Kerri Akaya Smith, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
834 West Gates Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3202
Fax: 215-614-0869
Education:
BA (Biology and English Literature)
University of Virginia, 1999.
MD (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, 2003.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pulmonary hypertension

Selected Publications

Kawut SM, Pinder D, Al-Naamani N, McCormick A, Palevsky HI, Fritz J, Smith KA, Mazurek JA, Doyle MF, MacLean MR, DeMichele A, Mankoff DA: Fulvestrant for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Ann Am Thorac Soc 16(11): 1456-1459, Nov 2019.

Estephan LE, Genuardi MV,Kosanovich CM, Risbano MG1, Zhang Y, Petro N, Watson A, Al Aaraj Y, Sembrat JC1, Rojas M, Goncharov DA, Simon MA, Goncharova EA, Vaidya A, Smith A, Mazurek J, Han Y, Chan SY.: Distinct plasma gradients of microRNA-204 in the pulmonary circulation of patients suffering from WHO Groups I and II pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary Circulation 9(2), Apr 2019.

Bhattacharya PT, Troutman GS, Mao F, Fox AL, Tanna MS, Zamani P, Grandin EW, Menachem JN, Birati EY, Chirinos JA, Mazimba S, Smith KA, Kawut SM, Forfia PR, Vaidya A, Mazurek JA: Right ventricular outflow tract velocity time integral-to-pulmonary artery systolic pressure ratio: a non-invasive metric of pulmonary arterial compliance differs across the spectrum of pulmonary hypertension. Pulmonary Circulation 9(2): 784-795, Apr 2019.

Goodman R, Ky B, Narasimhan V, Mazurek JA, Smith KA, Palevsky HI, Fritz JS, Archer-Chicko CL, Patel M, Pinder D, Boyle K, Pugliese S, Burwell C, Chirinos JA, Kawut SM, Al-Naamani N.: The association of systemic vascular properties with right ventricular function in patients with pulmonary hypertension. American Thoracic Society International Conference, May 2019. 2019 Notes: Poster Presentation

Bhardwaj, A., Al-Naamani, N., Pinder, D., Boyle, K., McCormick, A., Patel, M., Burwell, C.A., Smith, A., Mazurek, J.A., Archer-Chicko, C.L., Palevsky, H.I., Fritz, J.S., Pugliese, S., Kawut, S. M.: Changing demographics of patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH). American Thoracic Society International Conference, Dallas, TX 2019 Notes: Poster presentation.

Grayson L. Baird, Christine Archer-Chicko, R. Graham Barr, David A. Bluemke, Andrew E. Foderaro, Jason S. Fritz, Nicholas S. Hill, Steven M. Kawut, James R. Klinger, Joao A.C. Lima, Christopher J. Mullin, Pamela Ouyang, Harold I. Palevsky, Amy J. Palmisicano, Diane Pinder, Ioana R. Preston, Kari E. Roberts, K. Akaya Smith, Thomas Walsh, Mary Whittenhall, Corey E. Ventetuolo: Lower DHEA-S levels predict disease and worse outcomes in post-menopausal women with idiopathic, connective tissue disease- and congenital heart disease-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension. European Respiratory Journal 51(6), June 2018.

Narasimhan V, Palevsky HI, Smith KA, Fritz JS, Mazurek JA, Archer-Chicko CL, Burwell C, Pugliese S, Kawut SM, Al-Naamani N. : Obesity in pulmonary arterial hypertension. American Thoracic Society Conference, San Diego, CA 2018 Notes: Poster presentation.

Boyle K, Fargo JD, Fritz JS, Smith KA, Mazurek JA, Pinder D, Archer-Chicko CL, Palevsky HI, Pack AI, Sommers MS, Kawut SM, Matura LA.: Reliability and construct validity of the patient-reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS) instruments in women with pulmonary arterial hypertension. American Thoracic Society Conference, San Diego, CA 2018 Notes: Poster presentation.

Ventetuolo CE, Baird G, Archer-Chicko CL, Barr RG, Bluemke D, Foderaro A, Fritz JS, Hill NS, Kawut SM, Klinger JR, Lima JAC, Mullin C, Ouyang P, Palevsky H, Palmisciano A, Pinder D, Preston IR, Roberts KE, Smith KA, Walsh T, Whittenhall ME. : Lower dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate levels predict disease and worse outcomes in post-menopausal women with pulmonary arterial hypertension. American Thoracic Society Conference, San Diego, CA 2018 Notes: Poster presentation.

Shaz Iqbal, Kerri Akaya Smith, Vandana Khungar: Hepatopulmonary Syndrome and Portopulmonary Hypertension: Implications for Liver Transplantation. Clinics in Chest Medicine 38(4), December 2017.

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Last updated: 12/22/2020
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