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Michael Machuzak, MD


Michael Machuzak, MD

Appointed: 2006

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Michael Machuzak, MD
Department: Pulmonary Medicine
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code M2-141
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Michael Machuzak, MD
Department: Critical Care Medicine
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code M2-141
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Type of Doctor:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Michael Machuzak, MD, is an Associate Staff Member in the Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Machuzak earned his medical degree from MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Penn. He completed an internship, residency and fellowship at the Hospital of University Of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member of several professional societies, including the American Thoracic Society, Society of Critical Care Physicians, American Association of Bronchology, the World Association of Bronchology, and the Ohio Thoracic Society.

Dr. Machuzak has published a number of abstracts and articles in peer-reviewed publications, as well as having conducted research and lectured a number of times on thoracic medicine.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Pulmonary & Critical Care
Philadelphia, PA USA
Residency - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
Internship - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
Medical School - MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
Undergraduate - Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science
Philadelphia, PA USA

Specialty Interests

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, histoplasmosis, lung cancer, lung nodules, malignant mesothelioma, pneumonia, tracheoesophageal fistula, tracheomalacia

Awards & Honors

  • Best Docs 2008
  • Cleveland Magazine, "Best Doctors," 2008

Additional Training

  • Rigid Bronchoscopy, The Laser Centre, St. Margarite Hospital, Marseille, France
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound, Chiba University Hospital, Chiba, Japan
  • Two years as Interventional Pulmonary Fellow at University of Pennsylvania
  • Bedside Ultrasonography
  • Pleuroscopy, Indiana University Hospital


  • American Association of Bronchology
  • World Association of Bronchology
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Chest Physicians

Treatment & Services

  • Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Diagnosing Asthma
  • Endoscopy
  • Therapeutic (flexible Or Rigid) Bronchoscopy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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As of 2/19/2016, Dr. Machuzak has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Machuzak receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Olympus America Inc.

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.

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Languages Spoken

  • English