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Sarah J. Chalmers, M.D.

  1. Critical Care Specialist
  2. Internist
  3. Pediatrician
  4. Pulmonologist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Sarah Chalmers, M.D., is a board-certified Pulmonologist and Intensivist with expertise in Cystic Fibrosis and Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis. She is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic School of Medicine.

Dr. Chalmers attended medical school at the University of North Dakota. She obtained training in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Illinois — Peoria and subspecialty training in pulmonary and critical care Mayo Clinic — Rochester.

Dr. Chalmers's clinical practice focuses on the treatment of adults and adolescents with all forms of bronchiectasis with a special interest in congenital diseases such as cystic fibrosis and primary ciliary dyskinesia. Her research interests include: bronchiectasis treatment and outcomes, healthcare quality improvement.

  1. Bronchiectasis
  2. Cystic fibrosis
  3. Mycobacterial infection
  1. Arterial line placement
  2. Bronchoscopy
  3. Central venous catheterization
  4. Chest tube placement
  5. Endotracheal intubation
  6. Thoracentesis
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Primary ciliary dyskinesia
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Non-tuberculous mycobacteria
  1. 2021
    FellowDivision of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2020
    Certificate - Center for Clinical and Translational Science Postdoctoral Certificate ProgramMayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. 2018
    Chief Medical ResidentUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
  4. 2017
    Resident - Combined Internal Medicine-PediatricsUniversity of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
  5. 2013
    MDUniversity of North Dakota Medical School
  6. 2008
    BSc (Hons)University of North Dakota


  1. 2021
    Pulmonary DiseaseAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2018
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 2017
    PediatricsAmerican Board of Pediatrics

Awards and honors

  1. 2023
    Outstanding Care Center Partnership Award. North American Cystic Fibrosis
  2. 2021
    Outstanding Achievement AwardDivision of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2020
    Afessa Award for Excellent in Quality ImprovementMayo Clinic Quality Academy