Elias Kakish, MD


Catalina Chest Clinic

Dr. Kakish performs almost all pulmonology and critical care procedures.

Elias Kakish, MD graduated from the University of Jordan in 2000 and has been in practice for 17 years. He was a medical resident and a chief medical resident at the Chicago Medical School. He then completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care and sleep medicine at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Dr. Kakish is board-certified in pulmonary medicine and critical care, as well as sleep medicine.

Dr. Kakish performs many procedures, including EBUS bronchoscopy, which helps obtain samples from the mediastinal lymph nodes without requiring surgery. This procedure also helps stage the mediastinum in cases of lung cancer. He also performs right heart catheterization for the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary hypertension. In fact, he performs almost all pulmonology and critical care procedures expected. Dr. Kakish also provides care for many sleep disorders, especially disorders related to sleep apnea.

Dr. Kakish is a big soccer fan and he plays soccer himself almost every week. He enjoys family time with his wife and 2 children.


  • “Dr Kakish is amazing. He truly cares about people.”
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AARP Medicare Complete Cigna-HealthSpring
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