Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Hector R Cajigas, MD

Hector R Cajigas, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care)

Focus of Work

Bio

My clinical and research interests are focused on advanced lung diseases in particular pulmonary hypertension and lung transplantation.
I am dedicated to understand and investigate best diagnostic and treatment modalities for patients with advanced pulmonary hypertension, in particular patients with pulmonary hypertension associated to liver disease and lung disease. My interest in advanced lung diseases integrates seamlessly with my clinical interest in lung transplantation and application of b...[Read full text]
My clinical and research interests are focused on advanced lung diseases in particular pulmonary hypertension and lung transplantation.
I am dedicated to understand and investigate best diagnostic and treatment modalities for patients with advanced pulmonary hypertension, in particular patients with pulmonary hypertension associated to liver disease and lung disease. My interest in advanced lung diseases integrates seamlessly with my clinical interest in lung transplantation and application of best practices in this field. In addition, I am continuously motivated to participate in support efforts to minimize health disparities in Pulmonary medicine and Transplant care.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (1995)
  • Internship: University of Illinois at Chicago, Internal Medicine (2000)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Critical Care Medicine (2003)

Contact

312/908-8163

McGaw Pavilion Suite M-300
240 E Huron
Chicago IL 60611