Our mission is to provide quality care in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine while delivering comprehensive services as a leader in the Northern Ohio region.

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Major Clinical Programs ::

The Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Division at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and the Cleveland Veteran’s Administration Medical Center has a long history of clinical excellence. The revision is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art patient care, being thought leaders in clinical care, and developing the next generation of leader’s through our educational programs.

Our clinical activities center around our core services of Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. Within these core areas, subspecialty centers of clinical excellence include lung cancer, interstitial fibrosis, lung transplantation, pulmonary vascular disease, tuberculosis, cystic fibrosis, interventional bronchoscopy, sleep, emphysema, pulmonary rehabilitation, and critical care. Our Medical Intensive Care Unit has over 1600 admissions a year and continues to grow. It is a national leader in critical care, recognized with an AACN Beacon Award four years in a row, the only ICU in the nation to achieve such recognition. Hundreds of bronchoscopic procedures are performed annually using the latest technology including electromagnetic navigation and bronchoscopic ultrasound. Thousands of sleep studies are performed and read by an internationally known faculty pioneering new approaches to sleep medicine. Our cystic fibrosis center has one of the largest adult populations in the country that we care for in collaboration with the Pediatric Pulmonary Division. Our lung cancer program is a leader in diagnostics and therapeutics through its multi-disciplinary program in the Ireland Cancer Center that brings together pulmonologists, medical oncologists, thoracic surgeons, radiation oncologists, chest radiologists, nuclear radiologists, and pathologists.

Core Areas of Clinical Expertise:

  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Pulmonary and Diagnostic Testing

In addition to these core areas, our subspecialty centers of clinical excellence are:

  • Critical Care
  • Asthma
  • Thoracic Oncoloty
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing
  • Advanced Lunge Disease 
    • Emphysema
    • Interstitial Lung Disease
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Lung Transplant
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy