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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Runo is board certified in pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine and has been a faculty member since 2004. His special interests include diseases affecting the pulmonary circulation, including pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary embolism and pulmonary arteriovenous malformations.


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

UW Health Clinics

University Hospital
(608) 263-7203 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-8954 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Regional Specialty Clinics

UW Health Specialty Clinic - Fort Atkinson (Fort Atkinson)
(920) 568-6567 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (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 Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Residency Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Medical School Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, 1997


Madison Magazine Top Docs 2016

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Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

PubMed Articles
Bellofiore A Dinges E Naeije R Mkrdichian H Beussink-Nelson L Bailey M Cuttica MJ Sweis R Runo JR Keevil JG Francois CJ Shah SJ Chesler NC . Reduced haemodynamic coupling and exercise are associated with vascular stiffening in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Heart. 2017 Mar;103(6):421-427
[PubMed ID: 27566296]
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]