Research Interest: Fungal Dignostics and lung transplant outcome studies.

Clinical Interest: Management of Lung transplant, transplant critical care, ECMO and fungal infections of the lungs particularly endemic mycoses (Histoplasmosis and Blastomycosis).  

Educational Interest: Use of immune suppressive therapies for organ transplant, fungal infections of the lung and fungal disgnostics.

Dr. Hage is ABIM certified in Infectious Diseases, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine with strong interest in lung immunology as well as pulmonary infections and fungal diseases. His research and clinical activities are in the fileds of fungal infections, lung transplant, ECMO and transplant critical Care. Dr. Hage is well published on endemic mycoses (Histoplasmosis and Blastomycosis), fungal infections of the immunocompromised patients, as well as outcomes of lung transplants.


  • Lung Transplant Outcomes
  • Pulmonary Fungal Infections; Aspergillosis, Histoplasmosis, Blastomycosis
  • Biomarkers for the Rapid Diagnosis of Fungal infections and respiratory tract infections
  • Infections in the Immunocompromised host

Clinical Interests

  • Lung Transplant outcomes
  • Pulmonary fungal infections; Aspergillosis, Histoplasmosis, Blastomycosis
  • Infections in the Immunocompromised host
  • Infections in the ICU
  • ECMO



Assistant Professor, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
2005 - current

Associate Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Occupational Medicine, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine

Professor, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Rheumatology/Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
MD, Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon, Medicine, 1997
pulmonary diseases
Arabic, English, French
American College of Chest Physicians
American Thoracic Society
Infectious Diseases Society of America