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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Dec 09, 2020

In Focus: COVID-19 Long Haulers Research

Many people who contracted COVID-19 are still experiencing symptoms weeks or months later. Researchers at the University of Utah are teaming up with some of these 'long-haulers' to raise awareness and money for research to help better understand what is causing these symptoms. Dr, John Inadomi, MD, Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at the U of U Health and Dr. Jeanette Brown, MD, PhD, Professor in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine discuss in this article the options available for post COVID care as well as the critical need for the communities help to collect the data needed for research about COVID's long term effects. ... Read More

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Robert Paine III, M.D.

Chief, Division of Pulmonary

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