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John Hansen-Flaschen, MD

Paul F. Harron, Jr. Family Professor
Chief, Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
873 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 662-6003
Fax: (215) 614-0516
Education:
A.B. (Honors in Chemistry)
Brown University, 1972.
M.D. (Medicine)
New York University, 1976.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1976-1977.
Resident in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1977-1979.
Fellow in Pulmonary Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1979-1980.
Chief Resident in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1980-1981.
Fellow in Pulmonary Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1981-1982.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1979.
Subspecialty Certification in Pulmonary Medicine, 1982.
Subspecialty Certification in Critical Care Medicine, 1998.
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Selected Publications

Taichman D, Plotkin R, Mitchell L, Hopkins R, Seher M, Demissie E, Gaughan C, Hansen-Flaschen J,Palevsky H and Christie J: Cognitive impairment in patients with pulmonary hypertension. Presented at the Annual International meeting of the American Thoracic Society 2004 Notes: Orlando, Fl.

Lipson DA, Fischer MC, Gefter W, Hansen-Flaschen J, Yu J, Spector ZZ, Rajael SM, Emami K, Neujahr D, Douglas L, Connick T, Lay M, Ishii M, Schnall M, Rizi RR: Human imaging of ventilation/perfusion ratios using hyperpolarized 3He MRI. Presented at the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 2004.

Hansen-Flaschen, J.: The National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group.Lung volume reduction for Emphysema: results of the National Emphysema Treatment Trial. N Engl J Med 348: 2059-2073, 2003 Notes: (Co-PI at Penn; Member, Steering Committee).

Hansen-Flaschen, J.: The National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group. Cost-effectiveness of lung volume reduction surgery for patients with severe emphysema. N Engl J Med 348: 2092-2102, 2003 Notes: (Co-PI at Penn; Member, Steering Committee).

Margolis ML. Christie JD, Silvestri GA, Larry Kaiser L, Silverio S, Hansen-Flaschen J.: Racial disparities pertaining to a single belief regarding lung cancer surgery: results of a multi-center survey. Annals Intern Med 139: 558-563, 2003.

Hansen-Flaschen J.: Update in Pulmonary Medicine. Ann Intern Med 138: 319-325, 2003.

Hansen-Flaschen J. : Advanced lung disease: end-of-life care. In: Management of Non-neoplastic Advanced Lung Disease. J Maurer (eds.). Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY, Page: 731-743, 2003.

Gariti P, Rosenthal DI, Lindell K, Hansen-Flaschen, J. Shrager J, Lipkin C, Alterman AI, Kaiser LR. : Validating a dipstick method for detecting recent smoking. Cancer Epidemiol Bio Prev 11: 1123-1125, 2002.

Karampela I, Hansen-Flaschen J, Smith S, Reily D, Fuchs B.: A dyspnea evaluation protocol for respiratory therapists: a feasibility study. Respir Care. Respir Care 47: 1158-1161, 2002.

Lipson DA, Roberts DA, Hansen-Flaschen J, Gentile TR, Jones G, Thompson A, Dimitrov IE, Leigh JS, Schnall M, Rizi RR. : Pulmonary ventilation and perfusion scanning using hyperpolarized helium-3 and arterial spin tagging in healthy normal subjects, pulmonary embolism and orthoptic lung transplant patients. Magn Reson Med 47: 1073-1076, 2002.

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