Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Nizar N. Jarjour, MD

  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Nizar N. Jarjour, MD


Nizar Jarjour, MD, Senior Vice President, Chief Academic Integration Officer for UW Health and President of the UW Medical Foundation. Dr. Jarjour's clinical activities include staffing the outpatient  pulmonary clinic and directing the pulmonary diagnostics laboratory.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Critical Care Medicine
    Medical School
    • Damascus University, Damascus, Syria
    • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI
    • Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
    • Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Chronic Cough
    • Dyspnea (shortness of breath)
    • Pulmonary Function Test
    • Pulmonary Stress Test

    Research and publications

    Dr. Jarjour's research program include mechanisms of allergic inflammation, role of eosinophil in airway disease, pathogenesis of viral induced asthma exacerbations, etiology and characteristics of severe asthma, mechanisms of action of anti-asthma medication, airway remodeling and clinical aspects of asthma.