CHEST NetWorks Interventional Chest Diagnostic Procedures

Interventional Chest Diagnostic Procedures


Focuses on invasive procedures performed by chest physicians.

What's New?

Interventional Chest/Diagnostic Procedures NetWork Featured Lecture and Open Forum

COVID-19's Impact on Thoracic Oncology and Interventional Pulmonology

Jason Akulian, MD, FCCP
David Feller-Kopman, MD, FCCP
Kamran Mahmood, MD, FCCP
Gerard Silvestri, MD, FCCP
Jeffrey Thiboutot, MD

CHEST 2020 NetWork Bite Presentation

Airway Procedures in a Time of Pandemic : Best Practices and Controversies

Presenter: Momen Wahidi, MD, MBA

In-person learning is back!

Keep your knowledge and skill set up-to-date with our expert-led continuing medical education courses. CHEST Simulation Courses feature an all-new format that will ensure your safety while offering you valuable hands-on, interactive training with experts.


Comprehensive Bronchoscopy With EBUS

September 16–17 or September 18⁠–⁠19

Comprehensive Pleural Procedures With Cadavers

November 12

Advanced Airway Management With Cadavers

November 13

Critical Care Ultrasound: Integration Into Clinical Practice

November 19, November 20, or November 21

Extracorporeal Support for Respiratory and Cardiac Failure in Adults

December 10 or December 11

As a NetWork member, you're welcome to join your NetWork Steering Committee calls. If interested in joining an upcoming call, please contact  Michelle Kosobucki, and she will be happy to share access information.


Kamran Mahmood, MBBS, FCCP
Liaison: CHEST 2021 Scientific Program Committee



Jason Akulian, MD, FCCP

Steering Committee

Jose De Cardenas, MD, FCCP
Anne Gonzalez, MD, FCCP
Abdul Hamid Alraiyes, MD, FCCP
Fabien Maldonado, MD, FCCP
Saman Rafeq, MD, FCCP
Audra Schwalk, MD
Sonali Sethi, MD, FCCP
Keriann Van Nostrand, MD
George Zhi Cheng, MD, PhD, FCCP

Fellow-in-Training Member

Abhinav Agrawal, MD
Christina MacRosty, MD

Ex Officio Member

Lonny Yarmus, DO, FCCP

Staff Liaison

Michelle Kosobucki