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Amal El-Bakush
Patient Rating
4.6 / 5 (Based on 197 Reviews)

Amal El-Bakush, MD

Specialty: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with Amal El-Bakush, please call 319-221-8788

Areas of Interest

Asthma, COPD, Diffuse Lung Diseases, Pleural Diseases, Lung Cancer, Bronchoscopy, Endobronchial (airways) minimal invasive procedures, and EBUS (Endobronchial Ultrasound).

Education and Training


University of Tripoli (previously Al Fateh University), Faculty of Medicine, Tripoli, Libya


Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, Texas, Internal Medicine


East Carolina University/ Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, North Carolina, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Society of Critical Care

Honors, Awards, etc.

2022 Nominee for Colleague Award, one of Mercy's Annual Provider Awards


Board Certified Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine.

Personal Interests

Traveling, photography, cooking & spending time with my family and friends.

Patient Reviews

July 18, 2022
Dr ElBakush is wonderful, personable, understanding, knowledgeable and caring. I trust her and feel better after seeing her. She is very reassuring.
June 21, 2022
The doctor is very concerned about me and my health
June 08, 2022
Dr amal is energetic and a good listener. A great doctor
May 26, 2022
Dr is very quick to judge situations and people. In the past Dr had not behaved this way.
May 26, 2022
Very collaborative physician
May 16, 2022
Dr El Bakush is kind, patient and listens to your concerns.
May 12, 2022
Very thorough and caring
May 11, 2022
They both were very caring.
March 02, 2022
Not sure. She seemed efficient, knowledgeable but I still don't feel like I know what's going on, like when will I start to feel better
February 17, 2022
Given time and thorough explanations when asked questions.
February 10, 2022
Very good. Was up front with me on my health.
December 30, 2021
Would definitely recommend Dr. El-Bakush to others. She is so caring and wanting the best for her patients.
November 10, 2021
Mercy hospital is fortunate to have as one of their pulmonary doctor's, doctor El bakush
October 07, 2021
This was my first time to see Dr. El Bakush and I really like her. Her assessment of my issues and changes have been most beneficial.
September 30, 2021
Love her.
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Provider's Contact Information

Mercy Pulmonology Clinic website


  • Mercy Pulmonology Clinic

    Mercy 8th & 8th Medical Park 788 8th Ave SE, Suite 200 Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

    Office: 319-221-8788
    Fax: 319-221-8787