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J. Scott Ferguson, MD

  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
J. Scott Ferguson, MD


Dr. J. Scott Ferguson is a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine doctor with UW Health in Madison, Wisconsin. Dr. Ferguson earned his medical degree at the University of Texas in Galveston. He completed his residency at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Dr. Ferguson is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine. Dr. Ferguson is Director of the Interventional Pulmonology Program and Fellowship; director of Bronchoscopy Services for the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care; and a member of the UW Carbone Cancer Center.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Pulmonary Disease
Medical School
  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC


Additional conditions and treatments
  • Balloon bronchoplasty
  • Bronchial thermoplasty (BT)
  • Bronchopleural fistulas (Prolonged Air Leaks)
  • Bronchoscopic lung reduction
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chest tube placement
  • Chronic indwelling pleural catheters (PleurX)
  • Cryotherapy
  • Electromagnetci navigational bronchoscopy (SuperDimension, Veran)
  • Endobronchial Stent Placement
  • Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Endobronchial valve placement
  • Fiducial marker placement
  • Flexible bronchoscopy
  • Interventional Procedures
  • Laser endoscopy
  • Malignant and benign airway stenosis
  • Malignant and benign pleural disease
  • Medical pleuroscopy/thoracoscopy
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Pleural effusions
  • Pleurodesis
  • Primary and mestastic cancers of and to the lung, pleura, thorax
  • Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP)
  • Rigid Bronchoscopy
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Spontaneous pneumothorax
  • Thoracentesis
  • Whole lung lavage