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Brian K. Gehlbach, MD

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Fellowship Programs
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary, Critical Care and Occupational Medicine
Clinical Professor of Neurology

Contact Information

E329-1 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242


BS, Biology, University of Illinois
MD, Washington University School of Medicine
Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Chicago
Chief Resident, University of Chicago
Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care, University of Chicago

Licensure and Certifications

ABIM Critical Care Medicine
ABIM Pulmonary Disease

Research Summary

Dr. Gehlbach’s research interests are focused on two main areas: (1) the causes and consequences of sleep and circadian disruption during critical illness and recovery, and (2) the neural control of breathing in patients with epilepsy.

His clinical interests include the care of patients with respiratory failure and shock. He also has a longstanding interest in graduate and postgraduate medical education.