Richard Belkin, MD, Pulmonology, Santa Barbara, CA, Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

RichardABelkinMDMSCE

Pulmonology Santa Barbara, CA

Asthma & COPD, Critical Care Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Pleural Disease

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, USC-Keck School of Medicine

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  • Office

    Santa Barbara Pulmonary Associates
    2403 Castillo Street, Suite 206
    Santa Barbara, CA 93105
    Phone(805) 898-8840
    Fax(805) 898-8842
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Summary

  • I am board-certified in Pulmonary medicine, Critical care medicine and Internal medicine. I am the Medical Director of the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis Center. I have specific research interests in adult diagnosed cystic fibrosis. I have an a busy general pulmonary outpatient and inpatient private practice and staff a 20 bed MICU on a rotating basis.

Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania School of MedicineMSCE, Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology, 2002 - 2004
  • University of Pennsylvania School of MedicineM.S., Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2002 - 2004
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemFellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2001 - 2004
  • Stanford University
    Stanford UniversityResidency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 2000
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaClass of 1997
  • Brandeis UniversityBachelor, Biology, Cum Laude, 1989 - 1993

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2000 - 2005
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1998 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor in Pulmonary Diseases Castle Connolly, 2017
  • Recognition of Outstanding Service to the CF Community LA Chapter of the CFF, 2017
  • Outstanding Partnership Award, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Affiliate Program Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2016
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Risk Factors for Death in Cystic Fibrosis Patients Awaiting Lung Transplantation  
    Richard A Belkin, Noreen R Henig, Lianne G Singer, Cecilia Chaparro, Ronald C Rubenstein, Sharon X Xie, Justin Y Yee, Robert M Kotloff, David A Lipson, and Greta R Bunin, Pediatr Pulmon, 1/1/2004
  • The Adhesion Receptor CD44 Promotes Atherosclerosis by Mediating Inflammatory Cell Recruitment and Vascular Cell Activation  
    Cuff CA, Kothapalli D., Azonobi I, Chun S. Zhang Y, Belkin R, Yeh C, Secreto A, Assoian RK, Rader DJ, Pure E, Journal of Clinical Investigation, 1/1/2001
  • Height, Aspergillus and MRSA: Potential Predictors of Death in CF Patients on the Lung Transplant Waiting List  
    Belkin R, Singer LG, Henig NR, Pediatr Pulmon, 1/1/2001

Abstracts/Posters

  • Risk Factors for Death in Cystic Fibrosis Patients Awaiting Lung Transplantation.
    Richard A Belkin, Noreen R Henig, Lianne G Singer, Cecilia Chaparro, Ronald C Rubenstein, Sharon X Xie, Justin Y Yee, Robert M Kotloff, David A Lipson, and Greta R Bunin, Am J Respir Crit Care Med; American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2007, 1/1/2006
  • Selective Upregulation of VCAM-1 Medial Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells is an Early Indicator of Developing Atherosclerotic Lesions in Mice.
    Pure E, Chun S, Belkin RA, Rader DJ, 70th Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association, Orlando, FL, 1/1/1997

Lectures

  • Comorbid Pulmonary Disease May Mask Adult Cystic Fibrosis with Clinical Benefit from Initiation of CF-Specific Therapies - An Illustrative Case D37 
    San Diego, CA - 1/1/2018
  • ICU bronchoscopy Overview 
    Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital - 1/1/2017
  • Clinical Insights in Cystic Fibrosis 
    1/1/2017
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Other

  • Ask the Doctor 
    Belkin R, Cystic Fibrosis Lifestyle Foundation Blog
    www.cflf.org/blog
    1/1/2015
  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital CF/bronchiectasis Program. 
    Belkin R, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Medical Staff Highlights, Spring/Summer
    1/1/2013
  • Physician Error. 
    Belkin R, Delisser HM, Penn Pulse
    1/1/2002
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Grant Support

  • Predicting Death In CF Patients Awaiting Lung TransplantNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2003–2004

Committees

  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Medical Advisory Panel 2014 - 2017

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations