Pulmonologist and critical care specialist Katarine von Lang Egressy, MD, MPH, began practicing with Rocky Mountain Heart and Lung when she came to Kalispell Regional Healthcare in September 2015. She cares for patients who require treatment for pulmonary cancers and related critical issues. Dr. Egressy completed her medical studies through the Columbia University Presbyterian College of Physicians and Surgeons, where she was a student in the International Health and Medicine Program in collaboration with the Joyce Irving Goldman Medical School of Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel and New York City. She completed her internship in general surgery at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, then went on to earn her Master of Public Health degree from the University of Valencia in Valencia, Spain. Her internal medicine residency was done at Providence St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Egressy completed two fellowships – a pulmonary/critical care fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, followed by an interventional pulmonary/research fellowship at the University of Chicago. During the latter, she also was a staff hospitalist at Stoughton Hospital in Stoughton, Wisconsin. In 2006-2007, she was an official team physician for Team United Germany in the 34th America’s Cup. Dr. Egressy is fluent in six languages – English, German, Ukrainian, Russian, French and Spanish – and has a knowledge of Hebrew, Polish, Portuguese, Italian and Czech. She also enjoys most water-based sports including wakeboarding, surfing, windsurfing and sailing. As a skier, cross-country enthusiast and avid mountaineer, she enjoys summiting high peaks and hiking with her family.
Dr Egressy's research interests include palliative care and lung cancer care. She has published her findings in multiple peer review journals. She is a member of American Thoracic Society, European Thoracic Society, American Association of Interventional Procedures and Bronchoscopy and Critical Care Society. Her goals at Rocky Mountain Heart and Lung include establishing a comprehensive lung cancer screening and prevention program, as well as comprehensive airway disease and pleural disease clinic in collaboration with thoracic surgery.
American Board of Internal Medicine
University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics – Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship
University of Chicago – Interventional Pulmonary/Research Fellowship
Providence St. Vincent’s Medical Center
Columbia University Presbyterian College of Physicians and Surgeons
Rocky Mountain Heart and Lung
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Kalispell, MT 59901
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