Location: VA C516



Sheila Habib, MD

Assistant Professor/Clinical, Medicine -Pulmonary Disease


Fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine – UT Health San Antonio 2017

Residency – Internal Medicine – UT Health San Antonio 2014

Internship – Internal Medicine – UT Health San Antonio 2012

MD - Texas Tech University Health Science Center 2011

BA - Economics - Cornell University 2006


Principal Investigator – Collection of sputum and sputum labeling utilizing synthetic meso-tetra (4-carboxyphenyl) porphyrin (TPPP) for the detection of lung cancer (IRB approved: VA 18-426H)

 Sub-investigator– Effect of desmopressin and hypertonic saline vs hypertonic saline alone in patients with severe hyponatremia (IRB approved: HSC20190073E, VA 19-073E)


UT Health San Antonio

University Health System

South Texas Veterans Health Care System 


Holt GA, Habib SA, Shelledy DC. Chapter 3 Principles of mechanical ventilation. In: Mechanical Ventilation. Jones and Bartlett Learning; 2020.

 Proud KC, Habib SA, De Hoyos P, Soni N. Chapter 14 Point-of-care ultrasound in critical care. In: Mechanical Ventilation. Jones and Bartlett Learning; 2020. 

 Habib SA, Vasko RC, Badawy J, Anstead GM. Plastic bronchitis in an AIDS patient with pulmonary 

Kaposi Sarcoma. Case Rep Pulmonol 2018.

Mangat M, Amalakuhan B, Habib S, et al. High endocan levels are associated with the need for 

mechanical ventilation among patients with severe sepsis. Eur Respir J. 2017; 50(1). 

Habib SA, Maselli DJ. Can quality improvement initiatives with organizational changes improve the 

delivery of asthma care? Respir Care 2016;61(12):1706-1707. 

Amalakuhan B, Habib SA, Mangat M, et al. Endothelial adhesion molecules and multiple organ failure in patients with severe sepsis. Cytokine 2016;88:267-273.


July 2017 Clinical Assistant Professor, UT Health San Antonio

July 2017 Staff physician, South Texas Veterans Health Care System