Medical Professionals & Postgraduates

The pulmonary specialists at Cedars-Sinai welcome patient referrals and offer a number of opportunities for graduate and continuing medical education. Explore our resources for consultation, training, clinical trials and research.

Treatment Referrals

If you have a patient you would like to refer to our program, call our physician-to-physician consultation line at 310-423-1838, or send us a message. Our physicians will work with you to develop the best treatment plan for your patient and will be available for additional consultations and procedures, as needed.

Transplant Referrals

If you're treating a patient for severe lung disease, a transplant may be an option to consider. Although each patient's situation is different, the following resources can help determine whether a transplant is justified:

After reviewing the criteria, if you believe your patient would benefit from a lung transplant, call our Lung Transplant Center's physician-to-physician consultation line at 310-423-4685.

Clinical Trials & Research

With more than a dozen labs dedicated to advancing the understanding of lung diseases, the doctors and research scientists at Cedars-Sinai work every day to develop new diagnostic and treatment strategies.

Grand Rounds

Pulmonary Grand Rounds are designed for practicing pulmonary specialists, primary care physicians and other medical professionals who treat lung diseases and disorders. The multidisciplinary faculty and visiting professors at Cedars-Sinai conduct these courses every Friday. For information, call 310-248-7646.

Fellowship & Education Opportunities

The Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship is a 36-month Cedars-Sinai training program, which includes a research track and clinical track to ensure the program aligns with your career goals. For information, contact the fellowship coordinator, Brittany M. Smith, at 310-423-1838 or

The Department of Medicine also offers a Pulmonary Medicine senior elective for fourth-year medical students. For information, contact the Internal Medicine student program coordinator, Judy Jacobs, at 310-423-5161 or

Cedars-Sinai also provides advanced training to physicians specializing in cardiothoracic surgery. For information about Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery fellowships, contact the academic program coordinator, Bridget Frommel, at 310-423-2766 or