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Anil Vachani, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Attending Physician, Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center
Contributor, Ask-the-Experts Board, Oncolink, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Director of Clinical Research, Section of Interventional Pulmonology and Thoracic Oncology, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Director of Bronchoscopy, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Director, Lung Nodule Program, Perelman School of Medicine, Univeristy of Pennsylvania
Associate Director, Masters in Translational Research Program, ITMAT Educational Programs
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
CHOP/Abramson Research Center, Room 1016E
3615 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215.573.7931
Fax: 215.573.4469
Education:
B.S. (Genetics)
University of California, Berkeley, 1992.
B.A. (Economics)
University of California, Berkeley, 1992.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of California, San Francisco, 1996.
M.S. (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 2013.
Post-Graduate Training
Categorical Internal Medicine Residency Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Medicine , 1996-1999.
Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Medicine, 2000-2004.
Certifications
Internal Medicine (ABIM), 1999.
Pulmonary Medicine (ABIM), 2004.
Critical Care Medicine (ABIM), 2005.
Pulmonary Medicine (ABIM), 2014.
Critical Care Medicine (ABIM), 2015.
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Selected Publications

Sterman DH, Alley E, Stevenson JP, Friedberg J, Metzger S, Recio A, Moon EK, Haas AR, Vachani A, Katz SI, Sun J, Heitjan D, Hwang WT, Litzky L, Yearley JH, Tan KS, Papasavvas E, Kennedy P, Montaner L, Cengel KA, Simone CB, Culligan M, Langer C, Albelda SM: Pilot and Feasibility Trial of Immuno-Gene Therapy of Malignant Mesothelioma using Intrapleural Delivery of Adenovirus-Interferon-Alpha Combined with Chemotherapy. Clin Cancer Res March 2016.

Vachani A, Whitney DH, Parsons EC, Lenburg M, Ferguson JS, Silvestri GA, Spira A: Clinical Utility of a Bronchial Genomic Classifier in Patients with Suspected Lung Cancer. Chest Feb 2016.

Vachani A, Wong YN, Israelite J, Mitra N, Hin S, Yang L, Smith-McLallen A, Armstrong K, Groeneveld PW, Epstein AJ: Validation of Molecular Pathology Codes for the Identification of Mutational Testing in Lung and Colon Cancer. Med Care Jan 2016.

Veenstra CM, Vachani A, Ciunci CA, Zafar HM, Epstein AJ, Paulson EC: Trends in the Use of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose PET Imaging in Surveillance of Non-Small-Cell Lung and Colorectal Cancer. J Am Coll Radiol Jan 2016.

Atkins, J.H., Haas, A.R., Sterman D.H., Vachani, A., Mandel, J.E.: A randomized, placebo-controlled, concealed allocation comparison of respiratory depression during bronchoscopy with dexmedetomidine-ketamine as an adjunct to fentanyl-midazolam sedation. Translational Perioperative and Pain Medicine 1(1): 24-31, 2016.

Tanner NT, Aggarwal J, Gould MK, Kearney P, Diette G, Vachani A, Fang KC, Silvestri GA: Management of Pulmonary Nodules by Community Pulmonologists: A Multicenter Observational Study. Chest 148(6): 1405-14, Dec 2015.

Epstein A.J., Wong Y.N., Mitra N., Vachani A., Hin S., Yang L., Smith-McLallen A., Armstrong K., Groeneveld P.W.: Adjuvant Chemotherapy Use and Health Care Costs After Introduction of Genomic Testing in Breast Cancer. Journal of Clinical Oncology 33(36): 4259-67, Dec 2015.

Mazzone PJ, Wang XF, Lim S, Choi H, Jett J, Vachani A, Zhang Q, Beukemann M, Seeley M, Martino R, Rhodes P: Accuracy of volatile urine biomarkers for the detection and characterization of lung cancer. BMC Cancer Dec 2015.

Vachani A, Hammoud Z, Springmeyer S, Cohen N, Nguyen D, Williamson C, Starnes S, Hunsucker S, Law S, Li XJ, Porter A, Kearney P: Clinical Utility of a Plasma Protein Classifier for Indeterminate Lung Nodules. Lung 193(6): 1023-7, Dec 2015.

Mazzone P.J., Wang X., Lim S., Choi H., Jett J., Vachani A., Zhang Q., Beukemann M., Seeley M., Martino R., Rhodes P.: Accuracy of volatile urine biomarkers for the detection and characterization of lung cancer. BMC cancer 15(1): 1001, Oct 2015.

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