Mohanad Al Obaidi, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - (Clinical Series Track)
Research Interests: 

Dr. Al-Obaidi’s research interest focuses on the infections in the immunocompromised population, especially within the solid organ and bone marrow transplantation populations. He is currently working on multiple projects studying invasive fungal infections and Cytomegalovirus infection in solid organ transplant patients. His work will help better understand the risk factors and methods to prevent infectious complications in transplant patients. Outside the field of transplant infectious diseases, Dr. Al-Obaidi is interested in studying fungal infections, including Candidiasis, invasive mold infection, and antifungal resistance. Dr. Al-Obaidi is also involved in multiple clinical trials studying investigational drugs against CMV and fungal infections.

Faculty Type: 
Core Faculty
  • MBChB: University of Baghdad, College of Medicine, Baghdad, Iraq, 2008
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, Internal Medicine, 2012-2015
  • University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Transplant Infectious Diseases 2017-2018
  • University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Infectious Diseases, 2015-2017
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2015
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, 2017

Select Publications


Al-Obaidi, M., R. Hasbun, K. J. Vigil, A. R. Edwards, V. Chavez, D. R. Hall, W. A. Dar, A. De Golovine, L. Ostrosky-Zeichner, J. S. Bynon, et al., "Seroprevalence of Strongyloides stercoralis and Evaluation of Universal Screening in Kidney Transplant Candidates: A Single-Center Experience in Houston (2012-2017).", Open Forum Infect Dis, vol. 6, issue 7, 2019 Jul 01. PMCID: PMC6656655  PMID: 31363770


Al-Obaidi, M., P. Younes, and L. Ostrosky-Zeichner, "Post-exposure prophylaxis with isavuconazole after occupational exposure to .", Oxf Med Case Reports, vol. 2018, issue 10, pp. omy062, 2018 Oct. PMCID: PMC6142719  PMID: 30250744


Ostrosky-Zeichner, L., and M. Al-Obaidi, "Invasive Fungal Infections in the Intensive Care Unit.", Infect Dis Clin North Am, vol. 31, issue 3, pp. 475-487, 2017 09. PMID: 28687215