Nemr S. Eid, MD

Nemr S. Eid, MD, is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky. He is also Division Chief of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at both the Medical School and Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Kosair Children’s Hospital has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for treating Respiratory Disorders four years in row 2009-2013. 

Dr. Eid received his medical degree from the University of Liege in Belgium. He then completed a residency in pediatrics at the Health Sciences Center of the State University of New York in Brooklyn, where he also completed a fellowship in pediatric pulmonary medicine and intensive care medicine.

As an expert in pediatric pulmonary medicine, especially childhood asthma, cystic fibrosis, and infantile wheezing, Dr. Eid serves as a reviewer for a number of leading pediatric and pulmonary journals. He also serves as a consultant to major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies who develop respiratory products. He has presented his research at numerous national and international meetings and has authored 160 journal articles, reviews, book chapters, and abstracts. Dr. Eid has served as Chairman and a faculty member of many national educational initiatives relating to childhood asthma and cystic fibrosis.

Dr. Eid is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, with subspecialty certification in pediatric pulmonology. He is affiliated with a number of national and international professional organizations, including the American Thoracic Society, where he serves as advisory member of the Society’s Clinical Practice Committee, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American College of Chest Physicians. He has been the recipient of many patient care awards, including the 1997 “Irving H. Shaw Distinguished Service Award” from the Kentucky Association of Health Underwriters. He has been listed in Best Doctors in American since 2003, and received the 2011-2015 Patients’ Choice Award.