Kevin Ross Hardy, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attending Physician, Hyperbaric Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Program Director, Fellowship in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Attending Physician, Penn Wound Care Center
Course Director, PSOM Module 5 Elective in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Hyperbaric Medicine
#40 John Morgan Building
3620 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6068
Office: 215-898-9095
Fax: 215-573-7037
B.S. (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)
Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, 1980.
M.D. (Medicine)
Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1984.
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Description of Research Expertise

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Clinical Trials

Description of Clinical Expertise

Hyperbaric Medicine
Diving Medicine

Selected Publications

Owiredu S, Ranganathan A, Eckmann DM, Shofer FS, Hardy K, Lambert DS, Kelly M, Jang DH.: Ex vivo use of cell-permeable succinate prodrug attenuates mitochondrial dysfunction in blood cells obtained from carbon monoxide-poisoned individuals. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2020 Jul 1;319(1):C129-C135. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00539.2019. Epub 2020 May 6. May 2020.

Jang DH, Khatri UG, Shortal BP, Kelly M, Hardy K, Lambert DS, Eckmann DM.: Alterations in mitochondrial respiration and reactive oxygen species in patients poisoned with carbon monoxide treated with hyperbaric oxygen. Intensive Care Med Exp. 2018 Jan 30;6(1):4 January 2018.

Jang DH, Kelly M, Hardy K, Lambert DS, Shofer FS, Eckmann DM: A preliminary study in the alterations of mitochondrial respiration in patients with carbon monoxide poisoning measured in blood cells. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017 PMID: 28489460 Clinical Toxicology 55(6):579-584 55(6): 579-584, July 2017.

Thom SR, Bennett M, Banham ND, Chin W, Blake DF, Rosen A, Pollock NW, Madden D, Barak O, Marroni A, Balestra C, Germonpre P, Pieri M, Cialoni D, Le PN, Logue C, Lambert D, Hardy KR, Sward D, Yang M, Bhopale VB, Dujic Z. : Association of microparticles and neutrophil activation with decompression sickness. Journal of Applied Physiology 119(5): 427-34, September 2015.

Heyboer M 3rd, Milovanova TN, Wojcik S, Grant W, Chin M, Hardy KR, Lambert DS, Logue C, Thom SR. : CD34+/CD45-dim stem cell mobilization by hyperbaric oxygen - Changes with oxygen dosage. Stem Cell Research. Elsevier B.V. 12(3): 638-645, February 2014.

Slotman GJ, Matthews M, Fahey L, Thom S, Clark J, Hardy K: Operative Nd:YAG laser plus postoperative hyperbaric oxygen reduces surgical morbidity after radical head and neck cancer surgery and complex reconstruction. Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine 38(3): 159-165, May 2011.

Thom SR, Milovanova TN, Yang M, Bhopale VM, Sorokina EM, Uzun G, Malay DS, Troiano MA, Hardy KR, Lambert DS, Logue CJ, Margolis DJ.: Vasculogenic stem cell mobilization and wound recruitment in diabetic patients: increased cell number and intracellular regulatory protein content associated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Wound Repair and Regeneration 19(2):149-61(2): 149-61, March 2011.

Thom Stephen R, Bhopale Veena M, Milovanova Tatyana M, Hardy Kevin R, Logue Christopher J, Lambert David S, Troxel Andrea B, Ballard Kerri, Eisinger Dominic: Plasma biomarkers in carbon monoxide poisoning. Clinical Toxicology 48(1): 47-56, Jan 2010.

Yang, B.W., Milovanova, T.N., Hardy, K.R., Logue, C., McCarthy, V.P., Thom, S.R.: Stem cell mobilization in diabetics - Responses to hyperbaric oxygen. Undersea & Hyperbaric Med. 34: 235-236, 2007.

Thom SR, Bhopale VM, Han ST, Clark JM, Hardy KR: Intravascular neutrophil activation due to carbon monoxide poisoning. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 174: 1239-1248, December 2006.

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