Welcome to the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Rose Franco, MDRose Franco, MD

Our faculty members offer an array of inpatient and outpatient clinical services for the diagnosis and management of problems that are difficult to diagnose or hard to treat. Our care is distinguished from that of other providers because we practice in a multidisciplinary clinical, teaching and research setting. We provide the only regional source of comprehensive care for patients with complex medical problems such as cystic fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, lung transplant, and others. Read more...

Best Doctors 2014

Best Doctors® 2014

Eight Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine physicians are listed among The Best Doctors in America® for 2014:

Andreea Antonescu-Turcu, MD
Julie Biller, MD
Stephen Dolan, MD
Rose Franco, MD
Randolph Lipchik, MD
Rahul Nanchal, MD
Kenneth Presberg, MD
Linus Santo Tomas, MD

Patient Care Information

Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Patient Care InformationMCW Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine physicians and practitioners see patients at Froedtert Hospital and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.

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Giving to Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

We are always looking for new ways to educate and inform our readers, whether they're part of the medical community, a present or future patient seeking answers or a curious Web surfer. One of the new features on our site is a convenient secure online donation area for those who wish to support the Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine mission. Please visit our Giving page for more information.


The Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin is a combined three-year program designed to provide opportunities to learn the basic and clinical aspects of each of these areas of medicine. Read more...


The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine offers opportunities for patients to participate in a variety of clinical trials. Our faculty and research coordinators are engaged in a variety of clinical research and physician-initiated trials conducted in collaboration with research networks and industry sponsored-trials. Read more...

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Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine News

Dr. Gilbert Says More Research Needed on Possible Health Risks from E-Cigarettes

Feb. 4 - Dr. Ilene Gilbert tells NBC-TV/Channel 4 that decades of studies will be needed to determine if second-hand vapors from e-cigarettes pose a health risk. TMJ4

Lung Transplant Patients Honored at Ceremonies at Miller Park

Sept. 18 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel profiles two patients who received lung transplants at Froedtert Hospital. The Milwaukee Brewers and Froedtert honored the patients at ceremonies before the September 12 baseball game at Miller Park. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. Lerner Leads Planning Process for Federal Guidelines on Triaging Mass Casualty Victims

June 10 - With researchers at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, E. Brooke Lerner, PhD led the planning process to develop new federal guidelines for triaging mass casualty victims Wauwatosa Now

Contact Us

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Department of Medicine
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., Suite 5200
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Appointment Services
(414) 805-6633
(414) 805-6604 (fax)

Main Clinic
(414) 805-9400

Administrative Offices
(414) 955-7040
(414) 955-6211 (fax)

Pulmonary Diagnostic Lab
(414) 805-3855

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