John H. Newman, MD

Elsa S. Hanigan Chair in Pulmonary Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Newman is a 1971 graduate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed internal medicine residency at Columbia and the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in 1979. He has been on the faculty at Vanderbilt since 1979. He was Chief of Pulmonary Medicine at St. Thomas Hospital from 1985 to 1995, and Chief of Medicine, Nashville VA Medical Center from 1995 to 2003. His professional interests are in medical education, consultative pulmonary medicine and critical care. He has special expertise in pulmonary hypertension.