Zea Borok

Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Associate Director, Will Rogers Institute Pulmonary Research Center Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Training Program
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Areas of treatment:

Acute Lung Injury
Intensive Care

Specialty:

  • Internal Medicine

Department:

  • Department of Medicine

Language:

  • English

Zea Borok, MD

Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology
Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Director, Will Rogers Institute Pulmonary Research Center
Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Training Program

Practicing location:

  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

After completing medical school in her native South Africa, Dr. Borok completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.  Following a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, she completed fellowship training in Pulmonary Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Borok joined the faculty of USC in 1990 and quickly distinguished herself as a prominent medical researcher, educator and practitioner. She holds several administrative and academic positions and directs an active research program in mechanisms of lung injury repair.

Education:

University of Cape Town, South Africa, M.B., Ch.B., 1974 - 1979

Internships:

Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa, 1980 - 1981
Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, 1982 - 1983

Residencies:

Montefiore Hospital (Internal Medicine), Pittsburgh, PA, 1983 -1985

Fellowships:

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University (Thrombosis), New York, NY, 1981 - 1982
Presbyterian-University Hospital (Critical Care Medicine), Pittsburgh, PA, 1986 - 1987
National Institutes of Health, Pulmonary Branch (Pulmonary Medicine), Bethesda, MD, 1987 - 1990.

Certifications:

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine

Professional society memberships:

Western Society for Clinical Investigation
American College of Physicians (Fellow)
American College of Chest Physicians (Fellow)
American Federation for Medical Research
American Society for Cell Biology
American Thoracic Society
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Western Society for Clinical Investigation