Pulmonary, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine


Meet Our Faculty

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Photo of Dr. Praveen Akuthota Dr. Praveen Akuthota

Dr. Akuthota’s clinical interests include asthma; Eosinophilic Pulmonary Disease, including EGPA (Churg-Strauss syndrome), eosinophilic pneumonias, allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, and hypereosinophilic syndromes; and critical-care medicine.

Photo of Dr. Maksim Bazhenov Dr. Maksim Bazhenov

Dr. Bazhenov’s investigative interests include the role of sleep in memory and learning, cancer cell population dynamics, neural mechanisms in obstructive sleep apnea, information coding in the olfactory system, and the neural mechanisms of seizures.

Photo of Dr. Adnan Begovic Dr. Adnan Begovic

Dr. Begovic’s clinical and investigative interests include acute respiratory distress syndrome, medical treatment for drug dependence, staffing in intensive care units, and intensive care unit telemedicine.

Photo of Dr. Laura E. Crotty Alexander Dr. Laura Crotty Alexander

Dr. Crotty Alexander’s clinical interests include critical-care medicine, asthma, and chronic inflammatory lung disease. Her investigative interests include asthma, microbial pathogenesis in the lung, innate immunity in the lung, hypoxia inducible factor, and extracellular traps.

Daniel Crouch
Photo of Dr. Conrad J. Douglas Dr. Conrad Douglas
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Dr. Conrad’s clinical interests include diseases of the airways, asthma, cystic fibrosis, and diffuse bronchiecstasis.  His investigative interests include the response of airway epithelium to various stimuli particularly involved with inflammation; a focus specifically on the regulations of protein expression of CFTR and the lipid per oxidating enzyme 15-lipoxygenase using transgenic mouse models of asthma and pseudomanias aeruginosa pneumonia.

Wael ElMaraachli
Photo of Dr. Peter Fedullo Dr. Peter Fedullo

Dr. Fedullo’s clinical interests include Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, Acute venous thromboembolism, and critical-care medicine. His investigative interests include natural history, diagnosis, and therapy, of acute and chronic thromboembolic disease; and critical-care medicine.

Timothy Fernandes
Tim Floreth
Mark Fuster
Hassan Haddadin
Islam Ibrahim
Biren Kamdar
Photo of Dr. Afshar Kamyar Dr. Afshar Kamyar

Dr. Kamyar’s clinical and investigative interests include evaluation and management of lung transplantation; alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency/COPD and advanced stages management; sarcoidosis, lymphangioleiomyomatosis, and Interstitial Lung Disease management; and phenotypic variance in cystic fibrosis.

Kim Kerr
Photo of Dr. Nick Hyong Kim Dr. Nick Kim

Dr. Kim’s clinical interests include pulmonary hypertension, chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH), and balloon pulmonary angioplasty. His investigative interests include clinical trials in pulmonary hypertension and pre-operative evaluation and treatment outcome in CTEPH.

Lawrence Kline
Judd Landsberg
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