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Faheem W. Guirgis, M.D., FACEP

Faheem W. Guirgis, M.D., FACEP
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine

Program Director, Emergency Medicine and Acute Care Research Fellowship; Director, Center for Research Training

Specializes in Emergency Medicine

Speaks English and Spanish

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Biography

Faheem W. Guirgis, M.D., is an associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville. He received his medical degree from The Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University and his emergency medicine residency training at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He has served as a principal investigator of numerous observational and interventional studies of sepsis and septic shock. Read More

His research program’s goal is to define the pathophysiologic role of lipids and lipoproteins in mediating organ failure, inflammation, and recovery from sepsis and to discover precision medicine treatments. He designed a Phase I and Phase II clinical trial testing the safety and efficacy of a lipid emulsion for stabilizing cholesterol levels in septic shock.

He has been the recipient of multiple NIH awards to fund his research, and is a past recipient of a Society of Critical Care Medicine Weil Research grant. He was also recognized for his role in the design of a novel Sepsis Alert Program implemented at UF Health Jacksonville, which has led to improved outcomes in patients admitted with sepsis, and received the Vizient Innovative Excellence Award in 2016.

Dr. Guirgis has also been a proponent of research education, and currently Directs the Center for Research Training at UF Jacksonville and is Co-director of the UF KL2 Program funded by NCATS. Read Less

Specialty
  • <a href = '/emergency-medicine/'><span itemprop='medicalSpecialty'>Emergency Medicine</span></a>
Board Certifications
  • Emergency Medicine
Professional Education
  • Medical Education: Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago, IL, USA
  • Residency: Emergency Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
Interests
  • Clinical Special Interests: Critical care medicine; airway management; therapeutic hypothermia; cardiac arrest
  • Research Special Interests: Sepsis; critical care; therapeutic hypothermia; cardiac arrest
Publications

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30.348463 -81.664384 UF Health Jacksonville Emergency Room
655 West 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209


Appointment: (904) 244-0411
Referral: (904) 244-0411
30.484160 -81.633557 UF Health North Emergency Room
15255 Max Leggett Parkway
Jacksonville, FL 32218


Appointment: (904) 383-1000
Referral: (904) 383-1000
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Jacksonville, FL 32209
Phone: (904) 244-4046
Fax: (904) 244-5848
Program Coordinator
Marcia Middleton
(904) 244-4046
marcia.middleton@jax.ufl.edu
 
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