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Noah Lechtzin, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

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410-502-7044

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Neurology

Centers & Institutes

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Clinic
  • Cystic Fibrosis Research Development Center

Expertise

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Cystic Fibrosis, Adult, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine

Research Interests

The impact of antibiotic resistant bacterial infections in CF patients; The metabolic complications in CF, including vitamin D deficiency, osteoporosis and testosterone deficiency

Languages

  • English
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  • Education +

    Training

    • Temple University School of Medicine (Philadelphia PA) (1994)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Medicine (Baltimore MD) (1997)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pulmonary Medicine (Baltimore MD) (2001)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Critical Care Medicine (2011)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease (2010)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2008)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Yarmus L, Akulian J, Gilbert C, Feller-Kopman D, Lee HJ, Zarogoulidis P, Lechtzin N, Ali SZ, Sathiyamoorthy V. Optimizing Endobronchial Ultrasound for Molecular Analysis: How Many Passes Are Needed? Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24079724  
    2. Lechtzin N, West N, Allgood S, Wilhelm E, Khan U, Mayer-Hamblett N, Aitken ML, Ramsey BW, Boyle MP, Mogayzel PJ Jr, Goss CH. Rationale and design of a randomized trial of home electronic symptom and lung function monitoring to detect cystic fibrosis pulmonary exacerbations: The early intervention in cystic fibrosis exacerbation (eICE) trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013 Nov;36(2):460-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2013.09.004. Epub 2013 Sep 19. PMID: 24055998 
    3. ALSUntangled Group, Fournier C, Bedlack B, Hardiman O, Heiman-Patterson T, Gutmann L, Bromberg M, Ostrow L, Carter G, Kabashi E, Bertorini T, Mozaffar T, Andersen P, Dietz J, Gamez J, Dimachkie M, Wang Y, Wicks P, Heywood J, Novella S, Rowland LP, Pioro E, Kinsley L, Mitchell K, Glass J, Sathornsumetee S, Kwiecinski H, Baker J, Atassi N, Forshew D, Ravits J, Conwit R, Jackson C, Sherman A, Dalton K, Tindall K, Gonzalez G, Robertson J, Phillips L, Benatar M, Sorenson E, Shoesmith C, Nash S, Maragakis N, Moore D, Caress J, Boylan K, Armon C, Grosso M, Gerecke B, Wymer J, Oskarsson B, Bowser R, Drory V, Shefner J, Lechtzin N, Leitner M, Miller R, Mitsumoto H, Levine T, Russell J, Sharma K, Saperstein D, McClusky L, MacGowan D, Licht J, Verma A, Strong M, Lomen-Hoerth C, Tandan R, Rivner M, Kolb S, Polak M, Rudnicki S, Kittrell P, Quereshi M, Sachs G, Pattee G, Weiss M, Kissel J, Goldstein J, Rothstein J, Pastula D, Gleb L, Ogino M, Rosenfeld J, Carmi E, Oster C, Barkhaus P, Valor E. ALS Untangled No. 20: the Deanna protocol. Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener. 2013 May;14(4):319-23. doi: 10.3109/21678421.2013.788405. Epub 2013 May 2. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 23638638 
    4. Yarmus LB, Akulian J, Lechtzin N, Yasin F, Kamdar B, Ernst A, Ost DE, Ray C, Greenhill SR, Jimenez CA, Filner J, Feller-Kopman D; Comparison of 21-gauge and 22-gauge aspiration needle in endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration: results of the American College of Chest Physicians Quality Improvement Registry, Education, and Evaluation Registry. American College of Chest Physicians Quality Improvement Registry, Education, and Evaluation (AQuIRE) Participants. Chest. 2013 Apr;143(4):1036-43. doi: 10.1378/chest.12-1205. PMID: 23632441 
    5. Feller-Kopman DJ, Brigham E, Lechtzin N, Gilbert C, Akulian J, Yarmus L. Training perspective: the impact of starting an endobronchial ultrasound program at a major academic center on fellows training of transbronchial needle aspiration. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Apr;10(2):127-30. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201208-052OC. PMID: 23607841 
    6. Lechtzin N, Horton MR. Author reply: To PMID 22986377. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Mar 19;158(6):498-9. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-158-6-201303190-00016. No abstract available. PMID: 23553005 
    7. Lechtzin N, Hilliard ME, Horton MR. Validation of the Cough Quality-of-Life Questionnaire in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Chest. 2013 Jun;143(6):1745-9. doi: 10.1378/chest.12-2870. PMID: 23519393
    8. Yarmus L, Gilbert C, Lechtzin N, Imad M, Ernst A, Feller-Kopman D. Safety and feasibility of interventional pulmonologists performing bedside percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement. Chest. 2013 Aug;144(2):436-40. doi: 10.1378/chest.12-2550. PMID: 23392239 
    9. Shehata ML, Harouni AA, Skrok J, Basha TA, Boyce D, Lechtzin N, Mathai SC, Girgis R, Osman NF, Lima JA, Bluemke DA, Hassoun PM, Vogel-Claussen J. Regional and global biventricular function in pulmonary arterial hypertension: a cardiac MR imaging study. Radiology. 2013 Jan;266(1):114-22. doi: 10.1148/radiol.12111599. Epub 2012 Nov 14. PMID: 23151825 
    10. Akulian JA, Pipeling MR, John ER, Orens JB, Lechtzin N, McDyer JF. High-quality CMV-specific CD4+ memory is enriched in the lung allograft and is associated with mucosal viral control. Am J Transplant. 2013 Jan;13(1):146-56. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2012.04282.x. Epub 2012 Sep 27. PMID: 23016698
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    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    1830 E. Monument Street
    5th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-502-7044
    Appointment Phone: 410-502-7044
    Fax: 410-502-4048
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-3467
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    Department/Division

    • Medicine - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

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