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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

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 C. 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.

Courtwright AM, Zaleski D, Gardo L, Ahya VN, Christie JD, Crespo M, Hadjiliadis D, Lee J, Molina M, Patel N, Porteous M, Cantu EE, Bermudez C, Diamond JM: Causes, Preventability, and Cost of Unplanned Rehospitalizations Within 30 Days of Discharge After Lung Transplantation. Transplantation. Transplantation 102(5): 838-844, May 2018.

Shaver CM, Wickersham N, McNeil JB, Nagata H, Miller A, Landstreet SR, Kuck JL, Diamond JM, Lederer DJ, Kawut SM, Palmer SM, Wille KM, Weinacker A, Lama VN, Crespo MM, Orens JB, Shah PD, Hage CA, Cantu E 3rd, Porteous MK, Dhillon G, McDyer J, Bastarache JA, Christie JD, Ware LB: Cell-free hemoglobin promotes primary graft dysfunction through oxidative lung endothelial injury. JCI Insight 3(2), January 2018.

Cantu E, Diamond JM, Suzuki Y, Lasky J, Schaufler C, Lim B, Shah R, Porteous M, Lederer DJ, Kawut SM, Palmer SM, Snyder LD, Hartwig MG, Lama VN, Bhorade S, Bermudez C, Crespo M, McDyer J, Wille K, Orens J, Shah PD, Weinacker A, Weill D, Wilkes D, Roe D, Hage C, Ware LB, Bellamy SL, Christie JD: Quantitative Evidence for Revising the Definition of Primary Graft Dysfunction after Lung Transplant. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 197(2): 235-243, January 2018.

Bermudez CA, Crespo MM: Lungs from older donors may provide a breath of fresh air to patients awaiting lung transplant. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 154(6): 2124-2125. December 2017.

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