Christopher Green, MD

Position title: Professor Emeritus, Interim Division Chief

Division of Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine
For Academic Inquiries: (608) 262-7310


BA, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota 
MD, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 
Residency, Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 
Fellowship, Pediatric Pulmonology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 

Professional Activities

Dr. Christopher Green is professor emeritus and interim division chief in the Division of Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine. He enjoys mentoring medical learners and teaching pulmonary physiology. Throughout his career, Green served as division director, interim chair, and medical director of American Family Children’s Hospital, as well as chief medical officer for UW Health. He led the Pediatric Pulmonary Center for nine years. Additionally, Green instructed flexible bronchoscopy for nearly 40 years and wrote a chapter of a medical textbook on the bronchoscope. He also developed questions for the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP).  

Clinical Interests

Green is a pediatric pulmonologist with clinical interests in flexible bronchoscopy, tracheostomy care, pulmonary physiology, and excellence in communication.

Research Interests

Green’s research interests include clinical trials for cystic fibrosis, pulmonary function testing, and pulse oximetry.