Gautham Iyer is the lead nurse practitioner for UCSF's advanced lung disease service, which cares for patients with end-stage lung disease, especially those who need lung transplants. He specializes in critical care, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (a heart-lung machine) and transplant immunosuppression (dampening the immune response to prevent organ rejection).
Iyer earned his master of science in nursing degree at UCSF. He serves as a mentor and teacher to nurse practitioner trainees.
UCSF School of Nursing, MSN, 2008