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Faria N. Taj, MBBS

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Director, Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology, University of Maryland Capital Region Health Center


110 S Paca St, Baltimore

Phone (Primary):

410 328 8138

Phone (Secondary):

410 328 9866


410 328 0177

Education and Training


Interventional Pulmonology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2019

Critical Care Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 2018

Pulmonary Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2014

Residency: Mount Auburn Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 2012

Medical School : Aga Khan University Medical College, Pakistan, 2007



Dr. Nasim is an assistant professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She is an interventional pulmonologist within the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.  Dr. Nasim spend two year on staff at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Nasim's clinical area of interest is in minimally invasive methods of diagnosing and staging lung cancer using endobronchial ultrasound and robotic bronchoscopy. She additionially specialized in Interventional Pulmonology at MD Anderson Cancer Center to manage complex central airway obstruction and pleural procedures such as closed pleural biopsies, tunnelled pleural catheters and medical pleuroscopy. 

Research/Clinical Keywords

Early Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Staging with Endobronchial ultrasound, Therapeutic Bronchoscopy, Pleural Disorders, Robotic Bronchoscopy

Highlighted Publications

Nasim F, Sabath BF, Eapen GA. Lung Cancer. Med Clin North Am. 2019 May;103(3):463-473. 13.

Nasim F, Ost DE. Management of the solitary pulmonary nodule. Curr Opin Pulm Med.2019 Jul;25(4):344-353.

Nasim F, Moua T. Lung cancer in combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema: a large retrospective cohort analysis. ERJ Open Res. 2020 Dec 14;6(4):00521-2020.



Clinical Specialty Details

  • Interventional Pulmonology

  • Pulmonology

  • Critical Care Medicine

  • Pulmonary Critical Care

Awards and Affiliations


  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine, 2019

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease, 2014

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 2009

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