Philips Respironics Recall Notice:
Philips Respironics issued a Recall Notification for some CPAP and BiLevel PAP devices and mechanical ventilators due to potential health risks related to foam used in the devices. To learn more, visit the Philips Website and review FDA’s Safety Communication and FAQs. For questions about the Philips recall, please contact Philips at 1-877-907-7508.
Amber Degryse, MD graduated first in her class from the University of South Florida, College of Medicine. After medical school, she followed up with a residency and fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She has dedicated many years to research in the area of lung repair with a focus on interstitial pulmonary fibrosis. Her research has been published in multiple top medical journals including The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and the American Journal of Physiology, Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. Her research has been presented at national and international conferences. Dr. Degryse decided to leave academic research to pursue her true love, patient care. She is one of our interventional pulmonologists and is one of the few doctors in the area performing Endobronchial Ultrasound.
Dr. Degryse’s other passions include animal rescue, traveling and exercise.