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Omar B. Lateef, DO

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certification:
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
Faculty Rank: Associate Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: College of Osteopathic Medicine at Des Moines University
Residency: New York University Hospitals Center - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Clinical Expertise:
  • Critical care medicine
  • Sepsis and septic shock
  • Spirituality and health
  • Unexplained medical symptoms
Research Interests:
  • Sepsis
  • Quality improvement projects
Languages Spoken:
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. Chicago Ebola Response Network (CERN): A Citywide Cross-hospital Collaborative for Infectious Disease Preparedness.
    Lateef O, Hota B, Landon E, Kociolek LK, Morita J, Black S, Noskin G, Kelleher M, Curell K, Galat A, Ansell D, Segreti J, Weber SG
    Clin. Infect. Dis.
    2015 Jun 29
  2. Response to berger and pichard and heyland et Al.
    Braunschweig C, Sheean P, Peterson SJ, Perez SG, Freels S, Lateef O, Gurka D, Fantuzzi G
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr
    2015 Feb
  3. Attitudes Toward and Experiences in End-of-life Care Education in the Intensive Care Unit: A Survey of Resident Physicians.
    Chen E, McCann JJ, Lateef OB
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care
    2014 Jun 16
  4. Intensive Nutrition in Acute Lung Injury: A Clinical Trial (INTACT).
    Braunschweig CA, Sheean PM, Peterson SJ, Gomez Perez S, Freels S, Lateef O, Gurka D, Fantuzzi G
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr
    2014 Apr 9
  5. Utilizing multiple methods to classify malnutrition among elderly patients admitted to the medical and surgical intensive care units (ICU).
    Sheean PM, Peterson SJ, Chen Y, Liu D, Lateef O, Braunschweig CA.
    Clin Nutr. 2013
    2013 Jan 5. doi:pii: S0261-5614(13)00002-2. 10.1016/j.clnu.2012.12.012. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. A novel expression of exercise induced pulmonary hypertension in human immunodeficiency virus patients: a pilot study.
    Doukky R, Lee WY, Ravilla M, Lateef OB, Pelaez V, French A, Tandon R.
    Open Cardiovasc Med J. 2012
    6:44-9. doi: 10.2174/1874192401206010044. Epub 2012 Apr 20.
  7. Assessing the influence of registered dietitian order-writing privileges on parenteral nutrition use.
    Peterson SJ, Chen Y, Sullivan CA, Kinnare KF, Tupesis NC, Patel GP, Sowa DC, Lateef O, Sheean PM.
    J Am Diet Assoc. 2010
    2010 Nov
    110(11):1703-11. doi: 10.1016/j.jada.2010.08.003.
  8. Impact of the implementation of a sepsis protocol for the management of fluid-refractory septic shock: A single-center, before-and-after study.
    Gurnani PK, Patel GP, Crank CW, Vais D, Lateef O, Akimov S, Balk R, Simon D.
    Clin Ther. 2010
    2010 Jul
    32(7):1285-93. doi: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2010.07.003.
  9. Efficacy and safety of dopamine versus norepinephrine in the management of septic shock.
    Patel GP, Grahe JS, Sperry M, Singla S, Elpern E, Lateef O, Balk RA.
    Shock. 2010
    2010 Apr
    33(4):375-80. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0b013e3181c6ba6f.
  10. Reducing use of indwelling urinary catheters and associated urinary tract infections.
    Elpern EH, Killeen K, Ketchem A, Wiley A, Patel G, Lateef O.
    Am J Crit Care. 2009
    2009 Nov
    18(6):535-41; quiz 542. doi: 10.4037/ajcc2009938.
  11. Nutrition support in the critically ill: a physician survey.
    Behara AS, Peterson SJ, Chen Y, Butsch J, Lateef O, Komanduri S.
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2008
    2008 Mar-Apr
    32(2):113-9. doi: 10.1177/0148607108314763.