21526-Abu-Sultaneh, Samer
Faculty

Samer Abu-Sultaneh, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Address
Phase 2, Suite 4900
705 Riley Hospital Dr

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Bio

Samer Abu Sultaneh joined the IU School of Medicine faculty in 2012.  Focusing on service to his patients, the university and the department, he serves as chair of the unplanned extubation committee, co-chair of the IUSM maintenance of certification QI portfolio committee and associate fellowship director in the department of pediatric critical care. 

Given his passion for safe, effective and efficient care, Dr. Abu Sultaneh has a special interest in the standardizing of care and long-term outcome of mechanically ventialated patients.  His efforts include investigating and standardizing the extubation readiness evaluation, decreasing the duration of mechanical ventilation and mentoring of fellows to continue work in this area.

Dr. Abu Sultaneh is also very intereseted in the area of community outreach education, being a co-leader of the Pediatric Community Outreach Mobile Education (PCOME) initiative.  The aim of PCOME is to improve the quality of patient care pre-transport to Riley Hospital for Children. 

A native of Jordan, Dr. Abu Sultaneh participates in Riley's international heart mission which aims to conduct open heart surgeries for children with complex heart disease. 

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Associate Director, Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Program
  • Education
    2012 FEL Medical College of Wisconsin
    2009 RES Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
    2006 RES King Hussein Cancer Center
    2004 RES The Specialty Hospital
    2003 MD Jordan University of Science and Technology
  • Research

    Simulation, long term outcome of PICU survivors and standardization of respiratory support in PICU

  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American College of Chest Physicians
    American Medical Association
    Jordan Medical Association
    Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society
    Society for Critical Care Medicine
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - SB in Critical Care
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

    Mechanical ventilation, pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome (pARDS)

  • Awards
    Org: Indiana University School of Medicine Emergency Medicine
    Desc: Annual PICU Teaching Award
    Scope: Department
    Date: 2016-06-01
    Org: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine - Department of Pediatrics
    Desc: Outstanding Resident in Research Award 2008 - 2009
    Scope: Department
    Date: 2009-06-01
    Org: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine - Department of Pediatrics
    Desc: Resident Teaching Award
    Scope: Department
    Date: 2008-10-01
    Org: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine - Department of Pediatrics
    Desc: Resident Teaching Award
    Scope: Department
    Date: 2007-06-01
    Org: Jordan University of Science and Technology Faculty of Medicine
    Desc: Honor Roll
    Scope: School
    Date:

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