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Faculty

Gerard Criner
Gerard J. Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP

Chair and Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Laura H. Carnell Professor, Medicine

Thomas Rogers, PhD
Thomas Rogers, PhD

Director and Professor, Center for Inflammation and Lung Research
Professor, Microbiology, Immunology and Inflammation
Professor, Center for Substance Abuse Research
Professor, Fels Cancer Institute for Personalized Medicine

Aamir Ajmeri
Aamir Ajmeri, MD

Assistant Professor, Clinical Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Fatima Anjum
Fatima Anjum, MD

Associate Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Charles T. Bakhos, MD, MBA, MS, FACS
Charles T. Bakhos, MD, MBA, MS, FACS

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Quality and Improvement Officer, Thoracic Surgery, Temple University Hospital
Director, Tracheobronchomalacia Program, Temple University Hospital

Kathleen Brennan, MD
Kathleen Brennan, MD

Associate Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Wissam Chatila, MD
Wissam Chatila, MD

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

David Ciccolella, MD
David Ciccolella, MD

Associate Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Director, Respiratory Therapy, Inpatient
Epic Lead, Temple University Hospital

Francis Cordova
Francis Cordova, MD

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Medical Director, Lung Transplantation Program

Rachel Criner
Rachel N. Criner, MD

Assistant Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Gilbert D'Alonzo
Gilbert D'Alonzo, DO

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Parag Desai, MD
Parag Desai, MD

Professor, Clinical Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Associate Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship

Eduardo Dominguez
Eduardo Dominguez, MD

Assistant Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Sean Duffy, MD
Sean P. Duffy, MD

Associate Professor, Clinical Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Cherie Erkmen
Cherie P. Erkmen, MD

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Professor, Center for Asian Health
Director, Lung Cancer Screening Program
Director, Thoracic Surgery Residency Program, Temple University Hospital

Gustavo Adolfo Fernandez Romero
Gustavo Adolfo Fernandez Romero, MD

Assistant Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Joseph Friedberg
Joseph Friedberg, MD, FACS

Thoracic Surgeon-in-Chief, Temple University Health System
Vice Chair, Surgical Services, Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Co-Director, Temple Health Mesothelioma and Pleural Disease Program
Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Andrew Gangemi
Andrew J. Gangemi, MD

Assistant Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Jamie Garfield
Jamie Garfield, MD

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Director of Quality and Improvement and Patient Safety, Core Clinical Faculty, Internal Medicine Residency, Temple University Hospital

Core Clinical Educator

Matthew Gordon
Matthew Gordon, MD

Associate Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Rohit Gupta
Rohit Gupta , MD

Associate Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Lijo Illipparambil
Lijo C. Illipparambil, MS, MD

Assistant Professor, Clinical Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Larry Kaiser, MD, FACS
Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Steven Kelsen, MD
Steven G. Kelsen, MD

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Laurie Kilpatrick, PhD
Laurie Kilpatrick, PhD

Assistant Dean, Clinical Research
Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Inflammation
Professor, Center for Inflammation and Lung Research
Professor, Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Professor, Sol Sherry Thrombosis Research Center

Victor Kim, MD
Victor Kim, MD

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Beata Kosmider, PhD
Beata Kosmider, PhD

Professor, Microbiology, Immunology and Inflammation
Professor, Center for Inflammation and Lung Research
Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Professor, Biomedical Education and Data Science

Samuel Krachman, DO
Samuel Krachman, DO

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Director, Sleep Center, Temple University Hospital and TUH – Jeanes Campus

Friedrich Kueppers, MD
Friedrich Kueppers, MD

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

James Mamary
A. James Mamary, MD

Associate Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship
Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

David Manoff
David R. Manoff, MD

Assistant Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Nathaniel Marchetti
Nathaniel Marchetti, DO

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Nicole Mills
Nicole Mills, DO

Assistant Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Seyedmohammad (Omid) Pourshahid
Seyedmohammad (Omid) Pourshahid, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Clinical Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Rali
Parth Rali, MD

Associate Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Director of Fellowship Wellness & Social Media, Pulmonary Critical Care Fellowship

Umadevi  Sajjan
Umadevi Sajjan, PhD

Associate Professor, Microbiology, Immunology and Inflammation
Associate Professor, Center for Inflammation and Lung Research
Associate Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Associate Professor, Biomedical Education and Data Science

Daniel Salerno, MD, MS
Daniel Salerno, MD, MS

Associate Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Aditi Satti, MD
Aditi Satti, MD

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Professor, Center for Asian Health

Kartik Shenoy, MD
Kartik Shenoy, MD

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Associate Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship

John Travaline, MD
John Travaline, MD

Director, Pulmonary Procedure Unit, Temple University Hospital

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery

Maria Elena Vega-Sanchez, MD
Maria Elena Vega-Sanchez, MD

Associate Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship

Sheila Weaver, DO
Sheila Weaver, DO

Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Director, Sleep Fellowship Program, Temple University Hospital

Marla Wolfson, MS, PhD
Marla R. Wolfson, MS, PhD

Professor, Cardiovascular Sciences
Professor, Center for Translational Medicine
Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Professor, Pediatrics
Professor, Biomedical Education and Data Science
Professor, Physiology

Xiao-Feng Yang, MD, PhD, FAHA
Xiao-Feng Yang, MD, PhD, FAHA

Director, Graduate Education and Professor, Cardiovascular Research Center
Professor, Cardiovascular Sciences
Professor, Center for Metabolic Disease Research
Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Inflammation
Professor, Sol Sherry Thrombosis Research Center
Professor, Biomedical Education & Data Science
Co-Director, Center for Inflammation, Translational and Clinical Lung Research

Massa Zantah
Massa Zantah, MD

Assistant Professor, Thoracic Medicine and Surgery
Associate Program Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship