Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Patient and Family Grateful for the Care Received at UConn Health that Saved Her Life

Last Thanksgiving Eve, Judy Krafcik was in the Emergency Department at UConn John Dempsey Hospital and her health situation was dire. She credits the staff at UConn Health for keeping her alive so she can make the turkey this Thanksgiving.

UConn Health Plans for Tomorrow with Clinical Trials Today for Better Treatment of Lung Cancer

Pat Davis, a Hospital Emergency Operator at UConn Health, credits Dr. Omar Ibrahim for saving her life when she was diagnosed and treated for lung cancer. She is now six years cancer free and her motto is "Just Say Yes to Life."

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: UConn Health Pulmonologist Dr. Mario Perez

Hispanic Heritage Month is September 15 to October 15. "Hispanic Heritage means feeling proud and honored to belong to a community that is willing to serve others," shares Dr. Mario Perez of UConn Health.

JAMA Study: U.S. Hospital Adverse Events Drop Significantly

'Our data shows that the major safety improvement efforts made by our country and our hospitals seems to be paying off'

COVID is Not Just a Respiratory Illness – It Can Cause Strokes Too

A new study adds to mounting evidence that COVID patients have an added risk of stroke. Dr. Gracia Mui, Director of Neurocritical Care, UConn Health, and Co-Director of UConn Stroke Center provides the latest information about COVID-19 and stroke.

A Broken Rib Leads to Early Detection of Lung Cancer in Husband and Wife

Long-time smokers Kim and Henry Siccardi both were diagnosed with lung cancer. Early detection due to lung cancer screenings saved their lives.

UConn Doctors Provide Lung Cancer Screenings for the Community

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and UConn Health doctors were in the community providing complimentary lung cancer screenings to underserved populations.

Dr. Jose Soriano

Melding Empathy and Expertise for Compassionate Pulmonary and Critical Care

Seeing his grandmother struggle with lung disease and experiencing expert care and compassion during his wife's final days in the ICU gave Dr. Jose Soriano the motivation to provide top-level, empathetic pulmonary and critical care.

Long-COVID Recovery Center at UConn Health helping those with Post-COVID Issues

Most people who have had COVID-19 recover completely within a few weeks, however, some people, even those with mild versions of the disease continue to experience symptoms long after their initial recovery.

2021 Top Doctors Named by Connecticut Magazine

See which 43 UConn Health physicians have been named 2021 Top Doctors by Connecticut Magazine. Plus, read more about four UConn Health doctors and their additional unique talents beyond their daily practice of medicine.