Walid Khayr, MD

Medical Director and Professor
Physician Assistant Program

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
College of Health Professions
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064
Phone: 847.578.8302
Fax: 847.578.8690
walid.khayr@va.gov
Biography

Education:

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1991,  Infectious Diseases Fellowship
American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, 1987, Internal Medicine Residency.
American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, 1985, Internship.
American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, 1985, Doctor of Medicine
American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, 1980, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry 
 
Professional Experience:

Infectious Disease Consultant, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, Zion, Illinois.

Program Director, Infectious Disease Division, Finch University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Illinois. 
 

Publications/Paper Presentations:

Cherubin C, Appleman M, Heseltine P, Khayr W and Stratton C. Epidemiology spectrum and Current Treatment of Listeriosis.  Review of Infectious Diseases.  1991; 13:1108-1114.

Andersen, B and Khayr W.  Tetanus:  Diagnosis and Treatment.  Hospital Medicine.  1991; 27:44-56

Cherubin C and Khayr W.  Clinical Syndromes of Human Listeriosis.  Infectious Diseases Newsletter.  1991; 10:35-37.

Khayr W R, Cherubin C E and Bleck T P. Listeriosis:  Review of a Protean Disease.  Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice.  1992; 1:291-298.

Hershow R, Khayr W and Smith N A.  Comparison of Clinical Virulence of Nosocomial Acquired Methicillin-Resistant and Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus Infections in a University Hospital, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.  1992; 13587-598.

Alva E, Khayr W. Candida druseeei Sinusitis:  A Brief Report.  American Journal of Therapeutics.  1998; 5:121-123.

Hershow R, Khayr W and Schreckenberger P  Ciprofloxacin Resistance in Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a University Hospital.  American Journal of Therapeutics.  1998; 5:287-94

Khayr W, Snow K, Woodford M, Spillarddd K, Siebert A, Westrick K.  Clostridium difficile -Associated Diarrhea in Acute and Long Term Care Facilities.  American Journal of Therapeutics.  1998; 5:287-94

Khayr W  Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome:  Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Treatment.  Hospital Medicine, 1999; 35:37-40

Gluck H, Ssorresso DJ, Khayr WF.  Antibiotic Usage in the Intensive Care Unit.  Hospital Physician, Critical Care Medicine Board Review Manual.  1999; 4; 1-10.

Khayr W, Waiter L  Epidemiology of Ciprofloxacin-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a VA Hospital.  American Journal of Therapeutics.  2000; 7:309-12. 1996.

 

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