Posts by Erik Folch, MD, MSc
Promising Experience With Robotic-assisted Bronchoscopy for Biopsy of Small Peripheral Pulmonary Nodules
Colleen Keyes, MD, MPH, Erik Folch, MD, MSc, and colleagues report initial data from a multicenter trial demonstrating safe use of a shape-sensing robotic-assisted bronchoscopy system to biopsy small peripheral pulmonary nodules in 241 patients.
Combined Tracheostomy and Gastrostomy Tube Placement in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients
Interventional pulmonologists at Massachusetts General Hospital report excellent outcomes from the first study of critically ill COVID-19 patients who underwent combined tracheostomy and gastrostomy tube placement.
Erik Folch, MD, MSc, was born and raised in Mexico City. He received his medical degree from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and Masters of Science in Clinical Research from Emory University. He trained in Internal Medicine at Emory University, and Pulmonary, Critical Care, Interventional Pulmonary at Cleveland Clinic. He is currently the Chief of the Complex Chest Disease Center and Co-Director of IP at Massachusetts General Hospital and has authored over 90 peer-reviewed articles. He has experience in designing clinical trials and has let multi-center clinical trials in advanced bronchoscopy.