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Hanna S. Sahhar, MD, FAAP, FACOP

Hanna S. Sahhar

Hanna S. Sahhar, MD, FAAP, FACOP

Discipline Chair for Pediatrics
Campus: 
Carolinas Campus
Office: 

240

Department/Discipline: 
Phone: 
864-327-9861
Email: 
hsahhar [at] carolinas.vcom.edu
Curriculum Vitae: 

Current Research Projects

  • Does pre-clinical pediatric experience improve competence and/or confidence in performance during 3rd year pediatric rotations?
  • Effectiveness of noninvasive ventilator modes of respiratory support for infants and children with acute bronchiolitis
  • Evaluation of lumbar puncture assist tool (LPAT) as a guide and training tool for successful lumbar puncture
  • Learning to PLAY! Promoting lifelong activity in youth to prevent pediatric obesity through a holistic intervention at an elementary school in South Carolina

Publications

Year Published Faculty Citation PMID
2016

Mains ND, Sahhar HS. Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) in a 12 year-old adolescent male. ACOP-eJournal. 2016 Spring;7(6).

2015

Alba J, McGuire E, Steed R, Sahhar HS. Comparison and Evaluation of Immunofluorescence Assay and Polymerase Chain Reaction methods in detecting Respiratory Viruses in Pediatric Patients. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 2015 Dec;115(12):e104.

2015

Barnhardt E, Gancar J, Gantan E, Keith M, Killingsworth J, Myles D, Cantrell K, Rishmawi S, Meisha D, Sahhar HS. Effectiveness of Heliox as adjunct therapy with High Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) in Children with Respiratory Distress. eJournal of the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians. 2015 Summer;7(4).

2015

Tyson A, Sahhar H, Duncan S, Wahlstrom AA. New Insight to the Cause of Oculo-Auriculo-Vertebral Spectrum [case report]. eJournal of the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians. 2015 Summer; 7(4).

2015

Sahar NH, Lusher E, Monaghan SB, Sahhar HS. Salmonella Schwarzengrund-Induced Meningitis and Septicemia in a Seven-Week-Old Infant. ACOP-eJournal. 2015 Spring;7(3).

2015

Sahhar H, Cantrell K, Myles D, Rishmawi S. Effectiveness of Heliox as adjunct therapy with HFNC in children with respiratory distress [abstract]. Critical Care Medicine. 2015 Dec;43(12 Suppl.):182-3.

2015

Ivanoff E, Budidi S, NeSmith B, Turner K, Steed R, Sahhar HS. Assessment of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Hospitalizations Following Implementation of Updated Palivizumab Treatment Recommendations. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 2015 Dec;115(12):e84.

2014

Samies N, Sharma E, Gerstenacker D, Rishmawi S, Sahhar HS. Kawasaki disease: Do early diagnosis and treatment improve outcome and prevent complications? The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 2014 Jan;114(1):e18.8.

2014

Bowling A, Drumm S, Fultz J, Iari A, Haughey B, Reeves M, Siddiqui H, Snapp M, Sahar N, Cantrell K, Meisha DE, Sahhar HS. The efficacy and comparison of non-invasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) with high flow nasal cannula (HFNC) therapy in management of severe respiratory distress in infants [abstract]. ACOP eJournal. 2014 Spring; 6(3).

2014

Drumm S, Bowling A, Fultz J, Iari A, Haughey B, Reeves M, Siddiqui H, Snapp M, Sahar N, Cantrell K, Meisha DE, Sahhar HS. Comparison of invasive mechanical ventilation with non-invasive ventilatory support modalities in management of severe respiratory distress in infants [abstract]. ACOP eJournal. 2014, Spring; 6(3).

2014

Howard AC, Sahhar HS.  Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) in a 44-day-old female infant. ACOP-eJournal. 2014 Summer;6(4).

2014

Gupta S, Sahhar HS.  Permissive hypercapnia:  An acceptable prevention of ventilator-associated acute inhalation injury in the presence of carbon monoxide poisoning and acute lung injury secondary to smoke inhalation.  ACOP eJournal. 2014 Spring;6(3).

2013

Turner H, Taylor M, Sahhar HS. Severe interstitial lung disease (ILD) in an infant with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) Infection: A case report. ACOP-eJournal.  2013 Fall;6(1). 

2013

Barrick CJ, Thompson MM, Sahhar HS. Bordetella bronchiseptica in an immunocompetent infant with no known animal exposure later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder: A case report. ACOP-eJournal. 2013 Spring;5(3).

2012

Sahhar HS, Cantrell K. A sticky situation: Type I (inflammatory) plastic bronchitis in infant treated with aerosolized tissue plasminogen activator: a case report. ACOP eJournal [internet]. 2012; 4(3).

2012

Sahhar H, Steffensen C, Sukpraprut S, Zeb M, Jaimovich D. Prospective, randomized comparison of continuous nebulized racemic- albuterol with levalbuterol in pediatric patients [abstract]. 56th Annual AOA Research Conference Abstracts, 2012. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2012 112(8):548. Abstract no. C28.

2012

Hays J, Sahhar HS. HELIOX: help or hindrance? The use of Heliox in the pediatric ICU setting. ACOP-eJournal [internet]. 2012; 4(4). Available from: http://www.acopeds.org/ejournalarchive.iphtml.