Wael Nasser, MD, is a pulmonary and critical care physician with Orlando Health Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Group. Dr. Nasser is board-certified in critical care, pulmonary disease and internal medicine. His clinical interests include ICU and pulmonary ultrasonography, mechanical ventilation and the treatment of sepsis, pleural diseases and acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Dr. Nasser earned his medical degree from the University of Damascus Medical School, Syria, graduating in the top 1 percent. He completed his internal medicine residency and his pulmonary critical care fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
In 2011, Dr. Nasser became an assistant professor in the Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine division at the University of Florida College of Medicine where he retains academic privileges. He was awarded the Excellence in Teaching fellow award by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and continues to deliver lectures and presentations for pulmonary fellows, medical residents and students at Orlando Regional Medical Center. He has participated in multiple research projects relating to critical care and mechanical ventilation.
Dr. Nasser has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Thoracic Society and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.