University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Richard Cornwell, MD



MADISON, WI 53792-0001

(608) 263-9356

Dr. Richard Cornwell obtained his MD from the SUNY-Upstate Medical School in Syracuse, New York in 1984. He then completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH). He became Chief Medical Resident in 1987. Dr. Cornwell then completed a research fellowship at the UWSMPH before moving to Seattle, Washington where he completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University of Washington. He joined the faculty at UWSMPH as Assistant Professor in 1992.

Dr. Cornwell currently serves as the Associate Professor of Medicine at the UWSMPH. He also serves as the Medical Director at both the William Middleton VA Lung Transplant Program as well the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (UWHC) Advanced Pulmonary Disease Program. He also serves as the Medical Director of the Lung Transplant Program the UWHC. His clinical interests include bronchoscopy, COPD management, cystic fibrosis, interstitial lung disease, lung transplantation and transplant medicine. His research interests include investigative bronchoscopy for lung transplant and airways diseases.

Search for Richard Cornwell's literature abstracts on PubMed


Meyer KC, Cornwell RD, Love RB. Short- and long-term results after lung volume reduction surgery. Current Opinion in Pulm Med. 2000; 6:116-121

DeVito-Haynes LD, Jankowska-Gan E, Meyer KC, Cornwell RD, Zeevi A, Griffith B, Dauber J, Iacono A, Knectle SJ, Burlingham WJ, Love RB. Soluble donor HLA class I and beta2M-free heavy chain in serum of lung transplant recipients: steady state levels and increases in patients with recurrent CMV infection, acute rejection episodes, and poor outcome. Human Immunol. 2000; 61:1370-1382

Meyer KC, Cardoni AL, Xiang Z, Cornwell RD, Love RB. Vascular endothelial growth factor in human lung transplantation. Chest 2001; 119:137-143

Meyer KC, Nunley DR, Dauber JH, Iacono AT, Keenan RJ, Cornwell RD, Love RB. Neutrophils, unopposed neutrophil elastase and alpha1-antiprotease defenses following human lung transplantation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2001; 164:97-102.