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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

James R. Runo, MD, earned his medical degree from Indiana University in Indianapolis. He completed his residency at the Indiana University School of Medicine and his pulmonary/critical care fellowship at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Runo is board certified in pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine and has been a faculty member since 2004. His special interests comprise of diseases affecting the pulmonary circulation including pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolism and pulmonary arteriovenous malformations.


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Fellowship Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
Residency Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis
Medical School Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, 1997

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PubMed Articles
Hollatz TJ Musat A Westphal S Decker C D'Alessandro AM Keevil J Zhanhai L Runo JR . Treatment with sildenafil and treprostinil allows successful liver transplantation of patients with moderate to severe portopulmonary hypertension. Liver Transpl. 2012 Jun;18(6):686-95
[PubMed ID: 22315210]
Polomis D Runo JR Meyer KC . Pulmonary hypertension in interstitial lung disease. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2008 Sep;14(5):462-9
[PubMed ID: 18664977]
Moua T Wood KE Atwater BD Runo JR . Major pulmonary embolism and hemodynamic stability from shunting through a patent foramen ovale. South Med J. 2008 Sep;101(9):955-8
[PubMed ID: 18708977]