Welcome to the home page of the Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine at Louisiana State University Health Shreveport! We are fully committed to our three-fold mission: clinical practice, clinical training, and research. We strive to provide the very best care to our patients with lung disease, critical illnesses and sleep disorders. Our faculty are respected clinicians with expertise in

  • General pulmonary medicine
  • Cough
  • Asthma
  • Shortness of breath (dyspnea)
  • Pneumonia and other lung infections
  • Immunologic lung diseases (hypersensitivity pneumonitis, allergic fungal diseases)
  • Hemoptysis (coughing of blood)
  • Neoplasms
  • Complicated hospital courses
  • Sleep Disorders

We seek to educate our trainees in those clinical areas, and to keep our colleagues and peers abreast of our findings and practices. Our faculty are regionally- and nationally-recognized teachers with a passion for teaching. We participate in clinical and basic science research to advance knowledge in pulmonary diseases, critical care and sleep disorders. Our support staff enable us to achieve our goals; their own objectives, skills, and expertise are among the best anywhere. They provide efficient, high quality services to all our patients.