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Karen C Patterson, MD

Instructor A of Medicine
Instructor A in Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Director, Pulmonary Elective for medical students, University of Pennsylavnia
Director, Pulmonary Diagnostic Services Laboratory, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Division
3600 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BA
University of Oregon, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2004.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 2004-2005.
Internal Medicine, Boston Medical Center, 2005-2007.
Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Chicago, 2008-2010.
Research Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2010-2012.
Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007.
Pulmonary Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010.
Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2011.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Fibrotic pulmonary sarcoidosis

Selected Publications

Patterson KC, O'Connor MF, Hall JB, Strek ME: Critical Illness in Pregnancy. In: Hall JB, Schmidt GA, Wood LD, eds. Principals of Critical Care, 4th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill In Press 2014.

Takahashi SM, Patterson KC, Noth I: Gastroesophageal reflux and IPF. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide 6: Chapter 13, 2014.

Patterson KC, Strek ME: Pulmonary fibrosis in sarcoidosis: clinical features and outcomes. Annals Am Thor Soc 10(4): 367-70, August 2013.

Patterson KC, Huang F, Oldham JM, Bhardwaj N, Hogarth DK, Mokhlesi B. : Excessive daytime sleepiness and obstructive sleep apnea in patients with sarcoidosis. Chest 143(6): 1562-8, June 2013.

Jensen MA, Patterson KC, Kumar AA, Kumabe M, Franek BS, Niewold TB: Functional genetic polymorphisms in ILT3 are associated with decreased surface expression on dendritic cells and increased serum cytokines in lupus patients. Ann Rheum Dis 72(4): 596-601, April 2013.

Patterson KC, Franek BS, Sperling AI, Mueller-Quernheim J, Sweiss NJ, Niewold TB.: Circulating cytokines in sarcoidosis: Phenotype-specific alterations for fibrotic and non-fibrotic pulmonary disease. Cytokine 61(3): 906-11, March 2013.

Patterson KC, Hogarth K: The Natural History of Pulmonary Fibrosis in Sarcoidosis. American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Francisco, CA 2012 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Patterson KC, Dudek S: Benign Metastasizing Leiomyoma. American Thoracic Society International Conference, San Francisco, CA 2012 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Patterson KC, Hogarth DK: Natural history of pulmonary fibrosis in sarcoidosis. Department of Medicine Research Day, Chicago, IL 2012 Notes: Oral Presentation.

Cain MA, Metzl MD, Patel AR, Sweiss NJ, Patterson KC, Hogarth K, Hansen JC, Lazar S, Tsai WK, Shin JH, Moss JD, Hemal M, Nayak HM, Burke MC, Beshai JF: Are Atrial Arrhythmias Under-recognized in Patients with Cardiac Sarcoidosis? American College of Cardiology, Chicago IL 2012 Notes: Oral Presentation

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