Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy

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Welcome to the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep & Allergy

We pride ourselves on our commitment to innovative basic and clinical research, excellent patient care, and quality education.

Our division directs the medical intensive care unit at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System. We provide consultative services to the cardiac intensive care unit, stem cell and solid organ transplantation unit, and the neurosurgical intensive care unit, as well as to inpatients and outpatients on all adult services. In addition to our involvement within the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, we operate several outpatient pulmonary, allergy, and sleep clinics on the UIC campus. We treat both common and unusual illnesses, and our team of faculty members are actively involved in research concerning asthma, bronchiectasis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), interstitial lung disease, scleroderma-related lung disease, sleep apnea, tuberculosis and other mycobacterial diseases.

Our division recently added a Sleep Fellowship program. Both the Pulmonary and Critical Care and Sleep fellows are an integral part of all of the division’s many operations. As a division, we are passionate about respiratory and sleep-related issues, and we strive to foster an environment of learning and research partnered with an exceptional, compassionate approach toward our patients.

   Steve Dudek

Steve Dudek, MD

Division Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep & Allergy

Research We are committed to advancing knowledge and translating advances in research into clinical practice.
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  Patient Care
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  Education We provide outstanding training in both our Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship and Sleep fellowship programs.



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    Drs. Steven Dudek, Howard Jaffe, Kevin Kovitz and Dean Schraufnagel have been named "TOP DOCTORS 2015" by Castle Connolly.  These physicians are committed to speeding patients' healing, minimizing pain and discomfort, shortening recovery periods and enhancing and lengthening lives.    
    Dr. Robert Winn, associate vice president for community based practice, UI Health and director, UIC Cancer Center, is featured in a Fox 32 segment on the establishment of the Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative.  Dr. Winn along with researchers from Northwestern and Northeastern Illinois Universities appeared at a press conference to launch the initiative which is funded by a $17 million grant from the NCI.  The segment can be viewed at http://bit.ly/1S7D1N9
      We would like to announce our new fellows
for 2016 and beyond: 
Dr. Christie Brillante - Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow
Dr. Nader Ewaida - Sleep Fellow start date January 1, 2016
Dr. Ikuyo Imayama - Sleep/Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow
Dr. Ai-Yui Tan - Pulmonary and Critical Care Research Track
Dr. Mateo Tole - Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow
Dr. John Willoughby - Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow
       American Lung Association Grant Awarded to
Patrick Belvitch, MD.  

Patrick will be studying the cellular mechanisms of leaky blood vessels in the lung, focusing on how specific proteins regulate the formation of gaps between cells that lead to the leakage of fluid into the lung airspaces.  By understanding these mechanisms, he hopes to be able to develop treatments for
this condition.  Congrats Pat!!!

Contact Us:

Administrative Office:
840 S. Wood St. (MC 719)
Room 920-N CSB  
Chicago, IL 60612-7323
Phone: 312-996-8039
Fax: 312-996-4665

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:30AM to 5:00PM

Patient Appointments: