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Stephen Arnoff

Thair Abed, MD


Associate Professor, Clinical Pediatrics

Telephone:  215-707-6643

FAX: 215-707-6443

Email: thair.abed@tuhs.temple.edu

Department of Pediatrics


Educational Background:


Undergraduate degree, University of Baghdad College of Medicine, Baghdad, Iraq, 1981


MD, University of Baghdad College of Medicine, Baghdad, Iraq, 1981 (combined program)


Internship, Al-Karama Teaching Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq; Cooper Hospital University Medical Center, Camden, NJ


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clinical Interests:

  • Kawasaki disease
  • Medical education

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board certification(s):


American Board of Pediatrics, 1996

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professional affiliations:


American Academy of Pediatrics

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research interests:


Asthma in children

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

25149958. Bar A, Urbine J, Bahora Y, Berkenstock M, Vodzak J, Guruprasad H, Sinha M, Abed T, Legido A, A 12-year-old African American girl with subacute bilateral ophthalmoplegia. Semin Pediatr Neurol 21:2(173-6)2014 Jun

12625996. Kochhar S, Nwokike JN, Jankowitz B, Sholevar EH, Abed T, Baron DA, Olanzapine overdose: a pediatric case report. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 12:4(351-3)2002 Winter