Message from the Chief

Our mission at the UA Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (PACCS) is to provide the best medical care to our patients in an environment that fosters patient safety, innovation, training excellence and scientific inquiry.

Our division at the University of Arizona houses several clinical programs and four primary active fellowship training programs in: Pulmonary & Critical Care, Allergy & Immunology, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. Our physicians integrate clinically meaningful research, educational activities, and patient-centered initiatives into their daily routine. The division serves the hospitals and specialty clinics of Banner – University Medical Center Tucson and South, the Tucson VA Medical Center (SAVAHCS), and the community.

The division offers state-of-the-art research opportunities for patients, trainees and faculty members.

Sairam Parthasarathy, MD
Professor of Medicine
Interim Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Director, Center for Sleep and Circadian Sciences, UA Health Sciences
Medical Director, Center for Sleep Disorders, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson