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Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship (Minnesota)

Department and Faculty

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Experts in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Mayo Clinic provide comprehensive consultative, diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with illnesses that affect the lungs and breathing.

Physicians provide care for a broad range of common and rare respiratory conditions, including:

  • Lung cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Chronic obstructive lung diseases, including asthma
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Pulmonary vascular disease, including pulmonary hypertension
  • Sleep disorders
  • Acute and chronic respiratory failure
  • Various lung infections

The latest technology is used to provide state-of-the-art care in both the outpatient and hospital settings, including the intensive care units.


In addition to caring for patients in their clinical practices, Mayo Clinic's faculty members are committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many of our faculty members have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their fields.

You have direct access to the pulmonary and critical care faculty at Mayo Clinic throughout the Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship.

Visiting professors

Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during lectures and participate in hospital rounds. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these opportunities.

From the program directorCritical Care Internal Medicine Fellowship Director Kannan Ramar, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Welcome! The Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship at Mayo Clinic is unique and is one of the best places to train.

The program offers an excellent blend of complex and common pulmonary disorders, combined with plenty of research opportunities, and excellent teaching and supervision by world-renowned experts.

There are many research opportunities and resources in both clinical and basic sciences, with a separate track in the science of health care delivery, education research, professionalism and ethics, and global health. 

The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine is one of the top programs in the nation for respiratory disorders in U.S. News & World Report best hospital rankings.

Those who visit our department quickly notice the dedication of our faculty and the spirit of our fellows. This is a group that people want to join and emulate.The Mayo Clinic emblem, the triple shield, symbolizes the three key areas of our focus: research, patient care and education, and the fellowship's vision and mission clearly align with that.

Kannan Ramar, M.B.B.S., M.D.
Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship Director