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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Seides is an assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. His clinical interests include minimally invasive advanced diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to benign and malignant diseases of the lung, pleura, and thorax, complex airway disease, thoracic oncology, endobronchial treatments for asthma and COPD, and critical care medicine. He has advanced training and special interest in interventional pulmonology.

He earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, where he was elected to AOA, and his MPH in health systems management from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans.  He completed his residency in internal medicine, as well as his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at New York University/Bellevue Hospital Centers. He went on to complete an advanced fellowship year in interventional pulmonology with the Chicago Chest Center.


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Balloon bronchoplasty

Bronchial thermoplasty (BT)

Bronchopleural fistulas (Prolonged Air Leaks)

Bronchoscopic lung reduction

Chest tube placement

Chronic indwelling pleural catheters (PleurX)


Electromagnetci navigational bronchoscopy (SuperDimension, Veran)

Endobronchial Stent Placement

Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)

Endobronchial valve placement

Fiducial marker placement

Flexible bronchoscopy

Laser endoscopy

Lung Cancer

Malignant and benign airway stenosis

Malignant and benign pleural disease

Medical pleuroscopy/thoracoscopy

Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG,feeding tube)

Percutaneous tracheostomy (breathing tube)

Photodynamic Therapy

Pleural effusions


Primary and mestastic cancers of and to the lung, pleura, thorax

Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP)

Rigid Bronchoscopy


Spontaneous pneumothorax


Thoracic Surgery

Whole lung lavage


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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital
UnityPoint Health - Meriter
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Critical Care Medicine
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY

Interventional Pulmonology, Chicago Chest Center, Elk Grove Village, IL

Residency New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
Internship New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
Medical School Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

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