Jeffrey Fineman, M.D.

Jeffrey Fineman, MD, Professor, Medical Director, Pediatric Critical Care, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital

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Dr. Jeffrey Fineman is a pediatric critical care specialist who serves as chief of the pediatric critical care division. He is an associate investigator in the UCSF Cardiovascular Research Institute. His research has focused on diseases related to pulmonary circulation and has led to new therapies for pulmonary hypertension, including a drug called inhaled nitric oxide that was approved by the Food and Drug Administration. His laboratory, funded by the National Institutes of Health, investigates disease processes in the body involved in pulmonary hypertension.