Department of Medicine
University of Wisconsin
Clinic Contact Information
UW Health pulmonary and critical care physicians offer a broad array of diagnostic and management skills in treating the critically ill and patients with respiratory and sleep disorders. UW Health offers a comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation program that may be continued in the patient's community hospital.
Available diagnostic procedures include fiber optic bronchoscopy, transbronchial lung biopsy, bronchoalveolar lavage, pleural biopsy and right heart and pulmonary artery catheterization.
Major 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
The Department of Medicine Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine clinic is located at:
600 Highland Avenue
The hospital is located on the west end of the UW-Madison campus, off University Avenue/Campus Drive. Click here for a map to the hospital.
For additional information, visit the UW Health Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine website.