- About Barlow
For more than a century at Barlow Respiratory Hospital, our focus has been on helping patients breathe easier.
- Long Term Acute Care
Serving patients with complex medical needs who require longer hospital stays and highly specialized, expert care.
- What Our Patients Say
Stories from past patients of Barlow Respiratory Hospital.
- Barlow's History
100+ Years of Barlow History
- Joint Commission
As an accredited hospital, Barlow meets high quality standards.
- Our Doctors
- Hospital Leadership
- Media Room
- Barlow Respiratory Research Center (BRRC)
Through our research, we focus on achieving better outcomes for Barlow patients.
Barlow Pulmonary Medical Group
David R. Nelson, M.D. — Medical Director, Internal Care
Dr. David R. Nelson has served on the hospital's medical staff since 1991. A board-certified pulmonologist, he provides clinical management oversight for critically ill patients and the staff caring for them. Dr. Nelson's expertise in critical care and pulmonary medicine includes the diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases of many types and severity.
Dr. Nelson practices full-time at Barlow's Main Campus in Los Angeles and also oversees care given at Barlow's satellite facilities at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital (PIH) in Whittier and Valley Presbyterian Hospital (VPH) in Van Nuys.
Scott A. Sasse, M.D.
Medical Director, Utilization Review
Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy
Azmy Ghaly, M.D.
Medical Director, Wound Care
Nancy E. Waters, M.D.
Medical Director, Infectious Diseases
BRH at PIH
Nadeem A. Chishti, M.D.
BRH at VPH
Jerrold S. Dreyer, M.D.
Suman N. Patel, M.D.
Nachemia Peleg, M.D.