Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Andrew Kitcher, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor
Medical Director, Intensive Care Unit, Temecula Valley Hospital
Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy Dept, Temecula Valley Hospital

CLINICAL INTERESTS:

  • Critical illness pathophysiology
  • Cardiopulmonary physiology in mechanically ventilated patients
  • Transitions in care
  • Palliative care in the ICU

INVESTIGATIVE INTERESTS:

Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension and the Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy Surgery, with a focus on dead space resolution and patients with unilateral disease

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Sarmiento K.; Kitcher A. “The lung in pregnancy”, Book Chapter. Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine, 7th Edition. Editors Timothy Morris, Judd Landsberg, Andrew Ries, Richard Bordow


BOARD CERTIFICATION:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease