Pulmonary Expert: Dr. Cosmo Caruso
Dr. Caruso is board certified in Pulmonary Disease, Internal Medicine and Sleep Medicine. He is currently the director of the Sleep Lab and Co-Director of the ICU at St. Joseph Medical Center. He has been with Pulmonary Physicians of Kansas City since 1996.
Dr. Caruso completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago, IL in 1988. He then completed a Critical Care fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota in 1993, followed by a Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona in 1995. He decided at that point to continue his training with a Sleep Medicine fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio in 1996.
Dr. Caruso grew up in Kansas City and has lived here most of his life with the exception of his training. He is also a husband and proud father of 4 wonderful children. Dr. Caruso is from a family of physicians. His father Alfred Caruso, M.D. (retired) and brother Peter Caruso, M.D. are OB/GYN specialists in Kansas City.