Paul Wolters, MD

Pulmonologist

Dr. Paul J. Wolters specializes in the diagnosis and care of patients with interstitial lung disease. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota, trained in internal medicine at the University of Colorado, and pulmonary and critical care medicine at UCSF, where he joined the division of pulmonary and critical care medicine in 1999.

In addition to caring for patients, Wolters is actively involved in research that aims to better understand the pathogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). He is director of biological research for the Interstitial Lung Disease Program.

Clinics

ILD Program
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2577
Fax: (415) 353-8944

Pulmonary Practice at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0359
Phone: (415) 353-2961
Fax: (415) 353-2568

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Professor

More about Paul Wolters

Education


Selected Research and Publications

  1. Dressen A, Abbas AR, Cabanski C, Reeder J, Ramalingam TR, Neighbors M, Bhangale TR, Brauer MJ, Hunkapiller J, Reeder J, Mukhyala K, Cuenco K, Tom J, Cowgill A, Vogel J, Forrest WF, Collard HR, Wolters PJ, Kropski JA, Lancaster LH, Blackwell TS, Arron JR, Yaspan BL. Analysis of protein-altering variants in telomerase genes and their association with MUC5B common variant status in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a candidate gene sequencing study. Lancet Respir Med. 2018 Jun 08.
  2. Johannson KA, Vittinghoff E, Morisset J, Wolters PJ, Noth EM, Balmes JR, Collard HR. Air Pollution Exposure Is Associated With Lower Lung Function, but Not Changes in Lung Function, in Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Chest. 2018 Feb 07.
  3. Wolters PJ, Blackwell TS, Eickelberg O, Loyd JE, Kaminski N, Jenkins G, Maher TM, Molina-Molina M, Noble PW, Raghu G, Richeldi L, Schwarz MI, Selman M, Wuyts WA, Schwartz DA. Time for a change: is idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis still idiopathic and only fibrotic? Lancet Respir Med. 2018 02; 6(2):154-160.

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