William Alward, MD

  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
William Alward, MD


William Alward, MD, is a pulmonary and critical care doctor at UW Health and a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Dr Alward evaluates and treats a wide array of respiratory disorders and lung diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), shortness of breath, and breathing issues due to sleep disorders. He also provides advanced pulmonary and critical care services for hospitalized patients.

Working with patients to modify behavior and improve their quality of life is something Dr. Alward finds particularly rewarding. He delivers highly personalized, responsive care tailored to the unique needs of patients with lung and respiratory disorders. His expertise includes treating complex conditions such as acute respiratory failure and lung injuries that require intensive or critical care.

I’m amazed by the developments in critical care and asthma treatment over the years. I really enjoy bringing those cutting-edge changes and improvements to the patients at the bedside or in the office.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
Medical School
  • American University of the Caribbean, Plymouth, Montserrat, West Indies
  • University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI
  • New Britain General Hospital, New Britain, CT
  • University of Connecticut Health Science Center, Farmington, CT

Areas of expertise