1850 W Arlington Blvd, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
Dr. John Fogarty is currently an attending physician in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine at Physicians East, P.A. and Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, North Carolina. He is on faculty as Clinical Assistant Professor at The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and has repeatedly been recognized for excellence in teaching and training of Pulmonary and Critical Care fellows. Dr. Fogarty completed his training in Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and prior to that, did his Internship and Residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York. He earned his M.D. at St. George’s University School of Medicine. Dr. Fogarty is involved in the care of patients with a variety of lung and respiratory problems including Asthma, COPD, Lung Cancer, Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Hypertension, Sarcoidosis and a host of other respiratory diseases. In 2014, Dr. Fogarty founded the bimonthly Physicians East Thoracic Oncology Multidisciplinary Tumor Board, which fosters the care of Lung Cancer patients. This has since become accredited by the American College of Continuing Medical Education. As part of his lung cancer investigative activities, Dr. Fogarty co-authored “Bronchoscopic Myths and Legends: The Utility of Rapid Onsite Cytologic Evaluation for Lymph Node Sampling by Transbronchial Needle Aspiration,” Clinical Pulmonary Medicine, Vol.20, Number 1, Jan. 2013, evaluating advanced bronchoscopic techniques. Dr. Fogarty regularly attends in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Vidant Medical Center, overseeing the care of critically ill patients, while engaging in teaching of Critical Care Fellows, Residents and Interns. Dr. Fogarty has been active in Sleep Medicine for over twenty years, since training at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Fogarty’s interests in Sleep Medicine include sleep-related breathing disorders—most notably sleep apnea and its impact in the workplace—narcolepsy, sleep movement disorders, circadian rhythm disorders and restless legs syndrome. Dr. Fogarty spent several years caring for active duty Marines with sleep disorders from the Cherry Point Naval Air Station in Havelock, North Carolina. Dr. Fogarty was also the Medical Director of the Pitt Community College Polysomnography Program, which trains and prepares Polysomnographic Technicians to become registered and work in the field of Sleep Medicine. Dr Fogarty’s current research interest is focused on improving CPAP mask technology to allow for the best chance at success in treating obstructive sleep apnea.