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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…

Fall 2019 Grant Awardees

Please join us in congratulating Drs. Andrew Bryant and Divya Patel on their recent grant funding announcements. Dr. Andrew Bryant was recently announced as a recipient of an NIH R01 and Pulmonary Hypertension Accelerated Bayer Award. Dr. Divya Patel was recently announced as a CHEST foundation research grant on sarcoidosis.

FY19 Lung Transplant Annual Review

The UF Lung Transplant program finished FY19 (July 2018 – June 2019) by performing the most lung transplants in UF Health history (73). While the program continues to grow its volume, we continue to demonstrate outstanding quality outcomes. We continue to lead the state of Florida in wait list mortality…

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…

Physician Spotlight – Amir M. Emtiazjoo, MD, MSc

Physician Spotlight – Amir M. Emtiazjoo, MD, MSc Amir M. Emtiazjoo, MD, MSc, is an assistant professor of medicine at UF College of Medicine’s division of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine, and developed his passion for lung transplantation during his fellowship training in pulmonary and Critical Care. “I…

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  …