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Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

USNWR 2020-21 Award winner badge for Pulmonary and Lung MedicineUC San Diego Health is ranked #9 in the nation for the treatment of respiratory diseases by U.S. News & World Report for 2021-22.

Our faculty pioneered the development of the pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE) procedure for treating chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension and are experts in the latest medical and surgical therapies for all forms of pulmonary disease. They are also actively involved in investigating new treatments.

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