Pulmonary Fibrosis (cont.)
George Schiffman, MD, FCCP
Dr. Schiffman received his B.S. degree with High Honors in biology from Hobart College in 1976. He then moved to Chicago where he studied biochemistry at the University of Illinois, Chicago Circle. He attended Rush Medical College where he received his M.D. degree in 1982 and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at the University of California, Irvine.
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, is a U.S. board-certified Anatomic Pathologist with subspecialty training in the fields of Experimental and Molecular Pathology. Dr. Stöppler's educational background includes a BA with Highest Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MD from the University of North Carolina. She completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology at Georgetown University followed by subspecialty fellowship training in molecular diagnostics and experimental pathology.
In this Article
- What is pulmonary fibrosis?
- What are causes and symptoms of pulmonary fibrosis?
- How is pulmonary fibrosis diagnosed?
- How is pulmonary fibrosis treated?
- What are the complications of pulmonary fibrosis?
- Can pulmonary fibrosis be prevented?
- What is the prognosis for pulmonary fibrosis?
- Where can I get information to improve the quality of life for those with pulmonary fibrosis?
- Find a local Pulmonologist in your town
Where can I get information to improve the quality of life for those with pulmonary fibrosis?
For information quality of life and living with pulmonary fibrosis please visit http://www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org/Life.
Medically reviewed by James E. Gerace, MD; Board Certified Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Pulmonary Disease
Steven D. Nathan, MD, FCCP; Oksana A. Shlobin, MD, FCCP; Nargues Weir, MD, FCCP; Shahzad Ahmad, MD; Julienne M. Kaldjob, MD; Edwinia Battle, RN; Michael J. Sheridan, ScD; Roland M. du Bois, MD Long-term Course and Prognosis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis in the New Millennium firstname.lastname@example.orgChest. 2011;140(1):221-229. doi:10.1378/chest.10-2572
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