Gokhan M. Mutlu, MD

Pulmonary Medicine (Pulmonology), Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine | More

Professor of Medicine Chief, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

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An expert in pulmonary and critical care and sleep medicine, Gokhan Mutlu, MD, cares for patients with respiratory diseases and sleep disorders.

Dr. Mutlu's research focuses on the mechanisms of lung inflammation and acute respiratory distress syndrome. He currently is the primary investigator of a study that examines how air pollution causes lung injury and triggers blood clots and heart attacks. In addition, Dr. Mutlu mentors medical students, residents and fellows on various research projects.

Dr. Mutlu serves on the editorial boards and as a reviewer for several prominent scientific publications, including The American Journal of Physiology, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, and PLoS One. He is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.

Medical Education

  • Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine


  • Michael Reese Hospital; Istanbul University Hospital


  • University of Illinois Medical Center Chicago

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1992

Board Certifications

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • Turkish
  • English