Medical School
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (1988)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1989), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1991), Internal Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine (1995), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine
Research Fellowship
Denver Veteran Administration Research (1997), Research

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)
  • Research Interest

    • Bronchiolitis
    • Pulmonary Fibrosis
    • Venous Thromboembolic Disease


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Other Large-Airway Diseases that Limit Airflow.
    Girod C.E. and M.I. Schwarz In: Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases. N.F. Voelkel and W. MacNee, editors, 1st ed., B.C. Decker, Inc., Hamilton, Ontario December 2007 Chapter 14 / 2nd. Ed.
    Diffuse Interstitial Lung Diseases Resulting in Airflow Limitation
    Girod CE and Schwarz MI Chronic Obstructive Lung Diseases. Editors N.F. Voelkel and W. MacNee, 2nd. ed. December 2007 Second Edition
    Bronchorrhea complicating inflammatory bowel disease
    Jain R, Scheurich D, Lindberg GM, and Girod, CE Thorax 2006 61 1014
    Opinions and Hypothesis: Emphysema: A chronic dust-induced disease?
    Girod C.E. and King T.E. CHEST October 2005 128; Number 4 3055-3064

    Honors & Awards

    • Best Doctors in America
    • Texas "Super Doctors"
    • Internal Medicine Outstanding Teaching Award
      Teaching Attending- Internal Medicine UT Southwestern (2001)
    • John S. Miller Award
      Resident of the Year- Internal Medicine UT Southwestern (1991)
    • Alpha Omega Alpha

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society
    • American Thoracic Society
    • Dallas County Medical Society
    • Texas Medical Association
    • Texas Thoracic Society