Dr. Luis Pena-Hernandez

Education:

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, MD

Luis Javier Peña-Hernández, MD, FCCP, is a lung health specialist at PCSI, the largest integrated pulmonary and chest specialty group in Palm Beach County. His areas of expertise include asthma and immunotherapy, COPD, lung cancer, and invasive diagnostic techniques in pulmonary medicine including endo-bronchial ultrasound and diagnostic bronchoscopy. He is also one of the few experts in cardiopulmonary exercise testing and exercise physiology in Palm Beach County.

Prior to co-founding PCSI, he served as a pulmonologist at Medical Specialties of the Palm Beaches and the University of Michigan Health System. He was also an assistant professor of medicine at Michigan State College of Human Medicine. Dr. Peña obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Colombia and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He then obtained sub-specialty training with a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine in the same institution.
Dr. Peña is currently certified in Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Internal Medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is also a fellow member of the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP) and the American Thoracic Society.

Dr. Peña has a true passion for practicing medicine in multicultural environments and mentoring physicians in training. He is an avid reader and a philanthropist. In his spare time he enjoys running, playing tennis, traveling to wine and food destinations, and spending time with his wife Rebecca, his two boys David and Sergio and his golden retriever, Apollo.