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About Naveen Gupta, MD

Naveen Gupta, MD, is a board-certified pulmonologist and critical care physician. His expertise and clinical interests include sepsis, acute lung injury, pulmonary fibrosis, and general pulmonary medicine. Dr. Gupta is committed to providing high-quality, evidenced-based care to all of his patients. He sees individuals in the Intensive Care Unit and on the pulmonary consult service at Jacobs Medical Center and UC San Diego Medical Center, and also provides care at the general pulmonary clinic on Executive Drive.

As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Gupta trains medical students, interns, residents, and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. His research is primarily focused on the therapeutic and mechanistic effects of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells in experimental models of sepsis and lung injury. This is in an effort to translate cell-based therapies to patients who are critically ill with severe lung injury from infection.

Dr. Gupta has published his research in journals such as the Journal of Immunology, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Thorax, and Blood. He has also been given several research awards for his work, including the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine Training Award, the Parker B Francis Fellowship, and an NIH Career Development Award.

He completed a pulmonary/critical care fellowship at UCSF, and did his residency and earned his medical degree at University of Michigan Medical School.

He was on the faculty at UCSF, the University of Pittsburgh and The Scripps Research Institute before joining UC San Diego Health. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

Dr. Gupta is a member of American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

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For more information, see Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

Residency

  • University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

Fellowship

  • UC San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2014-10-01

Board Certifications

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

Conditions and Treatments

  • General Pulmonary Medicine
  • Sepsis
  • Critical Care
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Acute Lung Injury
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted