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Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

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photo Phillip E. Lamberty, MD

Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit UPMC Presbyterian Hospital

Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Ultrasonography

Medical Director, Select Specialty Hospital Pittsburgh


Phone: 412-864-3199

Office: UPMC Montefiore Hospital, NW628
3459 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-864-3199
Fax: 412-692-2260
Administrative Assistant:
Judith Nauman
Phone: 412-864-3199
Fax: 412-692-2260
Education and Training
ScB, Brown University, 1992
MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1997
Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2000
Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2003
Research Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh-PACCM, 2004
Clinical Interest
Dr. Lamberty maintains a pulmonary, sleep and critical care practice, mostly based at the UPMC Presbyterian campus. His clinic at the Comprehensive Lung Center focuses on general pulmonary medicine, sleep and ventilation disorders. He regularly hosts medical students, internal medicine residents and pulmonary fellows in his clinic. He conducts inpatient rounding in the Presbyterian Medical Intensive Care Unit, Advanced Lung Disease Service, Pulmonary consultation service and Select Specialty Long Term Acute Care Hospital. He is board certified in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine by the ABIM.
Educational Interest
Dr. Lamberty has developed a passion for the teaching point of care ultrasonography, airway management, pleural procedures, and the management of shock. Dr. Lamberty leads the PACCM’s commitment to the training and implementation of point of care ultrasonography. He directs a course for ICU physicians and hospitalists entitled “Introduction to Emergency and Critical Care Ultrasound” that is held regularly at The Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education, and Research (WISER). He contributes to the Emergency Medicine residency as one of their ultrasound faculty. He teaches ultrasonography in school of medicine courses and has initiated a curriculum for global health track medicine residents. He maintains, an ultrasound education portal used on the wards to facilitate ultrasound teaching. He is a proponent of “in-situ” simulation, and actively seeks ways to introduce simulation experiences in the ICU and other settings for trainees, students and faculty members.
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Notable Achievements
Award for for Outstanding Clinical Skills Instruction of Medical Students, 2008
Outstanding Educator Award, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine, 2012
PACCM Fellowship Teaching Recognition Award, Instruction in Ultrasonography, 2014
UPSOM - Academy of Master Educators, 2018