Physician Profile

Nausherwan K. Burki, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Medicine
Office Locations:

Pulmonary Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
Education and Training:
Medical SchoolKing Edward Medical CollegeBiology
Graduate SchoolCharing Cross Hospital Medical School, University of LondonMedicine
OtherRoyal College of PhysiciansMedicine
ResidencyBrompton Hospital for Chest DiseasesChest Diseases
ResidencyCharing Cross HospitalInternal Medicine and Cardiopulmonary
FellowshipCharing Cross HospitalCardiopulmonary
ResidencyMetropolitan HospitalInternal Medicine
FellowshipUniversity Hospital at Lexington
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Distinguished Speaker AwardAmerican College of Chest Physicians, Georgia Chapter
Distinguished Faculty AwardAmerican College of Chest Physicians, Southern Chapter
Listed in WHO’S WHO: Science & Engineering, Who’s Who in America, The Dictionary of Leading Americans, Who’s Who in Medicine & Healthcare, 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th century (1985-2008)WHO’S WHO
ConvenorRespiratory Sensations Club
Hospital Affiliation:
  • UConn John Dempsey Hospital
Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Lipoid Pneumonia and Sarcoidosis.(submitted for publication 2015). Glucksman A, Perez R, Forouhar FA, Burki NK. (2016). Connecticut Medicine, (80), 91-95.

Effects of normoxic and hypoxic exercise regimens on monocyte-mediated thrombin generation in sedentary men. Wang, Jong-Shyan; Chang, Ya-Lun; Chen, Yi-Ching; Tsai, Hsing-Hua; Fu, Tieh-Cheng. (2015). Clinical science (London, England : 1979), 4, (129), 363-74.

Nicotine concentrations with electronic cigarette use: effects of sex and flavor. Oncken, Cheryl A; Litt, Mark D; McLaughlin, Lynn D; Burki, Nausherwan A. (2015). Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 4, (17), 473-8.

Inflammatory response to acute hypoxia in humans. Burki, Nausherwan K; Tetenta, Sodienye U. (2013). Pulmonary pharmacology & therapeutics, 2, (27), 208-11.

A novel extracorporeal CO(2) removal system: results of a pilot study of hypercapnic respiratory failure in patients with COPD. Burki, Nausherwan K; Mani, Raj Kumar; Herth, Felix J F; Schmidt, Werner; Teschler, Helmut; Bonin, Frank; Becker, Heinrich; Randerath, Winfried J; Stieglitz, Sven; Hagmeyer, Lars; Priegnitz, Christina; Pfeifer, Michael; Blaas, Stefan H; Putensen, Christian; Theuerkauf, Nils; Quintel, Michael; Moerer, Onnen. (2013). Chest, 3, (143), 678-86.