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Pulmonology

Gerard J. Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP

Gerard J. Criner
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Specialties

Pulmonology, Critical Care

Distinctions
4.7
347 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
about me
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publications
ratings & reviews
about me
Clinical Interests
Research Interests
  • Advanced lung disease (COPD, emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, respiratory failure)
  • Critical care medicine
Highlights

Dr. Criner was featured in three 6 ABC "Moves in Medicine" video segments. The topics ranged from the AIRFLOW-3 trial that offers a new approach to treating COPD to the lung valve procedure known as bronchoscopic lung volume reduction that aired in both November 2019 and April 2019.

Education
  • MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Training
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
Memberships
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
Awards and Honors
  • Top Doctors, Pulmonary Disease, Philadelphia magazine, 2016-2021
  • Best Doctors in America®, Pulmonary Medicine & Critical Care Medicine, 2015-2016, 2017-2018, 2019-2020
offices

Office Locations

Temple Lung Center

Temple University Hospital – Main Campus

3401 N. Broad Street

Ambulatory Care Center, 5th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

Phone: 800-TEMPLE-MED

Fax: 215-707-6867

Temple Health Oaks

Oaks Corporate Center

450 Cresson Blvd, Suite 200

Phoenixville, PA 19460

800-TEMPLE-MED

Fax: 610-650-5149

publications
Digital Bibliography
Publications

Criner GJ, D’Alonzo G (eds). Pulmonary Pathophysiology 1998. Fence Creek Publishing Co, Lyndell, PA.

Criner GJ, D’Alonzo G (eds). Critical Care Medicine Study Guide 2002. Springer-Verlag Publishing Co. New York, NY.

Criner GJ (ed). Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation. 2002 Respiratory Clinics North America. W.B. Saunders Publishing Co. Philadelphia, PA.

ratings & reviews

347 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about Patient Satisfaction Rating.

OVERALL RATING

4.70 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.7
Give easy to understand instruction
4.7
Provider expl in way you understand
4.7
Provider listen carefully to you
4.8
Show respect for what you say
4.7
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
February 23, 2021

very good experience...........

5.0
January 27, 2021

Great.

5.0
January 26, 2021

Going to Doctor Criner's office in Oaks is always a great experience. Everyone is always so professional and kind.

5.0
January 15, 2021

Very good appointment let him know about the procedure he want To get done and all the text he would be put through before they could make any decision

5.0
January 12, 2021

Excellent dr. and staff . New right away my problem and is ready to take care of this . Since I went 10 months and no one was willing to help. Very happy.

4.5
December 28, 2020

I'm confident of the medical care and advice I am receiving.

4.5
December 28, 2020

very professional

5.0
December 25, 2020

Good

5.0
December 21, 2020

Dr. Criner asked questions about my medical insurance which was an excellent discussion [...].

5.0
December 7, 2020

great experience [...]

5.0
December 5, 2020

great visit

5.0
November 24, 2020

very good overall

5.0
November 9, 2020

very well staffed ,veryprofesional , courteous , and caring for my condition

5.0
October 5, 2020

Good.

5.0
October 5, 2020

All good to excellent!

5.0
September 24, 2020

Dr. Criner is the best and his staff are great. They always answer my questions and the office seems to run efficiently.

5.0
September 23, 2020

Qexcellent help,an very friendly felt very comfortable an in good hands

3.5
September 23, 2020

Dr. Criner is an exceptionally busy doctor, I don't feel that I have sufficient time to speak with him. [...] my visit with Criner is often rushed and I sometimes forget what I wanted to say or ask of him. [...]

5.0
August 31, 2020

Dr Criner and his staff are by far the best I have ever had as they are very professional, reliable and caring. I'm so thankful to have Dr Criner/staff as my doctor. [...]