Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship

We offer a fourth year Interventional Pulmonary Fellowship to undergo specialized training in advanced diagnostic bronchoscopy procedures, tumor debulking, stent placement, rigid bronchoscopy, balloon bronchoplasty, brachytherapy, tunneled pleural catheters and more. We participate in the Annual Southeastern Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy Course for Fellows. Fellows are key members of the multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Program working jointly with top lung cancer specialists.  Applicants must be board certified in Pulmonary Medicine and board eligible in Critical Care Medicine. Clinical responsibilities above those of IP will involve outpatient clinic, night call, and ICU coverage.

Diagnostic Modalities

Flexible Bronchoscopy

Transbronchial Needle Aspiration

Linear Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)

Navigational Bronchoscopy (EMN)

Peripheral Radial EBUS


Transbronchial Lung Biopsy



Therapeutic Modalities

Tumor Debulking

Balloon Bronchoplasty

Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)


Foreign Body Removal



Endobronchial Stents

Narrow Band Imaging (NBI)

Endobronchial Valves (EBV) for bronchopleural fistula

Rigid Bronchoscopy


Pleural Disease


Chest tubes

Tunneled Pleural Catheters (TPC)

Our Specialists


Christina Bellinger, MD
Assistant Professor
Director of Interventional Pulmonology
Diplomat to the AABIP
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Arjun ChatterjeeArjun Chatterjee, MD, MS, FAASM, FCCP, FACP
Associate Professor 
Norman AdairNorman Adair, MD
Associate Professor
TravisDotsonTravis Dotson, MD
Associate Professor
MattMilesMatt C. Miles, MD
Associate Professor 
AndrewNamenAndrew Namen, MD
Associate Professor
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Tunneled Pleural Catheter placement video

Connecting pleural catheter to a pleurovac

Lung Cancer Staging

AABIP (American Academy of Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology)

AIPPD (Association of Interventional Pulmonology Program Directors)

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