University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Robert Guzy, MD, PhD

Associate Visiting Professor


MADISON, WI 53792-0001


  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois - MD
  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri - Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Washington University School of Medicine - Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • University of Chicago Biological Sciences Division - PhD

Professional Activities

Dr. Robert Guzy is a faculty member in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine within the Department of Medicine. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society and International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, and is a member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology. Past honors include the Young Physician Scientist Award from the American Society for Clinical Investigation, Outstanding Young Investigator Award from the Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research, and abstract awards from the American Thoracic Society and Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Guzy’s clinical work focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of advanced lung disease. He works as an attending in the Lung Transplant program.

Research Interests 

View Dr. Robert Guzy's publications on NCBI My Bibliography

Dr. Guzy’s research investigates the role of growth factor signaling, in particular fibroblast growth factors (FGFs) in the pathogenesis of pulmonary fibrosis. He also studies regional differences in gene expression in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF), comparing overall and fibroblast-specific differences between central and peripheral IPF lung biopsies. His research has been supported by a K08 from the NHLBI, the American Thoracic Society, American Lung Association, Respiratory Health Association, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research, and the American Heart Association.