University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Keith Meyer, MD

PROFESSOR

PULMONARY & CRITICAL CARE Faculty

CLINICAL SCIENCE CENTER
600 HIGHLAND AVE
MADISON, WI 53792-0001

(608) 263-6363

Education

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin – BS & MS in Zoology University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin – MD
  • UW Hospitals and Clinics – Residency in Internal Medicine
  • UW Hospitals and Clinics – Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Professional Activities

Dr. Meyer is a faculty member in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine within the Department of Medicine. Dr. Meyer is a transplant pulmonologist with the UW Health Lung Transplant Program, and he is also a UW Health Interstitial Lung Disease Program and the UW Health Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program physician. He is an affiliate member of the UW-Madison Institute on Aging and part of the UW Health Performing Arts Medicine program. Dr. Meyer is a member of a number of professional societies, including the American Thoracic Society, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the World Association for the Study of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and of the American College of Chest Physicians. In 2017, he received a Who’s Who Lifetime Achievement for contributing to advancements in his area of expertise for over 20 years. He has been recognized as one of ‘America’s Top Physicians’ by the Consumers’ Research Council of America and as a ‘Leading Physician in the World’ by the International Association of HealthCare Professionals, and he was chosen as a member of the Faculty of 1000. Currently, Dr. Meyer leads clinical trials of novel therapies for patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Meyer’s clinical specialties include interstitial lung diseases, management of advanced lung disease, cystic fibrosis, and lung transplantation. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care medicine.

Research Interests

Dr. Meyer’s research interests include the biology of the aging lung, lung immunology and immunologically-mediated lung diseases, the lung microbiome and respiratory infections, mechanisms of immune tolerance in lung transplantation, treatment of progressive fibrosing interstitial lung diseases, and the role of gastroesophageal reflux in the pathophysiology of lung disorders.