- Pulmonology (Lung)Critical Care, Pulmonary Vascular Disease
About Mona Alotaibi, MD
Mona Alotaibi, MD, is a board-certified pulmonologist and critical care physician who specializes in treatment of pulmonary vascular disease, including chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). Her clinical and research interests include investigating conditions that disturb or disrupt the normal order of the body and metabolic processes that contribute to the development of pulmonary vascular diseases.
As an assistant professor of medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, she trains medical students, interns, residents and fellows. She leads studies that leverage diverse approaches including large scale human biosampling, pulmonary disease phenotyping, analytical mass spectrometry-based metabolomics and statistical epidemiology.
Dr. Alotaibi completed fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care at UC San Diego School of Medicine where she also completed an advanced fellowship in pulmonary vascular disease. She completed residency training at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and earned her medical degree from King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia. Dr. Alotaibi is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.
She is a member of several professional societies including the American Thoracic Society, the American Heart Association and the Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute.
In her free time, Dr. Alotaibi enjoys cooking, reading, hiking and travel.
UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine.
- King Abdulaziz University, School of Medicine, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
- Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Internal Medicine
- Pulmonary Disease
- Critical Care Medicine
Conditions and Treatments
- Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
- Pulmonary Vascular Disease
- Pulmonary Hypertension