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UF Health Shands Recognized for Pulmonary Care

We are proud to care for patients at UF Health Shands Hospital, recently ranked one of the nation’s and region’s top hospitals for pulmonary and COPD care by U.S. News & […]

DoM – Celebration of Research

On Thursday, October 20th, the department of medicine hosted the Celebration of Research at the new Harrell Medical Education Building. Awards were presented to the 3 best posters for students, […]

Welcome New Pulmonary Faculty Members!

  The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine would like to welcome our newest members of the team:   Cesar A. Trillo-Alvarez, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine UF […]

UF Health Pulmonology Ranked 25th for U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital Specialty

The U.S. News & World Report for 2016 published on August 2nd, 2016, and with it brought exciting news for both UF Health and the division of pulmonary, critical care […]

Welcome – Andres Pelaez, MD

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine would like to welcome Andres Pelaez, MD to the team. He joins us as an associate professor of medicine and co-director of […]

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Welcome

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine is dedicated to patient care, education, and research through excellence in healthcare delivery and innovations in biomedical research. The division is strongly committed to providing superior medical education for Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine fellows, internal medicine residents, and medical students. Several faculty members in the division have received teaching awards from the College of Medicine.

The division will achieve its mission through a commitment to following core objectives:

  • The division will provide state of the art management of patients
  • The division will train and educate physicians to the highest academic standards in all aspects of the subspecialty
  • The division will engage in clinical, basic science, and translational research that improves patient care and increases research funding from national agencies
  • The division will recognize the unique medical needs of the people of Florida in our subspecialty and manage those needs

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Endobronchial Ultrasound-guided Intratumoral Injection of Cisplatin for the Treatment of Isolated Mediastinal Recurrence of Lung Cancer

The management of isolated recurrent lung cancer in a previously-irradiated field is challenging. Here, we describe an endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)-guided cisplatin injection for the management of patients with localized lung […]

Pulmonary Support Group – ElderCare of Alachua County

Dear members of the Senior Recreation Center,  Mark your calendars – a new support group will begin in June at the Senior Recreation Center! Beginning Monday, June 13th a Pulmonary […]

TV20 Feature – Dr. Machuca and XVIVO Perfusion

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine’s Dr. Tiago Machuca was featured in a WCJB-TV20 patient story surrounding XVIVO Perfusion, an innovative and FDA approved lung preservation device. “We […]

Pulmonary Team made Great Strides for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Event

  On Saturday, April 16th, the UF Health Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep team came together on a beautiful day for a 5k Walk/Run at Westside Park. The event, Great Strides […]

Dr. Brantly Featured in Alpha-1-To-One Magazine Spring Issue

Dr. Brantly, Professor of Medicine and Chief, is currently featured in the Spring 2016 issue of Alpha-1-To-One magazine. The cover story, “In search of new therapies for Alpha-1,” is part […]