Dr. Stuart Pugsley

Division of Respirology

Stewart O. Pugsley


Associate Professor (PT), Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine

Head of Service, Respirology, St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton

Clinical Director, Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health




Academic Interests

Dr. Pugsley is the co-founder of the outpatient Chronic Respiratory Care Program and a founding member of the Respiratory Medical Staff at the inception of the Firestone Chest and Allergy Unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a specialty in Internal Medicine.

He continues to be an integral member of the clinical staff within Firestone and of the medical staff of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. Dr. Pugsley was instrumental in establishing the Clinic for Chronic Airway Obstruction. This clinic has improved care for patients with COPD by reducing the incidence of infective exacerbations and hospitalization.