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The Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at the Thomas Jefferson University & Hospital is well established and has a tradition of excellence in tertiary clinical care, medical education, and research and has been repeatedly listed as a top performer in the US News & World Report. Under new leadership, the division is entering an exciting era of growth and innovation:

  • Addition of a new Jane & Leonard Korman Lung Center with emphasis on lung cancer and lung biology with generous philanthropic support;
  • Integrated ambulatory facilities with physician offices, patient exam rooms, complete pulmonary function laboratory with exercise facilities, conference rooms with space for patient education, imaging facilities, and sleep lab conveniently collocated adjacent to an enclosed garage;
  • Recently added 10 bed state-of-the-art sleep lab;
  • Expansion of critical care at the center city hospital, with addition of 25 new medical critical care beds;
  • Expansion of critical care services to Methodist hospital in south Philly;
  • Addition of new faculty to provide a full array of interventional bronchoscopy services;
  • Addition of a new lung biology translational research laboratory; and a commitment to further expand translational research with additional recruitment of clinician scientists under the newly created Jane & Leonard Korman Lung Center;
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The Pulmonary & Critical Care Division has fifteen full-time faculty, 12 fellows in a three year training program; the division oversees approximately 1,000 ICU admissions, 1,000 in-patient consultations, and more than 600 endoscopic procedures each year. Moreover, there are approximately 8,000 outpatient pulmonary visits annually. The divisional faculty have expertise in asthma and obstructive lung disease, sarcoidosis and interstitial lung disease, interventional bronchoscopy and lung cancer, management of a solitary pulmonary nodule and screening of high risk patients for lung cancer, all aspects of medical critical care, alveolar proteinosis and other rare lung diseases, sleep disorders, and pulmonary vascular disease. The medical center also extends to include Methodist hospital in south Philadelphia, Lankenau hospital in the mainline area to the west, and the new outpatient expansion to the Navy yard to the south and Voorhees in New Jersey.

Whether you are a patient looking for exceptional clinical service and expertise, a medical resident interested in our fellowship programs, or a potential faculty candidate interested in joining our division, specific links are available to the left to meet your needs.