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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" services include: Critical Care Medicine Programs at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, University Medical Center at Princeton and Somerset Medical Center, Accredited Sleep Medicine Programs at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and University Medical Center at Princeton, an Accredited Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and an Interventional Bronchology Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital 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 clinical trials of drugs in treatment of Scleroderma interstitial lung disease, developing countermeasures for chemical warfare agents, determining the effects of environmental exposures in bronchial asthma and COPD and determining the mechanisms behind the central ventilatory response to hypoxia.


Teodoro V. Santiago, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine