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Jason S. Fritz, MD, FCCP

Jason S. Fritz, MD, FCCP

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Penn Lung Center
Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
120 Heart & Vascular Pavilion
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-8766
Fax: 215-243-3625
Education:
B.S. (Biology with honors, cum laude)
Bucknell University, 1999.
M.D. (Medicine)
Temple University School of Medicine, 2003.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

1. Pulmonary hypertension: Diagnosis & management
2. Consultative pulmonology & second opinions
3. Critical care medicine

Description of Other Expertise

The Pulmonary Hypertension/Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program at the University of Pennsylvania is accredited as a Center of Comprehensive Care by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA).

Description of Research Expertise

Pulmonary vascular disease: Therapeutics, outcomes

Selected Publications

Matura LA, Fritz JS, Smith KA, Vaidya A, Patel M, Pinder D, Gehrman PR, Archer-Chicko C, Dubow D, Sommers MS, Riegel B, Palevsky HI, Kawut SM: Symptoms and physical activity in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 191: A4775, 2015 Notes: Poster session.

Fritz JS & Palevsky HI: "Approach to the Patient with Elevated Pulmonary Arterial Pressure" Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Hypertension. Klinger JR & Frantz RP (eds.). Humana Press, Page: 165-201, 2015.

Ventetuolo CE, Baird G, Barr RG, Bluemke D, Fritz JS, Hill NS, Klinger JR, Krishnan I, Lima J, Ouyang P, Palevsky HI, Palmisciano A, Pinder D, Preston I, Roberts KE, Kawut SM: Sex hormones in men with pulmonary arterial hypertension: a case-control study using the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 191: A4093, 2015 Notes: Poster session.

Shatat MA, Tian H, Zhang R, Tandon G, Hale A, Fritz JS, Zhou G, Martínez-González J, Rodríguez C, Champion HC, Jain MK, Hamik A: Endothelial Krüppel-like factor 4 modulates pulmonary arterial hypertension. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 50(3): 647-653, 2014.

Porteous MK & Fritz JS: Hypoxemia in a patient with pulmonary arterial hypertension: Getting to the heart of the matter. Ann Am Thorac Soc 11(5): 836-840, 2014.

Ventetuolo CE, Gabler NB, Fritz JS, Smith KA, Palevsky HI, Klinger JR, Halpern SD, Kawut SM: Are hemodynamics surrogate end points in pulmonary arterial hypertension? Circulation 130(9): 768-775, 2014.

Fritz JS, Fallon MB, Kawut SM: Pulmonary vascular complications of liver disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 187(2): 133-143, 2013.

Fritz JS, Blair C, Oudiz RJ, Dufton C, Olschewski H, Despain D, Gillies H, Kawut SM: Baseline and follow-up six minute walk distance and BNP predict 2-year mortality in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Chest 143(2): 315-323, 2013.

Shatat M, Tandon G, Tian H, Zhang R, Zhou G, Hale A, Fritz JS, Jain MK, Hamik A: Endothelial Krüppel-like factor 4 modulates pulmonary arterial hypertension. Mechanics and Mechanisms of Pulmonary Hypertension. 55th Annual Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference 2012 Notes: Poster session, June 6-9; Aspen, CO.

Fritz JS, Girgis R, Horn E, Schelsinger M, Bagiella E, Roberts KE, Palevsky HI, Hassoun PM, Kawut SM: Determinants of SF-36 physical and mental component scores in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183: A5924, 2011 Notes: Poster session.

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Last updated: 07/23/2015
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