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Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Faculty

  • Ravi P. Nayak, M.D., FCCP
    James B. and Ethel D. Miller Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine
    Interim Chairman and Professor of Medicine Internal Medicine
    Director, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine 
    Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
  • Joseph Espiritu, M.D., MSPH, FCCP, FAASM
    Professor of Medicine
    Medical Director, SLUCare Sleep Disorders Center
  • Christopher Barrios, M.D.
    Associate Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
    Assistant Professor
  • Edward Charbek, M.D.
    Associate Director, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Fellowship Program
    Assistant Professor
  • Zafar Jamkhana, M.D., MPH
    Assistant Professor
    Medical Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit
  • Ghassan Kamel, M.D. FCCP
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit
    Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • John Mwangi, M.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program
  • Soophia Naydenov, M.D., FCCP
    Assistant Professor
    Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory
  • Stephen B. Osmon, M.D.
    Assistant Professor
  • Setu Patolia, M.D., MPH
    Assistant Professor
    Director, Interventional Pulmonary Services
    Director, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Fellowship Program
  • David Stoeckel, M.D.
    Assistant Professor 
    Medical Director, Respiratory  Care Services
  • Patricia Dettenmeier, DNP
    Assistant Professor
  • Gwen Pendleton, R.N.
    Cystic Fibrosis Nurse Coordinator
  • Traci Waller, R.N., BSN
    Pulmonary Hypertension Nurse Coordinator

Affiliated Faculty

  • Rita M. Heuertz, Ph.D.
    Professor of Clinical Laboratory Science
    Research Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Andrew J. Lechner, Ph.D.
    Professor of Pharmacological and Physiological Science
    Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Gregg L. Ruppel, M.Ed.
    Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Pharmacological and Physiological Science
    Research Associate Professor of Internal Medicine