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Anil Vachani, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Attending Physician, Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center
Director of Clinical Research, Section of Interventional Pulmonology and Thoracic Oncology, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Director of Bronchoscopy, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Director, Lung Nodule Program, Perelman School of Medicine, Univeristy of Pennsylvania
Associate Director, Masters in Translational Research Program, ITMAT Educational Programs
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Suite 216, Stemmler Hall
3450 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215.573.7931
Education:
B.A. (Economics)
University of California, Berkeley, 1992.
B.S. (Genetics)
University of California, Berkeley, 1992.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of California, San Francisco, 1996.
M.S. (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 2013.
Post-Graduate Training
Categorical Internal Medicine Residency Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Medicine , 1996-1999.
Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Medicine, 2000-2004.
Certifications
Internal Medicine (ABIM), 1999.
Pulmonary Medicine (ABIM), 2004.
Critical Care Medicine (ABIM), 2005.
Pulmonary Medicine (ABIM), 2014.
Critical Care Medicine (ABIM), 2015.
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Selected Publications

Huang J., Liu Y., Vitale S., Penning T.M., Whitehead A.S., Blair I.A., Vachani A., Clapper M., Muscat J.E., Lazarus P., Scheet P., Moore J.H., Chen Y.: On meta- and mega-analyses for gene–environment interactions. Genetic Epidemiology November 2017.

Tanner NT, Porter A, Gould MK, Li XJ, Vachani A, Silvestri GA: Physician Assessment of Pretest Probability of Malignancy and Adherence With Guidelines for Pulmonary Nodule Evaluation. Chest 152(2): 263-270, Aug 2017.

Xu R, Mesaros C, Weng L, Snyder NW, Vachani A, Blair IA, Hwang WT: Comparison of statistical methods for detection of serum lipid biomarkers for mesothelioma and asbestos exposure. Biomarkers in Medicine 11(7): 547-556, Jul 2017.

Schonewolf CA, Verma V, Post CM, Berman AT, Frick MA, Vachani A, Lin C, Simone CB: Outcomes of invasive mediastinal nodal staging versus positron emission tomography staging alone for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer treated with stereotactic body radiation therapy. Lung Cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands) Jul 2017.

Bagley SJ, Kothari S, Aggarwal C, Bauml JM, Alley EW, Evans TL, Kosteva JA, Ciunci CA, Gabriel PE, Thompson JC, Stonehouse-Lee S, Sherry VE, Gilbert E, Eaby-Sandy B, Mutale F, DiLullo G, Cohen RB, Vachani A, Langer CJ: Pretreatment neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio as a marker of outcomes in nivolumab-treated patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 106: 1-7, Apr 2017.

Patnaik SK, Kannisto ED, Mallick R, Vachani A, Yendamuri S: Whole blood microRNA expression may not be useful for screening non-small cell lung cancer. PloS One 12(7): e0181926, 2017.

Frey AJ, Wang Q, Busch C, Feldman D, Bottalico L, Mesaros CA, Blair IA, Vachani A, Snyder NW.: Validation of highly sensitive simultaneous targeted and untargeted analysis of keto-steroids by Girard P derivatization and stable isotope dilution-liquid chromatography-high resolution mass spectrometry. Steroids 116: 60-66, Dec 2016.

Thompson JC, Yee SS, Troxel AB, Savitch SL, Fan R, Balli D, Lieberman DB, Morrissette JD, Evans TL, Bauml J, Aggarwal C, Kosteva JA, Alley E, Ciunci C, Cohen RB, Bagley S, Stonehouse-Lee S, Sherry VE, Gilbert E, Langer C, Vachani A, Carpenter EL: Detection of therapeutically targetable driver and resistance mutations in lung cancer patients by next generation sequencing of cell-free circulating tumor DNA. Clinical Cancer Research 22(23): 5772-5782, Dec 2016.

Schapira MM, Aggarwal C, Akers S, Aysola J, Imbert D, Langer C, Simone CB 2nd, Strittmatter E, Vachani A, Fraenkel L.: How Patients View Lung Cancer Screening: The Role of Uncertainty in Medical Decision Making. Ann Am Thorac Soc 13(11): 1969-1976, Nov 2016.

Bagley SJ, Vitale S, Zhang S, Aggarwal C, Evans TL, Alley EW, Cohen RB, Langer CJ, Blair IA, Vachani A, Whitehead AS: Pretreatment Red Blood Cell Total Folate Concentration Is Associated With Response to Pemetrexed in Stage IV Nonsquamous Non-Small-cell Lung Cancer. Clin Lung Cancer 18(2): e143-e149, Oct 2016.

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