Kristin E. Schwab, MD

Kristin E. Schwab, MD

Primary Location
UCLA Health Pulmonology
200 Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, California 90095


Dr. Kristin Schwab is a pulmonologist and critical care physician. She treats adult patients with general pulmonary conditions and has a particular focus on ICU recovery and COVID-19 pulmonary disease. She is the co-director of the Post-ICU Recovery Clinic at UCLA. She is also the medical director of pulmonary rehabilitation.

Dr. Schwab received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She then completed her internal medicine residency, chief residency, and pulmonary and critical care fellowship at UCLA. She is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonology, and critical care. 

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Schwab conducts research on post-ICU recovery, COVID-19, resuscitation and cardiac arrest, and medical education. She serves on the American Thoracic Society's Critical Care Program Committee.

Link to Dr. Schwab's complete CV


Medical Board Certifications

Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2020
Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2019
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2016


UCLA School of Medicine, 2020


UCLA School of Medicine, 2016


UCLA School of Medicine, PhD, 2017
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, MD, 2013


West Los Angeles

UCLA Health Pulmonology

Pulmonology| Critical Care Medicine| Interstitial Lung Disease +3 more

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Novel coronavirus sequela conditions