Shirish Amrutia, MD, FCCP

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About Dr. Shirish Amrutia

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Dr. Shirish Amrutia provides outstanding patient-centered care treating pulmonary, sleep and allergy disorders in Cherokee County and nearby communities. He believes every patient deserves high-quality compassionate health care services in a friendly atmosphere. Dr. Amrutia focuses on the prevention, treatment and care of all pulmonary diseases and sleep-related breathing disorders. He specializes in COPD, asthma, pulmonary nodules and cancers, obstructive and central sleep apneas, complex sleep-disordered breathing, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, circadian rhythm disorders and insomnia.

Cherokee Lung and Sleep Specialists is a full-service practice that uses evidence-based medicine to treat the full-spectrum of pulmonary and sleep disorders. Our board-certified physicians have helped thousands over the years breathe easier, sleep better and get healthier. Utilizing cutting-edge nonsurgical care, lifestyle therapies, and state-of-the-art medications and medical devices, we proudly serve our patients with the most advanced care possible. As critical care specialists, we use evidence-based protocols to treat or supervise the treatment of ICU patients, for the best possible outcomes.

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, BJ Medical College, Gujarat University, India
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital & Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Sleep Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital & Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Board Certified, Pulmonary, Critical and Neurocritical Care, Internal and Sleep Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine


  • The Effect of Selective PKC- Inhibitor Ruboxistaurin on Endothelial Function and Oxidant Stress in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Mehta NN, Sheetz M, Price K, Comiskey L, Amrutia S, Iqbal N, Mohler ER, Reilly MP. Dept. of Vascular Medicine & Biology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. Cardiovascular Drugs & Therapeutics 2009 Feb; 23(1):17-24.
  • Integrating Palliative Care Into Critical Care Medicine: An Observational Study
    Poster presentation at ACCP CHEST 2012 Meeting, Atlanta
  • Agreement between sputum culture and diagnostic bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) in critically ill patients
    Poster presentation at ACCP CHEST 2012 Meeting, Atlanta
  • Intensive Care Utilization in Toxicologic Emergencies
    Poster presentation at American Thoracic Society Meeting May 2011, Denver, CO
  • A Case report of “Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonitis in SLE”
    Oral Presentation at American Thoracic Society Meeting May 2011, Denver, CO
  • Agreement between invasive and non-invasive methods of blood pressure monitoring in patients admitted to Neurocritical care unit with acute stroke
    Poster presentation at Neurocritical care society meeting, September 2011, Montreal, Canada
  • Carotid Intima-Media Thickness (IMT) in Patients with Moderate Chronic Kidney Disease
    For the CRIC Investigators; Department of Medicine and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Poster Presentation at American Society of Nephrology, December 2006 Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

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