Dr. Basim Isa Asmar MD Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Basim Asmar is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Detroit, Michigan and is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Michigan. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Asmar accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Children's Hospital of Michigan who specialize in Pediatric Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Hospital Affiliation

Children's Hospital of Michigan

Education & Medical Training

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency, Pediatrics, 1976–1979

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, Pediatrics, 1975–1976

American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

MI State Medical License
Active through 2016

Publications & Presentations

How Many Sources Should Be Cultured for the Diagnosis of a Blood Stream Infection in Children with Cancer?
Doganis, D.,Asmar, B.,Yankelevich, M.,Thomas, R.,Ravindranath, Y.

Predictive Factors for Blood Stream Infections in Children with Cancer.
Doganis, D.,Asmar, B.,Yankelevich, M.,Thomas, R.,Ravindranath, Y.

Detection of respiratory coinfections in pediatric patients using a small volume polymerase chain reaction array respiratory panel: More evidence for combined droplet and contact isolation.
McGrath, E. J.,Thomas, R.,Asmar, B.,Fairfax, M. R.,Lephart, P.,Ameli, J.,Abdel-Haq, N.,Salimnia, H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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