MBBS, Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan, 1992
Post Doctoral Education
Rotating Intern, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan, 1992-93
General Surgery Intern, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA, 1994-95
General Surgery Resident, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA, 1995-99
Surgical Critical Care Fellow, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 1999-2000
Trauma andCritical Care Fellow, Deparment of Surgery, R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center and Univeristy of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 2000-01
General Surgery -- Certified
Surgical Critical Care -- Certified
Honors and Awards
Shock Trauma Gala, "Hero Award," 2009
American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Research and Eduction Fuondation Scholarship award, 2004
Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Outstanding Laparoscopic Resident Surgeon, 1999
Co-Principal Investigator: "Team Vista," Department of Veterans Affairs - Greenfield Project, 2010-2012
Principal Investigator: "Evaluate the rate and time of recruitment strategies in ventilator induced lung injury," Association for the Surgery of Trauma Research Scholarship, 2004-2005
Bochicchio GV, Jain A, Turner D, Ilahi O, Bochicchio K. Biologic vs Synthetic Inguinal Hernia Repair: 1-Year Results of Randomized Double-Blinded Trial. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Apr; 218(4): 751-7.
Brenner M, Bochicchio G, Ilahi O, Scalea T. Long-term impact of damage control laparotomy: a prospective study. Arch Surg. 2011; 146(4): 395-9.
Bochicchio GV, Bochiccho KM, Ilahi O, Scalea TM. Acute glucose elevation is highly predictive of infection and outcome in critically injured trauma patients. Ann Surg. 2010; 252(4): 597-602.
Haan JM, Ilahi ON, Getting LS, Scalea TM. Protocol driven non-operative management of patients with blunt splenic trauma and minimal associated injury reduces lenght of stay. Journal of Trauma. 2003; 55(2): 317-22.
Bochicchio GV, Ilahi O, Joshi M, Scalea TM. Endotracheal inubation in the field does not improve outcome in trauma patients presenting without an acutely lethal injury. Journal of Trauma. 2003; 54(2): 307-311.
Ilahi O, Bochicchio G, Scalea TM. Efficacy of Computed Tomography (CT) in the Diagnosis of Pancreatic Injury in Adult Blunt Trauma Patients. A Single Institution Study. American Surgeon. 2002; 68(8): 704-7.
Bochicchio G, Napolitano L, Knorr K, Ilahi O, Scalea TM. Persistent systemic inflammatory response syndrome is predictive of nosocomial infection in Trauma. Journal of Trauma. 2002; 53(2): 245-51.
Stehenson ER Jr., Ilahi O, Koltun WA. Stoma creation thorugh the stoma site: a rapid, safe technique. Disease of the Colon & Rectum. 1997; 40(1): 112-5.
Kultun WA, Bloomer MM, Tilberg AF, Ilahi O, Kauffman GL Jr. Awake epidural anesthesia is associated with improved natural killer cell cytotoxicity and a reduced stress response. American Journal of Surgery. 1996; 171(1): 68-72.
Pub Med page for Obeid N. Ilahi, MBBS
Ilahi O, Gahtan V, Kersteind MD. Appleton & Lange's Practice Test for the USMLE Step 2, Third Edition. Surgery Questions. Goldberg JS (editor), 2006.