Nadia A. Hasaneen, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Dr. Nadia Hasaneen is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at both Stony Brook and Northport VAMC. She is Board-certified in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. She received her medical degree (MD) from Mansoura University, Egypt in 1988. She then went on to earn a Masters Degree (M.S.) with her research thesis titled “The role of Transbronchial Needle Biopsy in the Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer”. She received her PhD jointly between Egypt and Stony Brook University through an exchange visitor program. She did her doctoral research in the laboratory of Dr. Sami Said, an internationally recognized physician scientist in the field of vasoactive peptide and lung disease. Her thesis was about the role of Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide in Asthma and Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome. She received her clinical training as an intern and resident in Internal Medicine and a Fellow in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine at Stony Brook Medicine . Dr. Hasaneen’s research is focused on the role of matrix metalloproteinase enzymes in acute lung injury and lung fibrosis. She is actively involved in multiple projects toward finding a targeted therapy for lung fibrosis. Her research work led to several publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at ATS conferences. Dr. Hasaneen specializes in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep medicine.