Elsira M. Pina, DO, a Pulmonologist with the University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Get to know Pulmonologist Dr. Elsira M. Pina, who serves patients in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Well experienced in the field of pulmonology, Dr. Pina specializes in pulmonary diseases, lung disease, critical care medicine, cancer, oncology, and lung cancer. She is affiliated with the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Ohio, which is a part of UC Health.

The University of Cincinnati Medical Center has an international reputation, bringing thousands of people, from the region and around the world, to Cincinnati to receive care from world-renowned physicians in state-of-the-art medical facilities. Opening in 1823 as the country’s first teaching hospital, the mission of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center was to provide care for the aged, indigent, and orphaned. Today, this mission continues.

Among the doctor’s most notable achievements, she is board-certified in both pulmonary disease and critical care medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world. 

After earning her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989, Dr. Pina went on to complete her residency in internal medicine at the Case Western MetroHealth Medical Center. This was followed by a fellowship in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine at the university Of Cincinnati/University Hospital.

Alongside her clinical role, she serves as an Professor of Medicine within the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She is also affiliated with the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute and the University of Cincinnati Lung Cancer Center.

Pulmonology is a medical specialty that deals with diseases involving the respiratory tract. A pulmonologist is an internal medicine physician who specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions and diseases that affect the lungs, bronchial tubes, and the respiratory system, including the nose, pharynx, and throat.

Learn more about Dr. Elsira M. Pina:

Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2199564-Elsira-Pina-Internist or through UC Health, https://www.uchealth.com/physician/elsira-pina/

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