Anil Vachani, MD, MSCE

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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
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 Perelman 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.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Selby K, Sedki M, Levine E, Kamineni A, Green BB, Vachani A, Haas JS, Ritzwoller DP, Croswell JM, Ohikere K, Doria-Rose VP, Rendle KA, Chubak J, Lafata JE, Inadomi J, Corley DA: Test performance metrics for breast, cervical, colon and lung cancer screening: a systematic review. J Natl Cancer Inst Page: online ahead of print, Feb 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1093/jnci/djad028.

Burnett-Hartman A.N., Carroll N.M., Croswell J.M., Greenlee R.T., Honda S.A., Neslund-Dudas C.M., Kim R.Y., Rendle K.A., Vachani A., Ritzwoller D.P.: Percentage Up to Date with Chest Computed Tomography Among Those Eligible for Lung Cancer Screening. Am J Prev Med 23: online ahead of print, Jan 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2023.01.002.

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 17(12): 1355-1364, Dec 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2022.08.011.

Vachani A, Lam S, Massion PP, Brown JK, Beggs M, Fish AL, Carbonell L, Wang SX, Mazzone PJ.: Development and Validation of a Risk Assessment Model for Pulmonary Nodules Using Plasma Proteins and Clinical Factors. Chest Page: epub ahead of print, Nov 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2022.10.038.

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 19(10): 1121-1129, Oct 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2022.04.010.

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 Page: epub ahead of print, Oct 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1164/rccm.202208-1590LE.

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 304(3): 683-691, Sept 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1148/radiol.212182.

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(19): 12488, Sep 2022 Notes: doi: 10.3390/ijerph191912488.

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: Racial Disparities in Adherence to Annual Lung Cancer Screening and Recommended Follow-up Care: A Multicenter Cohort Study. Ann Am Thorac Soc 19(9): 1561-1569, Sep 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202111-1253OC.

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 Page: Epub ahead of print, Aug 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1097/LBR.0000000000000883.

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