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Karen C Patterson, MD

Instructor A of Medicine
Clinical Instructor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Medicine

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Division
3600 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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.
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, 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 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 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 2012.

O'Connor MF, Patterson KC, Strek ME: Obstetric Critical Care. In: Robertson P, ed. Comprehensive Review in Adult Critical Care. Mount Prospect, IL. SCCM Page: Chapter 46, 2012.

Patterson KC, Hogarth KC, Husain AN, Sperling AI, Niewold TB: The Clinical and Immunological Features of Pulmonary Fibrosis in Sarcoidosis. Translational Research 2012.

Sweiss NJ, Zhang W, Franek BS, Kariuki SN, Moller RD, Patterson KC, Bennett P, Girijala LR, Nair V, Baughman RP, Garcia JG, Niewold TB.: Linkage of Type I Interferon Activity and TNF-alpha Levels in Serum with Sarcoidosis Manifestations and Ancestry. PLos ONE 6(12): e29126, 2011.

Sweiss N, Patterson K, Sawaqed R, Jabbar U, Korsten P, Hogarth K, Wollman R, Garcia JG, Niewold TB: Rheumatic Manifestation of Sarcoidosis. Semin Respir Crit Care Med 31(4): 463-473, 2010.

Patterson K, Strek M: Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis. Proc Am Thor Soc 7: 237-244, 2010.

Patterson K, McShane PJ, Churpek M, Verhoef P: What Fellows Are Reading in Other Journals. Recommended Reading from the University of Chicago Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182: 1453-54, 2010.

Patterson K: Delivery of the Full Term Infant. eMedicine January 2007.

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