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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

John McCartney, MD, earned his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Dr. McCartney practice general interest medicine for four years as part of the National Health Service Corps before returning to fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in 2005.


Dr. McCartney is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. His medical interests include general pulmonary medicine, with an emphasis in interstital diseases. He won the Community Educator Award from the Internal Medicine housestaff in both 2010 and 2013, the Jeffrey E. Grossman Professionalism Award in 2012 and was named a "Superhero of Medicine" by the Wisconsin State Medical Society in 2014.


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

UW Health Clinics

202 S. Park (UnityPoint Health - Meriter)
(608) 417-5950 | (888) 703-2778 | Map

Regional Specialty Clinics

UW Health Specialty Clinic - Sauk Prairie (Prairie du Sac)
(608) 643-6060 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

UnityPoint Health - Meriter (primary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Critical Care Medicine
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI, 1997


Madison Magazine Top Docs 2016

UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award 2015

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2014

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


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

Programs & Conditions

PubMed Articles
Denlinger LC Kelly EA Dodge AM McCartney JG Meyer KC Cornwell RD Jackson MJ Evans MD Jarjour NN . Safety of and cellular response to segmental bronchoprovocation in allergic asthma. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e51963
[PubMed ID: 23341886]
Wood KE Becker BN McCartney JG D'Alessandro AM Coursin DB . Care of the potential organ donor. N Engl J Med. 2004 Dec 23;351(26):2730-9
[PubMed ID: 15616207]