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Kerri Akaya Smith, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
834 West Gates Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3202
Fax: 215-614-0869
BA (Biology and English Literature)
University of Virginia, 1999.
MD (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, 2003.
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Selected Publications

Kawut SM, Archer-Chicko CL, DiMichele A, Fritz JS, Klinger JR,Ky B, Palevsky HI, Palmisciano AJ, Patel M, Pinder D, Propert KJ, Smith KA, Stanczyk F, Tracy R, Vaidya A, Whittenhall ME, Ventetuolo CE.: Anastrozole in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (AIPH): A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 195(3): 360-368, February 2017.

Lea Ann Matura, PhDa,Jamison Fargo, PhDb, Jason S. Fritz, MDc, Kerri A. Smith, MDc, Anjali Vaidya, MDd, Diane Pinder, BSc, Christine Archer-Chicko, MSN, CRNPc, Harold I. Palevsky, MDc, Allan I. Pack, MBChB, PhDe, Marilyn S. Sommers, PhDa, Steven M. Kawut, MD, MSf : Slow-Paced Respiration Therapy to Treat Sleep Disturbance and Symptoms in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Heart & Lung: The Journal of Acute and Critical Care 46(1), Jan 2017.

Matura LA, Shou H, Fritz JS, Smith KA, Vaidya A, Pinder D, Archer-Chicko C, Dubow D, Palevsky HI, Sommers MS, Kawut SM. : Physical Activity and Symptoms in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Chest 150(1): 46-56, Jul 2016.

Jason S. Fritz, MD; K. Akaya Smith, MD : The Pulmonary Hypertension Consult: Clinical and Coding Considerations. Chest 150(3): 705-713, May 2016.

Ventetuolo, C. E.,Gabler, N. B.,Fritz, J. S.,Smith, K. A.,Palevsky, H. I.,Klinger, J. R.,Halpern, S. D.,Kawut, S. M: Are Hemodynamics Surrogate Endpoints in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension? Circulation 130(9): 768-775, June 2014.

C.E. Ventetuolo, MD, MS, N.B. Gabler, PhD, H.I. Palevsky, MD, J.S. Fritz, MD, K.A. Smith, MD, S.D. Halpern, MD, PhD, MBE, S.M. Kawut, MD, MS: Are Hemodynamics Surrogate Endpoints In Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension? American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine May 2014 Notes: Poster presentation.

Smith KA, Waxman A. : Pulmonary Hypertension: Coexisting Diseases and Differential Diagnosis. Asthma, Comorbidities, Co-existing Conditions, and Differential Diagnoses. Drs. Richard Lockey and Dennis Ledford (eds.). Page: 215-228, March 2014.

Smith KA, Kawut S.: Is resistance futile? Hemodynamics in sickle cell disease. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 187(8): 790-792, March 2013.

Smith KA, Waxman A: Pulmonary Hypertension in the Elderly. Aging and Lung Disease: A Clinical Guide. Margaret Pisani (eds.). Humana Press, Page: 111-132, Oct 2011.

V. Prasanna, A. Raina, J. Arkles, A. Opotowsky, S. Kawut, A. Smith, P. Forfia: Echo-Doppler Scoring System Identifies 'Proportionate' And 'Disproportionate' Pulmonary Hypertension In Patients With Chronic Left Heart Disease And Respiratory Disease. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 183: A2294, 2011 Notes: Poster presentation

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