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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Brigham & Women's Hospital
Pulmonary Critical Care
Boston, MA USA
Residency - University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, IL USA
Internship - University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, IL USA
Medical School - Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA
Undergraduate - University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN USA
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
- Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
Asthma, bronchitis, COPD, cough, emphysema, bronchiectasis, dyspnea, pre-operative evaluation, Pulmonary function testing, Exercise testing. Asthma, bronchitis, COPD, cough, emphysema, pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis Asthma, bronchitis, COPD, cough, emphysema, histoplasmosis, lung cancer, pulmonary disease
Research & Publications
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Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.
To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 1/9/2017, Dr. Pichurko has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.
57 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
9 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Nov 17, 2016
Reviewed on Sep 15, 2016
Dr. gave me excellent info and after care follow-up if needed.
Reviewed on Sep 13, 2016
I am very pleased with the expert care I receive from Dr. Pichurko. He is an outstanding physician, and I am fortunate to have him as my Doctor!
Reviewed on Jul 8, 2016
Dr. B. Pichvako extended to me the courtesy (friendliness and concerns unmatched by any other doctor). Thank you for an "A+" job.
Reviewed on Jun 6, 2016
I really appreciated Dr. Petrucho taking my concerns seriously. I came to him with a set of symptoms that I have been trying to get diagnosed for 8 years, and many of the doctors I have seen have taken an easy way out (such as diagnosing asthma), handed me off to someone else, and/or dismissed my concerns and research out of hand. Dr. Petrucho listened to me, had ideas about where to go from here, and respected that I knew a lot about my symptoms and medical history. He treated me with respect, spoke directly to me, and took his time. I cannot tell you how much that means to me. I have now visited the Cleveland Clinic twice for two very different issues and I have been immensely impressed both times by how the doctors treated me.
Reviewed on Jun 2, 2016
I was very pleased with my visit. The Doctor is very kind and helpful. He took time and was not in a hurry. I hightly recommend this Dr. When I leave his office I know exactly what I need to know and he gives me a paper on what went on that day. He is very good and kind.
Reviewed on May 27, 2016
Dr. Pichurko is an excellent care giver I drive from out of state Florida to see him.
Reviewed on May 10, 2016
I totally respect and trust his opinion of my condition.
Reviewed on Apr 28, 2016
The doctor is very thorough. This is a good experience.
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