University of Cincinnati Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center
The University of Cincinnati Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center, certified by the national Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF), specializes in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of cystic fibrosis. We offer a unique focus on research, access to clinical
trials, and novel quality improvement initiatives that include patient input.
The UC CF Center has been in existence since 1995. We offer a multidiscipline team approach to treatment. We have over 100 years of collective CF experience within our CF Care Team. Our center provides a continuum of care from basic science to treatment and care delivery. Our center currently cares for over 150 patients- but continues to grow. Our oldest CF patient at our center is 72 years old.
We have had an ongoing transition program since 1995 (affiliated with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital CF Center). Dr. Lisa Burns is the Director of the CF Transition Program.
Our physician staff consists of Dr. Patricia Joseph and Dr. Veronica Indihar (Co-Directors), Dr. Lisa Burns, and Dr. Bruce Trapnell.
CF Research is a major focus, with research from basic science to clinical trials.
Referrals are made to specialists that have CF experience within their own specialty and are knowledgeable about CF.
Hospitalization occur at University of Cincinnati – UC Health Hospital. Care is provided by the Pulmonary Consult Service on specific dedicated units with staff trained in caring for cystic fibrosis. (link to document “What to Expect When You Are Admitted”).
We utilize EPIC Chart System and have MyChart portal available for patient use. To contact our center - phone # 513-475-8523 fax # 513-475-7327
Address: 222 Piedmont Ave. Medical Arts Building, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219.
Appointments are available Wednesday morning and afternoon, Thursday morning, Friday mornings. Sick appointments can be arranged as needed.
- What to Expect When You Are Hospitalized (PDF)
- Infection Control Policy (PDF)
- Specialists (PDF)
- National CF Foundation
- Local CF Foundation Chapter
- CF Foundation Assistance Program (Compass)
- CF Legal Hot Line # 800-622-0385
- Careers and CF in the Workplace (PDF)