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Welcome to the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine!

Message from the Chief

Faculty of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine provide a range of services throughout Central New Jersey. Our signature clinical services include Critical Care Medicine Programs at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton, an Accredited Sleep Medicine Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and a Comprehensive Sleep Disorders Clinic at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, an Accredited Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, an Interventional Bronchology Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital  and Pulmonary Outpatient Program at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Division faculty members are active participants in both basic science and clinical research as well as teaching at all levels of medical education. Faculty participate in medical student core courses as well as clerkships and electives. Residents can take electives in the division and also participate in the fellowship program educational conferences. The Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program features both clinical and research training components.

 

The division’s research activities include basic research and clinical trials into the effects of World Trade Center dust on respiratory function, determining the effects of environmental exposures in bronchial asthma and COPD, basic research and clinical trials in the mechanisms and treatment of asthma, clinical trials in the treatment of cystic fibrosis and determining the mechanisms behind the central ventilatory response to hypoxia.


Anthony Scardella, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine