Hammad, Zeidan

Title: Assistant Professor

Office: AHC2 554

Phone: 305-348-2449

Email: zhammad@fiu.edu

Department(s): Humanities, Health and Society



Dr. Zeidan Hammad is board certified in Family Medicine. In 2007, he began his career in medicine in the United States after completing his residency. Previous to that, Dr. Hammad was attending physician in the Emergency Department at Dallaa' Hospital in Saida, Lebanon. He then joined the Department of Internal Medicine and Nephrology at the University Hospital of Tokoin-Lome Togo, West Africa as an attending physician and assistant professor. As a resident in Nephrology, Dr. Hammad conducted research on the role of fine needle aspiration biopsy in the diagnosis of acute rejection of renal allograft. Prior to joining Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine in October 2011, Dr. Hammad worked in CAC-Florida Medical Centers and the Baptist Urgent Care Centers of Miami. He leads the telemedicine initiative for the department and assists with the geriatric curriculum.

Education and Training

  • MD, High Institute of Medical Sciences, Camaguey, Cuba
  • Residency, Nephrology, High Institute of Medical Sciences, Camaguey, Cuba
  • Residency, Family Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry –New Jersey Hoboken University Medical Center, Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Chief Resident, University of Medicine and Dentistry, Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Hoboken University Medical Center, Hoboken, New Jersey

Specialty

  • Family Medicine

Awards
Poster Award Winner, New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians Research, 2006

Areas of Interest

  • Medical Education
  • Community-based Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine