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Work experience

Nov 2015Present

Consultant, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Al-Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital, Dubai

Develop a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) from the ground up. Manage and train all staff, including specialists and senior specialists as well as nurses, respiratory therapists, and other ancillary supportive staff. Develop all new policies, guidelines, and protocols to guide patient flow and staff work flow.

Feb 2014Aug 2015


Northwest Pediatrics

Provide pediatric services to children in the Columbus area as well as surrounding suburbs. Also, function as the medical director and practice manager.

Aug 2010Feb 2014

Pediatric Critical Care Specialist

Indiana University Riley Hospital for Children

Provide critical care services to children in the ICU, including those who have undergone complex open-heart surgery, as well as other complex neurologic, gastrointestinal, and thoracic surgeries. Also, directed the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) program. Also, the medical director of the pediatric critical care nurse practitioner program.

Jul 2009Jun 2010

Pediatric Hospitalist

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Develop a new pediatric hospitalist program and manage the scheduling and function of all included hospitalists.


Jul 2006Jun 2009

Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Jul 2002Jun 2005

Residency, Pediatrics

Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Sep 1992Jun 1998

Medicine and Surgery

Jordan Univ of Science and Technology


Firas Rabi, volunteer activity with the Issa Trust Foundation. Providing free pediatric care to impoverished areas in Jamaica.



2016 - Emirates Critical Care Conference - Presented an overview of vasopressors

2016 - Dubai Resuscitation Conference 2016 - ECMO workshop