Nabil Hanna, MD

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5411
Fax: (626) 815-5414
Office Location: Building One, Room #346
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Nabil W. Hanna, MD, brings more than 25 years of clinical and academic experience, including serving as medical school faculty and as a practicing anesthesiologist. Hanna’s experience also includes integrating and translating research and scholarly work into evidence-based health care practices. As an anesthesiologist, he advocated applying the latest research to patient care by using laser bronchoscopy technology and high-frequency jet ventilation for his MD dissertation. He was also in charge of an intensive care unit at a specialized center managing liver cancer. Hanna has published more than 15 papers in the field of anesthesia and intensive care, and mentored and supervised more than 20 theses and dissertations of medical students at the master’s and doctoral levels. After moving to the U.S., Hanna joined the research team of The Genome Health for Optimal Living Center at Azusa Pacific University, and in October 2012 presented a poster on meta-analyses on lung cancer to the American Association of Cancer Research’s Eleventh Annual International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Proceedings in Anaheim, California.


  • Doctor of Medicine (Doctoral Degree Anesthesiology) at Ain-Shams University, Egypt 1995.
  • Master of Sciences (M. S. Anesthesiology) at Ain-Shams University, Egypt 1989


  • Certification, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing
    • Graduate Programs


  • Anesthesia
  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Critical Care
  • Heart Failure
  • Intensive Care Medicine
  • Medical Education
  • Pathophysiology & Pharmacology

Courses Taught

  • GNRS 515 – Advanced Pathophysiology
  • GNRS 516 – Integrative Disease and Symptom Management
  • GNRS 594 – Pharmacology in Advanced Practice Nursing

Office Hours

Tuesday 9:00am-11:00am
Wednesday 9:00am-11:00am
Appointments available upon request. Please contact me to set up an appointment.