Dr. Brian Gehlbach MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Brian Gehlbach is a pulmonologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with University of Chicago Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for 15 years. Dr. Gehlbach accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 19 doctors at University of Chicago Medical Center who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

University of Chicago Medical Center
High performing in Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1995 - 1998

University of Chicago
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 1998 - 2002

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 16 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 12 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 11 years in Critical Care Medicine

IA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Correlates of prolonged hospitalization in inner-city ICU patients receiving noninvasive and invasive positive pressure ventilation for status asthmaticus.
Gehlbach, B., Kress, J. P., Kahn, J., DeRuiter, C., Pohlman, A., Hall, J.

Usefulness of the external jugular vein examination in detecting abnormal central venous pressure in critically ill patients.
Vinayak, A. G., Levitt, J., Gehlbach, B., Pohlman, A. S., Hall, J. B., Kress, J. P.

Improving the process of informed consent in the critically ill.
Davis, N., Pohlman, A., Gehlbach, B., Kress, J. P., McAtee, J., Herlitz, J., Hall, J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Excellus BCBS BluePPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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