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Gerard J. Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP

Gerard J. Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP

Chair and Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Director, Temple Lung Center
Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine
  • About Me
  • Education, Training, & Credentials
  • Publications
Clinical Interests
  • Airway disorders

  • COPD

  • Interstitial lung disease

  • Lung volume reduction

  • Lung transplantation

Research Interests
  • Advanced lung disease (COPD, emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis; pulmonary hypertension; respiratory failure)

  • Critical care medicine


Gerard Criner, MD - COPD Treatment Options - Temple Lung Center


  • MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA


  • Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • American College of Chest Physicians

  • American Thoracic Society

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine

Honors & Awards
  • One of Philadelphia magazine's 2016 "Top Doctors" in Pulmonary Disease

Selected Publications

Criner GJ, D’Alonzo G (eds).  Pulmonary Pathophysiology 1998.  Fence Creek Publishing Co, Lyndell, PA.

Criner GJ, D’Alonzo G (eds).  Critical Care Medicine Study Guide 2002.  Springer-Verlag Publishing Co.  New York, NY.

Criner GJ (ed). "Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation."  2002 Respiratory Clinics North America.  W.B. Saunders Publishing Co.  Philadelphia, PA

Office Locations

Temple University Hospital
3401 N. Broad Street
Ambulatory Care Center, 5th Floor (Zone D)
Philadelphia, PA 19140
United States
Temple Health Oaks
450 Cresson Blvd
Suite 200
Oaks, PA 19456
United States