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Maria M. Crespo, MD, FCCP

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

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3600 Spruce Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19104
MD (Medicine)
University of Cantabria School of Medicine, 1985.
Post-Graduate Training
Training in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cantabria School of Medicine, 1985-1987.
Internal Medicine, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, 1989-1992.
Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, 1992-1994.
Sleep Study Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Hospital, Van Ethan Hospital, 1992-1994.
Critical Care Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center/Cornell University, 1994-1995.
Heyward Critical Care Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1995-1996.
Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 2002-2003.
Transplant Fellow, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Interventional Bronchoscopy, 2003-2004.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1992.
American Board of Internal Medicine: Critical Care, 1995.
Advance Trauma Life Support, 1996.
American Board of Internal Medicine: Pulmonary, 2016.
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Selected Publications

Habertheuer A, Richards T, Sertic F, Molina M, Vallabhajosyula P, Suzuki Y, Diagne D, Cantu E, Sultan I, Crespo MM, Bermudez CA: Stratification Risk Analysis in Bridging patients to Lung Transplant on ECMO: The STABLE Risk Score. Ann Thorac Surg Page: 1175-1184, October 2020.

Martinu T, Koutsokera A, Bendeb C, Cantu E, Chambers D, Cypel M, Edelman J, Emtiazjoo A, Fisher AJ, Greenland JR, Hayes D, Hwang D, Keller BC, Lease ED, Perch M, Sato M, Todd JL, Verleden S, Von der Thüsen J, Weigt SS, Keshavjee S; *Bronchoalveolar Lavage Standardization workgroup (Crespo MM): International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Consensus statement for the standardization of bronchoalveolar lavage in lung transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant S1053-2498(20)31653-3. July 2020.

Sertic F, Han J, Diagne D, Richards T, Chavez L, Berg A, Wald J, Rame JE, Crespo MM, Bermudez CA. : Not all septal defects are equal: Outcomes of bilateral lung transplant with cardiac defects repair vs combined heart-lung transplant in patients with Eisenmenger syndrome in the United States. Chest. 2020 Jun 18:S0012-3692(20)31679-2. June 2020.

Nolley E, Fleck J, Kavalieratos D, Dew MA, Dilling D, Colman R, Crespo MM, Goldberg H, Hays S, Hachem R, Lease E, Lee J, Reynolds J, Morrell M, Schenker Y: Lung Transplant Pulmunologist’s Views of Specialty Palliative Care for Lung Transplant Recipients J Palliat Med 5(23): 619-626, May 2020.

Christian A. Bermudez, MD, Maria M. Crespo, MD: Commentary: Fish or Cut Bait: The Importance of Defining the Safety and Efficacy of Thoracic Transplantation using Donors with Hepatitis C. The American Association for Thoracic Surgery October 2019 Notes: In press.

Sertic F, Crespo MM, Milas B, Bermudez CA: Early diagnosis and management of Pulmonary vein thrombosis following Lung Transplant. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 157(Issue 6): 419-421, June 2019.

Xie M, Lee Janet, Crespo MM, Fajt ML, Shigemura N, Pilewski J, Petrov AA: Successful Lung Transplantation in a patient with chronic granulomatous disease. Journal of Clinical Immunology 39: 347-349, May 2019.

Kim YY, Awh K, Acker M, Atluri P, Bermudez C, Crespo M, Diamond JM, Drajpuch D, Forde-Mclean R, Fuller S, Goldberg L, Mazurek J, Mascio C, Menachem JN, Rame E, Ruckdeschel E, Tobin L, Wald J: Pulmonary arterial hypertension in adults with systemic right ventricles referred for cardiac transplantation. Clin Transplant 33(4), April 2019.

Petrov AA, Traister RS, Crespo MM, Silveira FP, Xie M, Coffey K, Ensor CR, Landsittel D, Pilewski JM: A Prospective Observational Study of Hypogammaglobulinemia in the First Year After Lung Transplantation. Transplant Direct july 2018.

Crespo MM, McCarthy DP, Hopkins PM, Clark SC, Budev M, Bermudez CA, Benden C, Eghtesady P, Lease ED, Leard L, D'Cunha J, Wigfield CH, Cypel M, Diamond JM, Yun JJ, Yarmus L, Machuzak M, Klepetko W, Verleden G, Hoetzenecker K, Dellgren G, Mulligan M: ISHLT Consensus Statement on adult and pediatric airway complications after lung transplantation: Definitions, grading system, and therapeutics. J Heart Lung Transplant 37(5), May 2018.

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