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David Northrop Hager, M.D., M.P.H.

Director, Medical Progressive Care Unit
Assistant Professor of Medicine


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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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  • Director, Medical Progressive Care Unit
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine



Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-0670

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-6353

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-3467

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower Suite 520
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-3467
Fax: 410-955-0036


Critical Care Medicine , Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine

Research Interests

Critical care medicine; Ventilator-induced lung injury; Acute lung injury; High Frequency Ventilation; Acute Patient Triage

    Additional Information

  • Education +
    • B.A., Cornell University (New York) (1992)
    • M.D., Weill Cornell Medical College - New York (New York) (1999)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Hager DN, Dinglas VD, Needham DM. The authors reply. Crit Care Med. 2013 Sep;41(9):e241-2. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31829cb262. No abstract available. PMID: 23979394
    2. Hager DN, Dinglas VD, Subhas S, Rowden AM, Neufeld KJ, Bienvenu OJ, Touradji P, Colantuoni E, Reddy DR, Brower RG, Needham DM. Reducing deep sedation and delirium in acute lung injury patients: a quality improvement project. Crit Care Med. 2013 Jun;41(6):1435-42. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e31827ca949. PMID: 23507716
    3. Hager DN. High-frequency oscillatory ventilation in adults with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2012 Feb;25(1):17-23. doi: 10.1097/ACO.0b013e32834ea57b. Review. PMID: 22157194
    4. Neufeld KJ, Joseph Bienvenu O, Rosenberg PB, Mears SC, Lee HB, Kamdar BB, Sieber FE, Krumm SK, Walston JD, Hager DN, Touradji P, Needham DM. The Johns Hopkins Delirium Consortium: a model for collaborating across disciplines and departments for delirium prevention and treatment. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Nov;59 Suppl 2:S244-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03672.x. PMID: 22091568
    5. Custer JW, Ahmed A, Kaczka DW, Mulreany DG, Hager DN, Simon BA, Easley RB. In vitro performance comparison of the Sensormedics 3100A and B high-frequency oscillatory ventilators. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 Jul;12(4):e176-80. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0b013e3181fe3028. PMID: 21037502
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