Scott A. Eisman, MD, FCCP

General Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Dr. Eisman has been practicing medicine since 1990 and was board certified in Internal Medicine in 1985. He was also board certified in Pulmonary Disease in 1988 and Critical Care Medicine (Internal Medicine) in 1989.

Samir S. Makani, MD, FCCP

Director, Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy

Dr. Makani's specialties include Interventional Pulmonology, Complex Central Airways Disease, Lung Cancer, Thoracic Oncology, and Pleural Diseases. Named a “Top Doc" in San Diego Magazine’s “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey.

Marisa Magaña, MD

Co-Director, ICU Scripps Encinitas

Dr. Magaña is board certified in Internal medicine, pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine in addition, she has completed additional training in Interventional Pulmonology and is board eligible in this sub-specialty. Named as one of the 2015 “Top Doctors” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey.

Kevin Shaw, MD

General Pulmonary, Critical Care, Medical Director Intensive Care Unit

Dr. Shaw's specialties include flexible bronchoscopy, pleural diseases, ECMO, bronchiectasis, and all critical care procedures. Named a “Top Doc" in San Diego Magazine’s “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016.

Robert T. Savage, MD

General Pulmonary Medicine Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Dr. Robert Savage received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1973. He later completed both his Internal Medicine Residency and Pulmonary Disease Fellowship at University of California, San Diego in 1978.

Andrew Hsing, MD

Sleep Medicine, General Pulmonary and Critical Care, Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Dr. Andrew Hsing received his medical degree at the Boston University, School of Medicine and Internal Medicine residency at the David Grant USAF Medical Center. He continued his medical training with the completion of his fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

Wm. Wayne Hooper, MD


Dr. Wayne Hooper received his medical degree from McGill University, Montreal, Canada in 1975. While in Montreal, Quebec he completed his medical residency in Internal Medicine at the Royal Victoria Hospital, a McGill University teaching hospital. Dr. Hooper completed a Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at the University of California, San Diego, in 1980.

Ni-Cheng Liang, MD

Director of Pulmonary Integrative Medicine

Dr. Ni-Cheng Liang received her medical degree from University of Maryland in 2005 and Chief Residency in internal medicine as well as pulmonary fellowship at UC San Diego with board certifications in both. She practices general pulmonary medicine and has special interest in COPD care delivery and integrative medicine. Top Doc San Diego 2017.

Sheri Tran, MD

General Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitasital Encinitas

Dr. Sheri Tran received her medical degree from the University of California, Davis. She completed her internal medicine residency as well as a chief resident year at UC San Diego. She remained at UC San Diego for her pulmonary and critical care fellowship.


Oksana Nizheborsky, NP

RN, MS, Nurse Practitioner

Oksana Nizheborsky has worked at Scripps Encinitas Intensive Care Unit since 2007, graduated from SDSU with a MS in Adult Acute Care and Gerontology in 2014. Board certified in adult acute care and Gerontology. Joined our group in 2016.

Jim Gillan, PA-C

Pulmonary Physician Assistant

Jim Gillan has over a decade of clinical experience, from Orthopedic, to Emergency and Pulmonology. Jim graduated from Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR with a Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, 2005.