Fellows within the Virginia Tech Carilion Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Program are exposed to a broad variety of pulmonary disorders and the fundamentals of both clinical and basic science research. In addition, our fellows get significant exposure to Sleep Medicine and Interventional Pulmonology.
PULMONARY/CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE AT CARILION
Our section is composed of a diverse group of physicians who bring devotion and experience to the art of medicine. We thrive on continuous growth and strive to provide our patients up-to-date and innovative medical care.
We are an academic department with profound interest in teaching and research. Our section has several areas of specific interest, including:
- Pulmonary Hypertension
- Lung Cancer
- Difficult Airway Management
- Bed-side Ultrasonography
- Sleep Disordered Breathing
- Interstitial Lung Disease
Additionally, we have an aggressive Interventional Pulmonology / Critical Care Program that performs procedures such as flexible and rigid bronchoscopy, image guided bronchoscopy, laser therapy, cryotherapy, percutaneous tracheostomy and medical thoracoscopy, to name a few.
Our mission is to rationally utilize all available resources in order to promote healthcare improvement. To accomplish this goal, we actively promote clinical and research activities and depend on good communication skills from our entire faculty.
Our faculty devote a large portion of their time to caring for our patients, but they are also dedicated to educating medical students, residents and fellows. Our team's primary goal is to ensure the best possible outcome for all our patients.