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Harold I. Palevsky, MD

Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program, , University of Pennsylvania Health System
Attending Physician, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine , Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Chief, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine , Penn Prewbyterian Medical Center
Bach Fund Grant Review Committee, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Associate Fellow, The Center for Public Health Initiatives, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
120 PHI Building
51 North 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-8585
Fax: (215) 243-4643
Education:
A.B.
Columbia College of Columbia University, New York, NY, 1973.
M.D. (Medicine)
Medical College of Virginia, 1978.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1978-1979.
Resident in Medicine , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1979-1981.
Fellow, Cardiovascular-Pulmonary Division , Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1981-1984.
Certifications
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners , 1979.
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine (Recertified, 11/97 and 5/2007), 1981.
Diplomate, Subspecialty Board of Pulmonary Medicine, (Recertified, 11/97 and 5/2007), 1984.
Diplomate, Subspecialty Board in Critical Care Medicine, (recertified, 11/97 and 5/2007) , 1987.
UNOS Certification, Transplant Pulmonologist, 1993.
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Description of Research Expertise

Clinical studies of the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary vascular disease and pulmonary thromboembolic disease.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Pulmonary Vascular Disease - Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Embolism (acute and chronic), Pulmonary Thromboembolic Disease, Lung Transplantation, Evaluation of Unexplained Dyspnea

Selected Publications

Alam, S and Palevsky, HP.: Pulmonary hypertension and acute right heart failure. Respiratory Emergencies. Edited by A. Fein, S. Kamholz and D. Ost. (eds.). Hodder Arnold, London. Chapter 13E: 375-403, 2006.

Palevsky, HI and Fishman, AP. : Diagnosis and assessment of pulmonary hypertension. Theory and Practice of Vascular Medicine. P.Lanzer and E. Topol (eds.). (in press).

Palevsky, HI. : Pulmonary hypertension. The Pocket Doctor, 3rd edition, E.S. Schulman and M.S. Sherman, (eds.). McGraw-Hill, New York, (in press) Notes:

Archer-Chicko, C, Housten-Harris, T, Palevsky, HI. : Practical nursing issues in the outpatient management of pulmonary vascular disease. Pulmonary Vascular Disease. J. Mandel and D.B. Taichman (eds.). Elsevier Science, Philadelphia, PA, Chapter 21: 314, 2006.

Kawut, S. M., Taichman, D.B., Ahya, V. N., Kaplan Sandra, Archer-Chicko, C.L. Kimmel, S. E. Palevsky, H. I.: Hemodynamics and survival of patients with portopulmonary hypertension. Liver Transplantation 11(9): 1107-11, 2005.

Taichman, D.B., Christie, J., Biester, R., Mortensen, J., White, J., Kaplan, S., Hansen-Flaschen, J., Palevsky, H.I., Elliott, C.G., and Hopkins, R.O.: Validation of a brief telephone battery for neurocognitive assessment of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Respir Res 6(1), 2005.

Taichman DB, Palevsky, H.I.: Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension with the Endothelin Receptor Antagonist Bosentan. Clin Pulmonary Medicine 12: 121-127. 2005.

Taichman, D.B., Shin, J., Hud, L., Archer-Chicko, C., Kaplan, S., Sager, J.S., Gallop, R., Christie, J., Hansen-Flaschen, J. and Palevsky, H.I: Health-related quality of life in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Respir Res 6(92), 2005.

Taichman, D.B., Christie, J., Biester, R., Mortensen, J., Kaplan, S., Hansen-Flaschen, J., Palevsky, H.I., Elliott, C.G., and Hopkins, R.O.: Validation of a brief telephone battery for neurocognitive assessment of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society 2: A205, May 2005 Notes: Presented at the ALS/ATS 101st International Conference, SanDiego, CA, May 2005.

Taichman, D.B., Shin, J., Hud, L., Archer-Chicko, C., Kaplan, S., Gallop, R., Christie, J., Hansen-Flaschen, J. and Palevsky, H.I. : Health-related quality of life in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension CHEST 128: 292S, 2005 Notes: Presented at the CHEST 2005 International Conference, Montreal Quebec, Canada, November 2005.

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