Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Our Team

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  • Awsare, Bharat

    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit

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    Bharat Awsare, MD, FCCP

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    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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  • Baram, Michael

    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Program Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship

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    Michael Baram, MD

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    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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  • Hehn, Boyd

    Clinical Associate Professor
    Director, Bronchoscopy Services

    834 Walnut Street
    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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  • Kane, Gregory

    Professor
    Interim Chairman of the Department of Medicine

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    Gregory C. Kane, MD

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    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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  • Kavuru, Mani

    Professor
    Division Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care

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    Mani Kavuru, MD

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    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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  • Mangione, Salvatore

    Director Physical Diagnosis Course
    Director, History of Medicine Course
    Coordinator of Foundations of Clinical Medicine, 2nd year course, JMC
    Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency

    Salvatore Mangione, MD

    Salvatore Mangione, MD

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    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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  • Penn, Raymond

    Professor of Medicine
    Director, Center for Translational Medicine
    Director of Pulmonary Research, Jefferson - Jane and Leonard Korman Lung Center

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    Raymond B. Penn, PhD

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    Center for Translational Medicine
    1025 Walnut Street, Suite 317
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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  • Vaid, Urvashi

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Director, Foundations of Clinical Medicine

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    Urvashi Vaid, MD

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    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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  • Weibel, Sandra

    Clinical Assistant Professor Medical
    Director, Respiratory Care & Pulmonary Function Laboratory

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    Sandra B. Weibel, MD

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    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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  • Zangrilli, James

    Assistant Professor
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    Faculty Preceptor, Outpatient Pulmonary Clinic for senior fellows 1/2 day/wk

    James G. Zangrilli, MD

    James G. Zangrilli, MD

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    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Sleep Medicine

Karl Doghramji, MD

Ritu Grewal, MD

Dimitri Markov, MD

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Sunil Sharma, MD

Pathologists

Marluce Bibbo, MD

Jeff Bailiff

John L. Farber, MD

Charalambos Solomides, MD

Chest Radiologists

Achala Donuru, MD

Dinesh Sharma, MD

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Baskaran Sundaram, MD

Thoracic Surgeons

Herbert E. Cohn, MD

Scott Cowan, MD

Nathaniel R. Evans, III, MD

Volunteer Pulmonary

Donna D. Carstens, MD

John R. Cohn, MD

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Shirley Fung, MD

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Linda A. Earle, MD

Research Faculty

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Center for Translational Medicine
1025 Walnut Street, Suite 317
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 995-9982
(215) 503-5731 fax

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Suite 650
Philadelphia, PA 19148

(215) 955-5161
(215) 955-0830 (fax)

1302 Wolf Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148

(215) 952-1444

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Omar Tliba, Ph.D.

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130 South 9th Street
Edison 1510-E
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-7467
(215) 503-9052 (fax)

Nurse Practitioners

Lori Bellizzi, RN MSN
Nurse Practitioner, Primary Pulmonary Medicine and Pulmonary Hypertension

Specialty Area: Pulmonary Medicine
Graduate Degree: Thomas Jefferson University
Undergraduate Degree: Rutgers University

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Rachel Daniels RN, MSN, ACNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner, Medical Intensive Care Unit

Specialty Area: Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care/Surgical Critical Care
Graduate Degree: Drexel University
Undergraduate Degree: USimon Fraser University; British Columbia Institute of Technology

Dwayne Eppy RN, MS, PA-C
Physicians Assistant, Medical Intensive Care Unit/Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Specialty Area: Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care
Graduate Degree: University of Arizona

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Nathalie Dieudonne RN, MSN, ACNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner, Medical Intensive Care Unit

Specialty Area: Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care
Graduate Degree: University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Degree: York College
Professional Affiliations: AACN, AANP

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Lauren Gebrian RN, MSN, ACNP-BC, CCRN
Lead Nurse Practitioner, Medical Intensive Care Unit

Specialty Area: Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care
Graduate Degree: University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Degree: University of Delaware
Professional Affiliations: AACN

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Jamie Lederer RN, MSN, ACNP-BC, CCRN
Nurse Practitioner, Primary Pulmonary Medicine and Pulmonary Hypertension

Specialty Area: Pulmonary Medicine
Graduate Degree: University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Degree: University of Delaware
Professional Affiliations: AACN, Sigma Theta Tau

Amy Moitoza RN, MSN, ACNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner, Medical Intensive Care Unit

Specialty Area: Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care
Graduate Degree: University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Degree: University of California, Berkeley; University of Pennsylvania

Leigha Niemann RN, MSN, ACNP-BC, CCRN 
Nurse Practitioner, Medical Intensive Care Unit/Surgical Intensive Care Unit

Specialty Area: Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care/Surgical Critical Care
Graduate Degree: University of South Alabama
Undergraduate Degree: Clemson University
Professional Affiliations: AANP, SCCM

Megan Noonan, RN, BS, MSN, ACNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner, Medical Intensive Care Unit

Specialty Area: Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care/Surgical Critical Care
Graduate Degree: Thomas Jefferson University
Undergraduate Degree: University of Delaware; Thomas Jefferson University

Kelly Wurst RN, MSN, ACNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner, Primary Pulmonary Medicine and Pulmonary Hypertension

Specialty Area: Pulmonary Medicine
Graduate Degree: University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Degree: Villanova University

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Mina Yasuoka RN, MSN, ACNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner, Medical Intensive Care Unit

Specialty Area: Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care
Graduate Degree: University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Degree: Thomas Jefferson University

Current Fellows

Third Year Fellows

Brian Jaffe, MD
Daron Kahn, MD
Geoffrey Koff, MD
David Manoff, MD

Second Year Fellows

Ankit Gupta, MD
Melody Brewer, MD
Anindita Chowdhurry, MD
Anasua Chakaroborty, MD

First Year Fellows

Jerry Hsieh, MD
Rachana Krishna, MD
Miranda Tan, DO
Matthew Woodford, MD

Administrators

Connie Pedicone
Administrative Assistant to Mani Kavuru, M.D. & Faculty,
Fellowship Coordinator

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Division of Pulmonary &
Critical Care Medicine

834 Walnut Street, Suite 650
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-955-1671
Fax: 215-923-0830 

Gloria Rosado
Business Manager

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Division of Pulmonary &
Critical Care Medicine

834 Walnut Street, Suite 650
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-955-6591
Fax: 215-955-0830 

Raymond (Chip) Malloy
Outpatient Office Manager

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Division of Pulmonary &
Critical Care Medicine

834 Walnut Street, Suite 650
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-955-1672
Fax: 215-923-6003

Alumni of our Faculty

1985-2011

Name Resignation Date Current Position
Francisco Brun, M.D. July 6, 2008 Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Elisabeth Carr, M.D. July 22, 2011 University of Utah - School of Medicine
Timothy Craig, D.O. February 7, 2004 Penn State Hershey
Donald Emery   Private Practice, Newark, DE
James Fish, M.D. April 12, 2002 Industry
Jonathan Gottlieb, M.D. May 12, 2006 University of Maryland Medical Center
Annette Hastie, Ph.D.   Wake Forest University
Harold Israel, M.D.   Deceased
Fredric Jaffe, D.O. July 30, 2008 Temple University
David Lang, M.D. June 5, 2002 Cleveland Clinic
Frank Leone, M.D. September 1, 2007 University of Pennsylvania - Presbyterian Medical Center
Paul Marik, M.D. June 28, 2009 Eastern Virginia Medical School
Rodolfo Pascual, M.D. May 30, 2003 Wake Forest University
Herbert Patrick, M.D. December 6, 1999  
Raymond Penn, Ph.D.   University of Maryland Medical Center
Stephen Peters, M.D. January 3, 2003 Wake Forest University
David Prince, M.D.   Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists
Richard Schusterman, M.D.   Private Practice, Bristol, PA