Samar Esther Atteih, M.D., B.A.O.

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Asthma, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatrics more

Research Interests

Pediatric cystic fibrosis; highly effective modulator therapy; bronchopulmonary dysplasia more


The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-955-2035 | Fax: 410-367-3241
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Dr. Samar Atteih is a pediatric pulmonologist at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, MD. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of bronchopulmonary dysplasia, asthma, cystic fibrosis and other pediatric pulmonary diseases. 

Dr. Atteih received her medical degree at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland before completing her pediatrics residency at the Harriet Lane Clinic at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. She subsequently completed a Pediatric Pulmonology fellowship at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. more

Departments / Divisions



  • MD MCh BAO; Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (2017)


  • Pediatrics; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2020)


  • Pediatric Pulmonology; Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (2023)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) (2020)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Previous research has focused on the effects of highly effective modulator therapy on respiratory mucosal dynamics in Cystic Fibrosis, the experiences of individuals and families with Cystic Fibrosis experiencing food insecurity, and the effects of low birth weight on future respiratory and nutritional outcomes in Cystic Fibrosis. 

Activities & Honors


  • First and Second Year Clinical Fellowship Award, North American Cystic Fibrosis Foundation


  • American Thoracic Society
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