Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Our Team

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  • Baig, Saqib

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Co-Director, COPD Program

    Saqib Baig, MD

    Saqib Baig, MD

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    211 South Ninth Street
    Suite 401
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-5161
    (215) 923-6003 fax
  • Baram, Michael

    Professor of Medicine
    Director of Post-ICU Clinic
    Director of Clinical ICU Trials

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    Michael Baram, MD

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    834 Walnut Street
    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-6591
    (215) 955-0830 fax
  • Barta, Julie

    Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Julie A. Barta, MD

    Julie Barta, MD

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    834 Walnut Street
    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-5161
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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
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  • Kramer, Daniel

    Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Daniel Kramer

    Daniel Kramer, MD

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    834 Walnut Street Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-5161
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  • 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

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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
  • McGrath, Christopher

    Assistant Professor of Medicine

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    Christopher T. McGrath, 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
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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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    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

    (215) 955-6591
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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
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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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    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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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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    Suite 650
    Philadelphia, PA 19107

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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

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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

Tyler Grenda

Tyler Grenda, MD

Olugbenga Okusanya

Olugbenga Okusanya, MD

Volunteer Pulmonary

Bharat Awsare, MD, FCCP

Bharat Awsare, MD, FCCP

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Linda A. Earle, MD

Nurse Practitioners & Nurse Navigators

Roxan Bardall

Roxan Bardall, CRNP
Medical Intensive Care Unit

 

 

 

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

Gina Blahut

Gina Blahut, CRNP
Medical Intensive Care Unit

 

 

Specialty Area:   Critical Care Medicine
Graduate Degree: 
University of Pennsylvania

Undergraduate Degree:  Drexel (MCP Hahnemann)

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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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

Sean Deiter

Sean Deiter RN, MSN, ACNPC-AG
Nurse Practitioner, Medical Intensive Care Unit



Specialty Area: Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care 
Graduate Degree: Rowan University 
Undergraduate Degree:
   Drexel University

 

Lawrence Emeigh-McBride, BSN RN

Lawrence Emeigh-McBride, BSN RN
Nurse Navigator
Lung Cancer Screening



Specialty Area:  Lung Cancer
Undergraduate Degree:  Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

 

Michelle Hampton

Michelle Hampton, CRC
Pulmonary Clinical Research Coordinator;

Specialty Area: Asthma and COPD
 

 

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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

Djamila Mallem

Djamila Mallem, MPH, MS, CCRC
Director Clinical Research                               

Specialty Area:  Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Graduate Degree:  Renee Discart University, Paris  

 

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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

Malroney McLean

Malroney McLean, MSN, AGACNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner
Medical Intensive Care Unit

 

Specialty Area: Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine
Graduate Degree:  Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Undergraduate Degree:
   New York 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

Emily Muse, BSN RN

Emily Muse, BSN RN
Nurse Navigator
Lung Cancer Screening Program

 

Specialty Area:  Lung Cancer
Undergraduate Degree:  University of Pennsylvania 

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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

Disha Singh, BSN RN

Disha Singh, BSN RN
Research Nurse Coordinator

Specialty Area: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Undergraduate Degree: Temple University 

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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

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

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

Faculty Alumni

1985-2015


      Name     Resignation Date Current Position
      Rakhshanda Akram, MD     June 30, 2021 Abington Jefferson, Philadelphia PA
      Brian Chwiekco, MD     June 30, 2021 Reading Hospital, Reading PA
      Alan Gandler, MD        June 30, 2021 Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
      Pooja Pandit, MD      June 30, 2021 Private Practice, Washington, DC
      Mrinalini Venkata Subramani, MD     June 30, 2021 Cleveland Clinic, Transplant Fellowship
      Robert Hilton, MD     June 30, 2020 Princeton NJ PENN
      Phue Khaing, MD     June 30, 2020 Washington DC
      Christopher McGrath, MD     June 30, 2020 Thomas Jefferson Univ Hospital
      Carl Nieweld, MD     June 30, 2020 Geisinger Medical Center
      Hassan Shahid, MD     June 30, 2020 New Haven, CT Community
      Edgar Guzman Suarez     June 30, 2020 California
      John Madara, MD     June 30, 2019 Drexel University/Hahnemann 
      Michael Lake, MD     June 30, 2019 Jefferson Abington Hospital
      Dina Khateeb, DO     June 30, 2019 Palliative Care Fellowship, Mt. Sinai Hospital NY
      Justin Herman, MD     June 30, 2019 Reading Hospital, Reading, PA
      Ena Gupta, MD     June 30, 2019 Albert Einstein, Philadelphia, PA
      Yanhong Zhang, MD     June 30, 2018 Private Practice, Chester PA
      Mitchell Jacobs, MD     June 30, 2018 Private Practice, Bucks County, PA
      Christoph Hutchinson, MD     June 30, 2018 IP - UPENN
      Gautam George, MD     June 30, 2018 Thomas Jeffrson Univ Hospital
      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