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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Amit Gaggar graduated from the University of Michigan and completed his internship, residency and his fellowship program in pulmonology and critical care medicine at the University of Alabama Medical Center. He is specialized in pulmonology and board certified in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. Dr. Gaggar has been in practice for more than 11 years and is affiliated with University of Alabama Hospital and Birmingham VA Medical Center. During his career, he has also published several writings of medical interest in collaboration with other doctors.

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  • Education & Training


    University of Michigan

    Medical School


    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL



    University of Alabama Medical Center



    University of Alabama Medical Center


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease

  • Hospital & Practice

    Birmingham VA Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (205) 933-8101

    700 South 19th Street

    Birmingham, Alabama 35233

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    UAB Hospital

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (205) 934-3411

    1802 6th Ave S

    Birmingham, Alabama 35233

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Amit Gaggar has contributed to 3 publications.

    Changes in Mineral Micronutrient Status During and After Pulmonary Exacerbation in Adults With Cystic Fibrosis.

    Lee, M. J.,Alvarez, J. A.,Smith, E. M.,Killilea, D. W.,Chmiel, J. F.,Joseph, P. M.,Grossmann, R. E.,Gaggar, A.,Ziegler, T. R.,Tangpricha, V.; Nutr Clin Pract. 2015 Jun 17.

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    Toll-Like Receptor 4 Engagement Mediates Prolyl Endopeptidase Release from Airway Epithelia via Exosomes.

    Szul, T.,Bratcher, P. E.,Fraser, K.,Kong, M.,Tirouvanziam, R.,Ingersoll, S.,Sztul, E.,Rangarajan, S.,Blalock, J. E.,Xu, X.,Gaggar, A.; Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol.. 2015 Jul 30.

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    Alterations in blood leukocytes of G551D-bearing cystic fibrosis patients undergoing treatment with ivacaftor.

    Bratcher, P. E.,Rowe, S. M.,Reeves, G.,Roberts, T.,Szul, T.,Harris, W. T.,Tirouvanziam, R.,Gaggar, A.; J. Cyst. Fibros.. 2015 Mar 15.

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