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Location: UHS-Sky Tower S-299

Department

Medicine

Deborah Jo Levine, MD

Professor and Director of Inpatient and Outpatient Lung Transplantation, Director of Pulmonary Hypertension Center

Personal Statement:

Professor of Medicine in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


Education

Research

Antibody Mediated Rejection – Lung Transplantation


Critical Care Medicine
Critical Care Board certification and practice in the medical intensive care unit, transplant intensive care unit and surgical intensive care unit


Internal Medicine
Boarded in internal medicine


Interventional Pulmonology
Completed fellowship in interventional pulmonology including 2 week course in Heidelberg Germany


Lung Transplantation
Lung transplant pulmonologist. Care for all aspects of lung transplant patient: ICU care, donor management, post-lung transplant care in and out of the hospital.


Organ Donor Management in the ICU
Manage organ donors in the icu prior to procurement. This improves the number of donor numbers so we have increased donor organs for transplant recipients.


Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonologist involved in clinical, research and teaching at UTHSCSA.


Pulmonary Hypertension
Medical Director of Pulmonary Hypertension Center: Center has >200 patients I follow regularly. This center is the only one in South Texas and the third biggest center in Texas.


Publications

Voriconazole and squamous cell carcinoma after lung transplantation: A multicenter study. Am J Transplant. Hamandi B, Fegbeutel C, Silveira FP, Verschuuren EA, Younus M, Mo J, Yan J, Ussetti P, Chin-Hong PV, Sole A, Holmes-Liew CL, Billaud EM, Grossi PA, Manuel O, Levine DJ, Barbers RG, Hadjiliadis D, Aram J, Singer LG, Husain S.2017 Sep


Voriconazole and squamous cell carcinoma after lung transplantation: A multicenter study. Am J Transplant. Hamandi B, Fegbeutel C, Silveira FP, Verschuuren EA, Younus M, Mo J, Yan J, Ussetti P, Chin-Hong PV, Sole A, Holmes-Liew CL, Billaud EM, Grossi PA, Manuel O, Levine DJ, Barbers RG, Hadjiliadis D, Aram J, Singer LG, Husain S.2017 Sep


Prone positioning as a bridge to recovery from refractory hypoxaemia following lung transplantation. Riera J, Maldonado C, Mazo C, Martinez M, Baldira J, Lagunes L, Augustin S, Roman A, Due M, Rello J, Levine DJ.2017 Aug


Prone positioning as a bridge to recovery from refractory hypoxaemia following lung transplantation. Riera J, Maldonado C, Mazo C, Martinez M, Baldira J, Lagunes L, Augustin S, Roman A, Due M, Rello J, Levine DJ.2017 Aug


A 3-Center Study Reveals New Insights Into the Impact of Non-HLA Antibodies on Lung Transplantation Outcome. Reinsmoen NL, Mirocha J, Ensor CR,, Marrari M, Chaux G, Levine DJ, Zhang X, Zeevi A.2017 Jun


A 3-Center Study Reveals New Insights Into the Impact of Non-HLA Antibodies on Lung Transplantation Outcome. Reinsmoen NL, Mirocha J, Ensor CR,, Marrari M, Chaux G, Levine DJ, Zhang X, Zeevi A.2017 Jun


An observational study of inhaled-treprostinil respiratory-related safety in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Zamanian RT, Levine DJ, Bourge RC, De Souza SA, Rosenzweig EB, Alnuaimat H, Burger C, Mathai SC, Leedom N, DeAngelis K, Lim A, De Marco T.2016 Sep


An observational study of inhaled-treprostinil respiratory-related safety in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Zamanian RT, Levine DJ, Bourge RC, De Souza SA, Rosenzweig EB, Alnuaimat H, Burger C, Mathai SC, Leedom N, DeAngelis K, Lim A, De Marco T.2016 Sep


Antibody-mediated rejection of the lung: A consensus report of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. Levine DJ, Glanville AR, Aboyoun C, Belperio J, Benden C, Berry GJ, Hachem R, Hayes D Jr,, Neil D, Reinsmoen NL, Snyder LD, Sweet S, Tyan D,, Verleden G, Westall G, Yusen RD, Zamora M, Zeevi A.2016 Apr


Antibody-mediated rejection of the lung: A consensus report of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. Levine DJ, Glanville AR, Aboyoun C, Belperio J, Benden C, Berry GJ, Hachem R, Hayes D Jr,, Neil D, Reinsmoen NL, Snyder LD, Sweet S, Tyan D,, Verleden G, Westall G, Yusen RD, Zamora M, Zeevi A.2016 Apr


Understanding the Concept of Health Care-Associated Pneumonia in Lung Transplant Recipients. Chest. Palacio F, Reyes LF, Levine DJ, Sanchez JF, Angel LF, Fernandez JF, Levine SM, Rello J, Abedi A, Restrepo MI.2015 Aug


Understanding the Concept of Health Care-Associated Pneumonia in Lung Transplant Recipients. Chest. Palacio F, Reyes LF, Levine DJ, Sanchez JF, Angel LF, Fernandez JF, Levine SM, Rello J, Abedi A, Restrepo MI.2015 Aug


Society of Critical Care Medicine/American College of Chest Physicians/Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Donor Management Task Force. Management of the Potential Organ Donor in the ICU: Society of Critical Care Medicine/American College of. Kotloff RM, Blosser S, Fulda GJ, Malinoski D, Ahya VN, Angel L, Byrnes MC, DeVita MA, Grissom TE, Halpern SD, Nakagawa TA, Stock PG, Sudan DL, Wood KE, Anillo SJ, Bleck TP, Eidbo EE, Fowler RA, Glazier AK, Gries C, Hasz R, Herr D, Khan A, Landsberg D, Lebovitz DJ, Levine DJ, Mathur M, Naik P, Niemann CU, Nunley DR, O’Connor KJ, Pelletier SJ, Rahman O, Ranjan D, Salim A, Sawyer RG, Shafer T, Sonneti D, Spiro P, Valapour M, Vikraman-Sushama D, Whelan TP.2015 Jun


Society of Critical Care Medicine/American College of Chest Physicians/Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Donor Management Task Force. Management of the Potential Organ Donor in the ICU: Society of Critical Care Medicine/American College of. Kotloff RM, Blosser S, Fulda GJ, Malinoski D, Ahya VN, Angel L, Byrnes MC, DeVita MA, Grissom TE, Halpern SD, Nakagawa TA, Stock PG, Sudan DL, Wood KE, Anillo SJ, Bleck TP, Eidbo EE, Fowler RA, Glazier AK, Gries C, Hasz R, Herr D, Khan A, Landsberg D, Lebovitz DJ, Levine DJ, Mathur M, Naik P, Niemann CU, Nunley DR, O’Connor KJ, Pelletier SJ, Rahman O, Ranjan D, Salim A, Sawyer RG, Shafer T, Sonneti D, Spiro P, Valapour M, Vikraman-Sushama D, Whelan TP.2015 Jun


Barriers to optimal palliative care of lung transplant candidates. Colman RE, Curtis JR, Nelson JE, Efferen L, Hadjiliadis D, Levine DJ, Meyer KC, Padilla M, Strek M, Varkey B, Singer LG.2013 Mar


Barriers to optimal palliative care of lung transplant candidates. Colman RE, Curtis JR, Nelson JE, Efferen L, Hadjiliadis D, Levine DJ, Meyer KC, Padilla M, Strek M, Varkey B, Singer LG.2013 Mar


Key diagnostic features of granulomatous interstitial nephritis due to Encephalitozoon cuniculi in a lung transplant recipient. Levine DJ, Riley DJ, Jorgensen JH, McClain WD, Tio F, Visvesvara GS, Abboud-Werner SL.2013 Mar


Key diagnostic features of granulomatous interstitial nephritis due to Encephalitozoon cuniculi in a lung transplant recipient. Levine DJ, Riley DJ, Jorgensen JH, McClain WD, Tio F, Visvesvara GS, Abboud-Werner SL.2013 Mar


Lung transplantation for Williams-Campbell syndrome with a probable familial association. Burguete SR, Levine SM, Restrepo MI, Angel LF, Levine DJ, Coalson JJ, Peters JI.2012 Sep


Lung transplantation for Williams-Campbell syndrome with a probable familial association. Burguete SR, Levine SM, Restrepo MI, Angel LF, Levine DJ, Coalson JJ, Peters JI.2012 Sep


Antifungal prophylaxis with voriconazole or itraconazole in lung transplant recipients: hepatotoxicity and effectiveness. Cadena J, Levine DJ, Angel LF, Maxwell PR, Brady R, Sanchez JF, Michalek JE, Levine SM, Restrepo MI.2009 Sep


Antifungal prophylaxis with voriconazole or itraconazole in lung transplant recipients: hepatotoxicity and effectiveness. Cadena J, Levine DJ, Angel LF, Maxwell PR, Brady R, Sanchez JF, Michalek JE, Levine SM, Restrepo MI.2009 Sep


Impact of a lung transplantation donor-management protocol on lung donation and recipient outcomes. Angel LF, Levine DJ, Restrepo MI, Johnson S, Sako E, Carpenter A, Calhoon J, Cornell JE, Adams SG, Chisholm GB, Nespral J, Roberson A, Levine SM.2006 Jun


Impact of a lung transplantation donor-management protocol on lung donation and recipient outcomes. Angel LF, Levine DJ, Restrepo MI, Johnson S, Sako E, Carpenter A, Calhoon J, Cornell JE, Adams SG, Chisholm GB, Nespral J, Roberson A, Levine SM.2006 Jun


et al. Human studies with the chelating agents, DMPS and DMSA. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. Aposhian HV, Maiorino RM, Rivera M, Bruce DC, Dart RC, Hurlbut KM, Levine DJ, Zheng W, Fernando Q, Carter D.1992 Feb


et al. Human studies with the chelating agents, DMPS and DMSA. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. Aposhian HV, Maiorino RM, Rivera M, Bruce DC, Dart RC, Hurlbut KM, Levine DJ, Zheng W, Fernando Q, Carter D.1992 Feb


Understanding the concept of health care associated pneumonia (HCAP) in lung transplant recipients. Palacio F, Reyes, Luis F, Levine DJ, Sanchez, Juan F, Angel LF, Fernandez, Juan F, Levine SM, Rello, Jordi, Abedi A, Restrepo MI.2015 Aug


Management of the Potential Organ Donor in the ICU: Society of Critical Care Medicine/American College of Chest Physicians/Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Consensus Statement. Kotloff RM, Blosser S, Fulda GJ, Malinoski D, Ahya VN, Angel LF, Byrnes MC, DeVita MA, Grissom TE, Halpern SD, Nakagawa TA, Stock PG, Sudan DL, Wood KE, Anillo SJ, Bleck TP, Eidbo EE, Fowler RA, Glazier AK, Gries C, Hasz R, Herr D, Khan A, Landsberg D, Lebovitz DJ, Levine DJ, Mathur M, Naik P, Niemann CU, Nunley DR, O`Connor KJ, Pelletier SJ, Rahman O, Ranjan D, Salim A, Sawyer RG, Shafer T, Sonneti D, Spiro P, Valapour M, Vikraman-Sushama D, Whelan TP.2015 Jun


Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Implications for Respiratory Care. Levine DJ.2006 Apr


Cadmium accumulation and detoxification by alveolar macrophages of cigarette smokers. Grasseschi RM, Ramaswamy RB, Levine DJ, Klaassen CD, Wesselius LJ.2003 Nov


Determination and metabolism of dithiol chelating agents: the zinc chelate of the dimethyl ester of meso-2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid increase biliary excretion of cadmium and platinum. Aposhian HV, Levine DJ, Rivera M, Fernando Q.1993 Mar


Synthesis and properties of the monomethyl ester of meso-dimercaptosuccinic acid and its chelates of lead (II), cadmium(II), and mercury(II). Rivera M, Levine DJ, Aposhian HV, Fernando Q.1991 Jan


Appointments

9/2014: Professor and Director of Inpatient and Outpatient Lung Transplantation, Director of Pulmonary Hypertension Center – University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio