Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and Allergy

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Welcome to the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep and 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

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 Pulmonary through our fellowship and Critical care training program.
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    Congratulations to the 2015 Award Winners
MWAFMR Scholar's Program Award Recipients
Brittany Brinley, PhD
Justin Sysol, BS
Xiaoguang Sun, MD, PhD
      Combined CSCTR and MWAFMR Trainee Travel Award Recipients
Alicia Rizzo, BA
Eleftheria Letsiou, PhD
Jiwang Chen, PhD
Justin Sysol, BS
   Bharati Prasad, MD   Congratulations to Dr. Bharati Prasad for being awarded the 2014 Department of Medicine Innovative Funding Award.
      Welcome to our new 2015 Sleep Fellows!
Alejandra Lastra, MD
Elie Zouein, MD
      Welcome to our new 2015 Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows!
-- Ashvini Damodaran, MD
-- Jimmy Doumit, MD
-- Zaid Shakir, MD
-- Asharul Usmani, MD

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: