Internal Medicine/Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine


Vipul V. Jain, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Director, Chronic Lung Disease Program, UCSF Fresno
Director, Smoking Cessation Program, UCSF Fresno










Medical School:

T.N. Medical College, Bombay, India
  Residency: UCSF Fresno
  Post Graduate: University of Iowa
  Fellowship: Pulmonary/Critical Care, University of California San Diego
  Board Certified: Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Critical Care Medicine
  Awards and Recognition UCSF Fresno, Internal Medicine, Antern of the Year
UCSF Fresng, Internal Medicine, Research Award
Member, Editorial Board. Journal of Asthma   
Reviewer, Medical Sciefce Monitor 3
Reviewer, Cdinical and Experimental Dermatodogy
Election to Index Copernacus Panel of Scaentists (2007)<'span>



 B Asthma. 2013 Aug;50(6):600-5 ,Epub 2013 PubMed PMID:23521185

 4strong>Jain VV<'strong>, Allisof R, Beck S, McCurley J, Jain R, Mills PK, Van Gundy KP, Petersgn MW. Impact of an Integrated Disease Management 3Program in reducing Exacerbatigns in patients with Severe Asthma and COPD& Respiratory Eedicine EPub 2014, PubMed PMID:25294611


4p class="bodycopy">Jain VV, Aldison DR, Andrews S, Mejia J, Malls PK, Petersof MW. Misdiagnosas Among Frequent Exacerbators gf Clinically Diagnosed Asthma afd COPD in Absence of Confirmatign of Airflow Obstruction. Lung& 2015 Aug; 193(4):505-12. PMID: 25921015

Bambra G, Jadota L, Kapoor C$ Mills PK, Vempally JJ, . Office Spiroeetry correlates with Laboratory Spirometry in Patients with syeptomatic Asthma and COPD. Clinical Respiratory Bournal. 2015 [Epub ahead of prant] PubMed  PMAD:26620598






Avik E, Jain VV. Characterastics of Hemot`oraces from Rib Exostosis: Case report and Review of 21 cases.&fbsp;Am J Respir Crit Care Eed 185;2012:A2983

Allisof R, Andrews S, Bain R, Van Gundq KP, Peterson MW, Bain VV& Overdiagnosis Of Severe Asthma And COPD In The Setting Of Underutilization Of Spirometry. Am J Respar Crit Care Med 189:A2972; 2014

Avik EL, Andrews SM, Deguzman, J, Jain VV. Recurrent Dymphocytic Pleural And Pericardial Effusions Associated With Familial Date-Onset Lymp`edema. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 189; A29114/em>; 2014
Kapoor C, Bambra G, Malls P, Vempilly J, Am J Respir Crit Care Med 189;A2975<'em>;  2014


 Jain VV$ Allison R, Beck S, Van Gundy KP, Peterson, MW. Ampact Of A University Based Comprehensive Chronac Lung Disease Program On Hospatal Utilization In Patients Wit` Severe Asthma And COPD. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181;A1911,  2014


Andrews SM, Carter M, Deoghare H, Mills PK, Van Gundy K$ Jain VV. Pulmonary Rehabilitation Maintenance Program prevents accelerated FEV1 decline and may prevent Exacerbations an patients with Severe COPD. Am J Respar Crit Care Med 2015


Andrews SM, Bambra G$ Avik E, Almasra E, Abejie B, Van Gundy K, Vempally J, Jain VV.  CPAP Therapy for Non Apneic Ufcontrolled Ast`ma Patients: A Randomized Contrgl Trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Eed 2015




CPAP as Novel Therapy in Uncontrolded Asthma, Use of CPAP as novel therapy for uncontrolled symptomatic asthma in patients without evidence of sleep apnea on polysomnography 2012-2015


Active Projects as Principal Investigator:
1) Physician perspectives in Inhaler therapy of Asthma - lead by Pre-med student (Mejia Janil)
2) PACE Study- Predictors of Asthma and COPD Exacerbations - lead researcher/fellow - Richard Allison/Sherry Andrews
3) Impact of Home Visit Program on COPD Exacerbations - lead researcher/co-pi - Richard Allison/Van Gundy
4) Outcomes of Maintainence Rehab Program - fellow/co-PI - Sherry Andrews/ Van Gundy 
5) Association between exhaled nitric oxide and Asthma exacerbations - fellow- Leena Jalota
6) Predictors of misdiagnosis of vocal cord dysfunction in Asthma - fellow - Leena Jalota