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, TJUH

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    Bharat Awsare, MD, FCCP

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    834 Walnut Street
    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-6591
    (215) 955-0830 fax

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  • Cohn, John

    Professor of Medicine
    Physician; Section Head Allergy & Immunology

    1015 Chestnut Street
    Suite 1300
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215)955-7410
    (215)923-8230 fax

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  • Kane, Gregory

    Jane and Leonard Korman Professor of Pulmonary Medicine
    Chair, Department of Medicine

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    Gregory C. Kane, MD

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    834 Walnut Street
    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-6591
    (215) 955-0830 fax
  • Kulandaisamy, Prarthna

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Director, Interventional Pulmonary at Methodist
    Fellowship Program Director, Procedures

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    Prarthna C. Kulandaisamy, MD

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    834 Walnut Street
    Sutie 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-6591
    (215) 955-0830 fax

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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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    834 Walnut Street
    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-6591
    (215) 955-0830 fax
  • Most, Jessica

    Assistant Professor
    Director, Asthma Program
    Co-leader Quality
    6th Floor Director, Ambulatory Clinic

    Jessica Freyer Most, MD

    Jessica F. Most, MD

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    834 Walnut Street, Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-5161
    (215) 955-0830 fax

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  • Oxman, David

    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Co-Leader, Division Quality & Safety
    Program Director, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
    Course Director, Phase 3 Critical Care Experience, SKMC
    Co-Chair, TJUH Ethics Committee

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    David A. Oxman, MD

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    834 Walnut Street
    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-6591
    (215) 955-0830 fax

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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

    Raymond B. Penn

    Raymond B. Penn, PhD

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    1020 Locust Street
    Suite 543C
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-9982
    (215) 503-5731 fax
  • Pera, Tonio

    Assistant Professor

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    Tonio Pera, PhD

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    1020 Locust Street
    Jefferson Alumni Hall, Room 236
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 503-5127
    (215) 503-5731 fax
  • Perez, Rafael

    Professor of Medicine
    Director, Sarcoidosis Program
    4th Floor, Director Ambulatory Clinic

    Rafael L. Perez, MD

    Rafael L. Perez, MD

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    834 Walnut Street
    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-6591
    (215) 955-0830 fax

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  • Ramirez, Maria

    Associate Professor of Medicine

    Maria I. Ramirez, PhD

    Maria I. Ramirez, PhD

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    1020 Locust Street
    Jefferson Alumni Hall, Suite 368K
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215)955-5506
    (215)503-5731 fax
  • Roman, Jesse

    Ludwig Kind Professor of Medicine
    CEO, Jane & Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute
    Enterprise Division Chief, Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
    Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program

    Jesse Roman, MD

    Jesse Roman, MD

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    834 Walnut Street
    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-6591
    (215) 955-0830 fax
  • Romero, Freddy Jose

    Assistant Professor

    Freddy Jose Romero, PhD

    Freddy Jose Romero, PhD

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    1020 Locust Street
    Jefferson Alumni Hall, Room 381
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 503-0444
    (215) 503-5731 fax

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  • Vaid, Urvashi

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Phase I Director, JeffMD

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    Urvashi Vaid, MD, MS

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    834 Walnut Street
    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-5161
    (215) 923-6003 fax

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  • Weibel, Sandra

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

    Sandra B. Weibel, MD

    Sandra B. Weibel, MD

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    834 Walnut Street
    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-6591
    (215) 955-0830 fax
  • West, Frances Mae

    Assistant Professor
    Associate Fellowship Program Director

    Frances Mae West, MD

    Frances Mae West, MD

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    834 Walnut Street
    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-5161
    (215) 923-6003 fax

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  • Yoo, Erika

    Clinical Associate Professor Medicine
    Director, MICU, 3rd Floor, TJUH

    Erika J. Yoo, MD, FCCP

    Erika J. Yoo, MD, FCCP

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    211 South Ninth Street
    Suite 401
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-6591
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Sleep Medicine

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Karl Doghramji, MD

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Ritu Grewal, MD

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Dimitri Markov, MD

Lung Pathologists

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Jeffrey Bailiff, MD

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John L. Farber, MD

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Charalambos Solomides, MD

Chest Radiologists

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Achala Donuru, MD

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Dinesh Sharma, MD

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Baskaran Sundaram, MD

Thoracic Surgeons

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Scott Cowan, MD

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Nathaniel R. Evans, III, MD

Volunteer Pulmonary

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Linda A. Earle, MD

Nurse Practitioners & Nurse Navigators

Lillian Bonham, RD, LDN

Lillian Bonham, RD, LDN
Cystic Fibrosis Dietitian
Jefferson Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center

Specialty Area: Cystic Fibrosis
Graduate Degree: none
Undergraduate Degree: BS from University of Pittsburgh

Stephanie Bork, MSN, FNP-BC, CRNP

Stephanie Bork, MSN, FNP-BC, CRNP 
Family Nurse Practitioner

Specialty Area: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Graduate Degree: University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Degree: University of Pittsburgh

Tessa Covert, AGA, CNP

Tessa Covert, AGA, CNP
Nurse Practitioner,
Medicine Intensive Care Unit

Specialty Area: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Graduate Degree: University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Degree: York College

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Mary Hendry, MS, RN
Nurse Coordinator,
Jefferson Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center

Specialty Area: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine/Cystic Fibrosis
Graduate Degree: Drexel University
Undergraduate Degree: LaSalle University

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Marisa Hutcheon, BSN, RN
Interstitial Lung Disease
 

Specialty Area: Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care/Surgical Critical Care
Graduate Degree:  Widener University
Undergraduate Degree:  Widener University

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Valerie Cowan RN, MSN, AGACNP- BC
Nurse Practitioner,
Medical Intensive Care Unit

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

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Rebecca McCrossan, MSN, RN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN
Nurse Practitioner
Medical Intensive Care Unit

Specialty Area: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Graduate Degree: Rowan University
Undergraduate Degree: York College of Pennsylvania

Lauren McDonnell, RN, MSN, CRNP

Lauren McDonnell, RN, MSN, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner,
Medicine Intensive Care Unit

Specialty Area: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Graduate Degree: University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Degree: Drexel University

Paige McLeester, RN, BSN

Paige McLeester, RN, BSN
Pulmonary Hypertension/Vascular Nurse Navigator

Specialty Area: Pulmonary Hypertension/Vascular
Graduate Degree: Aria Health
Undergraduate Degree: Penn State

Pamela Monostra, BSN, RN, AE-C

Pamela Monostra, BSN, RN, AE-C
Clinical Supervisor
Certified Asthma Educator  

Specialty Area:  Asthma and Pulmonary Diseases
Graduate Degree:  Thomas Jefferson College of Nursing
Undergraduate Degree:  University of Delaware

Brittany Murray, MSS, LSW

Brittany Murray, MSS, LSW
Social Worker

Specialty Area: Cystic Fibrosis
Graduate Degree: MSS (MSW equivalent) from Bryn Mawr College
Undergraduate Degree: BSW from Temple University

Michelle Hampton

Michelle Hampton, CRC
Pulmonary Clinical Research Coordinator;

Specialty Area: Asthma and COPD
 

 

Tamra Perez, RN

Tamra Perez, RN
Pulmonary Clinical Research Coordinator 

Specialty Area: Interstitial Lung Disease
Degree:  University of Tennessee College of Nursing
 

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Brooke Ruane, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner
Director, Pulmonary Cancer Screening

Specialty Area: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Lung Cancer Screening Program
Graduate Degree:
Thomas Jefferson University
Undergraduate Degree:
University of Scranton

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Katie Stull, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Specialty Area: Interstitial Lung Disease
Graduate Degree:
Lock Haven Universisty

Undergraduate Degree: West Chester 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

Robert Hilton, MD

Phue Khaing, MD

Christopher McGrath, MD

Carl Nieweld, MD

Hassan Shahid, MD

Second Year Fellows

Brian Chwiecko, MD

Alan Gandler, MD

Daniel Kramer, MD

Pooja Pandit, MD

Mrinalini Venkata Subramani, MD

First Year Fellows

Kathleen Biblowitz, MD

Aaron Kaye, MD

Brandon Menachem, MD

Matthew Flamenbaum, DO

Richard Loynd, DO

Administrators

Connie Pedicone
Assistant to the Division Chief, Pulmonary Faculty and Fellowship Coordinator, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Jefferson-Jane & Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute

Contact Ms. Pedicone

834 Walnut Street, Suite 650
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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

Brian Connolly
Associate Administrator
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Jefferson - Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute

Contact Mr. Connolly

834 Walnut Street, Suite 650
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-955-8061
Fax: 215-955-0830 

Charlotte Dennis
Practice Manager, Allergy & Immunology Office - Jefferson Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute

Contact Ms. Dennis

1015 Chestnut Street
Suite 1300
Philadelphia, PA  19107

Phone:  215-955-7410
Fax:      215-923-8230

Raymond (Chip) Malloy
Administrator, Pulmonary Services:  Center City, MHD and Magee Rehab

Contact Mr. Malloy

111 South 11th St
1935 Gibbon
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215-955-8105
Fax: 215-923-6003

Trina Jones-Vedomey
Office Manager, Outpatient Office
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine - Jefferson Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute
 

Contact Ms. Jones-Vedomey

834 Walnut Street, Suite 650
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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

Alumni of our Faculty

1985-2015


Name Resignation Date Current Position
Miranda Tan, DO
June 30, 2017 Sleep Fellowship at Penn
Matthew Woodford, MD June 30, 2017 University of Maryland – Community
Ravi Sunderkrishnan, MD June 30, 2017 Cleveland Clinic
Jerry Hsieh, MD June 30, 2017 Orange County  CA – Private
Rachana Krishna, MD June 30, 2017 ILD fellowship Mayo Clinic
James Zangrilli, MD June 30, 2015 Teva Pharmaceuticals
Rohit Kumar, MD March 30, 2014 Fox Chase Cancer Center
Francisco Brun, MD July 6, 2008 Northridge Hospital Medical Center
 
Elisabeth Carr, MD July 22, 2011 University of Utah - School of Medicine
Timothy Craig, DO February 7, 2004 Penn State Hershey
Donald Emery, MD   Private Practice, Newark, DE
James Fish, MD April 12, 2002 Industry
Jonathan Gottlieb, MD May 12, 2006 University of Maryland Medical Center
Annette Hastie, PhD   Wake Forest University
Harold Israel, MD   Deceased
Fredric Jaffe, DO July 30, 2008 Temple University
David Lang, MD June 5, 2002 Cleveland Clinic
Frank Leone, MD September 1, 2007 University of Pennsylvania - Presbyterian Medical Center
Paul Marik, MD June 28, 2009 Eastern Virginia Medical School
Rodolfo Pascual, MD May 30, 2003 Wake Forest University
Herbert Patrick, MD December 6, 1999  
Raymond Penn, PhD   University of Maryland Medical Center
Stephen Peters, MD January 3, 2003 Wake Forest University
David Prince, MD   Bryn Mawr Medical Specialists
Richard Schusterman, MD   Private Practice, Bristol, PA