Charles G Alex

Charles G Alex, MD

Division:
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Department:
Medicine
800.257.0757
Primary Location:
Transplant Center

4th Floor

1300 Jefferson Park Ave.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Fax:
434.924.9682
Secondary Locations:

Expertise

ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine;
Critical Care medicine;
Pulmonary Disease
Research Interests:

Lung Transplant

Clinical Practice:
Bronchoscopy, Pulmonary Function Tests, Pulmonary & Respiratory Care, Lung Transplant

About

Title:
Professor
Biography

Charles Alex, MD, received his medical degree from the University of Illinois and completed a residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in respiratory and critical care medicine. Following his postgraduate training, Dr. Alex served as a staff physician at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Medical Center in Hines, Illinois, and an attending physician at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois. His early research focused on disorders of hypoventilation and treatment with diaphragm pacing. D. Alex mentored doctoral candidates studying exercise physiology and rehabilitation of patients with COPD. This research included work on mechanical ventilation and clinical trials involving lung transplant patients. He has authored and co-authored many peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, and book chapters and is a recipient of many teaching awards. Dr. Alex was selected to be the Medical Director of the Lung Transplant Program at Loyola University, one of the Midwest's larger programs. He earned the title of professor in 2001 and eventually became the Director of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Alex joined the staff at the University of Virginia in 2020, focusing on lung transplant patients' care.

Dr. Alex's Affiliations:

  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine

Education

Primary:
University of Illinois, College of Medicine
Residency:
University of Illinois
Fellowships:
University of Illinois