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Department of Internal Medicine
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131
Phone: (505) 272-4751
Fax: (505) 272-8700

Referrals: (505)272-4751


Michelle Harkins

Michelle Harkins, MD

Division Chief of Pulmonary/
Critical Care/Sleep Medicine

Contact: (505) 272-4751

Department of Internal Medicine
MSC 10 5550
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine will be the state-of-the-art resource for Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine locally, regionally and nationally by demonstrating excellence and innovation in patient care, education, mentoring and world-class, cutting-edge research. We do this in an inclusive and supportive environment, by encouraging open communication and by strengthening multidisciplinary team interactions.

The Division leads in clinical and research exploration of three allied disciplines:

Pulmonary Medicine

Experts in Pulmonary Medicine at the University of New Mexico provide comprehensive services for patients with a variety of lung diseases including asthma, COPD (including emphysema and chronic bronchitis), pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, occupational lung diseases, adult cystic fibrosis, and various infectious lung diseases.

Critical Care Medicine

Pulmonary imaging

Our experts in Critical Care provide state of the art care for patients with life-threatening illnesses through integration of ongoing research, education, and the clinical expertise of our faculty. Our Critical Care team is nationally known for the care of unusual and newly-recognized critical illnesses including Hantavirus Cardiopulmonary Syndrome, which was identified here at UNM and for which we are internationally known for innovative treatment strategies.

Sleep Medicine

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Program in Sleep Medicine is the leader in improving healthcare for New Mexicans through excellence and innovation in patient care, education and research. As the state’s only academic healthcare center, UNM provides highly specialized sleep services at the forefront of technology from its Sleep Center.