The Lung Center Team

Tiago N. Machuca, MD, PhD

Tiago N. Machuca, MD, PhD, joined Jackson Health System in early 2022 as director of The Lung Center, chief of the division of lung transplantation, assistant director of global oncology at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, and professor of clinical surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. His clinical interests include thoracic surgical oncology, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, robotic surgery, tracheal surgery, lung transplantation, and extracorporeal life support. His primary interest, however, is to provide each patient with the best outcome possible.

Mauricio Pipkin, MD

Surgical director of the ECMO program and associate professor of surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Juan Salgado, MD

Fellowship director for transplant pulmonology and associate professor of clinical medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Andres Pelaez, MD

Co-medical director of lung transplantation and associate professor of clinical medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Suresh K. Manickavel, MD

Transplant pulmonologist and assistant professor of medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Juan Fernandez-Castillo, MD

Transplant pulmonologist