Anil Vachani, MD, MS

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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, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director Lung Cancer Screening Program, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennslvania
Department: Medicine

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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.S. (Genetics)
University of California, Berkeley, 1992.
B.A. (Economics)
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.
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Selected Publications

Kim RY, Rendle KA, Mitra N, Saia CA, Neslund-Dudas C, Greenlee RT, Burnett-Hartman AN, Honda SA, Simoff MJ, Schapira MM, Croswell JM, Meza R, Ritzwoller DP, Vachani A.: Socioeconomic Status as a Mediator of Racial Disparity in Annual Lung Cancer Screening Adherence. Am J Respir Crit Care Med Oct 2022.

Ma L, Sun D, Xiu G, Lazarus P, Vachani A, Penning TM, Whitehead AS, Muscat JE.: Quantification of Plasma 8-Isoprostane by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography with Tandem Mass Spectrometry in a Case-Control Study of Lung Cancer. Int J Environ Res Public Health 19: 12488, Sep 2022.

DiBardino DM, Kim RY, Cao Y, Andronov M, Lanfranco AR, Haas AR, Vachani A, Ma KC, Hutchinson CT.: Diagnostic Yield of Cone-beam-Derived Augmented Fluoroscopy and Ultrathin Bronchoscopy Versus Conventional Navigational Bronchoscopy Techniques. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol Aug 2022.

Vachani A, Carroll NM, Simoff MJ, Neslund-Dudas C, Honda S, Greenlee RT, Rendle KA, Burnett-Hartman A, Ritzwoller DP.: Stage Migration and Lung Cancer Incidence After Initiation of Low-Dose CT Screening. J Thorac Oncol Aug 2022.

Chubak J, Burnett-Hartman AN, Barlow WE, Corley DA, Croswell JM, Neslund-Dudas C, Vachani A, Silver MI, Tiro JA, Kamineni A.: Estimating Cancer Screening Sensitivity and Specificity Using Healthcare Utilization Data: Defining the Accuracy Assessment Interval. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 31: 1517-1520, Aug 2022.

Akulian JA, Molena D, Wahidi MM, Chen A, Yu D, Maldonado F, Lee H, Vachani A, Yarmus L; Interventional Pulmonary Outcomes Group (IPOG).: A Direct Comparative Study of Bronchoscopic Navigation Planning Platforms for Peripheral Lung Navigation: The ATLAS Study. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol 29: 171-178, Jul 2022.

Vachani A, Zhou M, Ghosh S, Zhang S, Szapary P, Gaurav D, Kalsekar I.: Complications After Transthoracic Needle Biopsy of Pulmonary Nodules: A Population-Level Retrospective Cohort Analysis. J Am Coll Radiol Page: 1-9, Jun 2022.

Kim RY, Oke JL, Pickup LC, Munden RF, Dotson TL, Bellinger CR, Cohen A, Simoff MJ, Massion PP, Filippini C, Gleeson FV, Vachani A.: Artificial Intelligence Tool for Assessment of Indeterminate Pulmonary Nodules Detected with CT. Radiology May 2022.

Schapira MM, Chhatre S, Prigge JM, Meline J, Kaminstein D, Rodriguez KL, Fraenkel L, Kravetz JD, Whittle J, Bastian LA, Vachani A, Akers S, Schrand S, Ibarra JV, Asan O.: A Veteran-Centric Web-Based Decision Aid for Lung Cancer Screening: Usability Analysis. JMIR Form Res 6: e29039, Apr 2022.

Chhatre S, Murgu S, Vachani A, Jayadevappa R.: Photodynamic therapy for stage I and II non-small cell lung cancer: A SEER-Medicare analysis 2000-2016. Medicine (Baltimore) 101: e29053, Mar 2022.

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