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Jason S. Fritz, MD, FCCP

Jason S. Fritz, MD, FCCP

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Penn Lung Center
Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
120 Heart & Vascular Pavilion
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-8766
Fax: 215-243-3625
Education:
B.S. (Biology with honors, cum laude)
Bucknell University, 1999.
M.D. (Medicine)
Temple University School of Medicine, 2003.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

1. Pulmonary hypertension: Diagnosis & management
2. Consultative pulmonology & second opinions
3. Critical care medicine

Description of Research Expertise

Pulmonary vascular disease: Therapeutics, outcomes

Selected Publications

Shatat MA, Tian H, Zhang R, Tandon G, Hale A, Fritz JS, Zhou G, Martínez-González J, Rodríguez C, Champion HC, Jain MK, Hamik A: Endothelial Krüppel-like factor 4 modulates pulmonary arterial hypertension. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 50(3): 647-653, 2014.

Porteous MK & Fritz JS: Hypoxemia in a patient with pulmonary arterial hypertension: Getting to the heart of the matter. Ann Am Thorac Soc 11(5): 836-840, 2014.

Fritz JS, Fallon MB, Kawut SM: Pulmonary vascular complications of liver disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187(2): 133-143, 2013.

Fritz JS, Blair C, Oudiz RJ, Dufton C, Olschewski H, Despain D, Gillies H, Kawut SM: Baseline and follow-up six minute walk distance and BNP predict 2-year mortality in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Chest 143(2): 315-323, 2013.

Shatat M, Tandon G, Tian H, Zhang R, Zhou G, Hale A, Fritz JS, Jain MK, Hamik A: Endothelial Krüppel-like factor 4 modulates pulmonary arterial hypertension. Mechanics and Mechanisms of Pulmonary Hypertension. 55th Annual Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference 2012 Notes: Poster session, June 6-9; Aspen, CO.

Fritz JS, Girgis R, Horn E, Schelsinger M, Bagiella E, Roberts KE, Palevsky HI, Hassoun PM, Kawut SM: Determinants of SF-36 physical and mental component scores in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183: A5924, 2011 Notes: Poster presentation.

Fritz JS, Hamik A, Jain MK: The transcription factor Krüppel-like factor 4 modulates endothelial permeability. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 181: A1038, 2010 Notes: Oral presentation.

Krekun S & Fritz JS: "Perioperative Pulmonary Evaluation" Evidence Based Medical Consultation. D. Steinberg, J. Myers, C. Jaipaul (eds.). Elsevier, Page: 62, 2007.

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Last updated: 06/25/2014
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