Remzi Bag, MD

UChicago Faculty Physicians

Remzi Bag, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine Medical Director, Lung Transplant Program

Remzi Bag, MD, is an expert in rare and advanced pulmonary conditions including pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension and lung transplantation

Dr. Bag’s clinical focus has been providing leading-edge, compassionate, comprehensive care, resulting in exceptional patient outcomes. He has a particular interest in the management of patients with advanced and complex lung diseases. Dr. Bag specializes in:

  • Providing direct care for lung transplant candidates and recipients
  • Optimizing patients who have chronic lung failure
  • Treating pulmonary hypertension and interstitial lung diseases, including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Lymphangiomyomatosis and langerhans cell histiocytosis.

 His interests also include:

  • Improving access to lung transplantation for patients with advanced lung failure
  • Educating practicing pulmonologists, pulmonary critical fellows and residents in the management of advanced lung diseases
  • Optimizing outcomes for patients with chronic lung failure and transplantation.

 Dr. Bag has contributed significantly to medical literature, publishing numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Transplantation
  • United Network for Organ Sharing
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • American Thoracic Society

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Turkish

Medical Education

  • GATA Gulhane Faculty of Medicine

Residency

  • Montefiore Hospital; Nukleer Tip, GATA Gulhane Tip Fak; St Vincent's Hosp & Med Center

Fellowship

  • Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center

News & Research

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