Editor in Chief, Pulmonary Medicine and Respiratory care
Nader Kamangar

Prof. Nader Kamangar

Chief, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Vice Chair, Department of Medicine
Olive View-UCLA Medical Center
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, USA

Dr. Kamangar is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine. He is the former Chair of the CHEST Training & Transitions Committee, the Presidential Appointee on the CHEST Nominating Committee, and serves on the editorial board of CHEST/SEEK. He as serves as Pulmonary Medicine section editor-in-chief for Medscape/e-medicine and is on the editorial board of numerous scientific journals. He is a fellow of the College of Chest Physicians (FCCP), American College of Physicians (FACP), College of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM), and American Academy of Sleep Medicine (FAASM). He has authored over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles, book chapters, and abstracts. He is the recipient of nine Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching at his institution and awardee of the Excellence in Education Award and the Serge & Yvette Dadone Clinical Teaching Award at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Kamangar is also recipient of the Distinguished CHEST Educator (DCE) title, a distinction bestowed to the top 5% of all CHEST faculty that have maintained a large volume of high-quality educational programs over numerous years and have participated in formal faculty development on the national level.

Dr. Kamangar completed his graduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley; medical school at St. George’s University; Internal Medicine residency at UCSF; and Pulmonary & Critical Care fellowship at UCLA.

Research Interests
The areas of research interest of Dr. Kamangar includes: Thoracic Radiology, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Infections, Rare Pulmonary Vascular Diseases