Provider Profile

BABA LIMANN, MD, FACP, FCCP, FAASM

Dr. Limann’s special interests include caring for patients with sleep disorders, pulmonary disorders, and those that are critically ill.


Dr. Baba Limann joined PCCMA in 2006. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, critical care medicine, and sleep medicine. Dr. Limann completed his internal medicine residency at New York Medical College (NYMC) – Metropolitan Hospital Center (New York, NY), where he also served as chief resident.

Dr. Limann then completed a pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowship at NYMC – Westchester Medical Center (Valhalla, NY) and a sleep medicine fellowship at North Shore – Long Island Jewish Health System (Manhasset, NY). He is a graduate of the Marmara University School of Medicine in Turkey (1996) and Mfantsipim School in Ghana (1988).

Dr. Limann is currently secretary of PCCMA. He also serves as Medical Director of Respiratory Services at PinnacleHealth® and associate director at Capital Region Sleep Disorders Center (Linglestown, PA). He is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, American Thoracic Society, American Medical Association, and the Pennsylvania Sleep Society. In addition, he is a fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), American College of Chest Physicians, (FCCP), and American Academy of Sleep Medicine (FAASM).

Dr. Limann’s special interests include caring for patients with sleep disorders, pulmonary disorders, and those that are critically ill. He is married to Bibi and has 2 children.




Curriculum Vitae


  • Medical Education
  • Appointments
  • Licensure/Certifications/Awards
  • Professional Memberships/Activities
  • Research/Publications
  • 2006: Sleep Medicine, North Shore -­ Long Island, Jewish Health System Manhasset, NY
  • 2005: Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine, NYMC -­ Westchester Medical Center Valhalla, NY
  • 2001: Internal Medicine, NYMC -­ Metropolitan Hospital Center New York, NY
  • 1996: M.D., Medicine, Marmara University School of Medicine Istanbul, Turkey
  • 1988: Advanced Level Certificate, Biology, Mfantsipim School Cape Coast, Ghana

Professional Experience

  • July 2006 ­- present: Physician, Partner & Vice President  Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine Associates – Harrisburg, PA
  • July 2008 ­- present: Associate Director – Capital Region Sleep Disorders Center Linglestown, PA
  • July 2007 -­ December 2010: Chairman, Critical Care Committee – Holy Spirit Hospital Camp Hill, PA
  • July 2001 -­ June 2002: Chief Medical Resident – NYMC ­ Metropolitan Hospital Center New York, NY
  • July 2001 -­ June 2002: Associate Instructor in Clinical Medicine – New York Medical College Valhalla, NY
  • July 2000 ­- June 2001: Associate Chief Medical Resident – NYMC ­ Metropolitan Hospital Center New York, NY

Professional Affiliations

  • July 2006 – present: Attending Physician, Pinnacle Health System
  • July 2006 – present: Attending Physician, Holy Spirit Health System
  • July 2006 – present: Attending Physician, Capital Region Sleep Disorders Center

Medical Licenses

  • Registered Physician, Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine, 2005
  • Registered Physician, New York State Board of Medicine, 2001

Certifications

  • Sleep Medicine, ABIM ­ ABMS, 11/2007
  • Critical Care Medicine, ABIM ­ ABMS, 11/2005
  • Pulmonary Disease, ABIM ­ ABMS, 11/2004
  • Internal Medicine, ABIM ­ ABMS, 08/2001

Awards

  • Outstanding Academic Achievement, Marmara University School of Medicine, 1996
  • Recognition of Leadership Status, NYMC ­ Metropolitan Hospital Center, 2000
  • Exceptional Professional Growth, NYMC ­ Metropolitan Hospital Center, 2001
  • Recognition of Outstanding Leadership, NYMC ­ Metropolitan Hospital Center, 2002

Memberships

  • American Thoracic Society
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • Pennsylvania Sleep Society

Community

  • Pennsylvania Sleep Society Meeting , May 2010
  • Health Fair in Sleep Disorders, Linglestown, PA , October 2010
  • Pennsylvania Sleep Society Meeting , May 2011

ACP Activities

  • Pennsylvania Chapter SEP­MOC modules Program, 03/2009
  • Pennsylvania Chapter SEP­MOC modules Program, 02/2010
  • Pennsylvania Chapter SEP­MOC modules Program, 03/2011

Committees

  • 2007 – present: Nutrition Committee, Holy Spirit Health System
  • 2007 – 2010: Chairperson, Critical Care Committee, Holy Spirit Health System
  • 2001 – 2002: Graduate Medical Education, NYMC ­ Metropolitan Hospital Center
  • 2001 – 2002: Ethics Committee, NYMC ­ Metropolitan Hospital Center
  • 2001 – 2002: Clinical Competency Committee, NYMC ­ Metropolitan Hospital Center
  • Association of Sleep­ Disordered Breathing With Postoperative Complications. Chest. 2008 May;133(5):1128­34. Epub 2008 Mar 13.
  • Association of lung volumes with nocturnal oxygen saturation in obese persons: a possible role for therapeutic continuous positive airway pressure. Am J Ther. 2008 May ­Jun;15(3):221­4.
  • Association of percent expiratory reserve volume with average oxygen saturation in obese persons. Abstract, CHEST 2006.
  • Sleep in the intensive care unit. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 2008; 50:151­162

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