Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

US News and World Report Badge for Pulmonary CareThe Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine provides diagnosis and treatment services for patients with acute and chronic lung diseases.

UC San Diego Health System is ranked 9th in the nation for the treatment of respiratory diseases by U.S. News & World Report for 2013-2014. Pioneers in the development of the pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE) procedure for treating chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, our faculty are experts in the latest medical and surgical therapies for all forms of pulmonary disease.

They are also actively involved in investigating new treatments.

Specialized programs include:

Research & Clinical Trials

UC San Diego Health System has been selected as one of the national study sites for asthma by the Asthma Clinical Research Network.

Search our database for clinical trials related to your condition. Or, visit the Clinical Trials Center specializing in COPD and asthma.

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Congrats Top Docs

UC San Diego Health System pulmonary disease specialists were named “Top Docs” in the annual San Diego MagazinePhysicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey for 2013.