Yuka Furuya, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Yuka Furuya

Contact Info

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware Street, SE
MMC 276
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Medical School, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis, MO

Master's Degree, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri


Dr. Furuya obtained her medical degree and completed her residency at Temple University in north Philadelphia. At Washington University in St. Louis, she completed her fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and obtained a Master of Science in Clinical Investigations (MSCI). Her clinical interests include the care of lung transplant recipients, patients with interstitial lung disease and advanced lung disease. Her research interests are in lung diseases associated with connective tissue diseases, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and the treatment of chronic lung allograft dysfunction or chronic rejection of transplanted lungs. 

Awards & Recognition

  • ISHLT Registry Early Career Award (2017)

Professional Associations

  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • American Thoracic Society





  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Care

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary

Clinical Interests

ILD; Lung transplantation; Treatment of CLAD