01. Doctor Overview

Doctor Overview

Dr. Jill Ohar is a professor of pulmonary, critical care, allergy, and immunologic medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Board certified in critical care medicine, internal medicine and pulmonary disease, Dr. Ohar specializes in occupational lung disease, including mesothelioma, emphysema and pneumoconiosis.

Dr. Ohar has been with Wake Forest Baptist Health since 2002 and was named medical director for respiratory care, pulmonary function lab and pulmonary rehab at Wake Forest’s Lexington location in 2017. Dr. Ohar has conducted research with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, making strides in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and occupational lung disease research.

02. Fast Facts

Doctor Fast Facts

Main Specialty: Critical Care Medicine

Other Interests & Specialties: Critical care, pulmonary conditions and pulmonary treatments.

Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Internal Medicine Certification in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease, Member of National Board of Medical Examiners, Member of American College of Chest Physicians, Member of American College of Physicians and Member of American Thoracic Society

Education & Experience

  • Medical Degree from Medical College of Pennsylvania
  • Internship for Medicine at VA Hospital
  • Internship for Medicine at Medical College Virginia Hospitals
  • Fellowship for Medicine, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Physician at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Comprehensive Cancer Center
03. Publications


Results of a Pulmonologist Survey Regarding Knowledge and Practices With Inhalation Devices for COPDRespiratory Care. July 2018; 63(7):840-848. doi: 10.4187/respcare.05717

Results of a Patient Survey Regarding COPD Knowledge, Treatment Experiences, and Practices With Inhalation Devices. Respiratory Care. July 2018;63(7):833-839. doi: 10.4187/respcare.05715

04. Mesothelioma Clinical Trials

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials by Jill Ohar, M.D.

Dr. Ohar is associated with the following clinical trials:

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