01. Doctor Overview
Dr. George E. Abraham III is a pulmonologist and critical care doctor specializing in mesothelioma and lung cancer. He is the medical director at the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Department of Respiratory Care. He is also the medical director at Hinds Community College Allied Health Center’s Department of Respiratory Therapy.
Dr. Abraham treats patients with asbestos-related diseases like mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and pleural effusion. In 2018, he received the Outstanding Service Faculty Award from the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
Dr. Abraham is also affiliated with the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. The military commonly used asbestos from the 1930s to the 1980s. This puts veterans at a high risk for developing mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases.
02. Fast Facts
Doctor Fast Facts
Main Specialty: Pulmonology
Other Interests & Specialties: Asbestosis, bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, mesothelioma, pleural effusion, pleurisy, pneumonia, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension and sarcoidosis.
Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Internal Medicine Certifications in Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease, member of American College of Chest Physicians, member of American Thoracic Society, recipient of 2018 University of Mississippi Medical Center Department of Medicine Outstanding Service Faculty Award
Education & Experience:
- Medical Degree from University of Mississippi School of Medicine
- Internship at University of Mississippi Medical Center
- Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Mississippi Medical Center
- Fellowship in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine at University of Mississippi Medical Center
Feasibility of Using the O-Arm Imaging System During ENB-rEBUS-guided Peripheral Lung Biopsy: A Dual-center Experience. Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology. October 2021;28(4):248-254. doi: 10.1097/LBR.0000000000000738
Impaired local intrinsic immunity to SARS-CoV-2 infection in severe COVID-19. Cell. September 2021;184(18):4713-4733.e22. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2021.07.023
Tracking tidal volume noninvasively in volunteers using a tightly controlled temperature-based device: A proof of concept paper. Clinical Respiratory Journal. March 2020;14(3):260-266. doi: 10.1111/crj.13126
The air apparent: a rare complication during flexible bronchoscopy. American Journal of the Medical Sciences. March 2011;341(3):243-245. doi: 10.1097/maj.0b013e3182019f7a