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Title Associate Director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program; Medical Director of the Cleveland Clinic Pulmonary Transplant Fellowship
Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Blood Tests
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (cpr)
  • Clinical Trials
  • Diagnosing Asthma
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Heart Lung Transplant
  • Immunodeficiency Evaluation
  • Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Screening and Testing
  • Therapeutic (flexible Or Rigid) Bronchoscopy
  • Thoracentesis
View all 16 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • End Stage Lung Disease
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Inherited Immunodeficiency Diseases
  • Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH)
  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)
  • Mycobacterial Infections
  • Pneumonia
  • Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Transplant Infections
View all 23 Specialties +


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About Jason Turowski, MD

Grew up in a small suburb of Philadelphia, I would later go to both college and medical school in the City of Brotherly love. Moved south to Baltimore to complete my residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital receiving world class training that I would continue once again in Philly at the University of Pennsylvania. Obtaining second to none training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, along with research and clinical trial development, I would obtain the most advanced training in lung transplantation and advanced lung disease management within Penn's Transplant Institute with an additional fellowship therein. I was recruited here in the fall of 2013, being dual appointed to the Cleveland Clinics Respiratory Institute in Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine with a specific focus in Lung Transplant Medicine.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
Lung Transplantation and Advanced Lung Disease
Philadelphia, PA USA

Fellowship - Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA

Residency - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA

Medical Education - Drexel University College of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA

Undergraduate - Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA USA

Additional Training

  • Management of patients with cystic fibrosis
  • Management of cystic fibrosis patients into lung transplant medicine
  • Quality improvement in the cystic fibrosis lung transplant transition

Professional Highlights

  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude from Drexel University in 2003
  • Graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from Drexel University College of Medicine in 2007
  • Completed the Osler Medical Residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital by 2010, published in Chest
  • Completed a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania 2010-2013
  • Completed an Advanced Lung Disease and Lung Transplant Fellowship at Penn in 2012-2013
  • Conducted a clinical trial assessing the role of antioxidants in patients with cystic fibrosis
  • Pulse oximetry standardization project medical director for the Cleveland Clinic enterprise
  • Appointed Associate Director of the Cleveland Clinic Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
  • Appointed Medical Director of the Cleveland Clinic Pulmonary Transplant Fellowship


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Interests

Lung Transplantation, Cystic Fibrosis Lung Transplant Transition Critical Care Medicine, Quality Improvement, Efficiency, Fellow Education

Awards & Honors

  • Summa Cum Laude from Drexel University
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Ronald J. Caputo Award 2007 for humanitarianism and excellence in the care of medical patients
  • Osler Scholar
  • First Advanced Lung Disease, Lung Transplant Fellow in Penn Medicine's history

Innovations & Patents

  • Using Virtual Visits to Improve the Transplant Experience of Cystic Fibrosis Candidates


  • American Medical Association
  • American Thoracic Society
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplant
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 1/12/2022, Dr. Turowski 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.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

56 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.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

7 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

Excellent physicians.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2022

Dr Tarowski is wonderful. He never rushes the visit and provides complete explanations for my concerns.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2022

Dr. Turowski is the most caring and trustworthy care giver. Always takes his time and will do anything to help his patients. He is an astounding representative of the Cleveland Clinic care.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2022

Dr Turowski is a wonderful Dr. He has a personal but professional way about him. He's a jewel.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2022

Dr Turowski and his staff are number one in my book. They do their best to care for me as a patient.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2021

My doctor is the best

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

Doctor is excellent. Covers everything and listens very well.

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