Advanced Allergy and Asthma Treatment and Research

Division faculty provide definitive diagnostic testing and treatments for all types of allergy and asthma disorders, including immunodeficiency disorders and severe and corticosteroid-dependent asthma.

Our nationally known clinical research team has conducted over 400 asthma studies, and our faculty help develop new asthma medications and clinical treatment guidelines.

Mary Love-Patten, NP, does an exam in the clinic

Are You a Patient?

Visit the UW Health website to find a doctor and learn more about our clinical services.

Top-Ranked for Pulmonary Medicine

U.S. News and World Report ranks UW Health pulmonary and lung surgery among the best in the nation. We have expertise in advanced lung disease and interventional pulmonology and are partners in the UW Health lung cancer program and the Wisconsin Sleep Center. Our cystic fibrosis center and pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary fibrosis programs are all nationally accredited.

Dr. Andrew Braun talks in the office

Find a Clinical Trial

Learn more about our asthma and allergy studies, or search all clinical trials at UW Health.

A Top-Ten Lung Transplant Program

Our robust lung transplant program—an Optum Transplant Center of Excellence—cares for patients all over Wisconsin, the region and the nation. We perform 40 to 50 transplants per year through the UW Health lung transplant program and our unique VA lung transplant program.

Building on decades of expertise in patient selection, pre-transplant management and post-transplant care, our program outcomes are consistently within the top 10 in the country. We also participate in the National Institutes of Health Lung Transplant Consortium.

Dr. Erin Lowery uses a stethoscope to examine a patient in the clinic

Critical Care That Exceeds National Standards

We care for critically ill patients at University Hospital’s Trauma and Life Support Center, a high-acuity unit that consistently surpasses national quality and outcomes benchmarks, and at UnityPoint Health–Meriter Hospital and the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital. We also provide telemedicine critical care services (eICU) 24/7 to hospitals across the region.

Critical care team at University Hospital
Exterior photo of UW Health University Hospital
Exterior photo of UW Health University Hospital

Are You a Referring Physician?

Visit the UW Health website for complete resources on outpatient referrals and acute inpatient transfers and admissions.