Angel O. Coz

Dr. Angel O. Coz, MD, FCCP is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Kentucky. He is a Pulmonary and Critical Care specialist at the Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Coz is Chair of the Critical Care Network Steering committee at the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), a member of the Executive Committee of the Council of Networks at CHEST and was recently awarded the Distinguished CHEST Educator (DCE) designation from the same institution. He has given multiple talks on sepsis, pulmonary and critical care topics at the national and international level. He is the section editor of the Critical Care Commentary of the CHEST Physician Newsletter.

Dr. Coz served as the Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at the Central California Veterans Affairs Health Care System until June 2017. He has a strong interest in sepsis resuscitation and medical education. Dr. Coz has led multiple quality improvement initiatives including efforts to improve early detection and aggressive management of sepsis.

Dr. Coz received his medical degree from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in 2009 and Fellowship training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in 2012.


Sepsis Alliance Institute

“Impact of Hyperoncotic Albumin on Duration of Vasopressor Support in Septic Shock: A Propensity Score–Matched Analysis.” Annals of Pharmacotherapy (AOP)

“Coronavirus Disease 2019 Sepsis: A Nudge Toward Antibiotic Stewardship.” CHEST Journal