Our providers offer a broad array of diagnostic and management skills in treating the critically ill and patients with respiratory and sleep disorders, including:
Comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation programs that may be continued in the patient's community hospital.
General and Sub-Specialty Pulmonary and Sleep clinics, and provide services including
Pulmonary Function Testing and Sleep Studies
Diagnostic Procedures including endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS), fiber optic bronchoscopy, transbronchial lung biopsy, bronchoalveolar lavage, pleural biopsy and right heart and pulmonary artery catheterization.
Clinical research interests include:
- acute and chronic respiratory failure due to chronic obstructive pulmonary and neuromuscular disease
- critical care medicine, including adult respiratory distress syndrome
- immunologic and hypersensitivity lung diseases, including asthma, sarcoidosis, interstitial fibrosis and pulmonary vasculitis
- diagnosis of infections and neoplastic diseases of the lung
- ventilatory control during wakefulness, exercise and sleep with specific clinical applications in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, neuromuscular disease and sleep apnea
- epidemiology and pathophysiology of occupational lung diseases
- mechanisms of acute and chronic lung injury, including adult respiratory distress syndrome
- immunologic mediators of lung injury as seen in asthma, sarcoidosis and interstitial fibroses and pulmonary vasculitis
For additional information, visit the UW Health Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine website.