Christopher M. Orabella, MD
Christopher M. Orabella, MD
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease
The Christ Hospital Physicians - Pulmonary Medicine
4.9 out of 5 Stars 217 Ratings
Accepting New Patients
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Treatments, Conditions and Areas of Interest

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  • Critical Care
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Lung Nodules
  • Lung Cancer
  • Asthma
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Navigational Bronchoscopy
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Pulmonary Infiltrates
  • Bronchitis
  • Pleural Effusion

About Christopher M. Orabella, MD

"I enjoy the personal and emotional interactions with patients and families. Because the majority of patients with lung problems require in-depth care, I often assume the role of primary care physician. Usually medical interventions in the ICU provide quick, dramatic turnaround in patients' medical condition. It is very gratifying to me to see these interventions rapidly impact patients' health."

Dr. Orabella specializes in caring for patients with all aspects of lung-related problems including: pulmonary medicine, interventional pulmonology and critical care, especially the use of technology in the intensive care unit.

Dr. Orabella received his medical degree from the Ohio State University. He completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship at Mt. Carmel Medical Center, Columbus, OH. Dr. Orabella completed his fellowship in pulmonary disease and critical care at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI.

He is the Medical Director, Critical Care Connections (EICU) at The Christ Hospital, is a member of the American College of Chest Physicians and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Cincinnati Magazine named Dr. Orabella one of Cincinnati's top pulmonologists. Dr. Orabella has also received many scholarly awards, in addition to his research being published in professional medical journals.

In his free time Dr. Orabella enjoys hiking, bike riding, skiing with his family and watching Ohio State games. He considers himself as a handyman and enjoys making repairs around his home.

Gender: Male

Board Certification: Am Bd of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine), Am Bd of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease)

Education: Ohio State University College of Medicine, Professional Education

Languages Spoken: English

Reviews & Ratings

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Reviewed on February 20, 2024

Dr Orabella is kind , friendly, and very intelligent. One of the best MD' s I have had take care of my needs.

Reviewed on February 09, 2024

First visit with new Pulmonary Doctor. He was friendly, personable and listed to me as I explained my frustration with a chronic cough I've had for over [...] years.

Reviewed on February 08, 2024

Dr. Orabella was very knowledgeable, understanding , and caring.

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