Charles D. Burger, M.D.
Charles D. Burger, M.D., studies the clinical presentation, evaluation and treatment of pulmonary hypertension and lymphangioleiomyomatosis. The long-term goal of Dr. Burger's research is to promote earlier diagnosis, more accurate assessment of disease state, and more effective treatment for patients with either pulmonary hypertension or lymphangioleiomyomatosis.
Dr. Burger's team makes extensive use of Mayo Clinic clinical and national multicenter databases that characterize these two diseases. Ongoing treatment trials have been established for both pulmonary hypertension and lymphangioleiomyomatosis.
Dr. Burger's research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Mayo Clinic and the Department of Defense, among other organizations.
Significance to patient care
Dr. Burger's research into the areas described above may potentially streamline the evaluation process and identify more effective treatments for patients with either pulmonary hypertension or lymphangioleiomyomatosis.
Pulmonary and Critical Care
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