Anil Vachani, MD, MSCE

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Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care) 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 Veterans Administration Medical Center
Co-Director Lung Cancer Screening Program, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennslvania
Co-Director, Lung Cancer Screening Program, Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Suite 216, Stemmler Hall
3450 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215.573.7931
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.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Rendle K.A., Saia C.A., Vachani A., Burnett-Hartman A.N., Doria-Rose V.P., Beucker S., Neslund-Dudas C., Oshiro C., Kim R.Y., Elston-Lafata J., Honda S.A., Ritzwoller D., Wainwright J.V., Mitra N., Greenlee R.T.: Rates of Downstream Procedures and Complications Associated With Lung Cancer Screening in Routine Clinical Practice: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Ann Intern Med 177(1): 18-28, Jan 2024

Burnett-Hartman AN, Powers JD, Hixon BP, Carroll NM, Frankland TB, Honda SA, Saia C, Rendle KA, Greenlee RT, Neslund-Dudas C, Zheng Y, Vachani A, Ritzwoller DP: Development of an Electronic Health Record-Based Algorithm for Predicting Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility in the Population-Based Research to Optimize the Screening Process Lung Research Consortium. JCO Clin Cancer Inform Page: e2300063, Nov 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1200/CCI.23.00063.

Janssen EM, Smith IP, Liu X, Pierce A, Huang Q, Kalsekar I, Vachani A, Mansfield C: Patient Preferences for Lung Cancer Interception Therapy. JAMA Netw Open 6(11): e2342681, Nov 2023.

Neslund-Dudas C, Tang A, Alleman E, Zarins KR, Li P, Simoff MJ, Lafata JE, Rendle KA, Hartman ANB, Honda SA, Oshiro C, Olaiya O, Greenlee RT, Vachani A, Ritzwoller DP: Uptake of Lung Cancer Screening CT After a Provider Order for Screening in the PROSPR-Lung Consortium. J Gen Intern Med Page: published on-line, Oct 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s11606-023-08408-9.

Vachani A, Maldonado F, Laxmanan B, Zhou M, Kaleskar I, Szapary P, Dooley L, Murgu S.: The Effect of Definitions and Cancer Prevalence on Diagnostic Yield Estimates of Bronchoscopy: A Simulation-Based Analysis. Ann Am Thorac Soc 20(10): 1499-1503, Oct 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202302-182OC.

Ginzberg SP, Edmonds CE, Dako F, Donnell T, Washington AL, Elmore LC, Lee DJ, Vachani A, Mincarelli D, Zeballos Torrez C, McCormick TM, Rodriguez V, Nguyen V, Oliva C, Atherholt B, Gaiser R, Congiu L, Grant B, Gungor M, Englander BS, Guerra CE, Nunes LW.: Together We Go Farther: Improving Access to Cancer Screening Through a Multidisciplinary, One-Stop-Shop Approach. Acad Radiol 30(12): 3153-3161, Sept 2023.

Schapira MM, Hubbard RA, Whittle J, Vachani A, Kaminstein D, Chhatre S, Rodriguez KL, Bastian LA, Kravetz JD, Asan O, Prigge JM, Meline J, Schrand S, Ibarra JV, Dye DA, Rieder JB, Frempong JO, Fraenkel L : Lung Cancer Screening Decision Aid Designed for a Primary Care Setting: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open 6(8): e2330452, Aug 2023.

Steiner JS, Blum-Barnett E, Rolland B, Kraus CR, Wainwright JV, Bedoy R, Martinez YT, Alleman ER, Eibergen R, Pieper LE, Carroll NM, Hixon B, Sterrett A, Rendle KA, Saia C, Vachani A, Ritzwoller DP, Burnett-Hartman A.: Application of team science best practices to the project management of a large, multi-site lung cancer screening research consortium. J Clin Transl Sci 7(1):e145, Jun 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1017/cts.2023.566 eCollection 2023.

Carroll NM, Eisenstein J, Burnett-Hartman AN, Greenlee RT, Honda SA, Neslund-Dudas CM, Rendle KA, Vachani A, Ritzwoller DP: Uptake of novel systemic therapy: Real world patterns among adults with advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer Treat Res Commun 14:36:100730, Jun 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ctarc.2023.100730.

Zhu AY, McWilliams TL, McKeon TP, Vachani A, Penning TM, Hwang WT: Association of multi-criteria derived air toxics hazard score with lung cancer incidence in a major metropolitan area. Front Public Health 11:1002597, Jun 2023 Notes: doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2023.1002597. eCollection 2023.

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