Eric S. Papierniak, DO

Eric Papierniak, MD

Eric S. Papierniak, DO
Associate Professor of Medicine

TEL: 352-273-8737

Degree/program Institution Specialty
BS University of California, Davis Exercise Physiology
DO Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine Medicine
Residency University of Florida Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of Florida Pulmonary/Critical Care

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Professional Societies:

  • American Thoracic Society

Clinical Interests:

  • Asthma
  • Occupational Lung Disease
  • Eosinophilic & Allergic Lung Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension

Honors and Awards:

  • College of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award 2015
  • College of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award 2016
  • College of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award 2018
  • College of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award 2019


  • Papierniak, E.S., Lowenthal D.T., and Mubarak, K,.Pulmonary arterial hypertension: classification and therapy with a focus on prostaglandin analogs. American Journal of Therapeutics, 2012. Aug; 19(4): 300-14.
  • Papierniak, E.S., Lowenthal, D.T, and Harman, E. Novel therapies in asthma: Leukotriene antagonists, biologic agents, and beyond. American Journal of Therapeutics. 2013 Jan; 20(1):79-103.
  • Biswas A, Urbine D, Prasad A, Papierniak ES, Weber M, Malhotra P, Sriram PS. Patient with slow growing mediastinal mass presents with chest pain and dyspnea. Chest 2016; 149 (1): e17-e23 (PMID: 26757301)
  • Biswas A, Papierniak E, Sriram PS. Role of Biologics in Asthma. Review Article. Austin Journal of Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine 2015 2 (2): 1028
  • Fakih H, Samra Y, Ataya A, Prasad A, Papierniak E, Wakefield D, Urbine D. An 84 year old male with Progressive Dyspnea and an Abnormal CT Chest. Chest 2017; 152(2):e45-e49
  • Papierniak, E.S., Alnuaimat, H.: The diagnosis of brain death. In: The Atlas of Emergency Medicine Procedures, 1st ed. Stead L, Elie M, et al, eds. Springer Verlag, New York, 2015 (in press; ISBN 978-1-4939-2506-3)