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James J. Hershon, MD

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James J. Hershon, MD

Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine
 
Training
Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine
Residency: Highland General Hospital
Fellowship: California Pacific Medical Center (Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine)
 
Special Interests & Skills
Perioperative Surgical & Transplant Critical Care, Right-Heart Catheterization, Heart Biopsy

Christopher R. Brown, MD, FCCP

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Christopher R. Brown, MD, FCCP

Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine
Medical Toxicology
Sleep Medicine

Training
Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School
Residency: Highland General Hospital
Fellowships: University of California, San Francisco (Clinical Pharmacology and Medical Toxicology)
Fellowship: California Pacific Medical Center (Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine)
 
Special Interests
Cystic Fibrosis, Bronchiectasis, Critical Care, Quality Improvement, Sleep Disorders, COPD

Tze-Ming Chen, MD, FCCP

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Tze-Ming Chen, MD, FCCP

Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine
 
Training
Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine)
 
Special Interests & Skills
Lung Nodules/Cancer, Medical Education/Fellowship Training, EBUS-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration, Navigational Bronchoscopy

George S. Horng, MD

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George S. Horng, MD

Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine
 
Training
Medical School: University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Residency: University of California, Los Angeles / West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Fellowship: Stanford University (Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine)
 
Special Interests & Skills
Lung Cancer, EBUS-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

Ryan H. Dougherty, MD, FCCP

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Ryan H. Dougherty, MD, FCCP

Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine
 
Training
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco (Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine)
 
Special Interests & Skills
Cystic Fibrosis, Interstitial Lung Disease, Severe Asthma

Brandon S. Lu, MD, MS, FCCP

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Brandon S. Lu, MD, MS, FCCP

Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine
Sleep Medicine
 
Training
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center
Fellowship: Loyola University Medical Center (Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine)
Fellowship: Northwestern University (Sleep Medicine)
 
Special Interests & Skills
Sleep Disorders, Non-Invasive Ventilation

Helena L. Wang, MD, FCCP

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Helena L. Wang, MD, FCCP

Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine
 
Training
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center
Fellowship: Northwestern University (Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine)
 
Special Interests & Skills
Medical Education, COPD, Pulmonary Hypertension, Sarcoidosis

Vinayak Jha, MD

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Vinayak Jha, MD

Board Certification
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine

Training
Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science / The Chicago Medical School
Residency: Boston University School of Medicine / Boston Medical Center
Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York (Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine)
 
Special Interests & Skills
Medical Education, Interstitial Lung Disease, Smoking Cessation, Anti-Tobacco Advocacy, Pulmonary Embolism Treatment
 
LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/vinayakjhamd/

Jey K. Chung, MD, FCCP

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Jey K. Chung, MD, FCCP

Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine
Interventional Pulmonology
 
Training
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Residency: Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (Internal Medicine)
Fellowship: Stanford University (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)
Fellowship: Beth Israeal Deaconess Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital (Interventional Pulmonology)
 
Special Interests & Skills
Endobronchial Ultrasound, Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy, Bronchical Thermoplasty, Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction, Rigid Bronchoscopy, Airway Stenting, Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy, Medical Thoracoscopy

Joshua M. Sternbach, MD

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Joshua M. Sternbach, MD

Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine
Sleep Medicine
 
Training
Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Residency: University of California, San Diego Medical Center
Fellowship: Stanford Hospital & Clinics (Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine)
 
Special Interests & Skills
Sleep Disorders and Pulmonary Diseases

Chad Tao, MD

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Chad Tao, MD

Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Critical Care Medicine
 
Training
Medical School: University of Hawaii
Residency: California Pacific Medical Center
Fellowship: California Pacific Medical Center (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)
 
Special Interests & Skills
Lung Nodules, Endobronchial Ultrasound, Navigational Bronchoscopy

Heba Ismail, MD, FCCP, DAABIP

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Heba Ismail, MD, FCCP, DAABIP

Board Certification
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Critical Care Medicine
Interventional Pulmonology
 
Training
Medical School: University of Alexandria, Egypt
Residency: St. Luke’s Hospital, Saint Louis University
Fellowship: University of California, Davis (Pulmonary and Critical Care)
Fellowship: University of California, Davis (Pulmonary Hypertension)
Fellowship: ThoraxKlinik, Heidelberg (Interventional Pulmonology)
 
Special Interests & Skills:
Endobronchial Ultrasound, Rigid Bronchoscopy, Airway Stent
Lung Cancer, Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction, Medical Thoracoscopy, Bronchial Thermoplasty, Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy
Right Heart Catheterization, Pulmonary Hypertension
Clinical Trials

Carolyn Hruschka, ANP-BC

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Carolyn Hruschka, ANP-BC

Board Certification
Adult Nurse Practitioner, ANCC
 
Training
University of California, San Francisco
 
Special Interests & Skills
Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Hypertension

K. Paige Griffin, FNP

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K. Paige Griffin, FNP

Board Certification
Family Nurse Practitioner, ANCC
 
Training
University of California, Davis
Samuel Merritt University
 
Special Interests
Sleep Medicine, Lung Nodules, COPD/Asthma