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Department of Internal Medicine

Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

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Elsira Pina

Clinical Interest

Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonary Disease

Specialties

Critical Care Medicine
Internal Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Maryland
  • : The Johns Hopkins University
  • Professional Doctoral Degree: Phyiladelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Rotating Internship : Ohio University, Grandview Hospital & Medical Center
  • Residency : The Case Western Reserve University, Metro Health Medical Center
  • Fellowship : University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center
Board Certifications & Licenses
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine) 11/04/1998
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease) 11/20/1996
Contact Information
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0564
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-4831
  • Fax 513-558-4858
  • Email elsira.pina@uc.edu
  • UC Institute Member Seal

Peer Reviewed Publications

Starnes, Sandra L; Reed, Michael F; Meyer, Cris A; Shipley, Ralph T; Jazieh, Abdul-Rahman; Pina, Elsira M; Redmond, Kevin; Huffman, Lynn C; Pandalai, Prakash K; Howington, John A 2011. Can lung cancer screening by computed tomography be effective in areas with endemic histoplasmosis? The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, 141 3, 688-93

Ristagno, Ross L; Biddinger, Paul W; Pina, Elsira M; Meyer, Cris A 2005. Multifocal micronodular pneumocyte hyperplasia in tuberous sclerosis. AJR. American journal of roentgenology, 184 3 Suppl, S37-9

Baughman, R P; Pina, E 2000. Infections in acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis: what are they and how do we know? Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine, 21 2, 87-96

Baughman, R P; Pina, E M 1999. Role of bronchoscopy in lung cancer research. Clinics in chest medicine, 20 1, 191-9

Schnader, J; Pina, E M; Baughman, R P; Glassroth, J; Adebonojo, S 1999. Clinical conference on management dilemmas: progressive pneumonia in a patient receiving long-term steroid therapy. Chest, 115 1, 260-6

Pina, E M; Mehlman, C T 1994. Rhabdomyolysis. A primer for the orthopaedist. Orthopaedic review, 23 1, 28-32