Joint UCSF/PAMF Interventional Pulmonary Fellowship Program
Our goal is to provide extensive hands on training in common procedures offered by interventional pulmonologists. We are also creating a rigorous clinical research program that includes both participation in multi-center trials of new IP devices as well as single center trials of innovative therapeutic techniques in IP.
- Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided Bronchoscopy
- Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy
- Rigid Bronchoscopy
- Cryospray ablation techniques
- Cryoprobe resection and lung biopsy
- Tracheal and bronchial stent placement
- Endobronchial valve placement for BPF
- Argon Plasma Coagulation
- Bronchial thermoplasty
- Fiducial Placement for radiation therapy
- Medical thoracoscopy
- Endobronchial valve placement for persistent BPF
- LVR Coil placement
- LVR Valve Placement
- SuperD EMN registry
The IP fellowship training will take place at 2 locations. The principle location is the Palo Alto Medical Foundation/ El Camino hospital in Mountain View California, which is 45 minutes south of San Francisco. Approximately 4 days per week will be spent with Dr. Krishna in Mountain View. One day a week will be spent at the UCSF campus in San Francisco with Dr. Seeley.
Dr. Ganesh Krishna is the fellowship director and Dr. Eric Seeley is the assistant fellowship director. Dr. Krishna has been a faculty member at Stanford and currently holds a joint appointment between PAMF and UCSF, where he is an associate professor. Dr. Krishna did extensive training in Germany and has a full IP suite at El Camino hospital.
Dr. Seeley has been a faculty member at UCSF for 5 years and recently did a year of training with Dr. Krishna and is now the Director of IP at UCSF.
Duration of Training: 1 year
Application Requirements: Successful completion of a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine.
Send the following to Dr. Krishna and Dr. Seeley:
- 2 faculty letters of recommendation
- Procedure log
- Personal statement
Please include our fellowship coordinator Virginia Shuler on the email.
Other relevant websites regarding the IP programhttp://www.pamf.org/pulmonary/interventional/