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    Critical Care
    Thoracic Cancers
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    Primary Location:
    Pulmonary Medicine Associates Medical Group

Specializing in Critical Care

Dr. Mark W. Lischner was a second-generation physician who specialized in critical care pulmonology at the Sutter Roseville Medical Center in Northern California. He had more than 40 years of experience handling many respiratory illnesses, including lung cancer, mesothelioma, asbestosis, asthma and interstitial fibrosis.

He also had experience with sarcoidosis. Dr. Lischner once had this serious illness himself.

Dr. Lischner passed away August 14, 2023. He was 85. 

Service in U.S. Navy Shaped Dr. Lischner’s Career

Dr. Lischner, a Vietnam veteran, began his career in the U.S. Navy. That experience helped shape his future as a pulmonologist.

During his two-year tour of duty, he was named assistant director of pulmonary services at the U.S. Naval Medical Center in San Diego. He spent two months aboard the USS Repose, a hospital ship stationed in Southeast Asia near the end of the Vietnam War.

When he left the Navy, Lischner stayed in California. He opened his first private practice in Sacramento.

Specialties of Dr. Mark Lischner

  • Critical care
  • Pulmonology
  • Infectious disease
  • Mesothelioma cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Chest infection
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Sarcoidosis

Dr. Mark Lischner’s Experience & Medical Education

  • Pulmonary Medicine Associates, Roseville, California
  • Sutter Health, Roseville, California
  • Roseville Community Hospital
  • U.S. Naval Medical Center, San Diego (Assistant director, pulmonary services)
  • Bronx Municipal Hospital Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Fellowship, pulmonary disease)
  • Grady Memorial Hospital/Emory University Medical Center (Residency, internal medicine)
  • University of Oxford, England (Research)
  • Yale University School of Medicine
  • Wesleyan University (B.A.)

Awards and Other Recognitions

  • U.S. News & World Report, Top Doctor
  • Excellence in Patient Satisfaction
  • Sigma XI Scientific Research Honor Society
  • California Thoracic Society
  • Roseville Community Hospital, medical executive committee
  • Mercy San Juan Medical Center, medical committee chairman

Dr. Mark W. Lischner’s Publications

  • Lischner, M.W. (1966). Prevalence of respiratory symptoms in an industrial population. Diseases of the Chest.
  • Lischner, M.W. et. al. (1971). Natural history of alcoholic hepatitis. The American Journal of Digestive Diseases.
  • Harris, J.O., Lischner, M.W. (1973). Tuberculosis in active duty military personnel. Military Medicine.