Dr. Giessel has been with Pulmonary Associates of Richmond since 1984.  His medical interests include: Sleep Medicine, Clinical Research, and Critical Care Medicine.  Dr. Giessel enjoys reading poetry and is married with 3 children.

Location: Boulders Office

Medical Education:
Baylor College of Medicine

Medical College of Virginia

Medical College of Virginia

Board Certifications:
American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine

Medical Director- eICU WATCH


Dr. Giessel works closely with a team of APCs (Advanced Practice Clinicians).  These APCs train with Dr. Giessel and work under his supervision to ensure that all patients receive timely high-quality care.  Dr. Giessel is in the office most days, but when is not one of his APCs will be available to take care of you.

Rachel Ainaire, PA-C

Dr. Giessel also has a Nurse Practioner that specializes in patients who have recently been hospitalized or had a flare-up of COPD.

Caroline C. Feinman, ACNP-BC