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Ashish P. Maskey, MD

Director, Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology
Ashish P. Maskey, MD

Practice Area

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Lung and Thoracic Cancer Team
  • Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • Transplant - Lung
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  • About

    Ashish P. Maskey is a specialist in pulmonology, critical care medicine and interventional pulmonology, a relatively new and upcoming field. He also serves as an assistant professor of internal medicine at the UK College of Medicine.

    Dr. Maskey completed a residency in internal medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y., followed by a fellowship in pulmonology and critical care at the Cleveland Clinic. He then received an additional year of training in interventional pulmonology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School in Boston.

    Dr. Maskey uses minimally invasive techniques such as endobronchial ultrasound and electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy to aid in the diagnosis of lung nodules and staging of lung cancer. He also performs rigid bronchoscopy, laser, electrocautery, argon and cryotherapy for airway narrowing/obstruction. He manages pleural diseases and perform Denver drains, pleurodesis and medical thoracoscopy. He also manages tracheotomy tubes.

    Dr. Maskey works closely with a team of oncologists, radiation oncologists and thoracic surgeons at UK HealthCare.

    Faculty Rank

    Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Degree

    Chittagong Medical College, Bangladesh

    Residency

    SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, N.Y.

    Fellowship

    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation

    Interventional Pulmonology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

    American Association for Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology

  • Clinical Interests

    • Airway Involvement in Systemic Disease
    • Bronchial Thermoplasty for Asthma
    • Complex Airway Disease/Central Airway Obstruction
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Transplant Medicine
    • Pleural Disease
    • Tracheobronchomalacia