Sachin Chaudhary, MD

  • Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson
  • Assistant Professor, Medicine

Dr. Chaudhary, who is the director our Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Program, joined the faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson after completing his Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship here in 2014. An assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, he was previously an attending physician at UPH at Kino Hospital (now Banner - University Medical Center South) and University Medical Center (now Banner - UMC Tucson). 

Research Interests: 

Dr. Chaudhary's research interests to date have focused on health implications for Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) in heart-lung transplant patients He is also a principal investigator on clinical trials where he is investigating anti-fibrotic therapy for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) and non-IPF interstitial lung diseases.     

Degrees
  • MBBS: M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India (2002)
Honors and Awards
  • Best Teaching Attending, Internal Medicine Residency Program, University Physicians Healthcare - Kino Hospital, Tucson, Ariz. (2008-09)
  • International Scholarship to provide health care to Mayan tribes, Guatemala, Synergy Medical Education Alliance and True North Missions (February 2008)
Residency
  • Internal Medicine: Synergy Medical Education Alliance, Michigan State University, Saginaw, Mich. (2005-08)
Fellowship
  • Pulmonary & Critical Care: University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson (2011-14)
Board Certifications
  • ABIM - Pulmonary Disease (November 2015)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (August 2008)