Dr. Reyadh Salman, a leading pulmonary, critical care and sleep disorders consultant at Ibn Al Nafees Hospital, has been elected a Fellow by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), in recognition of his significant contributions to sleep medicine over the years. He is the first physician practicing in Bahrain to receive this prestigious recognition from AASM, the preeminent professional society for this medical subspecialty in the United States and worldwide.
Dr. Reyadhwas one of 34 distinguished sleep medicine practitioners from the US and around the world who were inducted as Fellows of the Academy this year. The Fellow status is a distinction conferred by the AASM on full members who demonstrate special contributions to the scientific literature or notable achievements in the field of sleep medicine in two of three areas: scholarship, service, or education.
“I congratulate the newest Fellows of the AASM for this exceptional achievement,” said AASM President Dr. Kannan Ramar. “They join an elite group of members who are steadfast in their commitment to the AASM and dedication to advancing sleep care through clinical practice, sleep and circadian research and education.”
“It’s an honour and distinct privilege to join this esteemed company of accomplished practitioners from across the world”, said Dr. Reyadh. “Throughout my career, my focus has always been to strive to bring world-class medical care and expertise home, and it is gratifying to see this commitment recognized by one’s distinguished peers. My profound thanks to the Board, management and fellow colleagues at Ibn Al Nafees Hospital for the guidance, the work environment and unstinting support over the years and to my patients for their valued trust, confidence and indeed inspiration throughout. This recognition is as much a tribute to contributions and achievements by them all”.
Dr Reyadh Salman graduated from Ain Shams University’s Faculty of Medicine, Egypt. He went on to complete dual fellowships training in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care as well as certification in Sleep Disorders in the United States. He has a wealth of experience of over 25 years in the management and treatment of lung disease, critical care and sleep disorders. He co-authored several papers on respiratory and sleep medicine and is a frequent speaker at regional and international medical conferences.