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Puncho Gurung, MBBS

 
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Critical Care Medicine Division
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Medical Director, Respiratory Care
Address
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
413.794.4470
puncho.gurung@baystatehealth.org
 
Education
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
    Medical University of South Carolina
    Charleston, SC
  • Internal Medicine Residency
    William Beaumont Hospital
    Royal Oak, MI
  • Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine
    Kathmandu, Nepal
 
Areas of Interest
  • Advanced diagnostic bronchoscopy
  • Pleural diseases
  • Lung cancer
  • Pulmonary hypertension
 
Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

  • Goldblatt M, Huggins JT, Doelken P, Gurung P, and Sahn SA. Dasatinib-induced  pleural effusions: a lymphatic network disorder? Am J Med Sci. 2009;338 (5):414-7.
  • Gurung P, Goldblatt M, Huggins JT, Doelken P, Nietert PJ, Sahn SA. Pleural Fluid Analysis, Radiographic, Sonographic and Echocardiographic Characteristics of Hepatic Hydrothorax. Chest 2011;140(2):448-53

Book Chapters

  • Gurung P, Doelken P. Thoracic Ultrasound. In: Carmody KA, Moore CL, Feller-Kopman D, eds. Handbook of Critical Care and Emergency Ultrasound. New York, NY:   McGraw-Hill 2011:67-82.

Abstracts

  • Gurung P, Goldblatt M., Doelken P, Huggins JT, and Sahn SA Pleural Fluid Characteristics of Hepatic Hydrothorax, Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2009;179:A4452.
  • Goldblatt M, Gurung P, Doelken P, Huggins JT, and Sahn SA Pleural Fluid Analysis in  Solitary CHF: The Effect of Treatment and Dual Diagnosis. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2009;179:A4449.
  • Huggins JT, Goldblatt M, Gurung P, Doelken P, and Sahn SA The Prevalence of Lung entrapment In A Series of 40 patients With Malignant Pleural Effusion. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2009;179:A4478.
  • Gurung P, Goldblatt M, Doelken P, Huggins JT and Sahn SA Pleural Fluid Characteristics of Paramalignant Effusion. Chest 2009;136:44S–45S (Top five poster semi-finalist
  • Gurung P, Goldblatt M, Huggins JT, Doelken P, Nietert PJ, Sahn SA. Cirrhotic Cardiomyopathy: Echocardiographic Findings in Patients with Hepatic Hydrothorax.Chest 2010; 138:191A.
  • Gurung P, Huggins JT, Doelken P, and Sahn SA. Efficacy and Safety of Therapeutic Pneumothorax for Treating Chest Pain During Thoracentesis due to an Unexpandable Lung. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 183;2011:A4635.
  • Divietro M, Huggins JT, Doelken P, Gurung P, Sahn SA. Progression of Pleural Fluid Acidosis and Inflammation in Acute vs. Chronic Hemothorax. Chest 2011;140:704A.
  • Divietro M, Huggins JT, Doelken P, Gurung P, Kaiser L and Sahn SA. Prevalence and Causes of Unexpandable Lung Over a Ten Year Period. Chest 2011;140:700A.
  • Bautista TM, Sharma R, Gurung P and McGee W. The Dangers of Hoarding: A Case of Listeria Meningitis. Critical Care Medicine 2013;41(12):1329.

 

 
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