Division of Pulmonary Medicine

The Division of Respiratory, Critical Care, and Occupational Pulmonary Medicine has faculty based at the University of Utah Health, 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 Health, 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 Health 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.

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Jul 26, 2021

Poor Air Quality and the Impact on Your Health

Hazy skies can mean lingering heat, elevated ozone air pollution, or particulate pollution related to wildfire smoke - all of which can cause potentially severe health effects. Dr. Cheryl Pirozzi discusses these possible health effects and how to protect yourself in this Health Feed Blog post.... Read More

Internal Medicine
Jul 26, 2021

David Young, PharmD, Awarded Mary M. Kontos Care Champion Award

Congratulations to David Young, PharmD, for winning this year's Mary M. Kontos Care Champion Award! This award is given by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation each year to a member of a care team in recognition of distinct dedication to their work, passion for excellence, and a commitment to care and advocacy for individuals with cystic fibrosis.... Read More

Internal Medicine


Robert Paine

Robert Paine III, M.D.

Chief, Division of Pulmonary

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