Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Sangeeta M Bhorade, MD

Sangeeta M Bhorade, MD

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care)

Focus of Work


I am interested in better understanding the reason why lung rejection occurs after lung transplantation in certain patients. This is most likely secondary to several factors including the type of immunosuppression, genetic factors and infectious causes on the immune system. I am currently studying the effect of the lung microbiota on the immune system in lung transplant recipients.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Chicago (1992)
  • Internship: University of Chicago, Medicine (1993)
  • Residency: University of Chicago, Medicine (1995)
  • Fellowship: University of Chicago, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (1998)
  • Board Certification: Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease