The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Medicine

Francisco J. Soto, MD

Associate Professor
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Section of Critical Care Medicine

Education

Medical School
Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia 1992

Residency
Internal Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 1998

Fellowship
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2002

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998
ABIM-Pulmonary Diseases, 2001
ABIM-Critical Care Medicine, 2002
ABIM-Sleep Medicine, 2011
American Board of Sleep Medicine, ABSM, 2004

Current Publications

Soto FJ, Mehmood M.
Will the real pulmonary pressure please stand up? Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2020 Aug 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Flandes J, Soto FJ, Cordovilla R, Cases E, Alfayate J.
Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction. Clinics in Chest Medicine. 2018 Mar;39(1):169-180.

Current Presentations

Soto FJ, Krasuski RA, Balasubramanian VP. Is my patient's pulmonary hypertension left or right? The probe and the catheter come to your rescue. Presented at CHEST (Invited Lecture); 2020 Oct 18-21; Virtual.

Soto FJ. Diastology for the pulmonologist: What they didn't teach you in "pulmonary school." Presented at CHEST (Invited Lecture); 2020 Oct 18-21; Virtual.

Soto FJ, Venero CV, Soto DJ, Mehmood M. Optimal hemodynamic assessment of right atrial pressure and correlation with stroke volume index. Presented at CHEST; 2020 Oct 18-21; Virtual.

Soto FJ. Right heart catheterization for the evaluation of Group 2 PH: More than just a pressure cutoff. Presented at CHEST (Invited Lecture); 2020 Oct 18-21; Virtual.

Biney IN, Akhtar Y, Turner FJ, McKeown P, Soto FJ. Acute pulmonary embolism associated with a mobile right atrial thrombus managed by suction thrombectomy. Presented at CHEST Annual Meeting; 2019 Oct 19-23; New Orleans, LA.

Soto FJ. Cardiac ultrasound for pulmonologists: Hands-on workshop director. Presented at Spanish Association of Respiratory Endoscopy (AEER) (Invited Lecture); 2019 May 24-25; Valencia, Spain.

Soto FJ. Indications of cardiac ultrasound for pulmonologists. Presented at Spanish Association of Respiratory Endoscopy (AEER) (Invited Lecture); 2019 May 24-25; Valencia, Spain.

Biney IN, Branca P, Turner FJ, Callison J, McCormack M, Soto FJ. Comparison of cytologic examination of bronchial washing samples vs. bronchial brushing in the diagnosis of lung cancer. Presented at CHEST Annual Meeting; 2018 Oct 6-10; San Antonio, TX.

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