking Subjects” in 1996.
    • “A Method to Improve Safety in Performing Inhaled Antigen Provocation Using Skin Test Titration” in 1997.

These articles showcase Dr. Noureddine’s research expertise and commitment to advancing knowledge in the filed of respiratory health, ultimately benefiting both healthcare professionals and patients alike. 

In recognition of his expertise, Dr. Noureddine was elected as the Chief of Pulmonary Medicine at The Methodist Hospital in 2015 and was honored as an Outstanding Clinical Faculty by Baylor College of Medicine in 2005.

Professional Interests:

Allergy and Immunotherapy: If you suffer from allergies, Dr. Noureddine can help identify the triggers and develop personalized treatment plans, including immunotherapy. By gradually exposing you to small amounts of allergens, immunotherapy can desensitize your immune system and alleviate symptoms in the long term.

Asthma and COPD: As an experienced medical professional, Dr. Noureddine offers comprehensive care for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). By providing accurate diagnosis, personalized treatment plans, and ongoing support, Dr. Noureddine aims to improve your respiratory health and quality of life.

Lung Function Testing: Dr. Noureddine performs lung function tests to evaluate how well your lungs are functioning. These tests can help diagnose respiratory conditions and monitor the effectiveness of treatment plans, ensuring optimal management of your respiratory health.

Sleep Apnea: Dr. Noureddine specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea, a condition characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep. With expertise in various treatment options, including CPAP therapy, Dr. Noureddine can help you find the most effective solution for your needs.

Inspire (Upper Airway Stimulation) Therapy: Dr. Noureddine specializes in Inspire therapy, a treatment option for sleep apnea. This innovative therapy involves implanting a small device that stimulates the upper airway to prevent breathing obstructions during sleep, providing long-lasting relief and improving sleep quality. He is experienced in evaluating patients for Inspire therapy and providing comprehensive care throughout the treatment process. 

Personal Interests:

Outside of his medical practice, Dr. Noureddine enjoys various activities in his spare time, including dancing salsa, swimming, cooking, traveling, and engaging in daily biking.