david r. park, MD

David R. Park, MD

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Contact Information

Harborview Medical Center
Campus Box 359762
325 - 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Clinician-Educator Web Page
Academic Office: (206) 744-3356
Fax: (206) 744-8584
Clinic Appointments: (206) 744-3123

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Education and Training

B.A. in Chemistry, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, 1983

M.D., University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, 1988

Internship in Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1989

Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1991

Chief Medical Resident, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1992

Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1999

Teaching Scholars Program, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 2003-2004.

ACLS certified

Research Interests

My primary research interests are in lung infection, lung host defenses, and clinical training in pulmonary and critical care medicine.

Representative Publications

Park DR and SJ Skerrett. IL-10 enhances the growth of Legionella pneumophila in human mononuclear phagocytes and reverses the protective effect of IFN-g: Differential responses of blood monocytes and alveolar macrophages. J Immunol 1996; 157:2528-2538.

Park DR and SJ Skerrett. Cytokines in Legionella pneumophila infection. In Nelson S and Martin TR (eds.) Cytokines in pulmonary infectious diseases: pathogenesis and therapeutic strategies. NIH Lung Biology in Health and Disease Series. Volume 141. New York: Marcel Dekker, 2000.

Park DR and SJ Skerrett. The usefulness of the Gram stain in the diagnosis of pneumonia. Clin Pulm Med 1995; 2:201-212.

Park DR and DJ Pierson. Disorders of the mediastinum: general principles and diagnostic approach, pneumomediastinum and mediastinitis, and tumors and cysts of the mediastinum. In Murray JF, JA Nadel, RJ Mason, and HA Boushey, Jr. (eds.) Textbook of Respiratory Medicine. 4th Edition. Philadelphia: Saunders, 2000.

Curtis JR, Park DR, Krone MR, and Pearlman RA. Use of the medical futility rationale in Do-Not-Attempt-Resuscitation orders. JAMA 1995; 273:124-128.

Park DR, VL Sherbin, MS Goodman, AD Pacifico, GD Rubenfeld, NL Polissar, RK Root. The etiology of community-acquired pneumonia at an urban public hospital: influence of HIV infection and initial severity of illness. J Infect Dis 2001; 184:268-277.


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