Laura Koth

MD

Pulmonologist

About me

Dr. Laura Koth is a pulmonologist and an expert in interstitial lung disease. She is co-director of UCSF's interstitial lung disease center of excellence.

Koth's research activities focus on the mechanisms of lung inflammation and macrophage activation. Macrophages are a type of white blood cell with important roles in immune response.

Koth earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed residency training in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine UCSF. She joined the UCSF faculty in 2003.

  • Education

    Harvard University School of Medicine, 1994

  • Residencies

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1997

  • Fellowship

    UCSF Medical Center, Pulmonary Disease, 2003

  • Board Certifications

    Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine/Pulmonary Disease

  • Academic Title

    Professor

ILD Program

400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

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"Over the last decade or so, there have been a lot of advances in the field of fibrotic interstitial lung disease. I'm excited that the next 10 years are going to be absolutely amazing. "

Decorative Caduceus

Epigenetic Regulation of Altered T-cell Immunity in Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is a multi-system granulomatous disorder that is triggered and influenced by gene-environment interactions. Although sarcoidosis predominantly affects the lungs in most cases, the clinical disease course ...

Recruiting

My work

Our programs: ILD - Interstitial Lung Disease

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