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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

The University of Florida Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine is at the forefront of COVID-19 patient care being provided at UF Health Shands Hospital. Our Pulmonary & Critical Care physicians are working in collaboration with Hospital leadership to address the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, treat patients in…

2020 Incoming Fellows

We are pleased to introduce our incoming fellows that will be joining us July 2020. Meet our matches! Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Afsana Asharaf John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County; Chicago, IL Jovan Gayle…

Pulmonary Hypertension Center Accreditation

We are pleased to announce that the University of Florida – Gainesville, FL- has been recently accredited by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) as a PHA Center for Comprehensive Care. Per the PHA association, the purpose of the PHA-Accredited Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) initiative is to establish a program…

Dr. Andrew Bryant – Recipient of the PHAB Awards

University of Florida College of Medicine Assistant Professor, Dr. Andrew Bryant, has been named a recipient of the Pulmonary Hypertension Accelerated Bayer (PHAB) Awards at CHEST Annual Meeting 2019. To learn more about this award, click on the press release below.

2018 Lung Transplant Summary

2018 Lung Transplant Program Review The UF Health Lung Transplant program finished calendar year 2018 with its most successful year in history.  While maintaining quality outcomes above the national average in all categories reported by SRTR, the Transplant program performed 70 transplants (66 adult and 4…

Welcome Incoming 2019 Fellows!

Please join our team in welcoming our 2019 incoming Pulmonary/Critical Care and Sleep Fellows! Pulmonary/Critical Care Frederick Jung, MD Medical School- Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Residency- Tulane University School of Medicine New Orleans, LA Ryan Hyde, DO…

Dr. Ataya featured on CBS4: Rare lung disease designation

“Assistant Professor of Medicine Ali Ataya, one of the clinic leaders said this disease most commonly affects women of ‘childbearing’ age. The rare disease LAM stands for lymphangioleiomyomatosis. “   https://mycbs4.com/news/local/uf-health-now-a-clinic-to-treat-rare-lung-disease  …

Mehrad awarded $300,000 from American Heart Association to study sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that can affect almost any organ in the body. It causes a person’s immune system, which normally protects the body from infection, to overreact and damage the body’s own tissues. The most notable feature of the disease is the development of small clusters f cells,…