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Lewis G. Satterwhite, M.D.

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Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Medical Director, Medical ICUs, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Medical Director, Point of Care Ultrasound, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

lsatterwhite@kumc.edu

Professional Background

Dr. Satterwhite is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Sleep and Critical Care Medicine. He serves as the medical director of the Medical ICUs and as chair of the Critical Care Committee.

Dr. Satterwhite received his medical degree from Emory University in Atlanta, GA and also completed his Internal Medicine residency, Chief Residency and Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowships all at Emory University. After completing fellowship, he joined the faculty at the University of Kansas in 2011 and has been a member of the Division since that time.

Dr. Satterwhite is active in teaching within the American College of Chest Physicians and serves as a Co-chair for Ultrasound: Integration into Clinical Practice as well as completing service as Chair of the Ultrasound Domain Task Force.

At the University of Kansas, Dr. Satterwhite has clinical interests in Pulmonary Hypertension, Critical Care, Point-of-Care Ultrasound, and ICU Fluid Management.

Education and Training
  • BA, Philosophy, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • MD, Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Other, Internal Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Clinical Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Medical License, Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
Professional Affiliations
  • American College of Chest Physicians, CHEST Ultrasound Domain , Ex-Officio, 2018 - Present
  • American College of Chest Physicians, Critical Care Network Steering Committee, Member, 2018 - Present
  • The University of Kansas Health System, Patient Safety Conference, Member, 2018 - Present
  • The University of Kansas Health System, Transfer Center Committee, Member, 2018 - Present
  • The University of Kansas Health System, Vascular Access Steering Committee, Member, 2018 - Present
  • The University of Kansas Health System, Medication Safety Committee, Member, 2018 - Present
  • The University of Kansas Health System, Critical Care Committee, Chair, 2016 - Present