Division of Pulmonary Medicine

The Division of Respiratory, Critical Care, and Occupational Pulmonary Medicine has faculty based at the University of Utah Hospital, George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Intermountain Medical Center, and LDS Hospital and serves patients from across the Intermountain West. Our division is responsible for adult pulmonary disease consultations, including cystic fibrosis, pulmonary function testing, arterial blood gas analysis, fiberoptic bronchoscopy, interventional and rigid bronchoscopy; laser therapy and stent placement, sleep studies, bronchoprovocation testing; and supervision and administration of the respiratory therapy services at the University of Utah Hospital, VA Medical Center, and LDS Hospital.

We administer and supervise the Medical Intensive Care Unit and the Shock Trauma Respiratory Intensive Care Unit at the University of Utah Hospital and LDS Hospital. Our division is also a consultant to the State Tuberculosis Program and staffs a bimonthly clinic. Occupational lung disease services are provided by a weekly clinic and consultations with industry.


Robert Paine

Robert Paine III, M.D.

Chief, Division of Pulmonary

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