Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship

Scholarship


Peter M. Lee, MD


  1. Lee PM, Malhotra R, Shojaee S, Shepherd R. Therapeutic Strategies and Ventilatory Management during Interventional Rigid Bronchoscopy for Malignant Central Airway Obstruction. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Apr;13(4):574-5. PMID: 27058188

  2. Lee PM, Lee C, Rattner P, Wu X, Gershengorn H, Acquah S. Intraosseous versus central venous catheter utilization and performance during inpatient medical emergencies. Crit Care Med. 2015 Jun;43(6):1233-8. PMID: 25768683

  3. Tofts RP, Lee PM, Sung AW.. Interventional pulmonology approaches in the diagnosis and treatment of early stage non small cell lung cancer. Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2013 Oct;2(5):316-31. PMID: 25806251

  4. Lee PM, Malhotra R, Shojaee S, Shepherd R. Therapeutic Strategies and Ventilatory Management during Interventional Rigid Bronchoscopy for Malignant Central Airway Obstruction. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Apr;13(4):574-5. PMID: 27058188

  5. Lee PM, Lee C, Rattner P, Wu X, Gershengorn H, Acquah S. Intraosseous versus central venous catheter utilization and performance during inpatient medical emergencies. Crit Care Med. 2015 Jun;43(6):1233-8. PMID: 25768683

  6. Tofts RP, Lee PM, Sung AW.. Interventional pulmonology approaches in the diagnosis and treatment of early stage non small cell lung cancer. Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2013 Oct;2(5):316-31. PMID: 25806251

Raj Malhotra, MD


  1. Pathak V, Shepherd RW, Hussein E, Malhotra R. Safety and Feasibility of Pleural Cryobiopsy Compared to Forceps Biopsy During Semi-rigid Pleuroscopy. Lung. 2017 Mar 28. PMID: 28353119

  2. Pathak V, Donovan C, Malhotra R. Airway Complications of Total Artificial Heart. Indian J Crit Care Med. 2017 Feb;21(2):94-95. PMID: 28250605

  3. Fowler Iii AA, Kim C, Lepler L, Malhotra R, Debesa O, Natarajan R, Fisher BJ, Syed A, DeWilde C, Priday A, Kasirajan VIntravenous vitamin C as adjunctive therapy for enterovirus/rhinovirus induced acute respiratory distress syndrome. World J Crit Care Med. 2017 Feb 4;6(1):85-90. PMID: 28224112

  4. Sachdeva A, Lee HJ, Malhotra R, Shepherd RW. Endobronchial ultrasound diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. Journal Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol 2013; 20:33- 34; PMID: 23328139

  5. Wiaterek G, Lee HJ, Malhotra R, Shepherd RW. Bronchoscopic Blood Patch for Treatment of Persistent Bronchopleural Fistula. J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol 2013;20:171-174; PMID: 23609256

  6. Lee HJ, Feller-Kopman D, Shepherd RW, Almeida FA, Bechara R, Berkowitz D, Chawla M, Folch E, Haas A, Gillespie C, Lee R, Majid A, Malhotra R, Musani A, Sterman D, Yarmus L. Validation of an Interventional Pulmonology Examination. Chest. 2013 Jun 1;143(6):1667-70. doi: 10.1378/chest.12-1963; PMID: 23348963

  7. Brindle CT, Malhotra R, O’rourke S, Currie L, Chadwik D, Falls P, Adams C, Swenson J, Tuason D, Watson S, Creehan S. Turning and repositioning the critically ill patient with hemodynamic instability: a literature review and consensus recommendations. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2013 May-Jun ;40(3):254-67. doi: 10.1097/WON.0b013e318290448f; PMID: 23652698

  8. Rennyson SL, Shah KB, Tang DG, Kasirajan V, Pedram S, Cahoon W, Malhotra R. Octreotide for left ventricular assist device-related gastrointestinal hemorrhage: can we stop the bleeding? ASAIO J. 2013 Jul-Aug;59(4):450-1. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0b013e318295232d; PMID: 23820288

  9. Syed A, Malhotra R, Shojaee S, Shepherd RW. Exophytic Tracheal Mass: A Rare Presentation of Rosai-Dorfman Disease. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2013 Oct;10(5):518-20 PMID: 24161056

  10. Wahidi MM, Hulett C, Pastis N, Shepherd RW, Shofer SL, Mahmood K, Lee H, Malhotra R, Moser B, Silvestri GA. Learning experience of linear EBUS among pulmonary trainees. CHEST 2013 Oct 10. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-0701; PMID: 24114380

  11. Bottinor W, Turlington J, Raza S, Roberst CS, Malhotra R, Jovin IS, Abbate A. Life-saving systemic thrombolysis in a patient with massive pulmonary embolism and a recent hemorrhagic cerebrovascular accident. Tex Heart Inst J. 2014 Apr 1;41(2):174-6. doi: 10.14503/THIJ-12- 3010. eCollection 2014 Apr. PMID: 24808778

  12. Shah KB, Smallfield MC, Tang DG, Malhotra R, Cooke RH, Kasirajan V. Mechanical circulatory support devices in the ICU. Chest. 2014 Sep;146(3):848-57. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-2645. PMID: 25180728

  13. Lee HJ, Malhotra R, Grossman CG, and Shepherd RW. Initial report of Neodymium:Yttrium-aluminum- pervoskite(Nd:YAP) laser use during bronchoscopy. J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol 2011;18:229-232; PMID: 23208565

Wes Shepherd, MD


  1. Sessler CN, Shepherd RW: New concepts in sepsis. Curr Opin Crit Care 2002, 8:465-472. PMID: 12357117

  2. Kiev J, Shepherd W, Moses L, Zhao X. Removal of an endobronchial bullet with flexible bronchoscopy nine years after injury. The Journal of Trauma Injury, Infection, and Critical Care. September 2008 vol 65 Issue 3: 741 PMID: 18784593

  3. Wahidi, M, Shepherd R. Wesley, Downie, G. A prospective multi-center study of competency metrics and educational interventions in the learning of bronchoscopy among starting pulmonary fellows. CHEST 2010; 137(5):1040-1049 PMID: 19858234

  4. Gray N, Miller K, Brath L, Shepherd W. Tracheal Ring Herniation. J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol 2010; 17(1):54-55 PMID: 23168660

  5. Miller K, Kaplan B, Shepherd RW. Severe tracheal compression causing respiratory failure after transhiatal esophagectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Mar;89(3):977-9 PMID: 20172175

  6. Green D, Moskowitz W, Shepherd R. Closure of a broncho-to- neoesophageal fistula using an Amplatzer septal occluder device. Ann Thorac Surg 2010; 89:2010-2012 PMID: 20494070

  7. Lee HJ, Malhotra R, Grossman CG, and Shepherd RW. Initial report of Neodymium:Yttrium-aluminum- pervoskite(Nd:YAP) laser use during bronchoscopy. J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol 2011;18:229-232 PMID: 23208565

  8. Roman NO, Shepherd W, Mukhopadhyay N, Hugo GD, Weiss E. Interfractional positional variability of fiducial markers and primary tumors in locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer during audiovisual biofeedback radiotherapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 2012 Aug 1;8395):1566-72 PMID: 22391105

  9. Lee HJ and Shepherd RW. Editorial: Technological advancements to manage an ancient disease: tracheal stenosis. J Pulmonar Respirat Med 2012;2:2

  10. Sachdeva A, Lee HJ, Malhotra R, Shepherd RW. Endobronchial ultrasound diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. Journal Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol 2013; 20:33-34 PMID: 23328139

  11. Sachdeva A, Shepherd RW, and Lee HJ. Thoracentesis and thoracic ultrasound: State of the Art in 2013. Clin Chest Med 34(2013);1-9 PMID: 23411051

  12. Lee HJ, Feller-Kopman D, Shepherd RW, Almeida FA, Bechara R, Berkowitz D, Chawla M, Folch E, Haas A, Gillespie C, Lee R, Majid A, Malhotra R, Musani A,Puchalski J, Sterman D, Yarmus L. Validation of an Interventional Pulmonology Examination. Chest. 2013 Jun 1;143(6):1667-70. doi: 10.1378/chest.12- 1963 PMID: 23348963

  13. Syed A, Malhotra R, Shojaee S, Shepherd RW. Exophytic Tracheal Mass: A Rare Presentation of Rosai-Dorfman Disease. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2013 Oct;10(5):518-20 PMID: 24161056

  14. Pastis N, Shepherd RW, Silvestri G. Quality of life improvement and cost effectiveness of interventional pulmonary procedures. Clin Chest Med 34 (2013) 593-603 PMID: 24035070

  15. Wahidi MM, Hulett C, Pastis N, Shepherd RW, Shofer SL, Mahmood K, Lee H, Malhotra R, Moser B, Silvestri GA. Learning experience of linear EBUS among pulmonary trainees. CHEST 2013 Oct 10. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-0701 PMID: 24114380

  16. Pahuja M, Shepherd RW, Lyckholm LJ. The use of octreotide to manage symptoms of bronchorrhea: a case report. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2013 Sep 11. doi:pii: S0885- 3924(13)00393-X. 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2013.06.008 PMID: 24035070

  17. Shepherd RW. Airway foreign bodies in adults. UpToDate. 2014

  18. Shojaee S, Dawson J, Shepherd R, Lee H, Palliative Interventional Pulmonology Procedures in the Incarcerated Population with Cancer: A Case Series Lung DOI 10.1007/s00408-014- 9621-6 July 2014 PMID: 25015172

  19. Pastis NJ, Vanderbilt AA, Tanner NT, Silvestri GA, Huggins JT, Svigals Z, Shepherd RW Construct validity of the Simbionix bronch mentor simulator for essential bronchoscopic skills. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol 2014 Oct;21(4):314-321 PMID: 25321450

  20. Parker MS, Groves RC, Fowler AA, Shepherd RW, Cassano AD, Cafaro PL, Chestnut GT. Lung cancer screening with low dose computed tomography: An analysis of the MEDCAC decision. J Thorac Imaging 2015;30:15-23 PMID: 25286290

  21. Wahidi MM, Herth F, Yasufuku K, Shepherd RW, Yarmus L, Chawla M, Lamb C, Casey KR, Patel S, Silvestri GA, Feller-Kopman DJ.Technical Aspects of Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2015 Sep 24. doi: 10.1378/chest.15-1216. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26402427

  22. Shepherd RW. Bronchoscopic pursuit of the peripheral pulmonary lesion: navigational bronchoscopy, radial endobronchial ultrasound, and ultrathin Bronchoscopy. Curr Opin Pulm Med 2016 PMID: 26974127

  23. Shepherd RW. Image Guided Bronchoscopy for Peripheral Pulmonary Lesions UpToDate 2016 (in press)

  24. Wahidi MM, Reddy C, Yarmus L, Feller-Kopman D, Musani A, Shepherd RW, Lee H, Bechara R, Lamb C, Shofer S, Mahmood K, Michaud G, Puchalski J, Rafeq S, Cattaneo SM, Mullon J, Leh S, Mayse M, Thomas SM, Peterson B, Light RW. Randomized Trial of Pleural Fluid Drainage Frequency in Patients with Malignant Pleural Effusions. The ASAP Trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Apr 15;195(8):1050-1057. PMID: 27898215

  25. Pathak V, Shepherd RW, Hussein E, Malhotra R. Safety and Feasibility of Pleural Cryobiopsy Compared to Forceps Biopsy During Semi-rigid Pleuroscopy. Lung. 2017 Mar 28. PMID: 28353119

  26. Shepherd RW, Weiss E. Convex Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Placement of Fiducial Markers in Central Lung Tumors. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2017 Apr;24(2):e25-e26. PMID: 28323741

  27. Pathak V, Shepherd RW, Shojaee S. Tracheobronchial tuberculosis. J Thorac Dis. 2016 Dec;8(12):3818-3825. PMID: 28149582

Samira Shojaee, MD


  1. V.Pathak, R. Shepherd, S. Shojaee. Tracheobronchial Tuberculosis. J Thorac Dis. 2016 Dec;8 (12):3818-3825. PMID: 28149582

  2. E. Hussein, V. Pathak, R. Shepherd, S. Shojaee. Bronchoscopic Management of Iatrogenic Tracheal Laceration Using Polyurethane Covered Nitinol Tracheal Stents. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Nov;8(15):979-983. PMID: 27602904

  3. Shojaee S, Ost D. Epidemiology and Statistical Pearls for Interventional Pulmonologists: Combining the Tools of the Mind With the Tools of the Trade. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2016 Oct;23(4):263-265. PMID: 27764003

  4. S. Shojaee, H. Lee. Thoracoscopy, Medical vs Surgical; In the Management of Pleural Diseases. Manuscript accepted for publication in Journal of Thoracic Disease. J Thorac Dis. 2015 Dec;7(Suppl 4):S339-51. PMID: 26807282

  5. J. Zatakia, S. Shojaee. Calcified Lymph node: an Uncommon Cause of Hemoptysis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Aug;12(8):1240-2. PMID: 26317274

  6. Gilbert CR, Lee HJ, Skalski JH, Maldonado F, Wahidi M, Choi PJ, Bessich J, Sterman D, Argento AC, Shojaee S, Gorden JA, Wilshire CL, Feller-Kopman D, Ortiz R, Nonyane BA, Yarmus L. The Use of Indwelling Tunneled Pleural Catheters for Recurrent Pleural Effusions in Patients with Hematologic Malignancies: A Multicenter Study Chest. 2015 Sep; 148(3):752-8. PMID: 25789576

  7. S. Shojaee, AC. Argento. Ultrasound-Guided Pleural Access. Semin Respir Crit Care Med 2014;35:1–13. PMID: 25463160

  8. S. Shojaee, J. Dawson, R. Shepherd, R., H. Lee. Palliative Interventional Pulmonology Procedures in the Incarcerated Population with Cancer: A Case Series. Lung 2014 192:915–920. PMID: 25666901

  9. S. Shojaee, H. Lee, D. Sterman. Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction, An American Perspective. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Dec; 10(6):667-79. PMID: 24364771 (Co-primary authors)

  10. S. Shojaee, N. Voelkel, L. Farkas, M. De Wit, H. Lee. Transforming Growth Factor Beta Rise in Pleural Fluid Following Tunneled Pleural Catheter Placement. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2013 Oct;20(4):304-8. PMID: 24162112

  11. Sayed, R. Malhotra, S. Shojaee, R. Shepherd. Exophytic Tracheal Mass: A Rare Presentation of Rosai-Dorfman Disease. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Oct; 10(5):518-20. PMID: 24161056

  12. S. Shojaee, L. Tilluckdharry, H. Manning, Tuberculosis induced Tracheobronchial Stenosis in Pregnancy. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2012 Jul;19(3):211-5. PMID: 23207464