Ahmet Baydur

Professor of Clinical Medicine Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy Department, LAC+USC Medical Center Respiratory System Chair, Year I and II Curriculum Revision Committee, Keck School of Medicine
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Areas of treatment:

Respiratory Disorders (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchiectasis, Asthma, Atypical Mycobacterial Diseases/TB, Sleep Apnea)
Neuromuscular Diseases with Breathing Problems (Post-Polio, ALS, Spinal Injury, Muscular Dystrophy, Myotonic Dystrophy)
Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Noninvasive Ventilation

Specialties:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary

Department:

  • Department of Medicine

Language:

  • English

Ahmet Baydur, MD, FACP

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy Department, LAC+USC Medical Center
Respiratory System Chair, Year I and II Curriculum Revision Committee, Keck School of Medicine

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

Dr. Baydur worked in the Chest Medicine Service department at the prestigious Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center from 1975 to 1995. For his last five years at Rancho Los Amigos, Dr. Baydur held the position of Chief of Service. In addition to his numerous academic and administrative positions, Dr. Baydur has written approximately 70 publications in respiratory physiology and clinical respiratory medicine for various medical journals and clinical textbooks.

Education:

B.A., Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1968
Doctor of Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1970

Internships:

LAC+USC Medical Center, 1970-1971

Residencies:

LAC+USC Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1971 - 1973

Fellowships:

- LAC+USC Medical Center, Pulmonary Disease, 1973 - 1975
- Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, 1975 - 1976
- McGill University, Meakins-Christie Laboratories (Respiratory Physiology), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1980 - 1981

Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine: Pulmonary Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine: Critical Care Medicine

Professional society memberships:

American Thoracic Society
California Thoracic Society
American College of Physicians
American College of Chest Physicians
Society of Critical Care Medicine

Awards:

Alvan Macauley Memorial Scholarship, Wayne State University, 1962 - 1970
Senior Research Award in Chemistry, Phi Lambda Upsilon, 1969
Student Summer Research Fellowship, Michigan Cancer Foundation, 1971
Research Grant: Weingart Foundation, 1987 - 1988