Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine



The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the University of South Florida provides comprehensive subspecialty services and compassionate care for patients with critical illness, thoracic diseases and sleep-related disorders. The Division maintains active and exemplary roles in teaching the next generation of physicians, and through innovative research creates new knowledge to advance our understanding of disease and to promote health.

The faculty, research associates and staff members are devoted to the pursuit of excellence in each of the following activities and services provided by the Division.

Mission Statement:

To improve the lives of patients with critical illness, disorders of the chest, lungs and airways, and disorders of sleep, through extraordinary and personalized patient care, world-class education, and innovative research.

Educational activities:

Research programs:

  • Basic and translational research of Pulmonary Fibrosis, led by the laboratory of Jose Herazo-Maya
  • Clinical trials for patients with Interstitial Lung Diseases, Pulmonary Hypertension, and nontuberculous mycobacterial infections