Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
The Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine integrates clinical expertise, innovative research, and a hands-on approach to education to train the future of Pulmonary & Critical Care physicians.
The UCSF Fresno Pulmonary Disease Critical Care Medicine Fellowship is an ACGME fully accreditated three-year Fellowship program that attracts the best and brigthest applicants from across the country.
The Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine is deeply committed to a mission of providing the highest quality, compassionate patient care while mentoring and training the next generation of physicians. Our faculty physicians engage in pertinent research and scientific discovery as a means to continue to understand disease processes, prevention opportunities and develop next-level treatment options.
The Pulmonary Disease Critical Care Fellowship includes clinical rotations, protected research blocks, ambulatory care and a broad range of conference designed to provide the Fellows with a well-rounded comprehensive experience. In addition to the these experiences, an educational curriculum that spans the length of the three-year program provides exposure to radiology,
pathology, current literature and related disciplines and research interests of division colleagues.
Each year the program attracts interest from around the country for the opportunity to work alongside our distinguished faculty physicians. The program admits three (3) highly-qualified physicians annually and places an emphasis on both clinical and research training. Ultimately, the program has a obligation and goal to produce highly-skilled clinicians, educators and investigators.
For more information on the Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship Program, please click on the links below to go to the UCSF Fresno Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship page.
Our faculty physicians provide consultations, diagnostic services and therapeutic treatments for respiratory conditions, such as acute and chronic respiratory failure, asthma, chronic obstructive disease, lung cancer, lung infections, pulmonary vascular disease and sleep disorders.
As a member of the Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine you may provide treatment for conditions including, but not limited to:
- Acute lung injury
- Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Cystic fibrosis
- Infectious pulmonary processes
- Interstitial lung disease
- Lung disease secondary to collagen-vascular disorders
- Lung nodules
- Nocturnal hypoventilation syndromes
- Occupational and environmental lung disease
- Periodic Limb Movement Syndrome
- Pulmonary embolism
- Pulmonary rehabilitation
- Pulmonary vascular disease (including pulmonary hypertension)
- Restless Leg Syndrome
- Sleep Apnea
- Unexplained shortness of breath
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Physicians
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, and Interventional Pulmonology