Professor of Medicine
Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Professional Bio

Lisa H Lancaster, MD, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine within the Departmet of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia and graduated from the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine. She completed an Internal Medicine Residency followed by a Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

She joined the faculty of the Vanderbilt Pulmonary Division subsequent to fellowship and began as the Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Program Director in 2000. Since this time, the Vanderbilt IPF and ILD Research Program has completed over 70 clinical trials and registries. She has served on multiple ILD steering committees and advisory boards and has coauthored or authored over 70 publications in ILD.  

Dr. Lancaster has been an invited speaker for national webinars and national and international lectures. Her national leadership roles have included membership in the Steering Committee for the Diffuse Lung Disease Network of the American College of Chest Physicians and the Steering Committee for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Registry. Recently, her research interests have expanded to include device development in oxygen delivery systems, which lead to an NIH and HeroX Challenge award.

She attends clinically in ILD clinic, sleep clinic, and on the Rogers Pulmonary general pulmonary service.


Internship - Internal Medicine - Vanderbilt - 1994
Residency - Internal Medicine - Vanderbilt - 1996
MD - Medical College of Georgia - 1998
Fellowship - Pulmonary and Critical Care - Vanderbilt - 1999