The Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is nationally recognized for its excellence in healthcare, research and education. The section has total research support of $4.8 million from federal and private research grants including lung cancer, asthma, COPD, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary fibrosis, transition medicine, lung transplant, and cystic fibrosis.

Many physicians from the section are national and international experts. Together, they provide an array of services, from general pulmonary and sleep medicine to highly specialized advanced lung diseases. See the range of conditions we treat.

The section offers three fellowship programs, including Pulmonary and Critical Care, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine. Many alumni and former fellows can be found in academic, research and healthcare leadership roles.

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Meet Our Faculty

Faculty members hold numerous leadership positions within national scientific societies and participate actively in national and international scientific meetings related to clinical and basic science investigation.

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Educational Programs

The Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care within the Department of Medicine offers:

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
Critical Care Medicine Fellowship 
Sleep Medicine Fellowship

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The faculty performs a wide spectrum of research activities including investigations into the molecular mechanisms of lung diseases and translational research studies, as well as clinical trials. Visit a research lab to learn more.

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Our physicians offer an array of highly specialized care to patients throughout the Texas Medical Center.