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Department of Internal Medicine

Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Areas of Focus and Expertise

The UC Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine is nationally renowned for its work in patient care and research, and for translating new medical discoveries to the patient bedside.

As recognized leaders in our field, we diagnose and treat a broad array of pulmonary conditions including acute and chronic respiratory diseases and sleep disorders including:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive lung disease
  • Critical illness
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Innate immunity
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Rare lung disorders
  • Sleep apnea


Our board-certified specialists, who are members of UC Health University of Cincinnati Physicians, also have unique and highly subspecialized expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of:

  • Alpha one antitrypsin deficiency
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)
  • Occupational lung diseases
  • Pleural diseases
  • Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
  • Pulmonary embolic disease
  • Sarcoidosis and other chronic diffuse interstitial lung diseases
  • Tuberculosis and other chronic pulmonary infections


The UC Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine welcomes referrals for evaluation and treatment of patients who have, or are suspected of having, acute or chronic respiratory disease. We provide the following diagnostic and therapeutic services:

  • Complete pulmonary function testing
  • Fiberoptic bronchoscopy-bronchoalveolar lavage, brushing, transbronchial biopsy
  • Interventional pulmonology-stent placement, cryotherapy, argon plasmsa coagulation
  • Lung volume reduction evaluation
  • Methacholine challenge
  • Occupational medicine evaluations
  • Polysomnography
  • Preoperative evaluation
  • Pulmonary exercise testing
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Respiratory therapy
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More Information

Academic Office:
University of Cincinnati | Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0564
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0564
Phone: 513-558-4831
Fax: 513-558-4858

Division Director:
Frank McCormack, MD

Business Administrator:
John Meek

Clinical Research Manager:
Tammy Roads