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Robert Wolfe, M.D.

After graduating UCLA with a Phi Beta Kappa award in 1971, Dr. Wolfe attended the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.  There he was honored with the Stafford L. Warren Medal for the outstanding graduating medical student.  He was also elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society where he served as president.  He went on to do his residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in pulmonary diseases at UCLA and Wadsworth VA hospitals.  After completing his training, Dr. Wolfe went into private practice as a specialist in pulmonary diseases in West Los Angeles in 1980.  He is presently an attending physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. His interests include asthma, COPD, interstitial lung disease, lung cancer and sleep disorders.

Dr. Wolfe has been the CEO of a southern California philanthropic organization that helps fund medical research as well as the arts and social causes.

Dr. Wolfe is married and has two children.  He loves bike riding and he has commuted to work on a bicycle for many years.


Andrew Wachtel, M.D.


Dr. Wachtel is a graduate of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Albany Medical College, receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and his Medical Degree in 1981. He completed a residency in internal medicine from 1981 to 1984 at the Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center, and then went on to complete his Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 1986.

Dr. Wachtel is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Chest Physicians. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the UCLA School of Medicine. He is the former Director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, and former Clinical Chief of Pulmonary Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.


Roy Artal, M.D.

Dr. Roy Artal is a board-certified pulmonologist and sleep medicine specialist and medical director of Tower Sleep Medicine. Raised in Los Angeles, Dr. Artal received his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1991, where he was the recipient of the Phi Beta Kappa Undergraduate Achievement Award, and his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine (UCLA) in 1995. Following medical school Dr. Artal completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, and his Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship training at the Cedars-Sinai-UCLA Combined Fellowship Program, serving as the Chief Fellow during his senior year. In addition to being Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases, he is double board certified in sleep medicine by the American Board of Sleep Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine.

He is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, the Medical Director of Tower Sleep Medicine an American Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited sleep disorders center, a member of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Women's Guild Lung Institute Center of Excellence, and is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.





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