Umair A. Gauhar, MBBS

Umair A. Gauhar, MBBS

Umair A. Gauhar, MBBS

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Co-Director, Interventional Pulmonology Program

UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202
502-852-5841 - Academic Office
502-588-4600 - Patient Appointments

Clinical Expertise
Interventional Pulmonology; Thoracic Oncology; Pleural Diseases; Critical Care Ultrasonography; Pulmonary Infections; Device Development


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Critical Care Medicine / Pulmonary Disease

Education and Training

  • Medical School: King Edward Medical College
  • Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Fellowship: University of Alabama at Birmingham; The Ohio State University


Featured Publications

  • Chambers DM, Abaid B, Gauhar U. Indwelling Pleural Catheters for Nonmalignant Effusions: Evidence-Based Answers to Clinical Concerns. Am J Med Sci. 2017 Sep;354(3):230-235. doi: 10.1016/j.amjms.2017.03.003. Epub 2017 Apr 4. Review. PubMed PMID: 28918827.
  • Gauhar UA. Tuberculous Pleural Effusions: A New Look at an Old Problem. Am J Med Sci. 2017 Aug;354(2):105-106. doi: 10.1016/j.amjms.2017.06.013. Epub 2017 Jun 21. PubMed PMID: 28864366.
  • Chambers DM, Pfister GJ, Gauhar UA. Linear EBUS-guided fiducial marker placement to guide radiotherapy for endobronchial, radiographically occult synchronous primary squamous cell carcinoma of the lung. Respir Med Case Rep. 2017 Jun 15;22:60-63. doi: 10.1016/j.rmcr.2017.06.007. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28702337; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5491757.
  • El-Kersh K, Perez RL, Gauhar U. A 63-year-old man with a chronic cough and an endobronchial lesion. Diagnosis: Endobronchial hamartoma. Chest. 2014 Apr;145(4):919-922. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-1965. PubMed PMID: 24687714.
  • El-Kersh K, Gauhar U, Saad M. Atypical presentation of typical carcinoid. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Jan 17;2014. pii: bcr2013202870. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2013-202870. PubMed PMID: 24443340; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3903162.
  • Norder E, Kynyk J, Schmitt AC, Gauhar U, Islam S. Glomus tumor of the trachea. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2012 Jul;19(3):220-3. doi: 10.1097/LBR.0b013e31825ceef8. PubMed PMID: 23207466.
  • Gauhar U, Dransfield M, Cooper JA. Sequential comparison of tiotropium to high-dose ipratropium in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a practice setting. Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2009;4:391-5. Epub 2009 Oct 19. PubMed PMID: 19888357; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2771709.
  • Gauhar UA, Gaffo AL, Alarcón GS. Pulmonary manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Aug;28(4):430-40. Review. PubMed PMID: 17764060.