Remzi Bag, MD, is an expert in rare and advanced pulmonary conditions including pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension and lung transplantation

Dr. Bag’s clinical focus has been providing leading-edge, compassionate, comprehensive care, resulting in exceptional patient outcomes. He has a particular interest in the management of patients with advanced and complex lung diseases. Dr. Bag specializes in:

  • Providing direct care for lung transplant candidates and recipients
  • Optimizing patients who have chronic lung failure
  • Treating pulmonary hypertension and interstitial lung diseases, including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Lymphangiomyomatosis and langerhans cell histiocytosis.

 His interests also include:

  • Improving access to lung transplantation for patients with advanced lung failure
  • Educating practicing pulmonologists, pulmonary critical fellows and residents in the management of advanced lung diseases
  • Optimizing outcomes for patients with chronic lung failure and transplantation.

 Dr. Bag has contributed significantly to medical literature, publishing numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

Areas of Expertise


Gulhane School of Medicine

Medical Education

  • Gulhane School of Medicine


  • St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center; Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine


  • Baylor College of Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American Society of Transplantation
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • 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
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

Request an Appointment at Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park or call UCM Connect at 1-888-824-0200

To Refer a Patient

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At a Glance

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Turkish