Where Caring Begins and Outcomes Make the Difference

                                   

 

 

Training

 

     Residency and Fellowship: William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI.

     Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI.

 

Academic Honors

 

      2005: Kappa Gamma Pi. National Catholic College Graduate Honor Society.  Awarded for exemplifying excellence in leadership, scholarship, faith, and service.

      2004: Biology Award. Presented to the senior biology major with the highest cumulative grade point average in the College of Engineering and Science at the University of Detroit Mercy.

      2004, 2003: Engineering and Science Key Award for Academic Excellence.  Awarded for obtaining a cumulative GPA above 3.80.

      2003: Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society. Honoring four percent of students in the top fifteen percent of their college on the basis of scholarship, loyalty, and service.

      2003: Delta Epsilon Iota Honor Society. In recognition of academic excellence and strong leadership abilities.

      2003: Alpha Epsilon Delta. In recognition of superior scholastic achievement in a pre-medical undergraduate curriculum.

      2002, 2001: Deanís Scholarship Certificate.  Presented in recognition of distinguished academic performance in the College of Engineering and Science.

      2001: CRC Freshman Chemistry Award.  Awarded by the Chemical Rubber Company to the most outstanding freshman student for scholastic achievement in chemistry.

      2000-2004: Deanís List College of Engineering and Science, University of Detroit Mercy.

      2000-2002: Knightís of Equity Memorial Scholarship. Knights of Equity, Detroit, MI.

      2000: Benefactorís Achievement Scholarship, University of Detroit Mercy.

      2000: Presidential Achievement Award, Former President Bill Clinton.

      2000: Michigan Competitive Scholar, State of Michigan, Former Governor John Engler.

 

Licensure and Certification

 

      American Board of  Internal Medicine Certified:

      State of Michigan Professional License: Medical Doctor

      United States Medical Licensing Examination: Step 3

      United States Medical Licensing Examination: Step 2

      United States Medical Licensing Examination: Step 1

      American Heart Association-Basic Life Support/Advanced Cardiac Life Support

         

Research Experience

 

      December 6, 2011- March 31-2015: The Effect of Body Mass Index on Survival in Therapeutic Hypothermia after Cardiac Arrest.  Atallah PC, et al. HIC#E2011-054. William Beaumont Health System, Royal Oak, MI.

 

      August 1, 2008- May 20, 2009: Coronary CT Angiography in Clinical Practice: The Impact of Slice Number on Diagnostic Accuracy. Atallah P, Atallah PC, Spears JR, Shea R, Mafucci C, Duncan K. Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, MI. 

 

      December 20, 2004- December 1, 2005: Diagnostic Accuracy of Non-Invasive Cardiac Angiography by Multi-Slice Computed Tomography.  Atallah P, Atallah PC, Spears JR, Shea R. Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, MI. 

 

      September 1, 2002- June 1, 2003: Research Assistant. Dr. Mark Benvenuto, Associate Professor and Department Chairman, University of Detroit Mercy, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

 

      June 20, 2001- April 13, 2002: Retrospective Analysis of Cardiac Events in 3070 Patients on Long Term Statin Therapy. Atallah P, Atallah PC, Atallah CP.  Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, MI. 

 

 Publications

      Induced Hypothermia After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Body Habitus and Survival.  Atallah PC et al. Circulation. 2014;130:A18280

 

      IgG4-related disease with effusive-constrictive pericarditis, tamponade, and hepatopathy: A novel triad. Atallah PC et al. Int J Cardiol. 2014 Jul 12.

 

      Immunoglobulin G4-Related Disease Constrictive Pericarditis with Pericardial Effusion: A Novel Entity. Kassier A, Atallah PC. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(12_S): doi:10.1016/S0735-1097(14)60710-5.

 

      Significance of First-Degree Atrioventricular Block in Acute Endocarditis. Atallah PC. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Feb 25.

 

      Internal Carotid Artery Aneurysm Discovered by Palpation of Asymmetric Pulses.

Atallah PC, Atallah P, Kashyap V. Am J Med. 2010 Jul;123(7):e1-2.

 

      Vieussens' Ring with Congenitally Hypoplastic Left Coronary Arterial System.

Atallah PC, Atallah P, Spears JR. Int J Cardiol. 2010 Nov 18.

 

      Elemental Compositions of Some of the Annamese Coins of Emperor Thanh Thai via Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence. P. Atallah, M. Kuntz, R. Kuzava, J. Ferguson, V. Iduma, and M. Benvenuto.  AJN Second Series 16-17 (2004-05) pp. 231-257 © 2005 The American Numismatic Society.

 

Presentations

      November 17, 2014: Atallah PC, Niculescu O, Franklin B. Heart Rhythm Disorders and Resuscitation Science - Session Title: Resuscitation Science from Bench to Bedside Abstract 18280: Induced Hypothermia After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Body Habitus and Survival. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2014. Chicago, Illinois. 

 

      March 31, 2014: Kassier A. Atallah, PC. Immunoglobulin G4-Related Disease Constrictive Pericarditis with Pericardial Effusion: A Novel Entity.  FIT Clinical Decision Making: Valvular and Pericardial Disease.  American College of Cardiology 63rd Annual Scientific Session and Expo. Washington, D.C.

 

      February 11, 2014: Atallah, PC. A New Etiology for Heart Failure.  Fellows Program: Tough Clinical Calls.  23rd Annual Cardiovascular Conference sponsored by Beaumont Health System, Duke University School of Medicine, and the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Beaver Creek, Colorado. 

 

      September 27, 2013: Atallah, PC. Palpation of Asymmetric Pulses and a Startling Diagnosis. Fellow in Training Oral Case Competition.  American College of Cardiology Michigan Chapter 25th Anniversary Conference. Detroit, Michigan.

 

      October 6, 2012: Atallah PC.  Significance of First-Degree Atrioventricular Block in Acute Endocarditis.  Oral Case Competition.  American College of Physicians Michigan Chapter Scientific Meeting. Traverse City, Michigan.

 

Professional Affiliations

      American College of Cardiology

      American Heart Association

      American College of Physicians

      American Medical Association

 

Interests 

      Photography

      Music

      Travel

      Nutrition and exercise physiology